Excellence Awards 2021

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This unique event, which in 2021 was free to attend, brings together leading lights from the global business education community to celebrate excellence and commend achievement among business schools, students, graduates, suppliers and employers.

With a whopping 12 categories this year, the AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards 2021 will be the organisation’s biggest-ever celebration of business school, student and graduate achievement.

Select an award category to see the finalists:

BGA Business School Impact Award 2021 

The BGA Business School Impact Award is a newly created award which is open to BGA member, validated, and accredited schools which can demonstrate their impact on all stakeholders, alongside BGA’s vision and Charter.

This exciting new award is an excellent way to celebrate and reflect on the positive impact that your business school is exerting on students and graduates, your communities and the economy as a whole.

BGA Future Leaders Case Competition 2021

The BGA Future Leaders Case Competition provided current BGA student and graduate members an opportunity to showcase their business acumen by solving a time relevant global business problem with a focus on ensuring sustainability and responsible management practices are at the forefront of the solution. 

The BGA Future Leaders Case Competition is a new award addition to the AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative 2021  

The Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative award will honour AMBA-accredited and BGA member, validated and accredited business schools that share our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and that are passionate about making a difference to communities and societies.

The award will recognise business schools that are taking the initiative in creating a sustainable future and teaching students about social values; as well as making a positive impact in practical and measurable ways.

Best Lifelong Learning Initiative 2021 

This award is kindly sponsored Studious Digital Education

The Best Lifelong Learning Initiative award is a new award which will recognise the efforts of AMBA & BGA member schools that are reinventing teaching and learning among students, graduates, alumni networks and custom and executive education.

The winning entries will showcase the impact and success these initiatives have had not only to students but also to the business school.

Best Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative 2021

This award is kindly sponsored Advent Group

The Best Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative award is a new award which has been introduced to recognise business schools and the work they have been doing to create, incorporate and develop culture, diversity and inclusion practices into their business school, while balancing and involving fair working environments.

The winning entries will showcase the impact and success these initiatives have had not only to students but also to the business school.

Best Innovation Strategy Award 2021

This award is kindly sponsored by Barco

The Best Innovation Strategy award is a fantastic way to celebrate achievement, as well as to motivate and encourage entire teams. It will let a business school’s students, peers, prospects, customers and alumni know precisely how boundaries are being pushed, in terms of creativity in practice.

This award is a celebration of innovation and radical thinking in business education delivery across all areas of the business school and has been developed to recognise and reward game-changing new practices, risks and creativity around AMBA-accredited and BGA member programmes. It promotes the value of taking risks in pursuit of the new across a number of different areas such as teaching, learning, recruitment and alumni relations.

Best Business School Partnership Award 2021

This award is kindly sponsored Blue Prism

The Best Business School Partnership award has returned for 2021. This award recognises organisations that share AMBA & BGA’s passion for building networks and have adopted a proactive, innovative approach to strategic collaboration.

This award is designed to celebrate business schools working strategically and collaboratively with (for example) another business school / group of schools, an employer, consultant, education partner or technology provider, social impact group, individual, charity, or other organisation.

MBA Start-up of the Year Award 2021

The MBA Startup of the Year is a new award which will celebrate the achievements of successful MBA students and alumni in innovative world-class business strategy. It will also showcase business schools that are nurturing a spirit of enterprise and ambition.

This award highlights the success of AMBA-accredited business schools that promote entrepreneurship in their MBA cohorts. The award is also a chance for individuals to impress high-profile judges who are already at the forefront of global entrepreneurship.

MBA Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2021

The MBA Entrepreneur of the Year award celebrates the achievements of successful alumni in innovative world-class business strategy, but also showcases business schools that are nurturing a spirit of enterprise and ambition.

The MBA Entrepreneur of the Year award is one of the most distinguished awards in the industry. AMBA has developed the MBA Entrepreneur of the Year award to encourage and promote the value of entrepreneurship in the current competitive climate and to highlight its importance in the global market.

MBA Leadership Award 2021

The MBA Leadership Award is a new award which will honour alumni from AMBA-accredited business schools who have been making an impact in the business world following their graduation.

The award recognises the work of these alumni through their achievements, performance and recognition.

MBA Student of the Year Award 2021

This award is kindly sponsored Blue Prism

AMBA’s MBA Student of the Year award plays a pivotal role in supporting AMBA’s pledge to promote the MBA degree as the leading international business qualification.

The MBA Student of the Year award recognises students who have shown exceptional career potential and who AMBA believes can act as ambassadors for the high quality of accredited MBAs and the opportunities these programmes provide for students from a wide range of different personal and professional backgrounds.

Excellence Awards 2021 is sponsored by:

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Studious Digital Education logo.
Advent Group logo.

Upcoming Excellence Awards:

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