CIR: Transitioning to the 2020 Standards Seminar (Bangkok)
The seminar will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 4:45 p.m. Indochina Time at the Sasin School of Management.
Designed for accredited schools transitioning from the 2013 Standards to the 2020 Standards at the next review. Schools will learn how to get started on addressing the major changes in the 2020 Standards and prepare early to undergo a successful continuous improvement review visit. This seminar is particularly useful for schools planning their first Continuous Improvement Review after Initial Accreditation.
Geoff Perry, AACSB International
Geoff Perry is executive vice president overseeing global membership. With senior management experience in the university sector, having served as business school dean, pro vice chancellor, and deputy vice chancellor at Auckland University of Technology—a 28,000 student, research-intensive university—he has strong strategic, financial, and people management capabilities. He has mentored, advised, and evaluated many higher education business schools across the Asia Pacific region and North America. Recently he co-chaired the Business Accreditation Task Force, which was mandated by AACSB’s board of directors to work with the association’s community to develop the 2020 business accreditation standards. Perry has a significant portfolio of peer-reviewed journal articles, commissioned reports, and presentations. He has academic and private sector experience and has worked, consulted, and researched in his home country of New Zealand as well as more broadly in the Asia Pacific region. Perry holds degrees in the arts and the humanities and has a PhD in economics with a focus on labor and international economics.
Liyan Chen, AACSB International
Liyan Chen began her role in AACSB as a membership representative in 2014, supporting educational members across 12 locations in Asia Pacific. While in the role, she coordinated semi-annual Asia Pacific Advisory Council meetings, provided onsite support and execution of several Asia Pacific seminars and conferences, developed and executed a country-specific focus speaker series, and coordinated multiple school visits in the region. In 2017, Chen transitioned to provide accreditation services and support, and currently manages a portfolio of Asia Pacific schools. Aside from responding to schools’ accreditation queries, Chen also serves as a point of contact between accreditation volunteers and schools, and contributes to the Asia Pacific team's wider goals such as membership recruitment, retention and outreach through presentations and participation at events, content development and facilitation of accreditation related training and seminars.
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