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IACBE president presents plenary session at ICON BEST 2016.

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IACBE President Presents Plenary Session at International Conference in Skopje, Macedonia

Macedionian Map-FlagLenexa, Kansas, USA (October 2016) – On October 8, 2016, Dennis Gash, President of the IACBE, was an invited Key Speaker at the plenary session of the 5th Jubilee International Scientific Congress of the International Conference of Business, Economy, Sport, and Tourism (ICON BEST) held in Skopje, Macedonia. The conference was hosted by the University of Tourism and Management-Skopje (UTMS) and co-sponsored by the World Academy of Art and Science.

During his plenary session, Mr. Gash presented on the conference themes of “Global Education, Skills, and Competencies: How to Deliver High-Quality Education in the 21st Century” and “Fulfilling Quality Assurance in Business Education.”

In addition, Mr. Gash was an invited Distinguished Guest of Honor at the 10th anniversary celebration and graduation ceremony of the University of Tourism and Management-Skopje. The gala events were held at the magnificent National Theater of Macedonia.


Photos from Mr. Gash’s visit to Skopje have been posted and are now available for viewing:


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The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) was founded in 1997 in response to the expressed needs of presidents, chief academic officers, and business deans and chairs who wanted an accreditation process that was mission-driven and outcomes-based. The IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and management education for student-centered colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions throughout the world.

The IACBE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in business education in institutions of higher education worldwide, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through specialized accreditation of business programs. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,400 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.

The IACBE’s World Headquarters are located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, 66215, USA. For more information about the IACBE, please contact us here.

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