EFMD certified EOCCS 4 Rome Business School courses

Italy keeps on raising the level of Managerial Education

Only 5 Universities and Business Schools in Italy are accredited or certified by EFMD, the most prestigious accreditation institute in Europe; of these, just 2 – including Rome Business School – received the highest recognition for online courses. Thanks to this Italy confirms again its positioning in the first places for the execellence of Managerial Education both on a national an international level, approaching countries such as France, Spain and Germany; The EFMD EOCCS certification attests the quality of 4 online courses offered by Rome Business School within the Master in HR & Organization.

Rome, 24th of June 2021. Rome Business School (Member of Planeta Formación y Universidades, an international network created in 2003 by De Agostini and the Planeta group) obtained the EOCCS certification promoted by the EFMD (European Foundation for Management), after a in-depth peer review by the EOCCS Commission, made up of a group of international academics with extensive experience in the online and executive education.

EFMD has certified the quality of 4 courses in the managerial skills area of ​​the online Master in HR & Organization

More specifically, the prestigious EFMD – EOCCS (Online Course Certification System) certification demonstrates the quality of the online courses offered by Rome Business School, placing it among the only 2 Business Schools in Italy holding this recognition. The certification is particularly relevant in a context of proliferation of the online managerial offer particularly accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Globally there are only 22 other EOCCS certified Business Schools and Universities in 14 different countries.

The EFMD accreditation is an important milestone for Rome Business School, strongly committed to maintaining a high level of academic excellence. The Roman Business School has demonstrated a coherent strategy for its online courses and masters, in line with the value of the EFMD accreditations: internationalization, practical relevance and quality improvement. However, this is an even more important result for its students as the final qualifications obtained are more expendable in the professional field.

The award-winning courses

There are 4 certified courses in the area of ​​Basic Managerial Skills of the Master in HR & Organization, directed by Prof. Natasha Valentine:

  • Marketing, by Prof. Javier Amigo
  • Business Strategy, by Prof. Antonio Scialletti
  • Managerial Economics, Prof. Leila Nawel Chentouf
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning, directed by Prof. Francesco Landolfi

The courses were evaluated for the quality of the pedagogy, the relevance of the contents, the possibility of interacting with companies and their level of internationality, all always in line with EMFD’s vision of a Managerial Education that seeks to balance academic quality and practical relevance.

“We are particularly pleased – says Antonio Ragusa, Dean of the Rome Business School – for this further prestigious recognition, as it rewards the excellence of Rome Business School in the adoption and use of the most advanced teaching methods. It is a result of great teamwork within our organization, which places the constant creation of value for students and, through them, for the society as a whole, at the center of its mission. This important international certification therefore represents both an important attestation of the quality of our teaching commitment, and a drive for the continuous improvement of our training offer “. Rome Business School is one of the few Business Schools in Italy that offers both online and on-campus courses, with more than 10 years of experience in distance learning.