The University of Cape Coast School of Business has become a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACB).
UCC has now become the second University in Ghana to be approved as a member of AACSB.
AACSB International, a global nonprofit association, connects educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders.
The Association which was established in 1916, provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and learning and development services to over 1,700 member organisations and more than 840 accredited business schools worldwide. The global organisation has offices located in Tampa, Florida, USA; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and Singapore.
A statement by the Management of the School signed by the Dean, Prof. John Gartchie Gatsi, said the mission of the association is to foster engagement, accelerate innovation, and amplify impact in business education and has as its vision to transform business education for global prosperity.
With this development, the School of Business has joined over1700 member-institutions of the AACSB.
“The membership experience will foster improvement in quality business education, ethical values, responsibility to inspire innovation and community service, with diversity and inclusion,” the statement noted. The statement indicated that “We are committed to the high standard required of our lecturers and administrators in delivering business education, with global mindset and inclusion”
The Management of the School commended the contributions of both teaching and non-teaching staff that led to meeting the stringent criteria set by AACSB.