ABET Accreditation: Overview, Benefits and Process Workshop, Da Nang

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Registration closes January 11th, 2018

January 17, 2018 (All day)

Da Nang University of Science and Technology – The University of Danang, 54 Nguyen Luong Bang street, Lien Chieu district, Danang

When: Jan 17, 2018, (All day)

Da Nang University of Science and Technology – The University of Danang, 54 Nguyen Luong Bang street, Lien Chieu district, Danang

Participants will explore the ABET organizational structure, ABET’s mission and approach to specialized program-level accreditation.  Value and benefits of ABET accreditation to students, faculty, University, the public and industry will be examined.  The quality framework, necessary steps and timelines related to achieving ABET accreditation will be addressed.


8:00 – 8:30 amRegistration and Networking
8:30 – 9:30 amWelcome and Review of Workshop Pre-Work
Selected participants from program accreditation teams will present their findings from the workshop pre-work assignment.
9:30 – 10:00 amABET’s Organizational Structure and Mission
Expanding the discussion of workshop pre-work, participants will explore ABET’s organizational structure and its direct links to how ABET accomplishes its mission and performs specialized program accreditation.
10:00 – 10:30 amCoffee and Tea Break
10:30 – 11:15 amABET’s Organizational Structure and Mission continued
Participants will discuss ABET’s member societies and their volunteer evaluator characteristics and forge connections to ABET’s quality framework with regards to program academic structure and contents.
11:15 - 12:00Value of ABET Accreditation
Program teams will explore and discuss value of ABET accreditation to the program and its faculty, students, public and industry.
12:00 – 1:30 pmLunch (provided)
1:30 – 2:30 pmABET’s Quality Framework
ABET uses a two-pronged approach to program quality and its continuous improvement. Participants will explore the two prongs, with a particular focus on stakeholder involvement and improving student learning.
2:30 – 3:00 pmNecessary Steps and General Timeline
Based on the ABET quality framework, participants will identify steps and develop a tentative timeline for accomplishing ABET accreditation, especially the preparation stage. Instructor will provide best practices for organizing preparation efforts using a parallel processing approach.
3:00 – 3:30 pmCoffee and Tea Break
3:00 – 3:45 pmNecessary Steps and General Timeline continued
Discussion and participant questions will be address with regard to planning and timelines for ABET accreditation.
3:45 – 4:00 pmWrap-up and Evaluation of Workshop