Continuous Improvement Review Seminar (Tampa)
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Register for the Business Accreditation Seminar (November 29-30), the Faculty Standards and Tables Seminar (December 1), and the Continuous Improvement Review Seminar (December 2) taking place in Tampa, Florida and save 375 USD. No transfers or substitutions allowed.
Register for the Business Accreditation Seminar (November 29-30) and the Continuous Improvement Review Seminar (December 2) taking place in Tampa, Florida and save 170 USD. No transfers or substitutions allowed.
Register for the Faculty Standards and Tables Seminar (December 1) and the Continuous Improvement Review Seminar (December 2) taking place in Tampa, Florida and save 160 USD. No transfers or substitutions allowed.
This seminar will take place in Suite 100 at AACSB International in Tampa. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 5:00 p.m.
Designed for accredited schools, the Continuous Improvement Review (CIR) Seminar will prepare your administrators for the CIR process from the first year of the cycle to the CIR visit.
Engage in interactive discussions on the foundation of accreditation and review the philosophy of the principles-based 2020 accreditation standards with your peers, giving particular focus to changes in the standards. Explore the CIR philosophy and each component of the CIR report from the lens of your school, and examine how your school’s strategies and outcomes relate to engagement, innovation, and impact.
Learn about the expectations of the key accreditation committees and the peer review team to better understand their purpose and how they fit into your CIR process.
Build your peer network while developing the best strategy for your school’s upcoming continuous improvement review. AACSB recommends that you attend this seminar two years before a scheduled visit.
- Develop a deeper understanding of the philosophy behind the CIR process
- Learn to prepare a CIR application and CIR report, including tables
- Explore the elements of a successful CIR process
- Review the CIR timeline
- Understand the roles and responsibilities of the applicant, team member, and committee
- Learn possible recommendation outcomes, such as extension of accreditation and a CIR2
Rachel Dixon-Zudar, AACSB International
Rachel Dixon-Zudar serves as manager, accreditation services at AACSB International, managing a portfolio of approximately 180 business schools throughout the United States. Rachel’s background includes positions in marketing as well as previously working in the conferences department of AACSB. She holds an MBA in Strategy from The University of Alabama.
Linda Hadley, Columbus State University
Dr. Linda U. Hadley is the Dean of the Turner College of Business at Columbus State University and holds the Bill Heard endowed chair in Finance. She earned a B.A. in economics from Mount Holyoke College, an M.B.A. from Columbus State University, and a Ph.D. in financial economics from Auburn University. Dr. Hadley has also completed the Management Development Program at Harvard University. Starting her career at CSU in 1992 as an assistant professor, she has been recognized for her contributions in teaching, administration and service. Dr. Hadley has been awarded the Turner College's Excellence in Teaching and Faculty Service Awards. In 2005, she was awarded Columbus State University's Distinguished Alumnus Award. She is a member of the Columbus Rotary Club and serves on the boards of Synovus-Columbus Bank and Trust, Brookstone School and AACSB International.
Who Should Attend
Accredited members, newly accredited members, members whose CIR visit is coming up in the next two to three years, and CIR team members.
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