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News Release: AABS Launches Agribusiness Management Programme in LBS

Posted By Nicole Zefran, Thursday, April 25, 2013

Nicole ZefranThe Association of African Business Schools (AABS) will launch the Agribusiness Management Programme (AgMP) at Lagos Business School on May 7. 

The AgMP is developed by AABS to provide high-quality, business, management and leadership education to a range of stakeholders in the agricultural sector in Africa, especially senior executives of agro-allied, food and beverage and financial institutions. 

It will be run in six schools of the AABS Agribusiness Consortium (AAC). The schools are Lagos Business School, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania and Ghana Institute of Management & Public Administration (GIMPA).

Others are United States International University (USIU), Kenya, University of Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya.

The keynote speaker for the launch is the Managing Director, Doreo Partners, Mr. Kola Masha who will speak on the topic: "Building the Future Agribusiness in Africa: The Role of the Management Education." The AgMP will begin in LBS this October.

For Press information contact:

Joan Eqwuterai

Head, External Relations

Lagos Business School

Pan-African University

Km 22, Lekki-Epe Expressway

Ajah, Lagos

Tel: 234-1-8991449, 7901510, 7740280

Mobile: 0808-0990787


About Lagos Business School: 

Lagos Business School is situated in Nigeria’s commercial and industrial hub, Lagos. The School was established in 1991, and is committed to teaching management with a humanistic approach, delivering general management education to high potential professionals, across all levels in organisations, in a wide range of industry sectors. A premier business school in Africa’s largest country, LBS is uniquely positioned to develop visionary business leaders capable of maximising the high growth opportunities in key industry sectors to move Africa to economic prosperity. Over the years, LBS has collaborated with other business schools in Africa and around the world on programmes to develop responsible business leaders. LBS is a member of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS), the Global Business School Network (GBSN), the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. LBS has been ranked every year since 2007 by the Financial Times of London among the top 55 business schools in the world in the area of open enrolment executive education programmes. It is the only Nigerian school to attain this world ranking. LBS is the business school of Pan-African University.


Nicole Zefran is the Communications and Event Planning Intern at the Global Business School Network.


Tags:  agribusiness  Association of African Business Schools  Lagos Business School 

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