Join a global network of the best business education providers



In order to offer ABE's exceptional business qualifications, a centre must first be accredited.  This is the process which ensures our programmes are delivered to a consistently high standard by qualified tutors worldwide. 

ABE is privileged to work with a growing global network of high-quality learning providers, committed to helping more learners achieve their ambitions and build a more prosperous future for themselves.  

The ABE accreditation process is simple but robust. It ensures that being ABE accredited enhances a centre's reputation for quality and we can work together to create the best experience for learners.

What's more, when you join ABE you join a global community committed to having a positive impact.  We call it the ABE way #ABEway.

Click here to go straight to our accreditation enquiry form 

Reasons why centres the world over choose ABE:

  • We are the sector specialists - you will be associated with the sector specialist for business and entrepreneurship, we have been at the forefront of business education for five decades

  • Internationally recognised Ofqual regulated qualifications - we do not offer non-regulated programmes, this means that you will be offering which are subject to rigorous quality control and are internationally recognised.

  • You can offer great progression routes - such as the BA (Hons) Business Administration top-up from the University of Hertfordshire (UH) which can be offered directly through your centre*

  • Superb tuition support - ABE accreditation includes the best-in-market resources and support designed to save your lecturers time, your centre money and help your learners succeed

* UH top-up not available in Trinidad & Tobago or Guyana
  • Exceptional value - ABE is not-for-profit: we work hard to deliver the highest quality of service whilst keeping costs affordable

  • Marketing support - ABE provides a media pack of marketing resources, collateral and runs social media campaigns to help your student recruitment campaigns

  • Customer-centric - ABE is a small agile organisation: we aim to provide bespoke solutions tailored to customer needs.  Established centres are invited to join our Global Advisory Committee which meets regularly with the ABE leadership team

  • ABE is truly international: in our most recent survey alumni were working all over the world.

Click here to read more about the benefits of becoming an ABE-accredited centre.

Degree top-up - exclusive to ABE centres
BA (Hons) Business Administration (top-up) (online)

Thanks to our exclusive agreement with the University of Hertfordshire you can market a direct route to a world-class business degree through your centre.

The Global Advisory Committee
Meet some of the centre heads who make up the committee

We work in partnership with our centres.  Meet some of our global team of Committee members who ensure ABE centres have a voice and are listened to  #ABEway.


Find out how you can join a global network of high-quality centres delivering outstanding business qualifications

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