The 14th African International Business and Management (AIBUMA) conference aims at providing interdisciplinary communications, where researchers, intellectuals, policy/decision makers and consultants would share the results of their research studies and thoughts. The conference seeks to showcase research as well as provide a forum for collaboration and fusion with business leadership practice as we continuously seek to enhance University- Industry linkages. Due to the current corona virus pandemic, the conference will be held virtually, and participants will interact virtually. The University of Nairobi has made all the necessary arrangements to make this conference deliver a unique experience to the participants.

THEME:  “Harnessing Recent Innovations, Research, Technologies & Developments in Business and Management Sciences for Resilience-and-Sustainability in Society”


  1. Emerging Research &Technologies for Sustainable Economic Development         
  2. Business Management Revolution and Sustainable Development
  3. Emerging Innovations, Research, Technologies & Developments in Management
  4. Business Creativity and Intelligence in the Private and Public Sectors
  5. Environmental, Social and Governance Approach to Sustainability 
  6. Business Innovations in Manufacturing Systems
  7. Digital Transformation in Business and Management
  8. Managing Business Informatics & Tell-Management for Sustainable Development
  9. Managing for Resilience in Manufacturing and service sectors

Papers and Business Case Presentations

The fully papers, business case presentation, practical management insights and posters should not exceed 8000 words. Submit to:

Conference Proceedings

All successful conference abstracts will be available to all participants alongside the conference programme. All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by competent reviewers. Further, each paper presenter or conference participant will be awarded a certificate of participation.

Presentation formats

Research papers, presentations, TED talks, fishbowls, and other non-traditional methods of sharing ideas are welcome.

Special Journal Issues

Selected conference papers of high quality will be published in a special edition of the African Journal of Business and Management (AJBUMA) ISSN (Online): 2079-410X; Vol 9, No.2 of 2023, within two months after the conference.

Link to the Journal Website:;


Venue: Blended Virtual & Physical

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers an opportunity to corporate organizations to become a sponsor or exhibitor during the Conference.


Abstract acceptance19/8/2023
Full paper submission30/9/2023
Registration of presenters1/7/2023 -30/9/2023
Registration of presenters1/7/20223-14/10/2023
Conference Dates23/10/2023 – 27/10/2023

Conference Registration Fee

Undergraduate Students Ksh 600
Postgraduate StudentsKsh 1000
University of Nairobi StaffKsh 1000
Participants from East AfricaKsh 3000
International participantsKsh.5,000 USD 50

For More Information please Contact

Conference Convenors:

Conference Email:

Conference Chair – Dr Peterson Obara Magutu:

UoN Faculty Conferences Coordinator – Prof Jackson Maalu: