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Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

  • Founded: 1916
  • Headquarters: Tampa, Florida, USA
  • Mission: AACSB’s mission is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education.
  • Accreditation Criteria: AACSB accreditation focuses on quality assurance and continuous improvement through a rigorous peer review process.
  • Recognition: AACSB is one of the oldest and most prestigious accrediting agencies for business schools worldwide, accrediting less than 5% of the world’s business programs.
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Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

  • Founded: 1988
  • Headquarters: Overland Park, Kansas, USA
  • Mission: ACBSP’s mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around the world.
  • Accreditation Criteria: ACBSP focuses on teaching excellence, student learning outcomes, and continuous improvement.
  • Recognition: ACBSP is known for its focus on teaching and learning excellence in business education.
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International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)

  • Founded: 1997
  • Headquarters: Lenexa, Kansas, USA
  • Mission: IACBE’s mission is to advance academic quality in business education through collaborative accreditation.
  • Accreditation Criteria: IACBE evaluates business programs based on a comprehensive set of standards focusing on outcomes assessment, strategic planning, and academic quality improvement.
  • Recognition: IACBE is known for its student-centered approach and commitment to continuous improvement in business education.
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