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The Board of Commissioners of the IACBE announces recent accreditations and candidacies.

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Recent AccreditationsThe IACBE Announces Recent Accreditations and Candidacies

Lenexa, Kansas, USA (December 2016) – The Board of Commissioners of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) is pleased to announce that, at its meeting in Orlando, Florida, USA on December 6-8, 2016, the academic business units in the following colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions were granted first-time accreditation, reaffirmation of accreditation, or candidacy status:

Business Accreditations

  • Bemidji State University
    (Minnesota, USA)
  • Dunya University of Afghanistan
    (Kabul, Afghanistan)
  • Holy Angel University
    (Angeles City, Philippines)
  • Juniata College
    (Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Lake Erie College
    (Ohio, USA)
  • Maastricht School of Management
    (Maastricht, Netherlands)
  • Nova Southeastern University
    (Florida, USA)
  • Rockford University
    (Illinois, USA)
  • St. Thomas Aquinas College
    (New York, USA)
  • University of Rio Grande
    (Ohio, USA)
  • University of Sioux Falls
    (South Dakota, USA)
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
    (New York, USA)
  • William Carey University
    (Mississippi, USA)

The academic business units in these institutions have undertaken a rigorous self-evaluation; have undergone a comprehensive, independent peer review; and have demonstrated compliance with the following Accreditation Principles of the IACBE:

1. Outcomes Assessment
2. Strategic Planning
3. Curriculum
4. Faculty
5. Scholarly and Professional Activities
6. Resources
7. Internal and External Relationships
8. International Business Education
9. Educational Innovation

In addition, these academic business units have demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in business education, and advancing academic quality in their business programs and operations.

Special Accounting Accreditation

  • Grantham University (Kansas, USA)

The academic business unit at Grantham University has undertaken a rigorous self-evaluation; has undergone a comprehensive, independent peer review; and has demonstrated compliance with the following Accounting Accreditation Principles of the IACBE:

A1. 
Commitment to Integrity, Responsibility, and Ethical
Behavior
A2. Quality Assessment and Advancement
A3. Strategic Planning
A4. Accounting Curricula and Learning Opportunities
A5. 
Accounting Faculty Characteristics, Activities, and
Processes
A6. Student Policies, Procedures, and Processes
A7. Resources Supporting Accounting Programs
A8. External Relationships
A9. Innovation in Accounting Education

In addition, the academic business unit has demonstrated a commitment to continuous improvement, excellence in accounting education, and advancing academic quality in its accounting programs and operations.

Candidates for Accreditation

  • Bakhtar University
    (Kabul, Afghanistan)
  • Guangzhou College
    of South China University of Technology

    (Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China)
  • University of Tourism and Management Skopje
    (Skopje, Republic of Macedonia)

The academic business units in these institutions have developed appropriate quality management systems; have satisfied candidacy requirements relating to their business programs, resources, and operational processes; and are eligible to undergo an accreditation review.

About the IACBE

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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 1,500 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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