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									             AACSB
    International: An Update


               Arthur Kraft, Dean
               The George L. Argyros School of
               Business and Economics
               Chapman University
               2006-07 Chair, AACSB International

                      Certified Financial Planning Board’s 2006
                                                Annual Meeting
                     CFP Board Program Directors’ Conference




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                Discussion Points

       AACSB International mission
       Value of accreditation
       An overview of AACSB standards
       A broader view of AACSB International
       Questions and discussion




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    The AACSB International Mission


     AACSB International advances quality
       management education worldwide
       through accreditation and thought
                  leadership.



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    The AACSB International Business
     Accreditation Through April 2006

    Region            Number   Percent
    Asia               13        2.5
    Canada             17        3.2
    Europe             35        6.7
    Latin American/
     Caribbean          9        1.7
    Middle East         5        0.9
    Oceania             6        1.1
    United States     442        83.9
    Total             527       100.0
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           AACSB Accounting Accreditation
                Through April 2006


    Region              Number    Percent
    Asia                   3        1.8
    Canada                 1        0.6
    Oceania                1        0.6
    United States        163       97.0
    Total                168      100.0




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              Founding Schools (1916)

       Columbia University          Ohio State University
       University of Chicago        Harvard University
       Cornell University           University of Pennsylvania
       Dartmouth College            University of Pittsburgh
       University of Illinois       University of Texas
       University of Nebraska       Tulane University
       Northwestern University      University of Wisconsin
                                     Yale University




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    AACSB International accreditation
              represents

       The highest standard for business schools
        worldwide.
       A commitment to quality and continuous
        improvement.
       Self-assessment
       Peer review.



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     AACSB International accreditation assures
     your business school/accounting program:


     Manages resources to achieve a vibrant and relevant
    mission
    Advances management knowledge through faculty
    scholarship
    Provides quality teaching and current curricula
    Cultivates meaningful interaction between students and a
    qualified faculty
    Produces graduates who have achieved specified learning
    goals
    Makes a statement to external communities about your
    commitment to quality and continuous improvement

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      Philosophy of AACSB International
               Accreditation

    Accreditation satisfies a moral dimension of
      management education through Strategic
      Management standards that focus on:
     a well articulated mission;
     effective use of resources to achieve the mission, and
     management focused on continuous quality
      improvement; and
     advancement of knowledge in the management
      education

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       Philosophy of AACSB International
                 Accreditation

     Accreditation ensures the quality of the educational
       dimension of business schools through Participant
       Standards that:
      require appropriate actions and interactions between
       faculty, students, administrators, and staff;
      insure use of sufficient, qualified, and engaged
       faculty resources; and
      expect active student involvement and demonstration
       of appropriate student recruitment policies and
       support systems

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       Philosophy of AACSB International
                 Accreditation

     Accreditation ensures the accountability dimension of
       management education through Assurance of
       Learning standards that:
      insure delivery of effectively managed curricula
       consistent with the stated mission;
      insure program intentions defined by learning goals;
       and
      insure learning achievement as demonstrated by
       direct assessment of learning

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         AACSB accreditation is the core
           service, but there is more

      Thought leadership and advocacy
      Knowledge Services
      Professional development




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              Thought Leadership
                 and Advocacy

      Identifying strategic concerns
      Developing plans of actions
      Advocacy and enhanced media exposure




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                  Thought Leadership
                and Advocacy Initiatives

        Value of management education and
         accreditation
        Ethics education in business schools
        Doctoral faculty shortage
        Peace through commerce
        Business school rankings
        Global Foundation for Management Education
        Research in business schools
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             AACSB Knowledge Services

        Benchmarking data on management and accounting
         education
        Industry wide and custom statistical reports
        On-line resource centers for
             Assessment
             Teaching business ethics
             Doctoral candidate recruitment
             Deans resources

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                AACSB Professional
             Development Opportunities

        Conferences and seminars for faculty and b-
         school administrators
        Provides learning opportunities with industry
         leaders
        40 professional development events around the
         world



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         Some Important Core Principles

        AACSB International accreditation is mission
         driven and globally relevant
        Sound strategic management of resources is
         essential
        Diversity in mission and focus is expected
        Direct assessment of learning is expected
        Continuous improvement and high quality
         programs are cornerstones

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                Core Principles Cont’d

        Emphasis on ethics and integrity in the operations of
         business programs and in curricula is expected
        Preparation of students for the global economy is
         essential
        Faculty resources are key to meeting the standards
         with emphasis on sufficiency and qualifications
        Emphasis on intellectual contributions as part of the
         mission of accredited business schools is essential


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     AACSB International Website




             www.aacsb.edu




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     QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION




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