Accreditations and Affiliations

After successfully going through various rigorous quality checks and meeting compliance requirements of multiple international agencies James Lind Institute (JLI) has received the following accreditations making our programs truly global.

EDUQUA CERTIFIED SWISS INSTITUTION

Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions.  EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government.

EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations:

• Swiss Federal Government
• Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK)
• State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)
• Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK)
• Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA)
• Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)

The James Lind Institute EduQua status can be searched on the Swiss official website here

 

ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR BUSINESS SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS (ACBSP)

Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is a member of the “Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

ACBSP is a global accrediting body that accredits business programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree levels worldwide since 1988. Rushford Business School is part of a membership that extends to more than 60 countries. ACBSP members are amongst the best educators in their respective fields, interested in learning innovative teaching methods, improving the delivery of business education programs, and creative value for their students.

 

INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR BUSINESS EDUCATION (IACBE)

Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is a member of the “International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)”

The IACBE accredits business programs that lead to degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels in institutions of higher education worldwide. All modes of delivery, campuses, locations, and instructional sites, as well as all business programs regardless of degree level, will normally be included in the IACBE accreditation review.

 

UNITED NATIONS PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT EDUCATION (PRME)

Rushford Business School is a proud supporter and Signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME). PRME is an initiative of the United Nations Global Compact founded in 2007 as a platform to encourage and increase awareness and integration of sustainability in business schools around the world.

Today, PRME is the largest coordinated effort between the world’s business schools and the United Nations. Rushford Business School became a PRME signatory in 2020. As a school, we understand the privilege and responsibility of providing quality education that gives learners the knowledge and tools they need to succeed, change lives, and transform societies.

 

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR OPEN & DISTANCE EDUCATION (ICDE), NORWAY

James Lind Institute is a proud member of the prestigious International Council for Open & Distance Education.
ICDE has consultative partner status with UNESCO and shares UNESCO’s key value – the universal right to education for all. ICDE further derives its position from the unique knowledge and experience of its members throughout the world in the development and use of new methodologies and emerging technologies.

ICDE was founded in 1938 in Canada as the International Council for Correspondence Education and today has members from over 60 countries worldwide.

ICDE’s Permanent Secretariat is in Oslo, Norway, and has been hosted by this country on a permanent basis since 1988. ICDE is supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research and by membership fees

 

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ATHENEUM LIBERAL STUDIES

Atheneum Liberal Studies (ALS) is a pioneer and innovative educational organization, established in 2007 utilising the latest developments in training, information technology and expertise in higher education with a vision to promote scientific knowledge at all levels. With activities and services for students, academics and professionals, its mission spreads in most of the related fields and domains. Atheneum’s activities are supported with programs and projects, which range from providing open knowledge resources, telematic and distant learning education and higher education consulting to developing global networks and strategic alliances. Its scope reaches all around the world as it has affiliations with organisations and institutions on a global scale that aim to promote higher education mobility and transnational cooperation.

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REGISTERED WITH &FULL MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT ORGANISATIONS

IFTDO was founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1972 in order to develop and maintain a worldwide network committed to the identification, development and transfer of knowledge, skills and technology to enhance personal growth, human performance, productivity and sustainable development. IFTDO currently represents more than 500,000 professionals in over 30 countries.

Membership no.: AM 665

James Lind Institute’s membership can be verified here: Verify Now

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION (ISO) 9001:2015 CERTIFIED

James Lind Institute (JLI) is fully accredited by the AMERICAN BOARD OF ACCREDITATION SERVICES (ABAS) as per ISO 9001:2015 standards for providing Training & Education Programs related to clinical research, pharmacovigilance, medical writing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and allied sectors.

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