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The process used by the Board of Standards and the IACSB to accredit programs, courses and training is based on an international business accreditation standards of the: ISO, ESQ, TUV ACBSP, EFMD, EQUIS, IACBE and the ABA American Bar Association.
This IACSB International Board of Standards is an ISO Sanctioned 29993, 9001, and 21001 Company and International Board of Standards which owns over 100 certification programs and curriculum guides that can be used jointly with training and education providers.
ISO 29993 Standards is for Learning Service Providers offering Qualifications and Charter Designations. A program that has been approved for our programs of ISO 29990 non formal training certification meets the IOQM accreditation standards.
The IACSB Accreditation process includes evaluation of government approved programs, licensing, and existing accreditation.
All IACSB accredited bodies must offer comprehensive assessment of individuals within the course or courses. These courses should be either from a government recognized body, accredited business school, government recognized licensing agency, or from a qualified training programs.
Professional Certification Standards for Business Schools
These professional certification standards are designed to establish a framework for assessing and certifying the competence and readiness of business school graduates. The purpose is to ensure that graduates possess the knowledge, skills, and ethical values necessary to excel in the world of business and contribute positively to society. These standards are intended to be adaptable and can be customized by institutions and accrediting bodies to suit their specific requirements. Certified Schools graduates may apply for professional certifications based on these standards.
1. Educational Requirements
1.1. Graduates must hold a bachelor’s degree in business or a related field from an accredited institution.
1.2. Master’s degrees or advanced certifications in specialized business disciplines are encouraged but not mandatory.
2. Core Knowledge Areas
2.1. Business Fundamentals: Graduates should demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of fundamental business concepts, including finance, marketing, operations, human resources, and management.
2.2. Ethical and Social Responsibility: Graduates must exhibit a strong grasp of ethical principles in business practices and an understanding of their social responsibilities as business leaders.
2.3. Global Business Perspective: Graduates should possess awareness of international business environments, global economic trends, and cross-cultural competency.
2.4. Analytical and Critical Thinking: Graduates must demonstrate strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to solve complex business problems.
2.5. Communication Skills: Graduates should be proficient in written and oral communication, including presentation and negotiation skills.
3. Practical Skills
3.1. Leadership and Management: Graduates should exhibit leadership potential and have the ability to effectively manage teams, projects, and resources.
3.2. Financial Competence: Graduates should be able to analyze financial data, make informed financial decisions, and manage financial resources effectively.
3.3. Technology Proficiency: Graduates must be proficient in using relevant business technologies and tools, including data analysis software, project management software, and enterprise resource planning systems.
3.4. Entrepreneurial Skills: Graduates should possess an entrepreneurial mindset, including the ability to identify opportunities, assess risks, and develop business plans.
3.5. Problem-Solving and Decision-Making: Graduates should excel in problem-solving and decision-making, utilizing data-driven approaches and critical thinking.
4. Ethical Standards
4.1. Graduates must adhere to a strict code of ethics in all business activities, including honesty, integrity, and transparency.
4.2. They should be committed to corporate social responsibility and sustainable business practices.
5. Continuous Learning
5.1. Graduates should engage in lifelong learning, staying updated on industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices.
5.2. They should consider pursuing advanced degrees or professional certifications to enhance their skills and knowledge.
6. Professional Development
6.1. Graduates should actively participate in professional associations and networking opportunities to foster career growth and development.
6.2. They should seek mentorship and provide mentorship to others, contributing to the growth of the business community.
7. Assessment and Certification
7.1. Graduates should undergo comprehensive assessment and evaluation to determine their readiness for certification.
7.2. Certification bodies should ensure that the assessment process is rigorous, fair, and transparent.
8.1. Certification should be periodically renewed through continuing education and professional development activities to ensure graduates remain current and relevant in the field.
These professional certification standards for business school graduates aim to establish a benchmark of excellence and ethical conduct in the business world. They serve as a guide for educational institutions, professional organizations, and accrediting bodies to evaluate and certify the competence of graduates, fostering a more responsible and capable business community.