GSBA MSU is one of the five co-founders of ABEST21 - Alliance for Business Education in XXI Century. The other co-founers are: Aoyama Gakuin (Japan), Fudan University (China), Carnegie Mellon University and University of California in San-Diego (USA),
ABEST21, inspired by Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation enthusiasm, was created in 2005 to advance business and management education on a global basis by encouraging cooperation among its member institutions.
ABEST ’s mission will initially achieve its objectives by providing:
Shared information on curricular and teaching materials, supporting joint research projects, international symposia and student exchanges;
Advice on creating a framework for joint research activities and strategies to promote cooperative efforts to enhance global business and management education;
A framework for internationally accepted accreditation processes.