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Assurance of Learning Seminar I (AP/EMEA)

Join a cohort of your peers in three live lessons facilitated by globally recognized Assurance of Learning experts.
Date(s)
May 14​ – 16​
Location
Virtual
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Assurance of Learning Seminar I (AP/EMEA)
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This virtual seminar will take place each day 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Central European Time | 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Singapore Standard Time 

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Join a cohort of your peers in three live lessons facilitated by globally recognized Assurance of Learning experts. Build skills and network in interactive, workshop-style lessons focused on creating a customized AoL process for your school. Build and refine your competency goals (learning goals), learning objectives, and rubrics through group interactions, breakout sessions, and spaced learning in a virtual environment.

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 

Facilitators 

Anthony Devine, University of Glasgow

Anthony is Associate Director of Learning & Teaching and Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Adam Smith Business School. Working with the Learning & Teaching leadership team, Anthony has oversight of a range of strategic projects to embed the learning and teaching strategy. He has significant experience in learning and teaching through his work with external accreditation bodies such as AACSB where he currently serves as global lead for Assurance of Learning. Anthony’s research encompasses a range of topics which include blockchain, technology, governance, accounting, and family business. Prior to joining the Business School, Anthony was at Northumbria University where he undertook a range of roles including Programme Leader, Director of Accreditation, Associate Head of Department, and University Strategic Lead for the Middle East. In addition to Learning and Teaching, Anthony has extensive experience with the creation, maintenance, and growth of international campuses.

Venkata Yanamandram, University of Wollongong

Venkat Yanamandram serves as Associate Dean (International & Accreditation) and Director of Assurance of Learning at University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia. Over a career spanning two decades, his leadership within the university has played a pivotal role in shaping educational strategies. Venkat developed, steered, and embedded the Assurance of Learning process for UOW’s Business degree programs, both domestically and internationally. He serves as an AACSB Assurance of Learning Facilitator for the Asia Pacific (AP) and Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) regions, conducting seminars, presenting at AACSB conferences, and mentoring business schools. Additionally, Venkat has co-authored eight scholarly book chapters, published 25 peer-reviewed journal articles, and contributed to program reviews for Australian business programs, earning three teaching and learning awards.

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.

"I was incredibly impressed with the virtual format. The producer was helpful, the transitions were very well done, and the facilitators did an excellent job of encouraging collaboration and using the tools available to them." —2020 Assurance of Learning Seminar I Attendee

Delivery

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. You will have access to the event for 90 days from the seminar date.

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 I

  • 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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