Statutes and

governance bodies’ composition


IFSAM mission & evolution

since 1990


IFSAM strives to be the United Nations of academies

pertaining to management around the world.

As a result of the on-going COVID-19 public health emergency,
there may be some delays in processing applications and organising an electronic ballot of Members.


Sharing Best Practices,
Knowledge and Research on a Global Level.

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Slow progress on race hampers business school diversity push via @financialtimes

Yang Zhang becomes our past president & @xcastaner our president, both for 2 years. Today newly elected executive committee members also start term:
@IsabelleBouty, president elect
Lilian Soares Outes, treasurer
@Dhrubag85871985, VP conferences
@dremmaparry, VP communications...

Today 2nd bi-monthly online meeting to share information about online annual #conferences in 2021 & identify initiatives on how to cope with the operational & financial consequences of the #Covid-19 pandemic on our member & observer #associations for 2021 & beyond 1/

Last day of the current term of three exceptional executive members & Council members: Yvon Pesqueux @LeCnam, Michael Morley @UL & @sibelyamak. Our deepest gratitude to the three of them for their outstanding commitment & contributions to the federation 1

Our executive committee has appointed Patrick Reinmoeller @IMD_Bschool as Director of the office of the presidential team (past president, president and president elect), effective April 1st. (This is a volunteer, unpaid position.) Congratulations and a warm welcome to Patrick!

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IFSAM provides an opportunity to work together to support the development of academies of management in developing countries.

IFSAM holds an international conference every two years.

These conferences address significant management issues.

They are an excellent opportunity to meet scholars from around the world.

The conferences are held on continents around the world.

They are organized by member associations and are open to all individuals around the world who are interested in addressing important management issues.

The Council, chaired by IFSAM’s President, meets every year with the Executive Committee .

Two representatives from each member organization may participate in the Council meetings.


Approved June 2012


Our mission is…
“to advance business and management research,
teaching and practice throughout the world.”


The objects of the Federation shall be the development of management research and teaching as a unified science and its advancement in all nations of the world.