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2017 Africa Institute of Management - International Management Symposium (AIM – IMS)

Date: 13th - 17th/November/2017
Symposium Venue: Royal Suites

AREAS OF DISCUSSION

  • Demystifying the concept of strategic management and leadership
  • Appreciating and promoting women in management
  • Communicating effectively
  • Delegating responsibility
  • Effective Team Building
  • Overcoming employee attitude, performance, and emotional problems
  • Managing change
  • Conflict transformation rather than resolution
  • Human Resources Management and talent management
  • Financial management in the public sector
  • Social entrepreneurship

OVERVIEW OF THE SUMMIT

The AIM International Management Symposium is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in management. The symposium promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals in Africa and other parts of the World. The aim of the Symposium is to provide an opportunity for leaders and managers from various fields to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of administrators. Therefore, the symposium targets participants globally who are either in or aspiring to get into leadership and management, those both who are employed and self-employed.

2017 Africa Institute of Management - International Management Symposium (AIM – IMS)Therefore, the Africa Institute of Management International Management Conference is designed for demanding and busy people like you, the professionals who appreciate the value of others' experience and want to benefit from it. In just five (5) days, you'll gain ideas and tools that you'll start using the very next workday to create a culture amongst your peers and subordinates of yielding the right and desired results.

The five-day symposium is like no other conference you've attended, since it addresses specific areas of knowledge and action that are essential to facing your daily challenges, including:

  • Demystifying the concept of strategic management and leadership
  • Appreciating and promoting women in management
  • Communicating effectively
  • Delegating responsibility
  • Effective Team Building
  • Overcoming employee attitude, performance, and emotional problems
  • Managing change
  • Conflict transformation rather than resolution
  • Human Resources Management and talent management
  • Financial management in the public sector
  • Social entrepreneurships

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METHODOLOGY/ORGANISATION

The Symposium has been organized in such a way that two (2) Tracks, 2-Session format will run simultaneously as summarized in the table below, with general plenaries at the end of each day. This format allows you to pick and choose, mix and match. Attend the sessions that will give you what you want. It's a smorgasbord of opportunities to improve your performance, as well as your organisation. In other words, the techniques and insights you will come away with are not "theoretical" since they have been perfected and sharpened through experience.

Through General Plenaries, this Symposium will give you the opportunity know more and learn from other delegates as you also share with them what you know. Finally, you will be able to create strategic partnerships and networks for your next employer, client, fellow professional, and business partner.

Track 1 Track 2
FINANCE & ACCOUNTING INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
  • The implementation of the Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS)
  • Public Sector financial management
  • Behavioral finance
  • The management of social security and pension funds
  • A critical analysis of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
  • Auditing, Risk management and combating Fraud
  • Globalization and Internationalizations
  • Management in Multicultural Society
  • International Market Entry
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Economic and Fiscal polices
  • International etiquette and mannerisms

 

BUSINESS MODELS ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES OPERATIONS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
  • Organization Citizenship Behavior (OCB)
  • Organization Theory & Design
  • Organization Development
  • Organization Culture and Values
  • Checking your Balanced Score Card and Performance Pyramid.
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Operations Management
  • Sourcing – international vs local
  • Logistics management
  • Supply chain strategy
  • Project Management
MULTI-DISCIPLINARY HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  • Public Health Management
  • Social Science & Humanities
  • Engineering & Technology Studies
  • Physical Life
  • Regional and Religious Studies
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Conflict Resolution and Transformation
  • Global and Multicultural Issues
  • Strategic HRM
  • Recruiting and Staffing
  • Talent management
TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SME MANAGEMENT
  • The impact of social media on Organisational performance
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Global Technology Transfer

 

  • New Business Models to Entrepreneurship
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs):  challenges , Issues and Globalization
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Entrepreneurial Education
  • Understanding Social entrepreneurship
TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT SOCIAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT
  • Management Information Systems
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • E-Commerce & E-business
  • Global Technology Transfer
  • Research & Operations
  • Education Technology
  • Self-branding &positioning
  • Innovation & New Product Development
  • International and Cross-Cultural Marketing
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Neuro-marketing
  • Social Responsibilityand Consumer Protection
  • Marketing of recreational and sporting activities

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PANEL DISCUSSIONS

PANEL DISCUSSIONSPanel Discussions provide an opportunity for public discussion amongst a selected group of panelists. Central to the success of a panel discussion is the choice of a good topic as the focus for discussion and panel lists that bring differing perspectives and are confident in making clear arguments in a live situation. Panels should comprise of three to five scholars who present their arguments; a discussant offers critical comment on the arguments made and the discussion is opened up to the participating audience.

Therefore, in the General Plenary, discussions will take place on particular topics or issues that affect all the Delegates from the various countries. Interested individuals should submit a proposal not more than 400 words, on or before 1st April, 2017. In addition, the proposal should indicate the duration of the panel discussion (preferred duration is 60 minutes).

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ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES

At the end of the symposium, Conference attendees and presenters will be given a certificate of attendance and the AIM awards of excellence, following a competitive raffle that will involve both the Facilitators and the Participants. Please note that in order to get the certificate, conference delegates must stay for the duration of the 5-days conference.

SESSIONS CHAIR PARTICIPATION

The Global Management Conference invites presenters and participants to become a Session Chair. The duties of the Session Chair include, but are not limited to:
1. Introduction of every presenter including their biography.
2. Management of presentation time.
3. Run question and answer session upon completion of presentation

Individuals that are interested in participating as a Session Chair, please email your Resume or CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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REGISTRATION AND FEE PLAN

REGISTRATION AND FEE PLAN for SYMPOSIUM The symposium fees is only USD $2,000, inclusive of meals during the symposium, excursions and accommodation. In order to ensure that monies are applied towards the correct participant, please note your full name on all payments, documents and correspondence.

Please note that there is a 5 percent discount for paid registration fee received on or before 6th November, 2017.

Kindly note that due to the limited number of spaces available to keep the symposium focused, you are encouraged to confirm your participation by either sending us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or registering through the link REGISTER NOW:

 

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 ACCOMMODATION

As noted above, the symposium fees are inclusive of accommodation, and all Participants will be accommodated in Royal Suites Bugolobi. Therefore, in case you need any special arrangements for your preferred accommodation and meals, please contact us we will be much happy to assist you and make your stay comfortable.

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Contact Us

Ms. Frances KAYAGA
Business Development Officer

Address: Plot 29 Stretcher Road (Ntinda),
P. O. Box, 24562, Kampala, Uganda

Telephone: +256312103737/+256-31-2265987/9
Mobile: +256776265989/+256750113225
Fax: +256414289342

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Web: www.afriaim.org

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