Memberships and networks

Nottingham Business School is an active participant in international management education networks, which link it to some of the world's leading business schools and educational services.

Nottingham Business School is a long-standing member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

Nottingham Business School also holds memberships from a variety of other networks and associations, including the following:


We are EQUIS accredited – an international hallmark of excellence for business schools. Nottingham Business School is in the 1% of business schools worldwide to have both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation.

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

International advances quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services.

Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS)

CABS supports its members with maintaining world-class standards of teaching and research, helping shape policy and create opportunities through dialogue with business and government.

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is dedicated to promoting the highest standards in Management and Leadership excellence.

Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is a business lobbying organisation, providing a voice for employers at a national and international level.

Drucker Society

The Drucker society is based on Peter Drucker’s legacy with a focus on effective management and ethical leadership.

European Universities Association (EUA)

EUA provides unrivalled opportunities for members to share best practice by participating in projects, events and other mutual learning activities involving a wide range of universities.