Lingnan Holds News Conference on EQUIS Accreditation
Lingnan (University) College held a news conference on the recently-achieved EQUIS accreditation in the new MBA building on December 22nd 2010.
Participants included reports from Guangdong TV, Nanfang Daily, Southern Metropolis News, Nanfang Weekend, News Express, 21st Century Business Herald, New Economy, Information Times, Time Weekly, and others.
Professor Yuan SHU, Dean of the Lingnan (University) College, announced the good news. Lingnan (University) College has been granted the EQUIS accreditation by EFMD on December 9th 2010. Lingnan (University) College has therefore been the first EQUIS accredited business school in South China following CEIBS, Tsinghua School of Economics and Management, Antai School of Economics and Management of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Fudan University Management School and Guanghua Management School of Peking University. Together with the AMBA accreditation granted in June of the same year, Lingnan (University) College has become the second business school in the whole mainland China to be dual-accredited by AMBA and EQUIS. Lingnan has finally achieved international recognition as one of China’s top business schools.
Professor SHU then introduced three major international business school accreditations, AMBA, EQUIS, and AACSB, and their influences on the development of an international business school. He and Associate Dean Zhang Yanmei answered questions from the reporters thoroughly and also introduced the various development targets and overall operation of the school.
College leaders and staff were also present on the news conference, including Associate Dean Professor Li Shenglan, Associate Dean Gu Xiaohong, Professor Wang Yanming, Professor Wang Xiaohui, Professor Xia Nanxin, Associate Professor Zhu Shuzhi and staff from the general office, MBA center and EMBA center.
On closing, Mr. Zhang Wenbiao, Party Secretary of the Lingnan (University) College thanked the long-term support from the media and friends from all walks of the society.