August 4— Makerere University Business School (MUBS) will hold its 22nd Annual International Management Conference between September 12 and 15, to brainstorm the current financial challenges facing African nations.
Dr Edith Basalirwa, the conference chair and her deputy Dr. Isaac Magoola said in a joint statement, the main reason for the conference, “is to provide a unique international forum to facilitate the exchange of leading edge ideas for effective advancement of knowledge in African business and development.”
The organizers are hoping that participants will be taking unique perspectives on the critical issues related to financial inclusion, entrepreneurship development, strategic management, marketing, internationalization, public policy, human capital development, and other related research topics that can provide guidance to both the public and private sector.
The Doctoral symposium which will take place on September 12 allows doctoral students to share and engage other scholars on the latest theoretical developments in their fields of study. “At this symposium, PhD students will have an opportunity to present their research ideas and receive feedback from renown professors,” the statement reads in part.
The Academic Conference takes place between September 13 and 14, bringing together scholars to present their research work and findings, exchange professional critique and network. Then on September 15, the Business forum will tackle topical business, management and economic issues with a view to transferring the learning to intellectual business development and growth.