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September 23–25, 2018 | Washington, D.C., USA

Annual Accreditation Conference

September 23–25, 2018 | Washington, D.C., USA

Annual Accreditation Conference

September 23–25, 2018 | Washington, D.C., USA

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One of AACSB’s largest conferences, with 325 institutions from 21 countries last year, the Annual Accreditation Conference addresses important issues affecting business schools, such as technology, faculty models, research impact, globalization, and accountability, in the context of accreditation and through a contemporary lens. There are 20+ sessions, designed to help schools of all sizes leverage accreditation to engage practice, innovate with programs and business models, and create measurable impact while also facilitating networking and collaboration. And don't miss out on the opportunity to meet with an accreditation manager. Email your liaison to set up a meeting.

Whether your school is involved with ongoing continuous improvement or is just beginning to explore AACSB Accreditation, the Annual Accreditation Conference has a learning track for you and your accreditation team. Gather insights on what has and has not worked from committee members, peers from other institutions, and AACSB accreditation staff. Discover how accreditation processes and tools have been improved to add greater value for schools in the pre-, initial, and continuous review accreditation stages.

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Featured Sessions

Sneak Peek of the new myAccreditation System
Join this session to get a sneak peak of the new myAccreditation system and learn its functionality and benefits.

Are the Tables Troubling You?
This session will explore and explain the various tables in the accreditation standards.

Reimagining AoL
This session will explore tips on evaluating and refining your AoL system.

Increasing Impact ‘Literacy’
This session is intended to introduce the concept of impact ‘literacy’ and will demonstrate two different approaches to measuring impact – both of which can be tailored to suit B-Schools at various stages on their impact journey.

Featured Speaker 

Brigid_SchulteBrigid Schulte, Director of the Better Life Lab and The Good Life Initiative at New America, and author of the NY Times bestseller, Overwhelmed

Brigid Schulte is the Director of the Better Life Lab and The Good Life Initiative at New America, a nonpartisan think tank, and author of the New York Times bestselling Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play when No One has the Time, which was named a notable book of the year by the Washington Post and NPR. She was an award-winning journalist at the Washington Post and Washington Post magazine, where she was part of the team that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize. Her work has appeared in a number of publications, including Time, the Boston Globe, the Toronto Globe & Mail, the Guardian, and the Sydney Morning Herald

Schulte will share the latest in human performance and motivation science to show you how to overcome the overwhelming. 

Who Should Attend

Deans, associate and assistant deans, accreditation coordinators, department chairs, and faculty, as well as those interested in pursuing AACSB Accreditation and those with initial accreditation or continuous improvement review visits coming up in the next few years.

Conference Chair

John Elliot
Dean, School of Business, University of Connecticut

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