April 2017- GBSB Global is recognized as an official ACCA partner. This means that GBSB Global is the first business school in Barcelona to provide finance programs aligned to ACCA specifications, giving our students the competitive edge.
GBSB Global is also the first examination center to be selected by ACCA in Barcelona. External candidates looking to take the exam for the ACCA accreditation are welcome to do so at the GBSB Global campus, centrally located, in the heart of Barcelona.
What is ACCA?
ACCA stands for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and is a global professional organization issuing highly valued and respected international qualifications in business. The ACCA certifications are recognized by member states of the European Union and the United Kingdom.
Having been qualified through ACCA, proves to prospective employers that students and graduates can perform well in all aspects of business. It assures employers that GBSB Global graduates have the skills required to advance to more senior management positions. Passing certain levels of examination provides evidence that the ACCA certification holder possesses the skills and knowledge which are in high demand by employers in the industry of banking, auditing, consulting as well as other professions like taxation and law.
How does being an official ACCA institution set GBSB Global apart from other business schools in Barcelona and in Spain?
- The ACCA accreditation increases students’ employability and GBSB Global’s program recognition worldwide.
- GBSB Global is the only ACCA testing center in Barcelona; this means students from other business schools without exemptions will be compelled to test at our institution in order to become certified.
- Being recognized by ACCA as an official institution allows students access to exclusive materials like pre-tests and the ACCA job portal with over 35,000 job vacancies.
- ACCA preparation books will be accessible in the school’s library.
GBSB Global prides itself in constantly reshaping the business industry by graduating global leaders with the knowledge and skills to compete in the international marketplace. As an innovative and tech-focused institution, the school is constantly on the lookout for new ways to improve and enhance student marketability. Offering students, the ACCA recognition is only one of the many ways GBSB Global supports students future career success.