Partnering with colleges and universities
in preparing today’s business students
for tomorrow’s workplace

IACBE - International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

Promoting Excellence in Business Education Worldwide

The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is the leading outcomes-based professional accrediting organization for business programs in student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world. The IACBE exists to promote, develop, and recognize excellence in business education.

Welcome to the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

Advancing Academic QualityThe IACBE – Advancing Academic Quality and Recognizing its Achievement

The IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business, and it exists for the purposes of advancing academic quality and excellence in business education throughout the world. It is the philosophy of the IACBE that academic quality and excellence in business education should be measured in terms of the overall level of performance of an academic business unit (department, division, school, college of business, etc.) relative to its mission. This emphasis on mission-related performance is integral and fundamental to the entire quality assurance process of the IACBE. More

Advancing Academic Quality in Business Education Worldwide

A Message from the President...

Welcome to the online home of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). We invite you to explore our site and learn about the IACBE, our activities, and our unique value proposition for advancing academic quality in business education worldwide. We are certain that you will find that our distinctive approach to quality assurance and accreditation, our member services and member benefits, and our professional development opportunities offer significant advantages to student-centered institutions of higher education around the world.

The IACBE is the leader in outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business, and we stand ready to work with you in achieving excellence in business education. As our tagline indicates, we are committed to “partnering with colleges and universities in preparing today’s business students for tomorrow’s workplace.”

If you are not yet a member, we look forward to welcoming you to the IACBE “family” in the near future.

– Dennis N. Gash
President

IACBE – “The Diamond Standard for Quality Assurance in Business and Management Education”

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IACBE News

San Diego2014 IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting a Great Success

(April 2014) - The 2014 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) held in San Diego, California, USA was tremendously successful and once again exceeded all expectations. The conference featured an outstanding lineup of concurrent sessions, speakers, and other special activities and events, and we received many wonderful comments from our conference participants.

Conference Summary and Wrap-up

Recent IACBE AccreditationsThe IACBE Recognizes Institutions at its 2014 Accreditation Banquet

(April 2014) – During the Accreditation Banquet at its 2014 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on April 8-11, 2014 in San Diego, California, USA, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) recognized its accreditation class of 2013. The class consists of a total of 22 schools from 4 countries that achieved either first-time accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation in 2013. More

AwardsThe IACBE Presents Annual Awards of Excellence at its 2014 Awards Luncheon

(April 2014) – During the Awards Luncheon at its 2014 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on April 8-11, 2014 in San Diego, California, USA,the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) recognized the 2014 recipients of the John L. Green Award for Excellence in Business Education, the Frank V. Mastrianna Education Leader of the Year Award, the Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Business Leader of the Year
Award. More

Board MembersNew Directors and Commissioners Elected at 2014 IACBE Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting

(April 2014) – At its Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting in San Diego, California, April 8-11, 2014, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) elected new members to its Board of Directors and Board of Commissioners. More

TCBE ProjectNew IACBE Initiative Launched at 2014 ACAM

(April 2014) – At its 2014 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting, the IACBE launched a new, ongoing initiative designed to bring together the IACBE community for the purpose of addressing the challenges associated with the major trends in business and business education. The Trends and Challenges in Business Education (TCBE) Project will provide IACBE members with significant opportunities for professional development and thought leadership.

TCBE Project Webpage

IACBE Summer InstituteAnnual IACBE Summer Institute to be Held in July 2014

(April 2014) – The Board of Directors, the Board of Commissioners, and the staff of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) are pleased to invite you to the Assembly’s annual Summer Institute to be held in July 2014.

