WUAS Celebrates FIBAA’s Prestigious Accreditation for its MBM Programme

WUAS Celebrates FIBAA’s Prestigious Accreditation for its MBM Programme

Milestone in Wittenborg's pursuit of educational excellence

Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences has received prestigious accreditation for its Master of Science - Master of Business Management programme. The Foundation for International Business Administration (FIBAA), an internationally recognised and independent higher education accreditation body, has awarded its Premium Quality Seal to WUAS’s MBM programme. To celebrate this remarkable achievement, an award ceremony will be held at Wittenborg's Spoorstraat location on Tuesday 13 June, 2023.

The FIBAA Premium Quality Seal serves as testament to the excellence and practicality of accredited programmes. Through a transparent quality assurance process, FIBAA assesses undergraduate and graduate programmes and helps students make informed decisions about their educational choices. Accreditation helps students identify programmes that meet the highest standards of quality and relevance.

On 22 March, 2023, the FIBAA Accreditation and Certification Committee decided to award the Premium Quality Seal to Wittenborg's MBM programme. This recognition places WUAS among an elite group of only five Dutch schools that have received FIBAA accreditation. This accreditation highlights Wittenborg's commitment to providing the highest level of education and prepares students for a successful career in business.

An important ceremony

The award ceremony promises to be a significant event for Wittenborg. The Managing Director of FIBAA, Mag. Diane Freiberger, will personally present the certificate to WUAS, underlining the importance of this achievement.

The event's agenda includes a plenary session at the Spoorstraat building, where participants will have the chance to listen to several keynote speakers. Kriszta Kaspers will make a presentation on the increasing importance of global perspectives in business education. Mag. Diane Freiberger will then take the stage to award the FIBAA Premium Quality Seal, highlighting the rigorous evaluation process behind the accreditation. WUAS president Peter Birdsall will share insights and reflections on Wittenborg's journey with FIBAA, creating a deeper understanding of the importance of this accreditation. The session will conclude with Q&A between Wittenborg's CEO Maggie Feng and Mag. Diane Freiberger, allowing attendees to engage directly with FIBAA's Managing Director.

At the end of the ceremony, attendees will have the opportunity to network and partake in what promises to be a joyful celebration. Mag. Diane Freiberger will deliver a 15-minute speech on this momentous occasion, highlighting the significance of the FIBAA Premium Quality Seal for Wittenborg and its prestigious master's programme.

The award ceremony represents a significant milestone in Wittenborg's pursuit of educational excellence. The recognition from FIBAA affirms the institution's dedication to providing students with a top-quality business education, preparing them to thrive in the dynamic and competitive global marketplace. This achievement will undoubtedly inspire current and future students, as well as faculty and staff, to continue striving for excellence in education and research.

WUP 02/06/2023
by Niels Otterman
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