Due to the global impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus), the manner in which the 2020 business accreditation standards will be adopted by the Accreditation Council has been modified. Learn more about the approval process.
Since August 2018, the Business Accreditation Task Force (BATF) and AACSB accreditation staff have collected feedback from approximately 60 meetings and conferences, spanning 10 countries—in addition to receiving approximately 300 comments via email—with suggestions on ways to enhance the business accreditation standards. These final proposed standards truly represent the broad views of AACSB’s diverse, global membership.
Continuing to emphasize the themes of engagement, innovation, and impact, there are nine standards organized within three sections of the proposed 2020 business accreditation standards:
The key changes between the second exposure draft and final proposed standards include the following:
View the Final Proposed Standards
View a Table of the Key Changes Between Exposure Draft 2 and the Final Proposed Standards
View the 2013 vs. 2020 Standards Comparison Chart
Please note the Interpretive Guidance document will be available following the conclusion of the written consent period.
Presented on April 26, 2020 at ICAM 2020
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