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Get the Scoop on Certificate Programs Accreditation

Do you have questions about ACBSP’s new Unified Standards? Are you considering Certificate Accreditation? Learn about these topics and more at ACBSP Conference 2019.

The sessions offered at ACBSP Conference 2019 are designed to cover a wide range of topics, focused on the conference theme: The Art of Developing Entrepreneurial Leaders, Teaching Excellence, Accreditation, and Going Beyond Accreditation.

This year, as ACBSP rolls out Unified Accreditation Standards and introduces Certificate Accreditation, we want you to have a front row seat at the following sessions focused on those subjects, led by your Commissioners, Accreditation Governance Board members and accreditation staff.

Special Accreditation Sessions

Unified Accreditation Standards – An Overview

Saturday, June 22 — 8 a.m.-9 a.m. • Grand Ballroom BC-EF
Presented by: Steve Parscale
Join our Chief Accreditation Officer for a tour of the Unified Standards and Criteria. Steve will explain the differences between previous requirements of the standards and criteria for both associate degree and baccalaureate/graduate degree business programs.

Certificate Accreditation—Process and Standard Requirements

Saturday, June 22 —2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m. • Grand Ballroom A
Presented by: Steve Parscale, Michelle Byrd, Brad Kleindl, and Carol Ricke
Do you offer certificates for your business programs that you would like to have included in your ACBSP accreditation? Steve Parscale and representatives from the Associate Degree Board of Commissioners, Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners, and the Accreditation Governance Board (AGB) will walk you through the process and the standards for certificates.

The Impact of Systematic Processes: Their Role in ACBSP Accreditation and Within the Unified Standards and Criteria

Saturday, June 22 — 10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m. • Grand Ballroom IL
Presented by: Freda Hartman, Anthony Negbenebor, and Earl Godfrey
In the Unified Standards and Criteria for ACBSP, attention to systematic processes is emphasized including its importance as a critical component of continuous quality improvement. A common understanding of systematic processes, their use and role in successful self-studies and Quality Assurance Reports, will be discussed through interactive dialogue and presentation.

A full list of sessions is available to help you plan your schedule.