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SAQS provides a combination of accreditation as recognition of international quality and a full strategic audit as a guide to school’s future progress. It is designed to approach quality as an ongoing process.


  • Offers an international, an inter-cultural approach to quality assessment.
  • Places great emphasis on corporate concerns both in standards themselves and in the assessment processes.
  • Looks at the performance taken as a whole, including all programmes and uses outcome-based perspectives and criteria. Special attention is paid to executive education.
  • The fundamental goal of the Peer Review visit is to assess the quality of the School’s activities against the SAQS criteria. Secondary objective is to fulfill a consultancy role leading to quality improvement and to offer the School the benefits of a strategic audit.
  • The Peer Review process involves a panel of experienced academics. As emphasis on corporate concerns, it also involves an experienced senior corporate executive as part of the Peer Review Team.
  • Through periodic review of progress undertaken, it facilitates development in the spirit of the SAQS emphasis on continuous improvement.


P-ISSN: 0971-5428
E-ISSN: 2584-007X

The South Asian Journal of Management (SAJM) is a scholarly journal published quarterly, publishing empirical papers, review papers, executive experience-sharing, research notes, case studies and book reviews. It reaches major world libraries, subscribers and AMDISA member institutions in South Asia.

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Volume 61 - January, 2024

AMDISA Newsletter is published three times a year. It consists of activities / programs of AMDISA and its members. It reaches the network in South Asia and other parts of the world.


The 16th SAMF Proceedings consists of the papers presented at the AMDISA's South Asian Management Forum hosted by International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), Dhaka held on 17th and 18th December, 2021 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

AMDISA Membership - a Value Proposition for:
  • Networking
  • International Quality Assurance Programme - SAQS
  • Inter-institutional collaboration

Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
International Quality Assurance Programme

at par with
NBA accreditation
for purpose of equivalence of PGDM program of Standalone Management lnstitutions with MBA degree of lndian Universities


AMDISA is an international not-for-profit association. It is a network of Management Education and Management Development Institutions.

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