American University of Beirut

Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Decision Support


The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Decision Support (IEDS), established on January 1, 2021, aims at institutionalizing data governance, enabling data-driven decision making, and enhancing​ effective assessment using best practices and state-of-the-art tools. Its functions and activities focus on three key dimensions:

  • Data analytics: includes data access and warehousing, benchmarking, metrics and dashboards, surveys and reporting, data modeling, data visualization, and predictive analytics;
  • Assessment: includes academic programs and units assessment, program costing, teaching effectiveness, and the evaluation of student experience;​
  • Decision support: includes enrollment management, MSCHE Accreditation, strategic initiatives, and institutional progress and performance.


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