Wednesday, August 5, 2009

14th Annual International Management Conference (AIMC)

14th Annual International Management Conference (AIMC)
November 24-26, 2009

We are pleased to announce the 14th Annual International Management Conference that is organised by the School. MUBS is the premier institution in research and business practices in the country. It addresses problems of business start up, improvement and survival through small business development and management training programmes.The Conference attracts leading scholars, consultants and business people in the region and will be a 3 day event that addresses topical business, management and economic issues. It will be held between November 24-26, 2009 in Kampala-Uganda. The Conference theme is “Trading Out Of Poverty under the Current Economic Crisis; Strategies


The global financial crisis, brewing for a while, really started to show its effects in the middle of 2007 and into 2008. Around the world, stock markets have fallen, large financial institutions have collapsed or been bought out, and governments in even the wealthiest nations have had to come up with rescue packages to bail out their financial systems.
On one hand many people are concerned that those responsible for the financial problems are the ones being bailed out, while on the other hand, a global financial meltdown will affect the livelihoods of almost everyone in an increasingly inter-connected world. Could the problem have been avoided?
The conference under the theme “Trading out of poverty in the current global economic crisis; Strategies” will address issues causing and arising from the financial crisis and its impact especially on developing countries and strategies on how countries can deal with the recession.
Authors should explore the following major areas for discussion and presentation but specifically focusing Africa’s plight under the recession.

  • · § Africa and International Partners / Multilateral Organizations
    · § Agricultural Development, Agribusiness/economics, Ecology & Environment
    · § Networks and Inter-firm Linkages
    · § Economic Development Policies and Strategies
    · § Entrepreneurship, Small Business and the Informal Sector
    · § Family business
    · § Finance, Exporting, Internationalization and Foreign Direct Investment
    · § Gender and Economic Development
    · § Global Political economy, Human Rights, & Criminology
    · § Health Care, social work and the Human Conditions in Africa
    · § Human Resources, Management and Organization
    · § ICT, E-Business and transformation
    · § Infrastructure and Business
    · § Law, Social Responsibility and Ethics
    · § Logistics and Supply Chain Management & Urban Planning
    · § Marketing and Consumer Behavior
    · § The African Diaspora
    · § Leisure Industry, Tourism and Sustainable Development

Submission of Abstract and full papers

  • Please submit an abstract of not more than 200 words of your paper in Microsoft
    Word to the Conference Editor on . The abstract must give as much information about the paper as possible, including objectives, a brief explanation about the importance of the topic, methodology, etc. with details of name, professional title, place of employment, complete address, telephone and fax numbers

Submission of abstracts and papers
Send abstracts and papers to the Conference Editor by September 15, 2009 and October 5, 2009 respectively. All submissions should be done electronically.
Papers should be prepared in Microsoft Word and sent to the Conference Editor as listed above. Please note the following:

  • File Names should contain the full name of one of the Authors.
  • Whereas research-in-progress papers are invited as well, only full, competitive papers that are accepted will be published in the Conference Proceedings. Only working papers may be eligible for presentation.
  • Each paper should include a separate title page that clearly indicates the title of the paper, author(s) names and titles (e.g. Dr., Miss, Ms., Professor), institutional affiliations, complete mailing addresses, email addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and name of the author to whom all correspondence should be addressed.
  • All papers should be prepared in Microsoft Word
  • All papers should have an Abstract (maximum of 200 words), as well a:
  • Introduction.
  • Conclusions and Implications: each paper should have major conclusions and implications
  • References: All papers should have references and proper citations should be observed.

Please get in touch with us on 041(4)338112 or,or to confirm your participation before October 30, 2009.

Yours Sincerely,
Ms. Serina N. Ateenyi
Conference Coordinator

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