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Societal Impact Seminar (EMEA)

Join a cohort of your peers for a highly interactive one-day seminar on how your school can fulfil the requirements of AACSB’s 2020 business accreditation standards in the area of societal impact.
Starts
December
15
Date(s)
December 15
Location
Virtual
Event Type
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Societal Impact Seminar (EMEA)
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This virtual seminar will take place 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Central European Time. 

Business schools globally continue to advance societal impact initiatives through their missions, curriculum, intellectual contributions, and new innovative activities. Through the AACSB standards, your school is empowered to make decisions that will have the greatest impact on your communities in areas from sustainability to social justice. 

But how can you effectively communicate your activities in societal impact in your strategic plan, accreditation reports and tables, and in external communications to your stakeholders? 

Join a cohort of your peers for a highly interactive four-hour lesson on how your school can fulfil the requirements of AACSB’s 2020 business accreditation standards in the area of societal impact. 

In an engaging, facilitated discussion, identify each AACSB accreditation standard that incorporates societal impact and engage in activities that will help you select a focus area and generate ideas for measuring impact. 

Effectively demonstrate your commitment to societal impact that go beyond the measurement methods and metrics we typically associate with accreditation.

Learning Objectives 

  • Identify the relevant AACSB Accreditation Standards that incorporate societal impact

  • Generate ideas on how to integrate societal impact into your strategic plan, micro-plans, resource deployment, and goals

  • Gain best practice examples from peer schools globally that are engaged in advanced societal impact activities

  • Connect with business education administrators who recognize the value of societal impact and how it will transform business education 

Who Should Attend

Business education administrators engaged in quality assurance, curriculum management, strategic planning, or accreditation-related activities. This seminar is recommended for representatives from schools undergoing a continuous improvement review or initial accreditation visit in the next 2-3 years. 

Delivery

Gain actionable insights in one, 4-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.

Facilitators

Tim Mescon, AACSB International

Timothy S. Mescon is executive vice president and chief officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for AACSB International. He is president emeritus of Columbus State University (Georgia) where he served from 2008-2014. Previously, he served as dean and Dinos Eminent Scholar Chair for 18 years at the Michael J. Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Mescon gained extensive experience as an AACSB peer review team member, chair, and committee member for 25 years before joining AACSB. He is the author of more than 200 articles and case studies, and he has co-authored four books, his latest "Entrepreneurship: Venture Initiation, Management and Development" 2nd edition (Routledge/M.E. Sharpe). Mescon received his PhD from the Terry College at The University of Georgia, MBA from the Cox School at Southern Methodist University and BA from Tulane University.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact [email protected].

Pricing (USD)
Member Pricing 1st and 2nd
By December 1
$695
On or after December 2
$795
Member Pricing 3rd and subsequent
By December 1
$595
On or after December 2
$695
Non-Member Pricing
By December 1
$845
On or after December 2
$945