A Milestone We Proudly Share with You
PolyU SPEED Earns AACSB International Accreditation
The first and only self-financed tertiary education institution in Hong Kong to earn this business accreditation
Less than 6% of all business schools are AACSB-accredited, and they are considered the best in the world
Accreditation highly conducive to the prospects of PolyU SPEED graduates, especially those seeking further study with top business schools worldwide
PolyU SPEED has recently risen to international prominence by earning AACSB accreditation for its business-related degree programmes. Prof. Peter P. Yuen, Dean of the College of Professional and Continuing Education of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, said:
“We are excited by the AACSB accreditation. Currently, PolyU SPEED is the only self-financing institution in Hong Kong to earn this accreditation. This is an affirmation of our mission and the quality of our business programmes.”
“AACSB accreditation recognizes institutions that have demonstrated a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning,” said Stephanie M. Bryant, executive vice president and chief accreditation officer of AACSB. “We congratulate The School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Dean Peter P. Yuen and Director Jack M.K. Lo on earning accreditation and applaud the entire The School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University team—including the administration, faculty, staff, and students—for their roles in earning this respected honor.”
Why AACSB Accreditation Matters to You
PolyU SPEED now joins ranks with top business schools around the world including the seven other AACSB accredited business schools in Hong Kong, all of which are UGC-funded universities. This means that, by enrolling in AACSB-accredited PolyU SPEED programmes, you can be assured that you will receive a first-rate, future-focused business education highly conducive to your future career or further study. In particular, if you plan to go for the latter, you will soon find out that the world’s top business schools are much more ready and willing to admit students coming from AACSB-accredited schools.
(See here for the full list of AACSB-accredited business schools in Hong Kong.)
About AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
Established in 1916, AACSB International (AACSB) is the world’s largest business education alliance, connecting educators, learners, and business to create the next generation of great leaders. With a presence in more than 100 countries and territories, AACSB fosters engagement, accelerates innovation, and amplifies impact in business education. You can learn more about how AACSB is transforming business education for a better society at aacsb.edu.
Synonymous with the highest standards of quality, AACSB accreditation recognizes institutions that have demonstrated a focus on excellence in all areas, including teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning.
For details about this accreditation, please see the press release from AACSB International.
PolyU SPEED Programmes Accredited by AACSB:
BA (Hons) Scheme in Hospitality and Tourism Management
BA (Hons) Scheme in Marketing
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