Anderson School of Management's Assurance of Learning (AOL)

Assessment of student learning will provide evidence as to the success of the Anderson School of Management in meeting its mission statement to:

Educate and encourage students to develop values, knowledge, leadership and business skills that they need to be engaged and well-informed citizens and successful business community members.

The goals of Anderson School of Management's Assurance of Learning activities are to:

  • provide accountability for student learning, and
  • continuously improve teaching and learning activities within the college.

Anderson strives toward the accomplishment of these goals by establishing and maintaining a structured process in which faculty review:

  • the learning outcomes of each program,
  • students' performance in achieving mastery of those outcomes, and
  • the curriculum necessary to assist students in learning.
AACSB Accredited

As an accredited AACSB school, Anderson uses continuous surveys, class assessments and other tools to ensure continuous improvement in learning.

Assurance of Learning (AOL) Standards

AACSB defines Assurance of Learning as the "processes for demonstrating that students achieve learning expectations for the programs in which they participate. Schools use assurance of learning to demonstrate accountability and assure external constituents such as potential students, trustees, public officials, supporters, and accrediting organizations that the school meets its goals;... is concerned with broad, program-level focused learning goals for each degree program;... and captures input from key business school stakeholders and is influenced by assurance of learning results, new developments in business practices and issues, revision of mission and strategy that relate to new areas of instruction."