The Academy of Business & Retail Management seeks to promote academic research and scholarship. It is committed to 'Progress and Prosperity through Managerial Excellence'. The ABRM offers a range of membership levels and services that is intended to cater for the needs of individuals and institutions.
Membership levels are divided into 4 categories. This is intended to accommodate the needs of individuals and institutions from different backgrounds.
This membership level is open to individuals who have extensive industrial and management experience in responsible capacity. Candidates must have successfully completed a degree level qualifications or having 3 years of relevant management and industrial experience. Also individuals, who qualified by way of being professionals and having long-term work experience, can apply to become a full member of the academy. Full Members can use the letters MABRM after their name to reveal their level of attainment.
This is awarded to persons whose contribution to The ABRM and the wider business community and society is deemed to be exceptional. It will include individuals who ascribe to the ethos of ABRM and whose active participation in its activities contributes to ABRM’s overall effectiveness. The letters post-nominal FABRM can be used to demonstrate the level of attainment/recognition.
Other requirements include:
From time to time the Academy will honour deserving members (academicians and non-academicians) and other persons from the wider community who have contributed extensively to the field of Business and Retail Management and/or to the community and society at large. Such individuals are awarded by the ABRM for contributions deemed exceptional that are acknowledged locally or throughout the world. Members can recommend individuals for such membership with relevant and supporting argument. Two (2) honorary memberships will be awarded by the Academy each year.
ABRM accepts applications from organizations with an interest in furthering the mission and objectives of the Academy for Institutional membership. They can be: Universities, Departments, faculties,, Schools and Institute of Universities, Further and Higher Educational Colleges, Independent Colleges, Independent schools, Specialists training providers, Government and non-governmental organisations, Private and public limited organisations with special interests in retailing and any other organisations with similar interests.
Benefits of Individual Membership :
Benefits of Institutional Membership :
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The Academy of Business & Retail Management membership fees are as follows :