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ACBSP partners with NICE TV and NBCUniversal to produce ACBSP TV for its 2012 Annual Conference

Friday, November 4, 2011   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Giles Rafol

ACBSPACBSP partners with NICE TV and NBCUniversal to produce ACBSP TV for its 2012 Annual Conference


Melinda Dorning


Overland Park, KS (November 4, 2011) –The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) announced today that it will partner with NICE TV and NBCUniversal to produceACBSP TVto be broadcast at its Annual Conference in June 2012 in Baltimore and throughout the year.

ACBSP TVwill capture key highlights from the Annual Conference, including interviews and comments from business school leaders, together with feature profiles on select ACBSP member schools. The profiles will take the form of short films showcasing thought leadership and excellence in business education.

The aim of the project is to showcase best practices in the sector. It will highlight the critical importance of dialogue and knowledge-sharing among research, education, business and government.ACBSP TVwill extend the life of the Annual Conference content and share it with stakeholders throughout the U.S.A. and internationally.

NICE TV will be reaching out to ACBSP members to develop their own mini-features to be included inACBSP TV.A package of services will be offered resulting in a professionally produced video for the program and for use by members for their own purposes. Members will be contacted in the coming weeks about this opportunity.



ACBSP's 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 (CHEA) as a specialized accreditation agency for business education. ACBSP currently has 1,051 member campuses, 157 of which are located outside of the U.S. Of those campuses, 541 have achieved accreditation and more than 415 are in candidacy for accreditation. Individual members on these campuses now exceed 9,500. For more information, visit


Launched in 2005, NICE TV is an international, market-leading media production company which produces TV news programs tailored to clients' individual needs. NICE TV produces high-quality news programmes across many different sectors including health, education, the public sector, central and local government, business-to-business and consumer markets. For more information, visit

About NBCUniversal

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake. For more information, visit