The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) is a statutory body of the Government of Nigeria, established in 1990 through an Act of Parliament for coordination, determination, and maintenance of business standards in the country including training and education.
The PEAssociates is recognized as a "Research Place" by the Ministry of Education, Oyo State. This enables the PEAssociates, BSA and its other trading units to receive research supports. The PEAssociates has part of its mandate, the responsibility to carry out the activities relating to indigenous technology promotion, development, utilization, and transfer with the primary endeavour to promote R&D by the industries and various other institutions.
The PEAssociates is currently making contacts for collaboration with distance and online education and training accreditation bodies to enhance its institution’s international status as online and distance learning outfit.
Capital Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology (CIAST) which is an educational trading unit of The PEAssociates is a member of the International Association of Universities (IAU). This enables the Institute and other units of The PEAssociates like BSA to participate in IAU Annual Conferences, the General Conferences, Specialized Workshops, Seminars, Experts Meetings and various other Events. This also entitles the member units of The PEAssociates to receive similar recognitions.
The PEAssociates is an ISO compliant company since 2011 and is presently certified as an ISO 9001:2008 company. This quality assurance standard extends to BSA as well. International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards. ISO 9001:2008 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization needs to demonstrate its ability to:
The PEAssociates has earned status of ISO 14001:2004 Certified company to strengthen the commitment to identify and control the environmental aspects, their impact and to work constantly to improved environmental performance.
The PEAssociates has established academic alliances with several institutes across the globe of which BSA will benefit. More than 10 alliances across a number of countries are connected with The PEAssociates through the e-Institute. The PEAssociates has many sector specific alliances across the world including in industry which helps in building a collaborative learning environment.
BSA as a sectoral-specific business school has been recognized as the “Best Business School with Excellent Industry Interface 2014” in Nigeria. It also got the award for the “Best Global Education & Training Provider 2014” in Nigeria.