AACSB rewards NEOMA Business School’s “Entrepreneurs Across Borders” initiative
Published on 04/20/2020
The prize awarded by the prestigious American organisation that places innovation at the heart of its accreditation process acknowledges NEOMA's place amongst the world's top 25 institutions in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship.The School, only award-winning French institution, stood out with its "Entrepreneurs Without Borders" program.
NEOMA was presented with an award in the "Innovations That Inspire" challenge organised by AACSB. This global competition acknowledges the initiatives put forward by business schools that enhance the management training sector. This year's theme, entitled "Catalysts of Innovation", focused on innovative entrepreneurship schemes.
"The call for innovation has mobilised a high number of international experts from a wide range of disciplines and yet the demand has never been higher, especially during this unprecedented period," says Thomas R. Robinson, AACSB President and CEO. "As such, it is an honour to reward NEOMA and its initiative in launching the first international incubator network. This unique initiative will play an important role in promoting entrepreneurship around the world."
Held for a 5th consecutive year, this competition has seen more than 120 schools take part since its creation and has featured almost 1000 innovations referenced for their prospective approach to education and their contribution to enhancing the quality of higher education around the world.