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Welcome to ICABUMPA-iN4iN Conference 2015

ProfWaundoWelcome to ICABUMPA-IN4IN conference 2015. The conference whose focus will be on business acceleration beyond incubation is timely in a period where many countries in Africa are grappling with high levels of unemployment. Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) are recognized as key players in growth of emerging economies. Therefore, gatherings such as this that seeks to educate and empower emerging and existing SME's are important. 

The conference international keynote speakers bring with them practical lessons in diverse areas of growth of enterprises. There will be several presentations from students, faculty, policy makers and industry players drawn from institutions across the continent. The conference will also have budding young and established entrepreneurs exhibiting their products and services. All this will be happening at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) right in the heart of Nairobi city.

Mount Kenya University, host to this event, thanks the sponsors and partners for their generous support.
Prof. Stanley Waudo
Vice-Chancellor, Mount Kenya University

I take this opportunity to welcome you to the ICABUMPAIN4IN conference that will be held on 27th -29th October, 2015 at Kenya International Convention Centre(KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference whose theme is “New concepts for Business Acceleration for Africa’’ brings together policy makers, scholars, and entrepreneurs from all walks of life to discuss the best business management practices in Africa that will catalyze growth of businesses. The conference will be hosted by Mount Kenya University (MKU) and is organized jointly by MKU, Leipzig University (Germany) and Equip Africa. The conference organizers have also arranged a one day excursion meant to ensure participants experience the natural wonders and iconic sights of Kenya. Interested conference delegates are encouraged to write to the organizers to make reservations.
As the chairman of the organizing committee, I take this opportunity to once again welcome you to the conference.
Dr. Vincent Gaitho
Chairman, ICABUMPA-iN4iN Organizing Committee

Keynote Speakers


Performance management, competitive strategies, performance evaluation and organizational behavior

Prof. Edwin Odhuno


Interdisciplinarity with theoretical, analytical and practical competences in business administration

Prof. Dr.F Matambalya

Organizational enterprise systems, business intelligence and entrepreneurship efforts of women in developing countries.

Prof Elaine A. Crable

International Management, Strategic Management, Strategic Leadership, and Global Strategic Thinking

Hema Krishnan, Ph.D.

Latest News

Why Host Business Summit?

12 October 2015
Why Host Business Summit?

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit held in Nairobi in July was the biggest entrepreneurial showcase on the continent. The question that lingers on everyone’s mind is ‘what next?’ Mount Kenya University in conjunction w...

West and East interest in Kenya

31 July 2015
West and East interest in Kenya

The fact that Kenya is witnessing renewed interest from global powers has been brought to the fore by the fact that US President Barack Obama issued a public address in a facility whose upgrade the Chinese government gave a Sh305 million last week. ...

President hails MKU founder

22 July 2015
President hails MKU founder

President Uhuru Kenyatta has hailed MKU founder Dr. Simon Gicharu as a model entrepreneur and a showcase of Kenya’s entrepreneurial success for the upcoming Global Entrepreneurial Summit, 2015. Speaking in State House, Nairobi, President K...

Security Update

03 July 2015
Security Update

Security has been hightened in Kenya due to expected visits of the US President, Barack Obama in July 2015 and Pope Francis in November 2015. Both visits involves high-level security arrangements and other logistics due to large crowds that gather ...

Call for Papers Deadline Extended

03 July 2015
Call for Papers Deadline Extended

The International Conference for Advancement of Business and Management Practices in Africa (ICABUMPA) and the Intelligence for Innovation (iN4iN), a project of Leipzig University , Germany, will be hosted by Mount Kenya University School of Busin...

MKU Founder Awarded EOY Award

04 June 2015
MKU Founder Awarded EOY Award

Mount Kenya University founder and chairman Dr. Simon Gicharu has won the 2014 Eastern Africa Ernst Young Entrepreneur Of The Year (EOY) Award. Dr. Gicharu, who built the university from scratch, impressed the judges in the six criteria used to p...

Become a Sponsor

25 May 2015
Become a Sponsor

Entrepreneurship infrastructure has been identified as one of the lynchpins of innovation commercialization. At the core is a robust business acceleration ecosystem that exists on the innovation continuum. This process is aimed at providing fundi...

Coming at KICC, Nairobi

25 May 2015
Coming at KICC, Nairobi

With its Strategic location at the heart of the central business district of Kenya’s Capital, KICC boasts of its proximity and easy accessibility to and from all major five-star hotels, most of which are ten minutes walk away and five minutes away ...

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25 May 2015
Connect With Us Online

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Conference Dates

ICABUMPA-iN4iN Conference
27-29th October 2015
KICC, Nairobi


This conference focuses on best business management practices and acceleration in Africa which aim at taking business enterprises beyond business idea generation and incubation.

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For general information about ICABUMPA-iN4iN Conference, including registration, please contact us at:
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