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We offer professional designations, masters board certifications, and charter certifications to those who meet
our strict graduate requirements. The IMCB & Board of Standards Accreditation Council recognizes and
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education. It can be a 4-9 year certification process depending on if you go into a masters or doctorate
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Notice on Accreditation in the U.S.
The United States has no Federal Ministry of Education or other centralized authority exercising single
national control over postsecondary educational institutions in this country. The States assume varying degrees
of control over education, but, in general, institutions of higher education are permitted to operate with
considerable independence and autonomy. As a consequence, American educational institutions can vary widely in
the character and quality of their programs.
In order to ensure a basic level of quality, the practice of accreditation arose in the United States as a
means of conducting non-governmental, peer evaluation of educational institutions and programs. Private
educational associations of regional or national scope have adopted criteria reflecting the qualities of a
sound educational program and have developed procedures for evaluating institutions or programs to determine
whether or not they are operating at basic levels of quality.
Standards: The accrediting agency, in collaboration with educational institutions, establishes standards.
Self-study: The institution or program seeking accreditation prepares an in-depth self-evaluation study that
measures its performance against the standards established by the accrediting agency. On-site Evaluation: A
team selected by the accrediting agency visits the institution or program to determine first-hand if the
applicant meets the established standards. Publication: Upon being satisfied that the applicant meets its
standards, the accrediting agency grants accreditation or pre accreditation status and lists the institution or
program in an official publication with other similarly accredited or preaccredited institutions or programs.
Monitoring: The accrediting agency monitors each accredited institution or program throughout the period of
accreditation granted to verify that it continues to meet the agency's standards. Reevaluation: The accrediting
agency periodically reevaluates each institution or program that it lists to ascertain whether continuation of
its accredited or pre accredited status is warranted.
Types of Accreditation
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as "specialized" or "programmatic."
Institutional accreditation normally applies to an entire institution, indicating that each of an institution's
parts is contributing to the achievement of the institution's objectives, although not necessarily all at the
same level of quality. The various commissions of the regional accrediting associations, for example, perform
institutional accreditation, as do many national accrediting agencies.
Specialized or programmatic accreditation normally applies to programs, departments, or schools that are parts
of an institution. The accredited unit may be as large as a college or school within a university or as small
as a curriculum within a discipline. Most of the specialized or programmatic accrediting agencies review units
within an institution of higher education that is accredited by one of the regional accrediting commissions.
However, certain accrediting agencies also accredit professional schools and other specialized or vocational
institutions of higher education that are free-standing in their operations. Thus, a "specialized " or
"programmatic " accrediting agency may also function in the capacity of an "institutional " accrediting agency.
In addition, a number of specialized accrediting agencies accredit educational programs within non-educational
settings, such as hospitals.
Non-governmental Coordinating Agency
For more than 50 years, there has been some type of nongovernmental coordinating agency for accreditation. This
body, whatever its form, has existed primarily for the purpose of coordinating and improving the practice of
accreditation. For example, the Council on Post secondary Accreditation (COPA), which was established in 1974
and existed until December 1993, served as a nongovernmental organization whose purpose was to foster and
facilitate the role of accrediting agencies in promoting and ensuring the quality and diversity of American
postsecondary education. Through its Committee on Recognition, COPA recognized, coordinated, and periodically
reviewed the work of its member accrediting agencies and the appropriateness of existing or proposed
accrediting agencies and their activities, through its granting of recognition and performance of other related
functions. COPA itself was created through the merger of two organizations: the National Commission on
Accreditation, founded in 1949 as the first national organization to develop criteria and recognize accrediting
agencies; and the Federation of Regional Accrediting Commission of Higher Education.
After COPA voted to dissolve in December 1993, a new entity, the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary
Accreditation (CORPA) was established in January 1994 to continue the recognition of accrediting agencies
previously carried out by COPA until such time as a new national organization for accreditation could be
established. CORPA was dissolved in April 1997 after the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) was
created. CHEA is currently the entity that carries out a recognition function in the private, nongovernmental
Note: The U.S. Department of Education does not have the authority to accredit private or public elementary or
secondary schools, and the Department does not recognize accrediting bodies for the accreditation of private or
public elementary and secondary schools. However, the U.S. Department of Education does recognize accrediting
bodies for the accreditation of institutions of higher (postsecondary) education. If an accrediting body which
is recognized by the Department for higher education also accredits elementary and secondary schools, the
Department's recognition applies only to the agency's accreditation of postsecondary institutions.
