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ACBSP Access Accreditation Workshops

Are you preparing for ACBSP initial or reaffirmation of accreditation and need assistance with the information needed or where to begin? ACBSP invites you to attend our workshop that gives you full access to the ACBSP accreditation process.

This intensive three-day seminar, will cover the standards and criteria in detail with presentations by ACBSP accreditation staff and ACBSP members with business programs accredited by ACBSP who 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 review a specific criterion within each standard using the online reporting portal.

Three workshops will be held in early 2019, in different locations. More may be added during the latter half of the year.

Topics To Be Covered

  • Review of Accreditation Standards & Criteria 1-6
  • Review of the Accreditation Process
  • Evolution of the Standards & Criteria
  • Demo and Tour of the Online Reporting Portal
  • Best Practices for each Standard
  • Hands-on Examples and Exercises for each Standard

See Full Schedule Here

Who Should Attend?

  • Faculty members for schools interested in pursuing candidacy for ACBSP accreditation
  • ACBSP Members in candidacy
  • ACBSP Members seeking reaffirmation of accreditation

Sponsored By:

Peregrine Academics

Registration Details

January 17-19, 2019
College of Southern Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada


February 28 - March 2, 2019
Western Governors University - Austin Campus
Austin, Texas


April 25-27, 2019
Seneca College
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


The registration fee is $600 (USD) per attendee. This includes:

  • Lunches on 2 days
  • Continental Breakfasts on 2 days
  • Refreshment Breaks
  • Electronic/printed copies of materials

Attendees are required to bring their own laptops, netbooks, or tablets for exercises. ACBSP will not provide mobile devices for attendee usage. Complimentary WiFi will be available at the workshop.

Seating for the workshop is limited to 45 people. Payment must be made at the time of registration or you will not be registered.

Hotel room with bed, armoire, and lamp

Hotel & Accommodations

Las Vegas Workshop
Hampton Inn Tropicana
$157/night single + tax. Group Rate available for Jan. 16-19.
Complementary shuttle to/from airport on the hour.
Book online by January 2 for group rate!

Austin Workshop
Fairfield Inn & Suites Austin NW/Research Blvd

$119/night double/single + tax. Group Rate available for Feb. 27 - Mar. 3.
Book online by February 5 for group rate!

Toronto Workshop


Attendees are responsible for their own airfare and ground transportation. No shuttle to/from the airport is provided, unless specifically stated.

Las Vegas Workshop
McCarran International Airport (LAS)

Austin Workshop
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

Toronto Workshop
Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) or Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)

Preliminary Schedule

The schedule below is generic and may change at anytime. Each workshop's schedule may be slightly different. Updates will be made as needed. A final schedule will be provided on-site.

Day 1
10:00 AM12:00 PMRegistration
12:00 PM1:00 PMLunch provided
1:00 PM1:25 PMWelcome and Introductions
1:25 PM1:40 PMACBSP History and Accreditation Process
1:40 PM2:10 PMSystematic Process and Overview Section
2:10 PM2:30 PMOverview of New Standards Effective January 2019
2:30 PM3:00 PMRefreshment Break
3:00 PM3:30 PMSystematic Process Exercise
3:30 PM4:00 PMTour of Online Reporting Portal
4:00 PM4:30 PMPublic Information Requirements
4:30 PM5:00 PMSite Visit Logistics
5:00 PM END OF DAY ONE - Dinner on your own
Day 2
8:00 AM9:00 AMContinental Breakfast
9:00 AM9:15 AMStandard One - Leadership Overview
9:15 AM10:00 AMStandard One - Best Practice Presentation
10:00 AM10:20 AMStandard One - Exercise
10:20 AM10:45 AMNetworking Break
10:45 AM11:00 AMStandard Two - Strategic Planning Overview
11:00 AM11:45 AMStandard Two - Best Practice Presentation
11:45 AM12:00 PMStandard Two - Exercise
12:00 PM1:00 PMLunch
1:00 PM1:15 PMStandard Two - Exercise, Cont'd
1:15 PM1:35 PMStandard Three - Student and Stakeholder Focus Overview
1:35 PM2:25 PMStandard Three - Best Practice Presentation
2:25 PM2:45 PMStandard Three - Exercise
2:45 PM3:15 PMRefreshment Break
3:15 PM5:00 PMStandard Four - Measuring Student Learning and Performance
5:00 PM END OF DAY TWO - Dinner on your own
Day 3
7:30 AM8:30 AMContinental Breakfast
8:30 AM8:45 AMStandard Four - Review
8:45 AM9:45 AMStandard Five - Faculty and Staff Focus, and Standard Six - Process Management Overviews
9:45 AM10:05 AMRefreshment Break
10:05 AM10:50 AMStandard Five - Best Practice Presentation
10:50 AM11:35 AMStandard Six - Best Practice Presentation
11:35 AM12:00 PMWrap-up and Distribution of Certificates

Questions & Concerns

If you have questions or need assistance, contact ACBSP at 913-339-9356 or

Refund Policy

ACBSP must receive a written notice of cancellation no later than two weeks (14 days) before the applicable workshop for a full refund to be given. Fees will be refunded in the same manner in which the original form of payment was made. NO REFUNDS will be made for registration cancellation less than two weeks from the applicable workshop and all amounts owed must be paid. No-shows are not eligible for a refund. Substitutions can be made at any time without penalty. Cancellations may only be submitted via email to

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