AAMO 2nd Council Meeting 2020 & 9th Annual General Meeting
AIMA participated in the AAMO 2nd Council Meeting 2020 & 9th Annual General Meeting held on 22nd October 2020 via Zoom, due to the ongoing Coronavirus global pandemic. AAMO representatives including those from Australia, Hong Kong, India, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines and Sri Lanka joined to discuss the current and future plans of the organisation. AIMA is an important and long-time member of AAMO, an association of National Management Organisations (NMOs) of Asia Pacific, which promotes professional management in the Asia Pacific region.
Currently the AAMO Presidency is with India (AIMA) with Mr Rajive Kaul, Past President, AIMA & Chairman, NICCO Group as the President for the next three years. Mr SK Cheong, Deputy Chairman, Hong Kong Management Association and Non-Executive Director, