Business ObjectivesThe fundamental overall purpose of the Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development (AWBMAMD) as well as the Research Centre for International Marketing, Exporting and Trade (RCIMET) is to advance, transmit and sustain knowledge and understanding of business, marketing and management development through conferences, research and publications at the highest international standards for the benefit of the local and global communities.

The Executive Management Advisory Committee of the Academy of World Business, Management and Marketing Development consists of the President, Senior Vice President, Vice President and the General Secretary.

Who can benefit from AWBMAMD and RCIMET?

AWBMAMD and RCIMET can benefit any organisation (whether profit or non-profit making, small, medium and large businesses) including those in:

  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Transportation and Public Utilities
  • Construction
  • Retail Trade
  • Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
  • Government and Private Education; Universities and Colleges of Higher Education
  • Services, Heath Care Organizations and Tourism

Skills available in AWBMAMD and RCIMET

The Staff associated with AWBMAMD and RCIMET have expertise in a wide range of areas including:

  • Marketing Management
  • Business Law
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Services and Health Care Management
  • Consumer Behaviour and Psychology
  • Business Research
  • General Management
  • Information Technology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Finance, Banking and Accounting
  • International Business
  • Globalization
  • Business Audit; International Law, etc.
  • Export Management

Invitation to Become a Corporate Sponsor

Companies and individuals are invited to become corporate sponsors and partners.

Any company who sponsors any of the activities of AWBMAMD and/or RCIMET can become corporate sponsor.  Individuals who attend AWBMAMD conferences can become members of the Academy.

Benefits that members will receive:

  • Membership certificate
  • Authority to use the letters MRCIMET (i.e. Member of the Research Centre for International Marketing, Exporting and Trade) and/or M.A.W.O.B (i.e. Member of the Academy of World Business) on their stationary
  • Invitations to all functions at greatly reduced prices for up to four of their employees.
  • Access to a range of highly qualified consultants that are associated with the Academy

History and Code of Conduct

The Academy of World Business Marketing and Management Development (AWBMAMD) was founded in 2002 under a not-for-profit  structure.

  All members of AWBMAMD must adhere to the following code of conduct:

  1. Act with integrity at all times.
  2. Be honest and trustworthy and never deliberately mislead by withholding or distorting information or advice.
  3. Be open and transparent in all professional activities.
  4. Engage in additional training if necessary.
  5. Avoid discrimination of any kind.
  6. Have the courage to make a stand on matters of principle and be prepared to identify and act against malpractice of any sort.
  7. Maintain confidentiality but be prepared to expose any malpractice or illegal, unprofessional or fraudulent conduct that comes to their notice.
  8. Maintain objectivity at all times, providing fair and neutral advice.