Graduate Management News

December 2016

The Newsletter of the Graduate Management Admission Council

Seven Schools Across Four Continents Join GMAC Global Membership

GMAC member schools bring ideas and best practices that serve the collective interests of management education worldwide.

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has admitted a total of seven new graduate business schools to the Council’s membership during 2016, bringing its total membership count to 220. Spanning four continents, the schools joining the Council include: American University of Beirut, Suliman S. Olayan School of Business (Lebanon); Bond University, Bond Business School (Australia); Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad (India); Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos Business School (Nigeria); Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (Germany); Imperial College of Business (UK); and The Johns Hopkins University, Carey Business School (US).

“Globalization has a pronounced impact on a candidate’s choice of school selection,” said Sangeet Chowfla, president and CEO of GMAC. “The addition of the seven new schools ensures that the Council have representation from graduate management institutions throughout the world who can share their insights and expertise to help us forward our mission of improving decision making about the discovery and evaluation of talent, particularly during this time of rapid political change which is one of the many challenges and opportunities for the graduate management education community.”

Learn more about each new member school and what they will bring to the greater graduate management community through their work with GMAC below:

 

American University of Beirut, Suliman S. Olayan School of Business

The Olayan School of Business seeks to help GMAC promote the development of quality management education globally by shedding light on the contemporary challenges facing business schools in the Middle East and beyond.

 


Bond University, Bond Business School

With a history of engagement with GMAC, Bond School of Business is enthusiastic about sharing insights and feedback on a variety of topics.


Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

As part of its continued strategy for growth and development, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management will provide local insights into the German market, a growing market for graduate management education and the GMAT® exam.


Imperial College Business School

Being a leading STEM research institution, Imperial College of Business looks forward to contributing innovative ideas about learning technology and providing insights into improving society through the fusion of business and technology.


Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

Ranked among the top Indian business schools, the Institute of Management Technology Ghaziabad looks forward to sharing class profile and graduation data to assist GMAC’s effort to identify the size and changing demands of graduate management education.




Johns Hopkins University, Carey School of Business

With campuses in Baltimore, Md. and Washington, D.C., the Carey School of Business is committed collaborating further with GMAC on knowledge generation, as well as data sharing and best practices.


Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos Business School

With a deep understanding of the cultural nuances and economic disposition of African communities, the Lagos School of Business seeks to build closer engagement with GMAC to grow the pipeline of domestic management talent to achieve sustainable socioeconomic growth in Nigeria and across Africa.


GMAC membership is offered by invitation only and at the discretion of GMAC’s Board of Directors. Members form a network of schools that are committed to maintaining and enhancing the quality of management education and are open to the exchange of ideas and best practices to serve the collective interests of management education worldwide.