Global Accreditation Conference

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Global Accreditation Conference

September 27–30, 2021

Global Accreditation Conference

September 27–30, 2021 | Virtual Conference


Engage with the best minds in business education, focused on quality improvement and creating positive outcomes for their learners and global stakeholders.

Through interactive discussions about resources, program models, collaborations, research, and global trends, discover how your peers are navigating change. Learn from the schools that have undergone continuous review cycles under the 2020 standards. Discover key takeaways from the consultative accreditation process that have delivered value to your peers.

From developing a comprehensive strategy to managing faculty qualifications to leveraging financial resources, the Global Accreditation Conference engages participants in discussions about the key inputs needed for creating lasting impact in our communities and globally. Topics include:
  • Engagement and Societal Impact (Standard 9)
  • Microcredentials and Accreditation Expectations
  • Collaborative/Interdisciplinary/Co-Curricular Programs
  • Competency-based Education
  • Impact of Scholarship
  • Outcomes-based Faculty Qualifications
  • Strategic Planning


2021 Global Accreditation Conference Overview

Discover Why 600+ Peers Network and Learn at the Global Accreditation Conference

Take a look at the key topics and takeaways of the virtual Global Accreditation Conference this September. 




 GAC Keynote Geoff and Stephanie

Keynote II: Year One of the 2020 Standards: A Conversation with AACSB’s Global Chief Accreditation Officer, Dr. Stephanie Bryant

Discuss key takeaways from the first year of peer review visits under the 2020 standards, including topics most pressing and relevant to AACSB members. This engaging and interactive keynote will touch on topics including differentiating between the 2013 and 2020 standards, the impact of Standard 9 on other standards, and faculty qualifications. 


Stephanie Bryant, EVP and Global Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International

Geoff Perry, EVP and Chief Officer Asia Pacific, AACSB International



Deans, associate and assistant deans, accreditation coordinators, department chairs, and faculty, as well as those interested in pursuing AACSB Accreditation and those with initial accreditation or continuous improvement review visits coming up in the next few years.

"A helpful overview of the 2020 standards and a lovely way to meet a wide range of participants from across the world and share experiences. Being virtual almost made it easier to engage and in particular post live chat questions. Well done to all involved!"

—Catherine Court, Faculty Manager, Strathclyde Business School, University of Strathclyde, Scotland, UK, 2020 AACSB Virtual Conference Attendee

"The Global Accreditation Conference is one of AACSB's best events! It is a fantastic opportunity to network with colleagues, learn best practices from sister schools, and learn more about accreditation and assurance of learning. A must attend conference for every AACSB accredited and member school!"

—Rosa Di Virgilio Taormina, Assistant Director of Operations, Assessment and Accreditation, Bertolon School of Business at Salem State University




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