ACBSP Welcomes Eliademy as New Corporate Member
Thursday, April 04, 2013
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Welcomes Eliademy as New Corporate Member
based in Finland, recently joined ACBSP as a corporate member. With a mission
to democratize education with technology, Eliademy supports educators and
students with free online classrooms that enable them to create, share and
OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA (April 4, 2013) The
Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org welcomes Eliademy as a new corporate member.
Eliademy supports educators and students with free online classrooms that
enable them to create, share and manage courses.
is a dynamic platform that can be used by both universities and corporate
organizations as a virtual learning environment. Furthermore, it can also be
used as a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), platform where anyone can teach
anyone online. With its smart and friendly interface, fast and easy to use
features, educators are able to engage students with features such as
discussion boards, videos, images, newsfeed, visual notifications and calendar,
anytime, from any corner of the world.
As a corporate member, Eliademy supports
ACBSP projects and initiatives and gains visibility for its online classrooms
among ACBSP’s educational members. "It is rewarding to see a visionary
organization like Eliademy placing confidence and trust in the mission, vision
and values of ACBSP," said Dr. Panos Kostakos, ACBSP Director of European
Operations. "We are getting a step closer to a world with universal access to
internationally recognized quality education,” Kostakos
comes from our belief that education should be available to all and
everywhere,” said Sotiris Makrygiannis, CEO of Eliademy. "Eliademy is currently available
in six languages and
in the future we will deploy another 44 (one per week),” Makrygiannis
Corporate Membership is granted to business corporations, foundations,
professional associations, and non-profit organizations with strategic
interests in influencing collegiate business education and supportive of the
objectives of the Association.
Started in February 2012, Eliademy Eliademy.com is backed by CBTec Ltd, a company founded by ex-Nokia veterans,
who possess core expertise in Open Source Technology. Eliademy was built using
Open Source Technology in cooperation with Finnish educators and learners and
it is free of charge.
mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize excellence in the
accreditation of business education programs around the world. ACBSP is
recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
as a specialized accreditation agency for business education. ACBSP currently
has 1,171 member campuses, 183 of which are located outside of the U.S. Of
those campuses, 586 have achieved accreditation and more than 500 are in
candidacy for accreditation. Individual members on these campuses now exceed 9,900.