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nor does it give assurance of acceptance of graduates by employers. Acceptance of students or graduates is
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accredited status of a school or program, students should take additional measures to determine, prior to
enrollment, whether or not their educational goals will be met through attendance at a particular institution.
These measures should include inquiries to institutions to which transfer might be desired or to prospective
employers and, if possible, personal inspection of the institution at which enrollment is contemplated.
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agreement. IMCB & Board of Standards 's obligation to perform, and YOUR ability to use the marks, and
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individual is paid up in full as to his or her balance, abiding by the ethics agreement, has completed the
continuing education, and all statements as to education, ethics, experience, credentials, certificates, and
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using any of the IMCB & Board of Standards symbols, marks, logos, designations, fellow status,
distinctions, service marks, trademarks, and copyrights. Any member that knowingly uses our marks and
designations without paying is subject to compensatory and punitive damages as well as any other legal damages
and is subject to the jurisdiction and venue of the US District Courts of the Eastern District of Louisiana.
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time. Upon notification, the IMCB & Board of Standards will make an effort to track you letter,
certificates, or other information that was sent to you. We will guarantee that you receive a certificate with
your name on it as long as you provide a save delivery place for your award.
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Board of Standards to process your request for certification or membership. Any liability for false information
submitted falls upon the candidate who has misled the IMCB & Board of Standards . The IMCB & Board of
Standards awards and licenses to use the registered marks are furnished to members who claim and state that
they do indeed satisfy all of the standards and requirements that the IMCB & Board of Standards has. These
standards are to improve and recognize those who make a commitment to knowledge and education in the field of
e-commerce. IF the candidate has sent information to us, we assume that Title 18 of the mail fraud statues
apply to this and the submitter is supplying accurate information. Based on the information provided, we can
easily determine if the candidate is dedicated to pursuing a career in e-commerce and Internet commerce and
will follow the IMCB & Board of Standards continuing education and ethics guidelines.
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ethics, or references of a member or certified member of our group. The IMCB & Board of Standards grants
membership to anyone who is for the innovation and progress of their respective industry who also has met
government recognized education or college education requirements. Certified members have all submitted
application information with their electronic signature that assures the IMCB & Board of Standards that all
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of the applicant or candidate or submitter. Therefore, the IMCB & Board of Standards has provided the same
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The IMCB & Board of Standards accepts no liability as to the skill and expertise of a member or certified
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The IMCB & Board of Standards does not directly offer any academic degrees. If you desire a degree or
masters degree, simple review the 800 or more law schools, business schools, and graduate school programs,
degrees, and course exams that we recognize worldwide. If you first achieve an accredited degree from one of
the graduate, law or business schools that we recognize, then you may be eligible for recognition and Graduate
Certification from our academy after meeting the other requirements such as experience, ethics, and continuing
education. Keep in mind that each applicant must have applied, been accepted to a college degree program,
invested countless hours and tuition payments, completed the 25-40 courses and exams, and graduated
successfully. Then, you can apply for recognition from the Graduate Academy and Board Certification.
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The IMCB Graduate Board of Management ™ and International Board of Standards was founded in 1996, via a
consortium of organizations that focus on Management, Finance, E-Business, Consulting, and Leadership ™. The
IMCB Graduate Academy of Standards in Management was originally established as a professional leadership
organization for Graduate MBA Students by act of Charter. Later in 1997, the IMCB became an independent
chartered organization. This organization currently recognizes over 25,000 Executives, Managers, PhDs, Masters
Degree Holders, government officials, and consultants as executive members in over 150 nations. The IMCB Board
has over 50,000 candidates, associate members, and fellows in our database. As there had not been a cross
disciplinary graduate professional management standards organization specifically for Executives, The IMCB
Graduate Board of Management ™ and Accreditation Commission for Business and Management Certification has met
this need and become the organization of choice for highly educated individuals or industry experts because The
Graduate Board of Management requires an Government recognized and accredited college degree or equivalent to
achieve one of it's recognized certifications.
