AABS Research Excellence Workshop

  • University of Dar es Salaam Business School, Tanzania

  • 12/02/2018-14/02/2018

Summary: The Research Excellence Workshop is a 3-day faculty development programme aimed at faculty who are registered or are planning to register for PhD or Doctoral studies; as well as faculty who aspire to publish papers and articles in accredited international journals. AABS REW will be hosted by UDBS, Dar es Salaam on Monday 12 – Wednesday 14 February.

Would you like to:

  • Refine your research skills to increase chances of publication in high quality international journals?
  • Learn how to deal with the research study and publishing challenges?
  • Increase your knowledge on qualitative and quantitative research methods at advanced levels (assumes knowledge of basic research methods)?
  • Share experiences with other participants and learn from participants and expert facilitators?
  • Network with mentors, facilitators and other participants who have complementary skills, knowledge and experience with publishing in high quality international journals?
  • Receive input into preparing a paper for publication in a high quality international journal?

If you answered yes to the above questions, then the REW is for you.


Prework requirements

An imperative prerequisite is pre-work submission, as the programme design dictates interaction, work-shoping and learning by delegates. This is a non-negotiable requirement.


Pre-work due date is Friday 02 February 2018.

Registration criteria/ requirements
  • Research proposal or developed research idea with research questions, proposed methodology and anticipated outcomes
  • Annotated bibliography
  • Research paper or completed data collection on a study – with data ready for analysis
  • Datasets in analysable form, including a codebook (e.g. Excel spreadsheet)

AABS Research Excellence Workshop Fee

The workshop fee includes all workshop materials, workshop lunches and transfers from AABS assigned Hotel and UDBS.

All Airfare, visas, transfers outside the workshop, breakfast, lunch, dinner outside of workshop, travel and personal items insurance as well as other sundry expenses are for the delegate’s own account.

AABS Member Fee AABS Non-Member Fee
USD 480

Payable by 02 February 2018

USD 580

Payable by 02 February 2018

Event Contact Details

AABS Secretariat

Telephone: 0027 11 771 4382

Email: info@aabschools.com

AABS Event Terms & Conditions


  • All registrations are subject to confirmation by the Association of African Business Schools (AABS).
  • Registration is only confirmed upon receipt of full payment of the registration fee.
  • Fees for the event are accurate at the time of publication. AABS reserves the right to change the prices at any time as a result of currency fluctuations. Changes to the registration fees will not affect registrations, which have already been confirmed by AABS.


Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation in excess of 31 days prior to the event will result in a 100% refund, less a 20% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation 16 – 30 days prior to the event will result in a 50% refund.
  • Cancellation 1 – 15 days prior to the event, and no shows, will result in no refund of participation fees.

All notifications of cancellation must be made in writing to the AABS Secretariat via email: info@aabschools.com

The notification email has to include all relevant delegate and event information including the bank account to which a possible refund may be deposited.

Visa Requirements

  • AABS will provide a Visa Letter Invitation for each delegate. This letter is an invitation for the delegate home country embassy to issue a visa for the delegate to attend the AABS event at the destination country during the event dates only.
  • This letter does not guarantee that a Visa will be issued.
  • Delegates are to comply with their country Embassy regulations and timeline for issuing of a Visa. AABS may not be able to assist with short notice applications
  • AABS will not be held liable for non receipt of visas.


Accommodation (Not included within the AABS Event registration fee)

  • Accommodation is not included in the AABS events registration and/or workshop fee
  • Please refer to the event accommodation tab for accommodation details and procedure for bookings


Modification/Postponement/Cancellation of the Event

AABS reserves the right at any time to:

  • Change the format, speakers, content, location and timing or any other aspect of the event.
  • Postpone the event
  • Cancel the event

If the event is cancelled or postponed:

  • For circumstances that are beyond the control of AABS, for instance natural disasters, AABS may retain the fee and will not be required to make any refund to the delegate.
  • For reasons other than as set out in clause 3.2a, AABS will refund the fee minus any reasonable administration costs to the delegate.


