At Sheffield Business School, we hold a number of major accreditations recognising our excellence in our mission, curriculum and high-quality courses. 

We’re proud of our accreditations which demonstrate external recognition of our commitment to develop responsible managers and leaders focusing on a sustainable future.

AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)

We’re accredited by AACSB, placing us in the top 5% of business schools worldwide. 

The AACSB accreditation ensures that business schools meet the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research, curriculum, and learner success.

Our AACSB accreditation means that we:

  • uphold and develop the highest quality programmes
  • focus on global prosperity and create impactful leaders
  • provide cutting-edge courses and innovative programs
  • connect with businesses to develop the talent they need now and in the future.

Achieving this accolade supports our ambitions and mission to develop the next generation of leaders, foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify the impact of business education.

PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education)

We're a member of PRME, a United Nations-supported initiative which champions sustainability.

Our membership highlights our commitment to transforming management education and developing the responsible decision-makers of tomorrow.

Small Business Charter - Chartered Association of Business Schools

The Small Business Charter accreditation celebrates our impact and excellence in supporting small businesses, student entrepreneurship, and local and regional economies. 

The Small Business Charter accreditation means we:

  • support the growth of small business 
  • engage with stakeholders in the growth agenda
  • educate students and provide start up support. 

Professionally recognised courses 

We prepare students for a fulfilling, sustainable and knowledge-led career in business through high-quality, highly applied courses.

As part of this we work closely with professional bodies to approve our courses, ensuring confidence in our quality teaching.

More information about our professional body accreditations can be found on our course pages.