Global Accreditation Conference

First exposure draft for the proposed changes to the AACSB accreditation standards shared and discussed

GAC (formerly the Annual Accreditation Conference)

September 15–17, 2019

Global Accreditation Conference (formerly the Annual Accreditation Conference)

September 15–17, 2019 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

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Embracing Agility for Quality

This year’s Global Accreditation conference (formerly the Annual Accreditation Conference) offers a blend of old and new. Learn best practices on popular topics including:

  • Assurance of Learning
  • Standard 15
  • Alternative Instructional Models
  • Data Management

This event offers the unique opportunity to share your thoughts on the proposed changes to the AACSB accreditation standards with the release of the first exposure draft. Join us to network with your peers, learn effective and efficient processes and gain insight into the direction of the new standards and what that means for you and your school. To better assist you in selecting sessions, check out the agenda key to identify sessions based on accreditation status or special interests.


AACSB accreditation liaisons from Amsterdam, Singapore and Tampa will be in San Antonio! Reach out to your accreditation manager to schedule a time to meet or stop by the Accreditation booth for general questions.


The Essentials of Strategic Planning Workshop

(space is limited - a separate fee of 299 USD required)

Learn from experts in this interactive and hands-on workshop that will teach you how to create and develop a well-written plan and align with accreditation. The workshop will take place Tuesday, September 17 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A separate registration fee will be required. When registering for the conference, choose the workshop under Event Sessions to add to your shopping cart.

Facilitators:

Stephanie Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International
Tim Mescon, Executive Vice President and Chief Officer for Europe, Middle East, and Africa, AACSB International


Featured Session

What's Next for the Accreditation Standards? 

Explore the release of the first exposure draft of the new AACSB accreditation standards, including potential changes. Discuss with your peers and session speakers:

Nancy Bagranoff, Dean and Professor, Accounting, University of Richmond, Robins School of Business
Geoff Perry, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Business School, Auckland University of Technology
Stephanie Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International

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

Linda U. Hadley
Dean, Columbus State University

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