▲ AACSB officials, President Lee Young-moo and members of Hanyang University visited ERICA campus
ERICA Campus College of Business and Economics recently acquired international certificate for the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business(AACSB).
The AACSB is recognized as the highest quality certification in business education, as only about 5% of the more than 16,000 business schools worldwide have acquired it. It has established 15 international standards, including research, education, budget and administration, and is awarding accreditation to universities that meet all the criteria. To meet these standards, universities must strive to achieve their vision and mission, continue to innovate, and produce results.
Stephenie M. Bryant, head of AACSB Headquarters, said, "ERICA Campus College of Business and Economics has demonstrated excellence in all areas of education, research, curriculum development and student learning. I congratulate university headquarters, professors, administration teams and students who have provided their continuous support."
The college received a due diligence on the final stage of the AACSB certification at the end of May this year. In the process, they were proven to possess the resources, competencies, and will to provide students with the highest level of future-oriented business education.
▲ Open space lounge at the ERICA Campus College of Business and Economics
AACSB official said, "ERICA College of Business and Economics has proved to be contributing to students, alumni networks, industry and university education," and added, “With their students growing into business leaders in the future, the college has a great positive effect both at home and abroad.”
One of the college officials said, "The full support of Hanyang University and ERICA campus helped us to attain this certification," and added “We have organized a preparatory committee for AACSB in 2011 and started to work for the certification. Professor Won Suk-hee, Shim Won-sul, Park Kwang-ho from Division of Business Administration and professor Sa Gong-jin from Division of Economics collaborated together to accomplish this goal.”
▲Students using the open space lounge of the ERICA Campus College of Business and Economics
Meanwhile, the departments of ERICA campus that are included in the AACSB accreditationare as follows: Division of Business Administration, Department of Actuarial Science, Department of Accounting and Tax, Graduate School of Management Consulting, Department of Strategic Management, Department of Insurance & Finance, and Department of Business Administration in Graduate School of Industrial Convergence.