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Jack Welch Management Institute’s Executive MBA Program Receives ACBSP Accreditation
|By Business Wire
|June 19, 2014 09:30 AM EDT
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has awarded the Jack
Welch Management Institute (JWMI) at Strayer
University accreditation of its executive Master of Business
Administration (MBA) degree program. ACBSP accreditation certifies that
the teaching and learning processes within the JWMI program meet the
rigorous educational standards established by ACBSP.
“The Jack Welch Management Institute has exhibited outstanding
leadership and commitment to quality in executive business education
throughout our accreditation process,” said ACBSP director of
accreditation Steve Parscale. “Our organization, which awards
accreditation to institutions with only top-tier processes for
curricula, faculty, student and process development, is pleased to
formally recognize JWMI’s excellence in each of these areas.”
ACBSP is a specialized accreditation association for business education
that supports and rewards teaching excellence. Accreditation by ACBSP is
based on an independent evaluation of an institution’s business school
or program by a group of professionals, including business faculty and
“Widely recognized by employers, this prestigious accreditation by ACBSP
is validation of the academic offerings and processes we have in place
to help our students gain the applicable skills and concepts they will
need to succeed in today’s demanding business environment,” said Andrea
Backman, Ph.D., dean of the Jack Welch Management Institute. “In
addition to bringing together the fundamentals of management and
leadership using a ‘learn today, apply tomorrow’ approach, our MBA
program engages our students with real-time, world-class insights from
today’s top business leaders – starting with our partner, chair of the
JWMI board, and namesake, celebrated CEO Jack Welch.”
The Jack Welch Management Institute is a part of Strayer University,
which is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
(MSCHE), an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education. MSCHE is the same organization that accredits
universities such as Georgetown, Columbia, Temple, Syracuse, and Johns
The Jack Welch Management Institute offers the online executive MBA
program, as well as intensive Executive Certificates in “Becoming a
Leader” and “Creating a Winning Strategy.” It also recently partnered
with Skillsoft for exclusive, global distribution of its Welch
Way leadership development courses.
ACBSP is a leading specialized accreditation association for business
education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence.
Established in 1988, ACBSP is the only business accrediting organization
for all associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree programs.
Its mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize
excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around
The Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University will receive a
Certificate of Accreditation at the ACBSP Annual Conference in Chicago
on June 27.
accreditation by ACBSP; ‘learn today, apply tomorrow’ approach validated
by top bschool accreditor. @ACBSPAccredited
Demonstrating its drive for academic excellence, @JackWelchMBA is
now accredited by top business school accreditor ACBSP. @ACBSPAccredited
About The Jack Welch Management Institute
The core mission of the Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer
University is to provide students and organizations with the proven
methodologies, immediately actionable practices, and respected
credentials needed to win in the most demanding global business
environments. By teaching the performance and people-driven management
canon of Jack Welch and other renowned business leaders, the Jack Welch
Management Institute prepares Executive MBA and Executive Certificate
program graduates to transform their companies and careers. For more
information, please visit http://jackwelch.strayer.edu.
About Strayer University
Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on
Higher Education and has been in operation since 1892. The University
offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business
administration, accounting, economics, information systems, information
technology, human resource management, education, health services
administration, public administration, management and criminal justice
to working adult students. Strayer University also offers an executive
MBA online through its Jack Welch Management Institute. For more
information, visit www.strayer.edu
or call 1-888-4-STRAYER (888-478-7293).
ACBSP’s mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize
excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around
the world. ACBSP, www.acbsp.org,
is recognized by the Council
for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a specialized
accreditation agency for business education. ACBSP currently has 1,233
member campuses, 195 of which are located outside of the U.S. Of those
campuses, 923 have achieved accreditation and more than 210 are in
candidacy for accreditation. Individual members on these campuses now
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