Business Accreditation Seminar (Bali) SOLD OUT

Explore the accreditation process in our new, case study formatted seminar.
June 4​ – 5​
Bali, Indonesia
Event Type
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This seminar will take place at the Grand Hyatt Bali. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. on day one and concludes at 3:00 p.m. on day two. 

New Format!  Explore the accreditation standards through an immersive case study.

The Business Accreditation Seminar has undergone a significant transformation in its format! Experienced facilitators will lead you through an immersive case study, enabling you to enhance your skills by actively exploring the accreditation standards and their practical application to a case institution.

Focusing on the 2020 AACSB accreditation standards, the seminar will provide you with the knowledge and resources to avoid common challenges in the accreditation process. Learn what is important and expected at each stage of the accreditation process through thoughtful group interactions as you explore the standards with a hands-on approach.

Please note this seminar requires pre-work before each day of the seminar. There is a total of about four hours to read and prepare for the cases used in the seminar.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover the purpose and philosophy of accreditation and the AACSB guiding principles
  • Review the nine 2020 AACSB Standards in depth to understand how they build on each other and assure quality at the school
  • Learn the importance of quality and continuous improvement, supported by engagement, innovation and impact
  • Gain an understanding of the initial and continuous improvement review processes
  • Build a network of peers and have an opportunity to ask questions  


Stephanie BryantStephanie Bryant, AACSB International

Dr. Stephanie M. Bryant is the Executive Vice President and Global Chief Accreditation Officer of AACSB International.  She served as Dean of the College of Business at Missouri State University for 6-1/2 years and was previously the Director of the University of South Florida School of Accountancy.  She received her Ph.D. and B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and is a Louisiana CPA (inactive).  Dr. Bryant specializes in accounting information systems, and previously worked for KPMG Peat Marwick.  Dr. Bryant has co-authored two accounting textbooks, and over 30 academic articles and has won nine teaching awards.  She served as the 2005-2006 national President of the American Accounting Association Information Systems Section.  She also served as the 2006-2009 International President of Beta Alpha Psi.

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.

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.

Who Should Attend

Deans, administrators, accreditation coordinators, faculty members, and key stakeholders at schools interested in or seeking AACSB Accreditation; individuals new to the AACSB Accreditation Standards and process; accreditation committee members.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact [email protected].

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