Affiliations and Professional Bodies
AAPBS is an international network of leading business schools from across the Asia-Pacific region. The School of Business and Economics has been a member of the Association since its inception in 2004.
The aim of the Association is to provide leadership and representation in order to advance the quality of business and management education throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
AMBA is the international impartial authority on postgraduate business education. Its accreditation service is the global standard for all MBA, DBA and MBM programmes. It accredits MBA programmes at 161 schools in 72 countries.
They offer: globally recognised qualifications; support and guidance for students and employers; world-class accountancy expertise to the public; and the highest standards of practice and ethical conduct.
Its core services to members include education, training, technical support and advocacy. The School of Business and Economics is accredited by CPA Australia. This means that our BCom courses fulfill CPA Australia's undergraduate degree requirements.
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and administers the industry gold standard CFA charter. The organisation is a champion for ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. CFA Insitute has more than 100,000 members in 139 countries and territories, including 100,000 CFA charterholders.
The University of Canterbury Bachelor of Commerce in Finance has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programmes incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK), which provide students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is the professional membership body of choice for over 100,000 members based in Australia, New Zealand and around the world. It has been serving New Zealanders for over 100 years and promotes, controls and regulates the accountancy profession in New Zealand. Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand's chartered accountancy qualification is recognised in the United States, UK, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Hong Kong and South Africa.
The University of Canterbury is one of 14 Approved Tertiary Education Institutions (ATEI). ATEIs are institutions within New Zealand that Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand has approved to offer courses that satisfy the Institute’s required topics.
They offer a unique forum for information, research, networking and debate on innovation and best practice in management development. The University of Canterbury is a member of EFMD.
NZCETA provides a range of services designed to create discussion and thought as well as gathering and exchanging views and ideas about the teaching and learning in commerce and economics.
Membership is open to all persons whether they be registered teachers or simply interested in education. The New Zealand-wide membership includes people from primary and post-primary schools, independent and integrated schools and tertiary institutions.