The Importance Of ISO Certification For Academic Institutions

Over the past two decades, the number of institutions offering Masters of Business degrees has expanded to meet market demand. As more public and private academic institutions offer business degrees the challenge to distinguish quality programs increases. One method to ensure a college, university or business school is providing a credible and quality degree program is to become certified by an independent professional accreditation agency. Several such bodies exist; however, which one is the appropriate and widely recognized accreditation body that benefits both the institution and student? This article discusses the options available to academic institutions and concludes that certification from the International Standards Organization (ISO) is the optimal choice due to its global reputation for quality standards and that one of the most prominent business program accrediting bodies (AACSB) selected ISO to certify its own quality management system.

Article: Proposing Alternative Master Degree Models

Publisher: JEOM: Journal of Entrepreneurship & Organization Management Publication Type: Article Authors: Dr. Gary Keller Keywords: Innovative master’s; Business degree program; Blue ocean strategy; Specialized accreditation Link: Proposing Alternative Master Degree Models For Small Colleges/Schools of Business Abstract: Over the past two decades, the number of institutions offering Masters of Business degrees has expanded to meet market demand. The sheer expansion has created what it would describe as a red ocean. As more small colleges/ schools … Read more…

Article: Rethinking How Online Student Learning Can Be Measured

Evaluating the role that a faculty member has on student learning continues to be an elusive and contentious issue in higher education. The demands made by various accrediting agencies and institutional sources for reliable quantitative evidence of student learning outcomes have increased the need for consistent and certifiable proof of a faculty member’s impact on student learning.

Article: Comparing The Five Factors Of Production In Southeast Wisconsin

For Profit Perspective Since the commencement of the industrial economy and its evolution into the information age, corporate leaders have searched for a succinct set of guiding principles that can both direct and measure firm performance. Prior to the Industrial Revolution (1750) the typical farmer or artisan in Europe was not much better off than their ancestors dating back to ancient Rome or Greece; however after the Industrial Revolution that situation changed dramatically (Hubbard, 2006). … Read more…