Africa Business School is happy to announce that it is now a proud member of The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, also known as AACSB International.
The AACSB International is a nonprofit association that connects educators, students and businesses that share the common goal of creating the next generation of leaders.
As a member of the AACSB Business Education Alliance, Africa Business School became part of the world’s largest network of business schools and organizations focused on advancing business education.
AACSB Business Education Alliance offers educational and benchmarking resources specifically designed for business programs and faculty. Through content-driven events, publications, comprehensive data tools, and industry research, this alliance connects our school with top business educators and industry leaders from nearly 100 countries.
The organization has offices located in Tampa, Florida, USA; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Singapore.
Among the founding institutions of the AACSB: Columbia University • Cornell University • Dartmouth College • Harvard University • New York University • Northwestern University • Ohio State University • Tulane University • University of California, Berkeley • University of Chicago • University of Illinois • University of Nebraska • University of Pennsylvania • University of Pittsburgh • University of Texas • University of Wisconsin–Madison • Yale University.
Source: AACSB official website (https://www.aacsb.edu)
Africa Business School has become a full member of the Global Business School Network (GBSN) based in Washington D.C., which connects ABS to more than 100 leading business school on six continents.
The Global Business School Network has been building management education capacity in and for the developing world for over 17 years. The schools among the the network have leaders, faculty, and students engaging in programs to improve access to management and entrepreneurship education which is of high quality and locally relevant.
Through international events, advocacy and local capacity building projects, GBSN facilitates cross-border networking, knowledge sharing and collaboration. GBSN programs tap the expertise of the member schools to advise, train and mentor developing world institutions and educators.
The professor François Therin, Senior Advisor to the Dean of Africa Business School took part in the QS MAPLE 2020 Virtual Conference. The Professor covered the topic of “Preparing the region of Middle East & Africa to become an economic power over the coming decade” as a panelist
Professor Therin has 25 years of progressive leadership experience in higher education in 6 different countries, including Dean’s and Director’s positions in Europe, South-East Asia and the Middle East, giving him direct exposure to the higher education landscape in these regions
QS MAPLE is an advancement accelerator that provides a platform for knowledge-sharing and professional networking. The combination of a diverse and high-level audience, a conference format conducive to open discussions, and QS MAPLE’s location in key cities in the Middle East and Africa, are all-key to its success