Institute Webpage

New Staff MembersNew Staff Members Join the IACBE

(March 2014) - After an extensive national search, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Phyllis Okrepkie as the new Director of Accreditation and Organizational Advancement for the IACBE and Dr. Donna Ehrlich as the IACBE’s new Associate Director of Accreditation. More

TaipeiIACBE President Presents Session at 2014 International Conference on Business, Economics, and Information Technology

(March 2014) – On March 17-18, 2014, Mr. Dennis N. Gash, President of the IACBE, traveled to Taipei, Taiwan to present an invited session at the 2014 International Conference on Business, Economics, and Information Technology (ICBEIT 2014). More

European Regional AssemblyThe IACBE’s 2014 European Conference to be Held in Barcelona, Spain

(January 2014) – The 2014 Conference of the IACBE’s European Regional Assembly will be hosted by the Barcelona campus of the Geneva Business School in Barcelona, Spain in October 2014. Make plans to join us on the magnificent Mediterranean in beautiful Barcelona!

Conference Webpage

PRC EmblemIACBE President Presents at Quality Assurance Conference Sponsored by Chinese Ministry of Education

(December 2013) – Mr. Dennis N. Gash, President of the IACBE, traveled to Xiamen, China on December 8-10, 2013 to present an invited session at an international conference on “Quality of Sino-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools” sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education. More

XiamenThe IACBE Conducts First International Accreditation Information Session in China

(December 2013) – Mr. Dennis N. Gash, President of the IACBE, conducted the First IACBE Greater China International Accreditation Information Session in Xiamen, China on December 11, 2013. More

Chinese FlagThe IACBE Announces its First Chinese Member Institution

(November 2013) – The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that Guangzhou College – South China University of Technology has been approved as the first Educational Member of the IACBE in the People’s Republic of China. More

MaltaIACBE President Presents Session at International Conference of Businet

(November 2013) – On November 13-16, 2013, Mr. Dennis N. Gash, President of the IACBE, traveled to Valletta, Malta to present an invited session at the international conference of the Businet association. More

 

Ministry of Higher EducationIACBE President Meets with Afghani Ministry of Higher Education and Conducts International Accreditation Forum in Afghanistan

(September 2013) – On September 9-12, 2013, Mr. Dennis Gash, President of the IACBE, traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan to meet with officials from the Afghani Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and the Afghanistan Higher Education Institutions Association (AHEIA). More

European Regional AssemblyThe IACBE’s European Conference is a Great Success

(October 2013) – The 2013 Conference of the IACBE’s European Regional Assembly held in Kyrenia, North Cyprus was very successful. The conference featured an outstanding lineup of speakers and other special social and cutural activities and events, and we received many wonderful comments from our conference attendees.

Post-Conference Summary

Photos from the 2013 European Regional Assembly Conference

International Accreditation ForumsIACBE President Conducts International Accreditation Forums in India

(August 2013) – In partnership with the Standards for Educational Advancement and Accreditation (SEAA) Trust in New Delhi, India and Peregrine Academic Services in the USA, Mr. Dennis Gash, President of the IACBE, conducted international accreditation forums in New Delhi and Bangalore, India on August 3 and August 5, 2013, respectively. More

MBA Sustainability ConsortiumIACBE Members Form MBA Sustainability Consortium

(February 2013) – The Maharishi University of Management and Marylhurst University have joined forces to form the Summer MBA Sustainability Consortium. The consortium is a cooperative endeavor through which member institutions may offer summer MBA courses related to sustainable business, and MBA students from any consortium member may take these courses for transfer credit. More

Member NewsMember News and Announcements

Visit our Member News and Announcements page to learn about the significant accomplishments, achievements, and activities of IACBE members and their students, faculty, etc. More

For inclusion on our Member News and Announcements page, please send information pertaining to your academic business unit, faculty, students, etc.
in MSWord format to IACBE World Headquarters.

Girne American UniversityMember Profile

Girne American University
Faculty of Business and Economics
Girne (Kyrenia), North Cyprus

The Faculty of Business and Economics at Girne American University provides a globally-focused, student-centered education with dedicated faculty who are committed to the development of students into effective decision makers and successful leaders. The Faculty of Business and
Economics offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety
of different program areas. More

IACBE – “The Diamond Standard for Quality Assurance in Business and Management Education”

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