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 

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

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. The agency revealed a draft approach paper at its just concluded annual Accreditation Conference. The new standards would reduce the  total number of current  standards  introduced in 2013 numbering 15 to 9.


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. 


The new standards in fact  reorder and merge a few of the standards and creating some wholly new standards, The accredited or member school faculty are being asked to submit their comments on the  draft proposals that would come to effect as option from 2020  submission and completely adopted by 2023.  

AACSB proposes 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

Standard 1: Mission, Impact, Innovation  

Standard 2: Intellectual Contributions, Impact, and Alignment with mission 

Standard 3: Financial Strategies and Allocation of Resources  

Participants – Students, Faculty, and Professional Staff

Standard 4: Student Admissions, Progression, and Career Development

Standard 5: Faculty Sufficiency and Deployment

Standard 6: Faculty Management and Support

Standard 7: Professional Staff Sufficiency and Deployment

Learning and Teaching

Standard 8: Curricula Management and Assurance of Learning  
Standard 9: Curriculum Content

Standard 10: Student-Faculty Interactions  

Standard 11: Degree Program Educational Level, Structure, and Equivalence

Standard 12: Teaching Effectiveness

Academic and Professional Engagement  

Standard 13: Student Academic and Professional Engagement  

Standard 14: Executive Education  

Standard 15: Faculty Qualifications and Engagement

Contact SEAA Facilitation Services Team for help relating to  Accreditation process, Mission workshops for faculty, Peregrine online student learning outcome assessment service for assurance of learning (AoL)  & Bloomberg B-school connections service

From our 2012 conference at Bangalore


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