This agreement provides for American Business Alliance Education Technology Co., Ltd. to conduct activities to create awareness of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) among universities in China.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Christy Jing Xie, Marketing Director and Founder, American Business Alliance Education Technology Co., Ltd., (right), signed the declaration, along with ACBSP President & CEO Jeffrey Alderman, at a meeting held during the 2015 ACBSP International Conference in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Ted Sun, Vice Chancellor of Academics for the School of Business at SMC University and ACBSP Region 8 chair, and Peter Jia Chen, Public Relations Director and Founder, American Business Alliance Education Technology Co., Ltd., were also present at the signing.
The declaration authorizes representatives from the American Business Alliance Education Technology Co., Ltd., to work on behalf of ACBSP to establish the necessary relationships, including with the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, and others, to promote ACBSP and the programmatic business accreditation it offers, to universities in China.
"ACBSP is proud to partner with the Alliance, as we seek to create greater awareness of ACBSP in China," said ACBSP President/CEO Jeffrey Alderman. "The ACBSP vision states: 'Every quality business school worldwide is accredited'. We are confident that this partnership will help us recognize and identify educational institutions in China that would benefit from, and have interest in joining ACBSP and pursuing the accreditation we offer," he said.
Accreditation awareness seminars are planned to create initial interest and introduce the concept of specialized business accreditation to universities in China. More specific workshops will follow that address ACBSP accreditation processes.
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org, is the only global accrediting body to accredit business, accounting, and business-related programs at all degree levels. ACBSP currently has three member campuses in China, two of which have business programs accredited through ACBSP:
- Webster University in Shanghai (accredited in 2008)
- City University of Seattle – University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing (accredited in 2009)
- Keiser University in Shanghai (accredited in 2014)
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 1,220 member campuses, 233 of which are located outside of the U.S. Of those campuses, 962 have achieved accreditation and 160 are in candidacy for accreditation. Individual members on these campuses now exceed 13,000. FAQs / Accreditation FAQs
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