Assurance of Learning Seminar II (Americas)

Build skills and network at an interactive event focused on examining innovative approaches to measuring, reporting, and closing the loop in your assessment program.
March 20​ – 22​
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This virtual seminar will take place each day 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Data, Decision-Making, and Continuous Improvement

Join a cohort of your peers in virtual or in-person learning facilitated by globally recognized Assurance of Learning experts. Build skills and network at an interactive event focused on examining innovative approaches to measuring, reporting, and closing the loop in your assessment program. Learn how to interpret your collected AoL data to improve student learning through group interactions, breakout sessions, and targeted discussions.

Focusing on the 2020 AACSB Accreditation Standards, the seminar will provide AoL plan and data set examples, explore curriculum and course mapping, and share AACSB accreditation committee and peer review team expectations. Participants will be required to bring their school’s AoL plan, data, and/or visualizations as part of the interactive conversations in this seminar. Discuss and discern the importance of data visualizations to aide stakeholder buy-in and support while telling your school’s story through the lens of its mission.

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate the maturity level of your current AoL system
  • Implement a robust and sustainable AoL program based on your school’s characteristics
  • Manage and communicate the collected AoL data effectively to continuously improve student learning
  • Develop strategies for your school’s next peer review team visit
  • Understand 2020 standards updates to AoL in regards to terminology, indirect measures, and Table 5.1


Selima_Ben_MradSelima Ben Mrad, Nova Southeastern University

Selima Ben Mrad is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Selima serves as the Chair of the AOL Committee at the College, where she plays a vital role in coordinating the assessment process across multiple departments including Marketing, Management, Finance, Accounting, and Decision Sciences, and for ensuring compliance with various accrediting bodies, such as AACSB, SACS, and IACBE. Her expertise in Assurance of Learning has earned her a Fullbright specialist position, where she will be using her AOL knowledge to train faculty at another International Business School and help them navigate their assessment process successfully.

Karen_TarnoffKaren Tarnoff, College of Business and Technology, 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 coordinating the assessment process across departments including Accountancy; Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain; Economics and Finance; Computing; Engineering, Engineering Technology, Interior Architecture, and Surveying; and Digital Media for multiple accrediting bodies (i.e., AACSB, ABET, NASAD, CIDA and SACS). Karen is an AACSB Global Lead Facilitator for its Assurance of Learning Seminars authoring seminar materials and creating content for other offerings. She has given numerous assessment presentations and has helped many schools develop, implement, and refine their systems.

Who Should Attend

Faculty, department chairs, deans, associate, and assistant deans who have a thorough working knowledge of AoL procedures or have a program AoL plan in place with at least one/two cycles of data collected. If you have not attended the Assurance of Learning Seminar I, we strongly recommend that you do so prior to attending the Assurance of Learning Seminar II.


Gain actionable insights in three, 3-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.

"The seminar is a very comprehensive training on AoL and the facilitators are very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. I recommend this seminar to anyone interested in having a good understanding of AoL"
—2021 March Assurance of Learning Seminar II Attendee
"The seminar was very valuable. I really appreciated the focus on faculty engagement, what to expect with the peer review team, and how you can share your data in a manner that is effective and efficient."
—2020 Assurance of Learning Seminar II Attendee

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].

Bring your team to this offering of the Assurance of Learning Seminar II

  • Bring 4 members of your team and pay 3,400 USD
  • Bring 5 members of your team and pay 4,250 USD

To process registration for package pricing please contact [email protected] with the names of your colleagues. Our registration team will process the registrations and send you an invoice. 

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