Affiliations - School of Business and Economics - University of Canterbury

Affiliations and Professional Bodies

AAPBSAssociation of Asia-Pacific Business Schools

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.

Association of MBAs (AMBA)

AMBA logoAMBA accredits the University of Canterbury's MBA programme.

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.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

ACCA logoACCA is the global body for professional accountants with an unrivalled global network of members, students, colleges and approved employers.

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.

Certified Practising Accountants Australia

CPA AustraliaCPA Australia is one of the world's largest accounting bodies with a membership of more than 129,000 finance, accounting and business professionals across the globe.

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

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 New Zealand

CPA AustraliaChartered 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.

European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

EFMD logoEFMD is an international not-for-profit membership organisation, with over 860 member organisations from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 84 countries.

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.


New Zealand Commerce and Economics Teachers Association

NZ Commerce and Economics Teachers AssociationsThe School of Business and Economics is delighted to support the work and initiatives of the New Zealand Commerce and Economics Teachers Association.

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.

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