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. 

 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.  
AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and learning and development services to over 1,700 member organizations and more than 840 accredited business schools worldwide.

Alliance University  Bangalore  

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

GITAM School of International Business - AP

Globsyn Business School West Bengal

Goa Institute of Management  Goa

Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai 

ICBM - School of Business Excellence, Hyderabad

ICFAI Business School IBS  Hyderabad

Jagdish Sheth School of Management Bangalore  

IILM Graduate School of Management Greater Noida

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 Management Sirmaur

Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Indian School of Business ISB  Hyderabad

IMT Ghaziabad

AACSB announces new standards for 2020

Business Accreditation

AACSB business accreditation signals to the world that an institution has met the most rigorous standards of excellence in business education. Institutions that have earned the AACSB accreditation seal demonstrate that they are committed to upholding and advancing the quality of their programs, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


An overview of the initial accreditation process provides the steps necessary to complete the accreditation process, which includes self-evaluations, peer reviews, committee reviews, and the development of in-depth strategic plans. After achieving accreditation, schools undergo continuous improvement reviews every five years to ensure they are evolving and improving over time.

Achieving Business Accreditation: At a Glance

1. Learn more about the eligibility process and application for business accreditation.
2. Access all of the details, sample forms, and guidelines required for initial accreditation.
3. Access all details and guidelines required for the continuous improvement review process.

For further guidance and clarification on the accreditation process, please contact an accreditation staff liaison         

(courtesy www.aacsb.edu )

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