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AACSB International


AACSB International

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For further information about AACSB International visit: www.aacsb.edu

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is the world’s largest and oldest accrediting organization for undergraduate, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs. Founded in 1916, AACSB is a not-for-profit association of educational institutions, corporations, and other organizations involved with the practice of management education. AACSB accredits 504 business schools in 28 countries, and serves a constituency of more than 1,000 members representing institutions and corporations in 70 countries. The world headquarters of AACSB International is located in Tampa, Florida, USA.

AACSB International was formed by a consortium of 17 business schools, including Tuck Business School at Dartmouth College, the Harvard Business School at Harvard University, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. In addition to accrediting schools around the world in both business and accounting, the association serves as the professional development organization for the business education community by conducting a wide array of conference and seminar programs at various locations around the world.

Poised to celebrate its 90th birthday in 2006, AACSB International is committed to advancing the educational mission of business schools around the globe. Through its extensive schedule of professional development programs, AACSB is able to help equip business schools and their administrative staffs by offering programs that help them think strategically, manage better, teach more clearly, and help improve the image of their respective institutions.

Accreditation with AACSB International represents the highest standard of achievement and confirms a school’s commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education. The association works with its member schools to ensure that they:

Other services provided by AACSB International:

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