Annual Conference

The Institute Annual Conferences are:

  • Annual International Conference on Business Administration and Knowledge Management (AIC-BAKM)
  • Annual National Conference on Business Administration and Knowledge Management (ANC-BAKM)
  • Annual Regional Conference on Business Administration and Knowledge Management (ARC-BAKM)

The Annual Conferences are regional, national and global events and the largest gathering of Business Administration and Knowledge Management professionals and practitioners across regions, Nations and the globe organized by the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (IBAKM).

The event brings together academicians, researchers, industry practitioners, professionals, consultants, captains of industries, chief executives, managers, administrators, entrepreneurs and innovators, elected and appointed political office holders, etc. to discuss vital issues that affects and impacts on the professions, career and practice with the aim of promoting the art and science of Business Administration and Knowledge Management as well as proffering solutions, by way of recommendations and release of communique, for the overall growth and sustainability of healthy organizations, institutions and economies across the globe.

The event creates opportunities for collaboration, networking, peer review, coaching, mentoring, exchange of opinions and ideas, upskill on current developments in the professions, travel and tour, honing of skills, innovation and creativity, research and development and lots more.

LAGOS 2020: 1ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (1AIC-BAKM)

The Lagos 2020: 1st Annual International Conference of Business Administrators and Knowledge Managers (1AIC-BAKM) was conducted via a virtual platform on 17th and 18th September, 2020 from the Institute Secretariat in Lagos, Nigeria. The theme was ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY IN THE NEW NORMAL while the focus areas were:

  • EASE OF DOING BUSINESS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
  • BEST PRACTICES IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: THE GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
  • THE ROLE OF HUMAN CAPITAL IN ORGANIZATIONAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE AND STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
  • CHALLENGES OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT DURING PANDEMIC
  • TAX REFORMS: EFFECTS ON ECONOMIES AND BUSINESSES
  • INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY
  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
  • ROLE OF THE CERTIFIED BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGER IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

The Key Note Address was delivered by Dr Wilson Fyffe, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM (President IBAKM Global) while the welcome address was delivered by Dr Monday Anyairo, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM (Executive Vice President, IBAKM Global). The speakers were:

  • Mr JHM Tettehfio, FCA, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM (Chairman, Membership and Ethics Committee, IBAKM Global)
  • Prof. Adam A. Anyebe (Faculty of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria)
  • Prof. Isaac A. Ayandele (Faculty of Business Administration, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria)
  • Engr. Gangadhar Joshi, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM (Chairman, Quality Management System, IBAKM Global)
  • Dr Ayodele M. Adetuyi, FCA, FCTI, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM (Associate Vice President, Academics and Professional Development, IBAKM Global)
  • Dr Obinna C. Iwueke, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM (Director, Learning and Development, IBAKM Global)
  • Dr Ben N. Anuonye, FCA, FCTI (College of Business and Social Sciences, Crawford University, Igbesa, Ogun State, Nigeria)
  • Dr Kriz David APF, FCA, FCTI (CEO, Krizdavid Foresight, Nigeria)
  • Dr Patrick I. Okpah, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, OON (Director, Membership Services, IBAKM Global)

The 2020 Annual International Conference had participants from the following institutions and organizations:

  • 3A LOGISTIC LTD
  • A. T. A. POLYTECHNIC BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE, NIGERIA.
  • ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY, BAUCHI
  • ACTIONAID
  • ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF COLLEGE OF NIGERIA
  • AFFAF INTERNATIONAL NIG LTD
  • AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA
  • AMPLIOS CONSULTANTS PTE LTD
  • A-PLUS CONSULTING GLOBAL LIMITED
  • AYM SHAFA LIMITED
  • BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO
  • BEDC
  • BELTANKORP NIG LTD
  • BESTOPTION BUSINESS Y
  • BODY OF BENCHERS. NIGERIA
  • BOWALE VENTURES LTD
  • BRIGHT COMPUTER TRAINING INSTITUTE AZARE
  • CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
  • CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT
  • CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LOAN AND RISK MANAGEMENT OF NIGERIA
  • CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT OF NIGERIA
  • CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF TRANSPORT
  • CHRISTIAN DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
  • CITY SECRETARIES LIMITED
  • CRAWFORD UNIVERSITY
  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL
  • DE-PLATFORM WORLD AND LOGISTICS
  • DEROY LINK CONSULTING
  • DIYYO INTL ENERGY LTD
  • DOTNET TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED
  • EDUABROAD LTD
  • EELAKI PUBLISHERS
  • EMIRATES COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY ECOHSAT KANO
  • EMMYCELTOS NIGERIA LTD.
  • FEDERAL AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF NIGERIA
  • FEDERAL MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT

  • FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NEKEDE OWERRI IMO STATE
  • FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA
  • GANGADHAR JOSHI & ASSOCIATES
  • GEVWIN NETWORK LIMITED
  • GIES CONSULTANCY SERVICES
  • GOMBE STATE UNIVERSITY
  • IBETO GROUP OF COMPANIES
  • IDSL
  • IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION RUMUOLUMENI, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS
  • INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION
  • INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
  • INSTITUTE OF PROFICIENCY SAFETY MEASURES
  • JIGAWA STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH
  • JIGAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC- DUTSE
  • KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • KDBS
  • KHIMOL GLOBAL VENTURES LTD.
  • KINGSCARE HOSPITAL LIMITED
  • KOLA OLATUNDE AND CO
  • KONNGOL SILVERTONGUE MEDIA & LANGUAGE TRAINING INSTITUTE
  • KWARA STATE POLYTECHIC
  • KWARAFA UNIVERSITY WUKARI
  • LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT
  • LIFETIME CARING INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION
  • LIVING FAITH CHURCH INT`L HEAD QTR
  • MAGIK ISLAND HOTELS / OMNI SCHOOLS
  • MCTIMOTHY ASSOCIATES
  • METRO HEALTH HMO LIMITED
  • MICHAEL OKPARA FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE UMUDIKE UMUAHIA
  • MK FURNITURE
  • MUNACAT LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE
  • NATIONAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL DALA KANO
  • NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS
  • NEDGLOBAL
  • NETCO/NNPC
  • NIGERIA PEACE CORPS
  • NIGERIA POLICE ACADEMY
  • NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH, YABA LAGOS NIGERIA
  • NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION
  • NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION – RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
  • NORWEGIAN REFUGEE COUNCIL
  • OGUN STATE GOVERNMENT
  • OLUSHINA OLAOGUN & CO S
  • OSUN STATE GOVERNMENT
  • PROFINAD NIGERIA LIMITED
  • PURPLE HEROES INTL
  • RAHAMA MICROFINANCE BANK LTD
  • SALEXEEMETRIC LTD.
  • SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ABUJA
  • SPEAK OUT AFRICAN INITIATIVE (CIVIL HUB NGO)
  • SPEC ENERGY
  • STANBIC IBTC BANK
  • STYNO CONSULT
  • SUBEB/HADEJIA L E A
  • TARABA STATE UNIVERSITY JALINGO
  • THE INSPIRATIONAL WORLD OF BINA OLOGBO
  • THE LIGHTHOUSE MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL
  • THE OKEOGUN POLYTECHNIC SAKI OYO STATE
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, CALABAR, NIGERIA.
  • UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
  • UNIVERSITY OF WEST OF SCOTLAND
  • VEROMIKES CONSULTING
  • VICARGATE LTD
  • WORLD MISSION AGENCY
  • YOBE STATE UNIVERSITY DAMATURU

PORT HARCOURT 2021: 2ND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (2AIC-BAKM)

The Port Harcourt 2021: 2nd Annual International Conference of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (2AIC-BAKM) held on Wednesday 18th and Thursday, 19th August, 2021 in collaboration with Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria at the Main Auditorium of the University.

The theme for the Port Harcourt 2021: 2nd Annual International Conference  on Business Administration and Knowledge Management (2AIC-BAKM) was PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: PANACEA FOR ECONOMIC AND INSTITUTIONAL HEALTH AND SUSTAINABILITY and the sub-themes were:

  • THE PANDEMIC IMPACT – THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • CHALLENGES OF MANAGING UNDER UNCERTAINTY
  • PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT – FUTURE PERSPECTIVE
  • INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY AS ENABLER FOR INSTITUTIONAL & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • GOVERNANCE & PUBLIC POLICY
  • GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS THROUGH EXCELLENCE & BEST PRACTICES

The Special Guest of Honour was Her Excellency, Dame (Dr.) Patience Faka Jonathan, FIBAKM, Former First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria while the Chief Host was Prof. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele, PhD, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Vice Chancellor of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. The Chairman of the Ocassion was Honourable Paulinus Nsirim, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Honourable Commissioner for Information and Communication of the Rivers State Government.

The Lead Paper Presenter was Prof. Sam Ababa Otamiri, PhD, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Dean of Faculty of Business Studies, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria while Engr. Gangadhar Joshi, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Chairman, Quality Management System Committee of IBAKM Global was the second Lead Paper Presenter.

Dr Wilson Fyffe, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, President and Chairman, Governing Council of IBAKM Global will delivered the Welcome Address and Dr Monday Anyairo, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Executive Vice President and Chairman, Academic and Professional Development Board of IBAKM Global spoke on the Institute in Perspectives.

ABUJA 2022: 1ST ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE (1ANC-BAKM)

The 1st Annual National Conference of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (1ANC-BAKM) held on Wednesday, 23rd and Thursday, 24th February, 2022 in collaboration with University of Abuja, FCT, Nigeria at the Theatre Hall of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

The theme for the Abuja 2022: 1st Annual National Conference on Business Administration and Knowledge Management (1ANC-BAKM) is PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: THE CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR A HEALTHY ORGANISATION AND EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE and the sub-themes are:

  • THE PANDEMIC IMPACT – THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • CHALLENGES OF MANAGING UNDER UNCERTAINTY
  • PROFESSIONAL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT – FUTURE PERSPECTIVE
  • INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY AS ENABLER FOR INSTITUTIONAL & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • GOVERNANCE & PUBLIC POLICY
  • GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS THROUGH EXCELLENCE & BEST PRACTICES

The Special Guest of Honour was Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Director General of the National Youth Service Corps while the Chief Host was Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’ Allah, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.  The Chairman of the Occasion was Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Former Board Member of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

The Lead Speaker was Prof Bello Ayuba, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Director of the Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education, University of Abuja while the second Lead Speaker was Associate Professor Jude Nwoka, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Ag. Director of the Graduate School of Business, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.

Dr Gangadhar Joshi, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Global President and Chair, International Advisory Council delivered the welcome address while the Dr Monday Anyairo, FIBAKM, FCBA, FCKM, Global Executive Vice President and Chair, Academic and Professional Development Board spoke on the  Journey Through the Institute.