The Association of MBAs (AMBA), headquartered in London, UK, is an independent global accreditation association, which focuses primarily on MBA education quality accreditation in business schools. The MBA and EMBA programs of College of Business, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics were accredited by AMBA in 2012 and re-accredited in 2017.
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), headquartered in Tampa, Florida of the U.S.A., is currently the world's most authoritative global association for quality accreditation in business education with the longest history and the largest number of members. AACSB offers two types of accreditation: Business accreditation and Accounting accreditation. The College of Business, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (MBA and EMBA programs only) was accredited by AACSB in 2017.