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The IACBE Conducts First International Accreditation Information Session in China
Lenexa, Kansas, USA (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.
The information session was developed as a knowledge-dissemination forum dealing with international accreditation by the IACBE and the need for building educational quality in Chinese business schools. The forum introduced the IACBE’s outcomes-based approach to accreditation, the methods used to measure and assess student learning and institutional effectiveness, and other essential processes for advancing academic quality in business schools and programs. In addition, the forum also showcased the IACBE’s quality management system framework for quality assurance in business and management education.
Mr. Gash presented the merits of adopting global quality assurance standards, accreditation criteria, and peer-review processes. The forum also highlighted the IACBE’s distinctive approach to advancing academic quality in business and management education by combining its unique philosophy of accreditation and quality assurance with the organizational cultures of the business schools that it accredits.
The IACBE and its Process of International Accreditation and Quality Assurance
Photos from the First IACBE International Accreditation Information Session in Xiamen have been posted and are now available for viewing:
About the IACBE
Advancing Academic Quality in
Business Education Worldwide
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 1,000 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.