Accreditation and memberships
The John Molson School of Business was the first in Montreal to receive the AACSB International accreditation.
We are AACSB accredited
AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools, worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB International accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.
The John Molson School of Business was the first in Montreal to receive accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), thus ranking it among other leading business schools such as Harvard, Wharton, and Northwestern. John Molson was the fourth business school in Canada to receive this prestigious seal of excellence.
Member of the EFMD
The John Molson School of Business is a full member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), an international, not-for-profit, membership organisation of business schools and corporations. It provides a unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development, and is recognised globally as an accreditation body for quality and impact assessment in management with established accreditation services for business schools and business school programmes, corporate universities and online courses.
Member of the AMBA Development Network
The John Molson School of Business is a member of the AMBA Development Network (ADN), established to provide high potential business schools the opportunity to be part of a community that stresses continuous improvement. The ADN supports schools who share AMBA’s values and seek support in reaching accreditation standards.
Certified by Women in Governance
In 2019, the John Molson School of Business was the first business school in Canada to receive gender parity certification by Women in Governance (La Gouvernance au féminin). Its certification was renewed in 2020. The certification not only evaluates parity in decision-making bodies, but also assesses John Molson's commitment to policies and procedures that will enable the advancement of women at all levels of its hierarchy, thus creating a pipeline of female talent.
Business Schools Association of Canada (BSAC)
Building Safe and Inclusive Business Schools across Canada
As a member institution of the Business Schools Association of Canada (BSAC), the John Molson School of Business supports the efforts made by BSAC to build safe and inclusive business schools across Canada. Learn more about BSAC and its commitment to call on member schools to fulfill a joint responsibility in educating and empowering future generations of inclusive business and community leaders.
Business Graduates Association (BGA)
Responsible Management Practices and Lifelong Learning
The John Molson School is a member of the Business Graduates Association (BGA). The association was founded to provide a forum for high-potential Business Schools who share a commitment for responsible management practices and lifelong learning.
UN's Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)
Commitment to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
The John Molson School is a signatory member of the UN'S Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). The principles are used as a platform to raise the profile of sustainability in schools around the world. They equip today's business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change, while drawing attention to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and aligning academic institutions with the work of the UN Global Compact.