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Business Accreditation Seminar (Americas)

Starts
March
08
Date(s)
March 8​ – 11​
Event Type
Seminar Icon Seminar

Each day 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET

Join a cohort of your peers in four live lessons facilitated by globally recognized AACSB Accreditation experts. Build skills and network in interactive, workshop-style lessons focused on each accreditation standard, allowing you to create effective plan of action for your school. Learn what is important and expected at each stage of the accreditation process through group interactions, breakout sessions, and spaced learning in a virtual environment.

Focusing on the 2020 AACSB Accreditation Standards, the seminar will provide you with the knowledge and resources to avoid common challenges in the accreditation process.

Learn through peer interactions and conversations with expert facilitators as you discover how your school can use the accreditation process to embody continuous improvement through engagement, innovation, and impact.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover the purpose and philosophy of accreditation and the AACSB guiding principles
  • Review the nine 2020 AACSB Standards in depth to understand how they build on each other and assure quality at the school
  • Learn the importance of quality and continuous improvement, supported by engagement, innovation and impact
  • Gain an understanding of the initial and continuous improvement review processes
  • Build a network of peers and have an opportunity to ask questions

Facilitators

Faye Gilbert, Maine Business School and Graduate School of Business, University of Maine

Faye W. Gilbert, Ph.D. is the Dean of the Maine Business School at the University of Maine. She has served as dean for the University of Southern Mississippi, Radford University, and Georgia College with AACSB accreditation earned in each location. She is currently serving AACSB as the Chair of the Continuous Improvement Review Committee.

 

 

Suzanne Mintz, AACSB International

Suzanne Mintz serves as Vice President of Accreditation at AACSB International. In addition to managing a portfolio of business schools worldwide, she is responsible for co-leading the daily management of the Accreditation Services department. She oversees the management of AACSB’s volunteer network globally, including training, engagement and recognition strategies for AACSB’s volunteers. She assists in leading strategic initiatives in the Accreditation Services department and liaises with the Business Accreditation and Accounting Accreditation Policy Committees. Prior to joining AACSB, Mintz spent approximately 10 years in corporate training and development for a financial services firm, responsible for overseeing the implementation of sales and management development programs. She holds an MBA in finance and management from the University of South Florida in Tampa.

Who Should Attend

Deans, administrators, accreditation coordinators, faculty members, and key stakeholders at schools interested in or seeking AACSB Accreditation; individuals new to the AACSB Accreditation Standards and process; accreditation committee members.

"First and foremost: last week's [virtual] Business Accreditation Seminar was outstanding. I attended others over the years, and this one was quite well designed and delivered. Thanks to you all."
—Dr. Ramin Cooper Maysami, PD, CFP, California State University – Los Angeles | Virtual Business Accreditation Seminar Attendee

Contact Us

For more information, please contact [email protected].

Pricing (USD)
Member Pricing 1st and 2nd
By March 1
$795
On or after March 2
$895
Member Pricing 3rd and subsequent
By March 1
$695
On or after March 2
$795
Non-Member Pricing
By March 1
$945
On or after March 2
$1,045