Assurance of Learning Seminar I (Tampa)

Join us in Tampa, Florida and dive into Standard 5, Assurance of Learning.
June 5​ – 6​
Tampa, Florida, USA
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Special Pricing Offer: Register for the Assurance of Learning Seminar I (June 5–6) and the Assurance of Learning Seminar II (June 7–8) and save 180 USD. No transfers or substitutions allowed.

This seminar will take place at AACSB International, Suite 100. This seminar will begin at 8:30 a.m. on June 5 and conclude at 2:30 p.m. on June 6. 

We're excited to discuss the 2020 Business Accreditation Standards! Register now to learn what the new standards will mean for your business school.

Build skills and network in this interactive, workshop-style seminar focused on creating a customized Assurance of Learning (AoL) process for your school. Build and refine your AoL process through group interactions, breakout sessions, and expert facilitation.

Focusing on Standard 5: Assurance of Learning of the 2020 AACSB accreditation standards, the seminar will cover the entire AoL process step–by–step to help you gain a clear understanding of assessment, competency goals (learning goals), learning objectives, data collection, and rubrics. The seminar will also provide a variety of regional resources and examples for customized learning. Using this information, you will have an opportunity to practice what you have learned with your peers in order to further develop a working knowledge of how to create the best AoL process for your school.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a working knowledge of the steps in the AoL process
  • Recognize the AoL expectations based on the 2020 AACSB Accreditation Standards
  • Understand the fundamentals of competency goals (learning goals) and learning objectives as well as designing effective rubrics
  • Understand the relevance of Table 5.1 in regard to initial accreditation and continuous improvement reviews
  • Recognize the role of indirect measures


Karen Tarnoff, East Tennessee State University

Karen serves the College of Business and Technology at East Tennessee State University as the Associate Dean for Assessment and International Programs where she coordinates the assessment process across seven diverse departments (i.e., Accountancy; Economics and Finance; Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain; Computing; Military Science; Engineering, Engineering Technology, Surveying; and Digital Media) and multiple accrediting bodies (i.e., SACS, AACSB, ABET, NASAD, CIDA).  She has given numerous assessment presentations and has helped many schools develop, implement, and refine their systems.  Karen is an AACSB Assurance of Learning Global Lead Facilitator having authored materials for its Assurance of Learning I and II Seminars and having facilitated AoL Seminars since 2005.

Who Should Attend

Faculty, department chairs, deans, and those working on obtaining or maintaining accreditation at their school. Individuals who are new to assurance of learning, who have recently joined an AoL committee, who are implementing an AoL plan, or who need to be familiarized with the general terminology and implementation.

AoL Knowledge Quiz

Should you attend the Assurance of Learning Seminar I or the Assurance of Learning Seminar II? Think of the two seminars as level one and level two respectively. Test your knowledge with the AoL Background Knowledge Test.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact [email protected].

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Pricing (USD)
Member Pricing 1st and 2nd
By June 2
On or after June 3
Member Pricing 3rd and subsequent
By June 2
On or after June 3
Non-Member Pricing
By June 2
On or after June 3