Delegate’s rights and obligations at the event

  • AABS reserves the right to refuse a delegate admission to the event for failure to comply with the terms and conditions or if in the opinion of AABS the delegate represents a security risk, nuisance or annoyance to the event.
  • The delegate agrees to comply with all reasonable instructions issued by AABS or the venue operators at the event.
  • The delegate acknowledges that they may be filmed, sound recorded and/or photographed at the event and gives AABS permission to use any such recording or photography.


Limitations and liability

  • AABS, its employees, partners and contractors will not be liable for personal injury or death, property damage, or any other loss, damage, cost or expense arising out of or in connection with the event.

AABS Research Excellence Workshop Travel & Accommodation

Workshop Location

University of Dar es Salaam Business School, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania



AABS REW hotel: Best Western Coral Beach Hotel located at Plot 956/1412, Coral Lane, Masaki, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam 2585, Tanzania.

AABS has secured a preferential hotel rate of USD 125 bed and breakfast per room per night.

Each delegate is responsible for making their own hotel reservation directly with the Coral Beach reservations desk. You will need to provide the reservations manager with the group booking name which is AABS Research Workshop, your details (including your names, check-in and check-out dates, room occupancy), as well as your method of payment (specify if paying with a third-party credit card or an individual credit card).

Contact Person at Coral Beach Hotel:

Ms Nyangeta Mwaulanaga – Reservations Manager

Email: reserv@coralbeach-tz.com

Telephone number: +255 784 256 114

Hotel website: http://www.coralbeach-tz.com/


Cancellations, late arrivals and no-shows

  • The Client is required to advise the Hotel of any cancellations, late arrivals, postponement, or other alterations to the original reservation (hereafter referred to as “Cancellations”) in the first instance verbally and must subsequently be confirmed in writing to the Hotel.
  • Cancellations made by the Client using the terms above, within 24 hours prior to the arrival date – no charge will be applied.
  • Cancellations to a guaranteed reservation made by the Client after 11.59pm one day before the arrival date –  the first night will be charged as a no-show charge.
  • Rooms guaranteed by deposit, correspondence, or credit card will be held for late arrival but a non guaranteed room reservation will be released at 04:00 pm. on the day of expected arrival.
  • In the unfortunate event of a non-arrival that was not confirmed in the cancellation window (i.e., a “No-Show”), guaranteed reservations will be subject to a charge of up to maximum three nights, depending on the length of stay. The remaining nights will be automatically cancelled.

The cost of the hotel room is not included in the workshop registration fee. Any room changes, cancellations, etc will be the responsibility of the delegate and must be made directly with the hotel. 


Nearest Airport

Julius Nyerere International Airport



The Best Western Coral Beach Hotel offers airport pick up and drop off transfers at USD 30 one way. Please send your flight itinerary to the reservations manager should you wish to use the airport transfers services.



All delegates are advised to take out their own travel insurance and insurance to cover personal effects and valuables.

Summary: The Research Excellence Workshop is a 3-day faculty development programme aimed at faculty who are registered or are planning to register for PhD or Doctoral studies; as well as faculty who aspire to publish papers and articles in accredited international journals. AABS REW will be hosted by UDBS, Dar es Salaam on Monday 12 – Wednesday 14 February.

Registration form

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Evaluation Feedback Form

AABS and the USB would like to thank you for your participation in the Conference.

We would like to invite you to take a moment to complete the conference evaluation feedback. Your feedback will enable us to improve future conferences and better meet your needs.

This evaluation will take no more than 5 minutes of your time.

Thank you for your collaboration.

1Please rate your level of satisfaction:

Online registration process

Keynote address

Gala dinner

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Breakout plenary sessions

Length of conference sessions

Conference venue and facilities


Overall conference experience

Organizational arrangements before and during the event

2What part of the conference was most valuable to you?

3What part of the conference was least valuable to you?

4Did the conference cover material/topics that will be useful in your work?

5Do you have any suggestions or any comments you would like to share with us?