Business Accreditation Seminar (In Spanish)

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.
October 11​ – 14​
Event Type
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This virtual seminar will take place each day 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

The seminar will be delivered in Spanish and the materials will be in English. 

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


Maria Baltar, AACSB International

Maria Baltar serves as Regional Head, Americas at AACSB International. She oversees a portfolio of over 50 schools in Canada, Latin America and the United States. As Regional Head, Americas – Maria supports members through increasing local initiatives including workshops, seminars, accreditation advising, and membership support, as well as initiatives to raise awareness and recognition of the region in the global business education landscape. Prior to joining AACSB, Maria held accounting and finance positions in the hospitality and in the IT distribution industry. Maria has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of South Florida and an MBA from the University of Tampa.


Xavier Ordenana, ESPAE-Graduate School of Management

Xavier Ordeñana, PhD in Economics and Business from U Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain), is the Dean of ESPAE Graduate School of Management – ESPOL (Guayaquil, Ecuador), where he also teaches Global Environment of Business. He has published in journals such as Academy of Management Learning and Education and European Journal of International Management and is part of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Ecuador team. He has also worked on consulting projects for Inter-American Development Bank and Governmental Agencies in Ecuador. Currently, he is part of the Executive Commitee of CLADEA- the Latin American Council of Business Schools and the AACSB Innovation Committee. 

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.


Gain actionable insights in four, 3.5-hour live lessons with a cohort of your peers and facilitators. Pre-and post-work will allow you to maximize your time in the classroom. This course will be delivered via AACSB's Learning Portal and Zoom. You will have access to the event for 90 days from the seminar date.

"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

 Pricing (USD)

 Member Pricing  Non-Member Pricing
 On or before September 27
On or before September 27

Every 3rd and Subsequent Member


After September 27

Every 3rd and Subsequent Member

After September 27

Contact Us

For more information, please contact [email protected].