Lagos Business School has won its bid to host the Association of African Business Schools (AABS) conference in 2016, a feat which verifies its ranking as a leading business school on the continent.
At the Strathmore Business School, Nairobi, Kenya where this year’s AABS Connect Conference was held recently, LBS joined other African business schools to bid for hosting rights and won.
The AABS conference is held by rotation among Africa’s four regions. The 2016 conference was zoned to West Africa.
“This is indeed a landmark achievement for us,” said Charles Ivenso, Director, Finance and Administration. “LBS is fully prepared to host one of the most impactful AABS conferences ever on the continent.”
The AABS mission is to help business schools in Africa contribute towards economic growth and development on the continent by promoting excellence and responsibility in business and management education. Currently, the Association has 30 full members across Africa and nine pipeline members.
LBS, a front-liner in management education, is a full-time member of the AABS. Thus, the School is entitled to a visit from an AABS Mentor for three days once in three years, and encouraged to host AABS events and workshops.
Last year’s AABS Conference was held in Morocco, where issues affecting African business schools were debated.