From January 20 to January 24, 2020, Konstantin V. Krotov, Head of School, GSOM SPbU visited the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) with the EQUIS Accreditation Committee of the European Foundation for Management Development (EQUIS peer-review team).
Konstantin V. Krotov has been participating in the work of the EPAS and EQUIS accreditation commissions as a chairman and expert, and since 2017 has been a member of the EQUIS Committee. This body is a council of recognized experts with extensive experience in international business education. The committee plays a key role in deciding whether to accredit a school and also reviews all key decisions regarding accreditation standards and procedures.
The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) had EQUIS accreditation since 2008. The Institute a GSOM SPbU international academic partner. Cooperation in the area of academic mobility is carried out as part of the GSOM Master program.
The institutional accreditation EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System) was established in 1998 by the European Foundation for Management Development. EQUIS is one of the three most prestigious international accreditations, which together constitute the so-called "Triple Crown" of accreditations — the global benchmark for the highest standard of business education.