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The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) invites submissions for the 6th edition of its annual International Conference on Business Management and Entrepreneurial Development (ICBMED) 2020.


Conference date: 8th-9th  April 2020


Venue: School of Graduate Studies, UPSA


Keynote Speaker: Prof. Philip Ebow Bondzi-Simpson, Professor of Law & Rector of  the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)


Conference theme: Ethics and sustainable business development: Prospects and Challenges

The Specific Thematic Areas include:

      Business Ethics

      Sustainable development

      Law & Governance

      Accounting & Finance

      Business Strategy


      Information Technology & Communication

      Human Resources Management & Industrial Relations

      Tourism & Environment

      General Management



Prospective contributors are encouraged to submit an abstract that explores the issues relevant to the conference theme and the specific thematic areas but not limited to the conference theme and the specific thematic areas.


All abstracts must be submitted online: https://forms.gle/cqBtwQ1jxVpwmfwZ9  

Submission Guidelines

      The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 10th March 2020.

      All abstracts must be submitted online  https://forms.gle/cqBtwQ1jxVpwmfwZ9

      All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the Scientific Committee and decision communicated to authors by 18th March 2020.

      Abstracts should highlight the following components of a research paper; introduction (purpose/aim & background), methodology, findings/results and conclusion.

      The abstract must indicate the name and surname of all authors, affiliation and email address.

      Abstract must not exceed 250 words

      The Scientific Committee reserves the right to change submissions for oral presentations to rapid presentations or posters, rather than refusing abstracts, depending on the number, theme, and quality of submissions.

      All accepted and presented abstracts will be published in a book of abstract and on the organizer’s website. By submitting an abstract, authors give consent and authorize the Scientific Committee to publish their abstract.

      All abstracts will be subjected to peer-review, coordinated by the Scientific Committee. Original work that has not been published or accepted for presentation elsewhere is preferred. The criteria for review are; practical and theoretical impact, empirical and theoretical basis and clarity of ideas and structure.

      Abstracts should be in English. If English is not the author’s first language, we strongly recommend that the abstract is proofread, and language edited before submission.

Please see the attached for submission guidelines

Kindly share this call with your contacts, Thank you

For further information, please visit the conference page https://www.upsa.edu.gh/index.php/2017-01-29-11-12-36/icbmed-2020-call-for-papers or contact the secretariat of ICBMED via;

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Phone: 0261717238; 026 214 9431; 0553293210    


Augustine Awuah PEPRAH (Ph.D.)
Department of Business Administration
University of Professional Studies, Accra 
P. O. Box LG 149, Accra, Ghana

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