Corporate University Certification
is a statement of success to show that your corporate
university development reaches a world-class
professional standard in learning and organisational
Using an established appraisal framework, G-ACUA
Certification is a seal of quality and learning
leadership for your corporate university or academy.
G-ACUA Certification is a public acknowledgement of your
company's commitment to further development and gives
credit to the organisation for the important
contribution that you have made to continuing strategic
There are 2 levels of recognition:
For a new corporate university development which
achieves a high level structure, coverage and quality
For existing corporate universities with a proven record
of success and impact within their organisation and
The Certification Process
Contact G-ACUA to
start the registration for the certification
accredited G-ACUA Auditor will review your
university or academy using a comprehensive
assessment framework to ensure that all the required
standards of excellence have been met.
framework is based on the Corporate University Blueprint, G-ACUA’s
flagship development toolkit. The
Blueprint has been created as a Professional
Management Process Review Framework. Each decision
element is examined, not as a new build application,
but as a means of reviewing your existing
professional management of the total process.
review will then be presented to you. If there are
any issues arising, these will be discussed and
steps can be taken to ensure that performance
standards can be raised.
has been confirmed that all aspects of the corporate
university meet the standards required by a
successful organisation, we will present to you your
G-ACUA Corporate University Certification.
Certification lasts for two years, after which time
a further review can be carried out to ensure that
the Corporate University standards are maintained.
Companies applying for G-ACUA Corporate University
Certification should be current Corporate Members of G-ACUA.
Further information on G-ACUA membership can be found
For the initial Certification
Review, carried out by an accredited G-ACUA Auditor,
costs vary according to company size,
starting at £1600.
In order to ensure that standards are maintained,
the Certification is renewed
every 2 years.
A subsequent review
fee will be charged,
starting at a further £1600, depending
on the company size.
Contact Richard Dealtry, G-ACUA
Executive Chairman, for more information and to start
the process of Corporate University Certification