The James Cook University of Singapore Business Accreditation by AACSB International is an honor that represents excellence in business education.


SINGAPORE, 25 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – AACSB International has officially announced that James Cook University (JCU), Singapore has obtained commercial accreditation from the AACSB a sign of excellence in business education. Obtaining this accreditation involves a rigorous review process and peer review from the business education community.

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“The AACSB accreditation recognizes institutions that have demonstrated an interest in excellence in all fields, including teaching, research, curriculum development and student learning,” said Stephanie M. Bryant, Executive Vice President and Director of Accreditation of the AACSB. “We congratulate James Cook University, Singapore and Dean Abhishek Bhati on obtaining accreditation and applauding the entire team, including administration, faculty, staff and students for their role in obtaining this respected honor. “

Less than 6 percent of schools around the world offering business education programs hold the prestigious AACSB business accreditation. Currently, a total of 910 institutions in 58 countries and territories have achieved AACSB accreditation in business, and only a small handful of universities and business schools in Singapore have achieved this distinction.

James Cook University Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding AO said the University warmly welcomes the AACSB accreditation decision. “Receiving this accreditation is a great honor and reflects the very high standards of JCU’s business terms of teaching, student learning, research and curriculum development, ”said Professor Harding.

James Cook University at Singapore is committed to providing impactful, high-quality education to students who remain relevant in their future careers. Examining the Master of Business Administration (MBA), JCU in Singapore updated the curriculum in 2020 to add a suite of six new majors that better prepare students for a diverse business landscape.

JCU students at Singapore can be confident that they are receiving business training that meets the highest level of global business training standards, delivered by highly qualified academics. Additionally, students who graduate from AACSB-accredited schools have a better opportunity to connect with sought-after employers, as well as some of the best minds in the business world, to solve the most pressing challenges facing businesses. business and society.

Professor Chris Rudd OBE, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Campus Head, Singapore at James Cook University, said: “The James Cook University of Singapore has always had a solid foundation in the business world because we recognize the important role that business education plays in creating exceptional leaders who can make a difference. Obtaining this accreditation is truly a reflection of the incredible dedication and abilities of the students and staff. We will continue to focus on our unique and diverse program offerings and the societal impact of our research, so that we can create a meaningful and positive impact around the world. “

IAU membership

In addition to the AACSB accreditation, the Singapore James Cook University campus is also the first of Singapore become a member of the Association of Indian Universities. Through IAU membership, graduates of member universities have better access to employment opportunities in India. Membership improves accessibility to student loans from India for students applying to join the Singapore James Cook University campus.

Collaboration with universities of India

The Singapore James Cook University campus presents a unique opportunity for universities to India who wish to engage in a double degree for PGDM / MBA programs or for bachelor’s degree programs. Students will study part of their degree in India and then come to Singapore to continue their studies.

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SOURCE James Cook University Pte Ltd


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