GAC accreditation is a peer-review process which confirms that a project management or related degree program has been carefully assessed and that its scale, scope, and academic quality conform to comprehensive global accreditation standards.
Watch the video to learn more about the steps involved for universities in the accreditation process and the value of accreditation for academic programs.
GAC Accreditation - Value, Benefits, and Process
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The GAC accreditation process is rigorous and shows a commitment to excellence in project management. A program applying for accreditation may expect the process to take approximately 10-12 months.
A Four Step Process:
1. Letter of Intent
The Letter of Intent verifies that the program meets GAC eligibility requirements.
2. Self-Assessment Report
The program engages in self-assessment and submits a report evidencing how it meets GAC Accreditation Standards.
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Peer review by a team of experienced PM faculty and practitioners validating information in the Self-Assessment Report via a visit to the program.
4. GAC Decision
The GAC Directors base their decision on the collective evidence provided by the Letter of Intent, the Self Assessment Report, and the Visit Report and Recommendation.