Standard 8 White Paper
Please note that, this white paper is a complement to 2013 Business Standard 8: Curricula Management and Assurance of Learning. For similar guidance related to 2020 Business Standard 5: Assurance of Learning, please see the Interpretive Guidance. If you have additional questions about 2013 Business Standard 8 or 2020 Business Standard 5, please contact your school’s staff liaison or email us at [email protected].
AACSB’s white paper on Standard 8: Curricula Management and Assurance of Learning is designed to assist schools, peer review teams, mentors, committees, and other key stakeholder groups in applying Standard 8 across different contexts. Consistent with the spirit and intent of Standard 8, this paper offers careful analysis of the standard and the essential elements of a well-designed assurance of learning system. This paper provides important—and necessary—clarification on one of the most widely discussed topics within the AACSB standards.