October 10, 2011
EFMD is a global, membership driven organization, based in Brussels. As the largest International network association in the field of management development, the EFMD network includes over 750 institutional members and reaches over 16,000 management development professionals from academia, business, public service and consultancy across 80 countries worldwide. EFMD plays a central role in shaping an international approach to management education and is a unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development. EFMD provide an international platform to bring together leaders in the management education profession in order to reflect upon major issues that they have in common.
Business school members include INSEAD, Wharton, LBS, IMD, IE, RSM, Cranfield, HEC – Montréal, CEIBS, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, INCAE, Korea University, University of Sydney, University of Cape Town, IIM Ahmadabad and a host of other top schools around the world. Company membership has a more European feel and includes Alcatel-Lucent, Allianz, BBC, Capgemini University, Deutsche Bank, IBM, Intel and Haniel.
The different services EFMD offers range from conferences regarding the latest issues in management, via surveys and dissemination of information, to EQUIS & EPAS the quality improvement systems run by EFMD. We have networks and activities targeted towards Deans, MBA, Executive Education, Undergraduate, Masters, Doctoral, International Relations / External Relations, Research, Public Sector, Entrepreneurship, Responsible Leadership (CSR / Sustainability), Management education in Africa, the Middle East & North Africa & Asia plus a host of advisory seminars covering key issues for schools and then publications, research, international projects, case writing & doctoral research awards plus more.
EFMD’s corporate services support excellence in international corporate Learning and Development organisations. It has a strong focus on executive development, but also covers professional development at large, talent development and organisation development. It brings together Chief Learning Officers, Heads of Learning Organisations, HR Specialists in Strategic Learning, Leadership Development and Talent Management Specialists prepared for benchmarking and shared learning amongst peers in an active, participative community.
For schools and companies that have an international strategy and are looking to connect and engaged with other leading schools and companies around the world membership of EFMD can offer many benefits and opportunities.
Author : Dominique Ostyn