AACSB

AcronymDefinition
AACSBAssociation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (formerly American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business)
AACSBAmerican Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (now Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
AACSBArchitectural and Associated Consultants Selection Board (Hong Kong)
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Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
As AACSB commemorates its Centennial Anniversary, the opportunity arose for accredited business schools to collectively reflect on, recognize, and celebrate notable graduates," said Thomas R.
Business schools seeking AACSB accreditation for the first time work closely with an AACSB staff liaison and mentor (2) in preparing their self-evaluation report and for the visit, and eventually work with a peer review team that visits the campus in a multi-year process.
During the three-day event, the team from Northumbria attended various seminars and events including an Accreditation Recognition event where the team officially received its AACSB certificate commending the university's dual accreditation.
Professor Martin Kitchener, dean of Cardiff Business School, said: "We are thrilled to have achieved AACSB accreditation.
In the research reported here, we establish the existence of the accounting faculty shortage, outline the AACSB guidelines that restrict the range of solutions to the shortage by hiring faculty from pools other than the traditional source, accounting doctoral programs, and examine how some business schools have attempted to reduce the impact of the shortage on their operations by hiring NTT faculty.
To be accredited, a business school must meet AACSB standards.
The list of schools in table 1 includes 19 new programs that have been added since 2007 when there were 51 programs listed on the AACSB website (Ozment 2008).
With its AACSB accreditation AUB joins the top five percent business schools in the world, the likes of Harvard University, Yale University, University of California at Berkeley, HEC School of Management in France and London Business School.
It is now one of only nine accredited business schools in the region (including Turkey) and the only one in Lebanon to currently hold the prestigious AACSB recognition.
For this research, AACSB assurance of learning standards are used to measure student learning outcomes and provide a roadmap for continuous improvement (Harich, Fraser, & Norby, 2005).
While this shortage of academically qualified accounting faculty members may cause alarm, particularly at AACSB accredited institutions, there is a solution to this problem--at least from a temporary perspective.