IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2014Montreal, QC, CanadaSunday, June 11–5 p.m.
Annual workshop helps universities with accreditation processThe IIE Accreditation Advisory Council again will sponsor a workshop at Annual Conference & Expo 2014 to help industrial engineering and industrial engineering technology department chairs and assessment coordinators prepare for upcoming ABET accreditation visits. It will focus on assembling documentation and making arrangements in advance of an accreditation visit, with a specific emphasis on industrial engineering program criteria.
The session can accommodate up to 40 people, and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, email Bonnie Cameron at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the United States, accreditation is a nongovernmental, peer-reviewed process that ensures educational quality. Educational institutions volunteer to undergo periodic review to determine if certain criteria are being met. Accreditation is not a ranking system. It is assurance that a program or institution meets established quality standards.
Research accredited engineering programs.
There are many factors to consider when choosing a college program. One of the most important is whether that program is accredited. Accreditation assures that a program has met certain quality standards. To employers, graduate schools, and licensure and certification boards, graduation from an accredited program signifies adequate preparation for entry into the profession. In fact, most of these groups require graduation from an accredited program as a minimum qualification.
Accreditation helps many people make important decisions about education:
For more information, visit ABET.
April 3-4, 2014Pittsburgh, PAClick here for more information.
ABET is the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. IIE is the sole accrediting society for industrial engineering programs in the United States.
A portion of your membership supports ABET accreditation.
IIE recruits and trains members to serve as program evaluators in the accreditation process.
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