The scholarship of management teaching and learning has established itself as a field in its own right, and this benchmark Handbook is the first to provide an account of the discipline. Original chapters from leading international academics identify the key issues and map out where the discipline is going. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and critical overview of the given topic area, highlights current debate, and reviews the emerging research agenda.

Assessment and Accreditation in Business Schools

Assessment and accreditation in business schools


Business school mission statements routinely purport to promote some form of learning. Indeed, for most business schools, few issues are more mission-critical than the inculcation of competencies most important for the practice of management. Despite this significance, systematic efforts to demonstrate student acquisition of such knowledge and skill are not universally practiced. With increasing pressure for accountability from a multitude of stakeholders, business schools are being challenged to provide direct and systematic evidence of student learning. This chapter is intended to synthesize and augment knowledge of formal assessment practices within business schools and its role in the accreditation process. Specifically, current requirements and evidence to demonstrate student learning towards accreditation by the AACSB (Association ...

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