Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business 

 Vision:    To transform business     education for global prosperity.

Mission: International is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education

AACSB is  world’s oldest business accreditation organization set up in 1916. AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence and professional development services to more than 1,700 member organizations and over 850 accredited business schools worldwide.  

The total number of AACSB accredited schools are 840 institutions, across 56 countries or territories.  In India there are 14 accredited schools and 70 member schools  including the accredited schools.  

Currently a massive exercise is underway to bring in new  revised standards reducing the number to 9 under three categories Strategic Management, Learners Success and Thought Leadership under the AACSB 2020 standards. 

Indian Accredited Schools 

AACSB  as the oldest and longest serving global accreditation agency strives to continuously improve engagement among business, faculty, institutions, and learners, so that business education is aligned with business practice. AACSB has just announced   new 2020 Guiding Principles and Standards for Business Accreditation on July 28, 2020.

The new standards are divided into three strategic goals "Strategic Management (3 standards) Learners success (four standards) and Thought Leadership (2 standards) as opposed to the current four categories Strategic Management, Participants, Teaching and Learning and Academic and Professional Engagement. 

AACSB is pleased to announce that the membership affirmed the 2020 Guiding Principles and Standards for Business Accreditation on July 28, 2020.

The transition period for adopting the 2020 business accreditation standards will take place between January 2021 and June 2023. The initial pilot will occur in the 2020-21 academic year, with a small number of schools with visits scheduled between January and June 2021 reviewed under the 2020 business standards. The pilot schools have been identified and all other schools outside the pilot group will be reviewed under the 2013 standards.
Schools with peer review team visits scheduled between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2023, can choose to be reviewed under either the 2013 or 2020 business standards. Schools should communicate their preference to their AACSB accreditation staff liaison.
Beginning July 1, 2023, all schools will be reviewed under the 2020 standards during their next scheduled visit. 

AACSB announces new standards for 2020

AACSB member schools in India : 70

Alliance University  Bangalore 

Amity University  Noida  

Amity Business School Gurgaon 

Amrita University School of Business, Coimbatore 

Amrut Mody School of Management Ahmedabad

Athena School of Management Mumbai

BIMTECH  Greater Noida 

BML Munjal University  Gurgaon

Christ University Business School, Bangalore

Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB), Delhi

Galgotia University Business School Greater Noida

GITAM School of International Business - AP

Goa Institute of Management  Goa

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 

ICBM - School of Business Excellence Hyderabad

ICFAI Business School IBS  Hyderabad

IFIM Business School Bangalore  

IILM Graduate School of Management Greater Noida

International School of Management Excellence (ISME) Bangalore 

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade  Delhi

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad  

Indian institute of management Bodh Gaya

Indian institute of management Jammu

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta  

Indian Institute of Management Indore 

Indian Institute of Management Kashipur 

Indian Institute of Management Lucknow 

Indian Institute of Management Raipur

Indian Institute of Management Ranchi 

Indian Institute of Management Udaipur 

Indian Institute of Plantation Management Bangalore 

Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode

Indian Institute of Management  Nagpur

Indian Institute of Management Shillong 

Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai

Indian School of Business ISB  Hyderabad  

IMT Ghaziabad

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Tampa, Fla., USA (May 19, 2020)—AACSB International (AACSB) wrapped up its first virtual International Conference and Annual Meeting (ICAM), where attendees discussed responses to COVID-19, leading change, online delivery, lifelong learning, and approaches to creating positive societal impact. 

More than 650 representatives from over 350 organizations from around the world gathered to further pave the future of business education’s learning and development opportunities. 

A sampling of upcoming virtual events includes:  

Virtual Seminars  

·  Assurance of Learning I: Foundation and Fundamentals  

·  Engagement, Innovation, and Impact Seminar  

·  Seminar for New Associate Deans  

Virtual Conferences  

·  AP and EMEA Accreditation Conference 

·  Global Accreditation Conference  

·  Associate Deans Conference  

·  Diversity and Inclusion Summit  

For a full list of events, please visit

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