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February 13-15, 2020
San Diego, California

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A Roadmapto Success

We are only accepting the first 45 participants for this workshop. Don't miss out!

Are you preparing for ACBSP initial or reaffirmation of accreditation and need assistance with the information needed or where to begin? We will be offering a three-day workshop that will guide you through this very extensive process. The workshop will be held at the Fermanian Conference Center in Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California. During the workshop you will cover the standards and criteria in detail with presentations by ACBSP accreditation staff and individuals who are a part of ACBSP accredited business programs that have developed best practices for each standard. Schools interested in pursuing candidacy, in candidacy, or seeking reaffirmation of accreditation will also be provided with in class time to a specific criterion within each standard using the online reporting portal.

PLEASE NOTE: Participants should bring an iPad, Netbook or laptop to access the online reporting portal.

Speakers

Diana Hallerud

Diana Hallerud

ACBSP - Director of Training Associate Director of Accreditation

Bruce Stetar

Bruce Stetar

Western Governors University

Clarice Tate

Clarice Tate

Peregrine Academics

More speakers to be announced shortly.

Location

Point Loma Nazarene University

Point Loma Nazarene University

The Access Accreditation Workshop will be held at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) which, established in 1902, is a Christian liberal arts institution. The university was founded by Phineas Bresee, primary founder of the Church of the Nazarene.

In addition to more than 60 undergraduate areas of study, PLNU offers graduate, doctoral and non-traditional undergraduate degree completion programs on several campuses in San Diego County and Bakersfield. PLNU serves over 4,600 students.

The workshop will take place at the Fermanian Conference Center (FCC), located inside the Fermanian Business Center. A link to the Campus Map can be found below - The Fermanian Business Center is on the lower left corner of the map, right next to the Fermanian School of Business (FSB).

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Accomodations: Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside

The hotel is located at 4875 North Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92106, which is less than 2 miles to Point Loma Nazarene University! and it offers:

  • 24 hour Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service*
  • Complimentary Wireless High Speed Internet Access in all guest rooms
  • Outdoor Heated Pool & Hot Tub
  • Recreational area with Ping-Pong, Shuffleboard, Bean Bag Toss, and Giant Connect Four
  • Courtesy Beach Cruiser Bicycles
  • Complimentary Business Center
  • Complimentary Fitness Center
  • On-site Restaurant serving Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Room Service, plus a wide variety of restaurants within close walking distance, including several great waterfront restaurants and a brewery just across the street
  • Weekday Happy Hour Specials with house complimentary hors d’oeuvres from 5:00pm – 7:00pm in the Bayside Bar, as well as Weekday Happy Hour Food Specials, like Wings Wednesday
  • Close to San Diego’s major attractions, like the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Balboa Park, Seaport Village, Petco Park, Gaslamp Quarter, Cabrillo National Monument, and local Beaches
  • Guest parking available at $18/night

* Complimentary airport shuttle is offered by the hotel and runs on demand. Please call the hotel at 619-224-3621 for pickup. The hotel will instruct you on where to wait for the shuttle and provide you with an Estimated Time of Arrival. Return shuttles to the airport also run on demand and we ask that you be in the lobby at least 10 minutes before you wish to depart for the airport. The airport is a 5 minute drive from the hotel.

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Tentative Schedule

Thursday
9:00am
Registration Opens
Thursday
10:00am - 5:00pm
Workshop
Friday
8:00am
Registration Opens
Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
Workshop
Saturday
8:30am - 11:30am
Workshop
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Pricing

All Workshops

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Continental breakfast and lunch on Thursday and Friday

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Hot breakfast buffet on Saturday

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All Breaks throughout the Workshop

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All Program Materials

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Registation Fee

$600