AACSB Affinity Groups facilitate networking and communication among members that share common interests or job responsibilities.
Participation in affinity groups is free and exclusively limited to AACSB members, although some groups may charge a nominal registration fee to cover meeting expenses on occasion.
Select a group below to view the latest discussions. Membership in the affinity group may be required to access. To join an affinity group, email email@example.com.
Associate deans or assistant deans with faculty appointments from AACSB-accredited organizations and member organizations with approved accreditation eligibility applications
Professionals whose primary responsibilities involve business school fundraising
AACSB Members with interest in the digital transformation of business through the advent of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics
Diversity and Inclusion
AACSB Members with interest and responsibilities in advocating for diversity and inclusion in academia and schools of business around the world
Representatives from organizations that offer majors, minors, or concentrations in entrepreneurship, or have a dedicated entrepreneurship center, faculty-endowed position in Entrepreneurship or sequence(s) of entrepreneurship courses within programs
Marketing and Communications Council
Administrators responsible for public relations, media, marketing, communications, and allied activities
MBA for Working Professionals
Representatives from AACSB-accredited member organizations with working professional MBA program enrollment of significant size (generally, 35% + of total MBA enrollment)
Metropolitan Business Schools
Representatives from member organizations located in or near the urban center of a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) with a population of at least 250,000
New Deans Learning Community
Academic deans serving in their initial three years as a full-time dean
Faculty, Administrators, and Learning Technologists from any member organization with interest and responsibilities in online learning
Responsible Management Education
Management educators committed to advancing sustainability, corporate responsibility, social entrepreneurship and innovation, the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative (GRLI), and the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)
Small Schools Network
Representatives from schools with typically 35 or fewer full-time faculty members
Women Administrators in Management Education
Women administrators, including deans, associate deans, assistant deans, program directors, center directors, and academic department chairs