The Graduate Board is "Vendor Neutral" and independent of any company product or service. The Graduate Academy
awards professional designations, charters and certifications to those who: Apply and gain acceptance into a
government recognized program and complete an accredited program and exams. After 4 years of exams and courses
along with obtaining relevant industry experience, the successful applicant can then apply to the Graduate
Board for Certification and Designation in the specialization.
WHAT WE ARE NOT: We are NOT a skills or training certificate for proficiency in a software or computer
application. We offer no quiz for a certificate to those without a Accredited College Degree Education.
PROFESSIONAL GRADUATE BOARD CERTIFICATION: If you want to earn professional graduate certification, please
apply for admission to one of our recognized 500+ double accredited programs.
WHO PROVIDES THE ACCREDITED EDUCATION: The IMCB Graduate Board recognizes and accredits the best 500+
accredited business schools in the world that have recognition from their government.
We DO NOT OFFER ANY DEGREE OR DIPLOMA: We only offer certifications, designations, board certification, and
charters . Our recognized accredited programs that meet the boards "Educational Component" of our requirements
offer degrees and diplomas. We recognize and cooperate with over 1000 non profit educational institutions.
Furthermore, IMCB Graduate Board of Management ™ has several Primary global certifications available for its
membership. See Certifications. The IMCB International Board of Standards ™ is the regulatory body for the much
sought after Designations and Credentials. The IMCB Graduate Board of Management ™ Executive Designation
Programs provide the assurance that the holder has met the suggested criteria for graduate credentials set out
in the Ibanez and Peel US Supreme Court Decisions. Further, the IMCB Graduate Board of Management board
certification requires meeting 6 different levels of global criteria including ethics. Acceptance into the IMCB
Graduate Board of Management is a high distinction and requires the holder to possess a graduate level
portfolio of skills and knowledge. Acceptance statistics are not high, and the designation when achieved is a
high honor strictly for accredited degree holders or individuals with equivalent backgrounds.
The IMCB Graduate Board of Management ™ has seen a meteoric rise to affluence and membership in recent years,
as executives and managers strive to maintain and augment their education, unique credentials, integrity, and
skill sets. IMCB Graduate Board of Management has strategic recognition extended to over 600+ of the top
business programs globally including schools of the The AACSB ™ International, EQUIS ™, ABA, and The ACBSP ™
accreditation agencies. Thus, IMCB Graduate Board of Management sanctions and recognizes only the best graduate
training and college programs. IMCB Graduate Board of Management also has granted many recognitions and
alliances with many distinguished eructation institutions via our Accreditation Commission and Council.
IMCBGraduate Board of Management’s mission is to serve its global membership and stakeholders as a world leader
in educating and reinforcing the international knowledge of executives and potential leadership of
institutions. IMCBGraduate Board of Management ™ now has representative offices in the USA, Amman, Cairo,
Philippines, UK, Hong Kong, Beijing, India, Moscow, Dubai, Latin America and South America, Africa, Singapore,
The Caribbean, Europe, and more. IMCB Graduate Board of Management ™ mandates consent to high standards of
professional conduct, and IMCBGraduate Board of Management activities are International in nature and scope.
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With Members from our Consortium in over 150 countries, the IMCB ™ Graduate Academy is a truly global
professional Board of Standards and certifying body. The IMCB ™ Graduate Academy awards membership,
certification and fellow status through our partners to candidates who meet our 6 requirements of business
excellence which include: accredited education, ethics, experience, testing, government recognized degree, and
agree to continuing education. The IMCB and IMCB Board has distribution and representation rights from the:
American Academy Financial Management ®, The Diamond Graduate Law School Program, The International Project
Management Commission, and is in alliance with dozens of global organizations. Though our alliance with the
AAFM ® and IPMC/AApM©, the IMCB has articulation and recognition extended to over 1000 business schools
With thousands of executives seeking management jobs and students graduating from business schools every day,
managers are looking for a way to enhance their resume and portfolio through achieving greater graduate
recognition and credentials. The IMCB ™ offers you an opportunity to expand your credentials by obtaining the
IMCB membership and board certification. Please apply now to have your resume evaluated for certification.
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Board certification is neither a degree or academic certificate, but rather a professional designation issued from
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While certification may assist individuals in improving their resume and competing against other candidates, it
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