AABS Accreditation Workshop
We are pleased to invite you to an AABS Accreditation Workshop in collaboration with SABSA.
The workshop will be held on 15 March 2023 at the GIBS campus and will start at 9h30. It will cover everything you need to know about the Association of African Business Schools Accreditation Standards and Procedures. It is intended to provide a learning opportunity for African business schools interested in pursuing AABS accreditation.
Sponsored by: Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)
The workshop is FREE for SABSA and AABS members.
The workshop fee is $200 for non-members.
Wednesday, 15 March 2023
- 9:30 - 10:00
- Registrations and Refreshments
- 10:00 - 10:15
- Welcome and Introductions
- 10:15 - 11:30
- AABS Accreditation Standards and Criteria Overview
- Key obstacles and their clarification
- 11:30 - 12:00
- Networking Refreshments Break
- 12:00 - 13:30
- The AABS Accreditation Process
- 13:30 - 14:30
- Lunch (Group picture)
- 14:30 - 15:30
- AABS Accredited Schools Spotlight: AABS Accreditation Schools Spotlight
Speakers:Dr Lungile Nitszwane, Ms Kathryn Pope, Prof Maurice Radebe
- 15:30 - 15:50
- Reconnecting with African Schools
Speakers:Aakash Nagpal, David Adediran, Gaurav Srivastava
- 15:50 - 16:05
- Promoting a culture of continuous improvement
- 16:30 - 17:30
- AABS & SABSA Cocktail Function
- 16:05 - 16:15
- Group Feedback and Reflection
Aakash NagpalMarket Development Team - GMAC
Dr Lungile Nitszwane Senior Manager Accreditation and Quality - North West University Business SchoolDr Lungile NitszwaneSenior Manager Accreditation and Quality - North West University Business School
Gaurav SrivastavaRegional Director South Asia, Middle East & Africa - GMAC
Lana ElramlyAABS Executive Director
Ms Kathryn PopeAccreditation Manager - Wits Business School
Prof Maurice Radebe
Sandrine TshishimbiAccreditation Manager
Sandrine B. Tshishimbi is the Accreditation Manager since September 2022 after joining AABS in June 2021 as the Accreditation Officer. Previously, she worked in the office of the DRC Ambassador and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps as the Personal Assistant. She was called to provide administrative support to the Ambassador and the entire Diplomatic corps.
She has also worked as an Interpreter at the Refugee Centre, South African Department of Home Affairs. She studied at the University of South Africa where she obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Postgraduate in Risk Management.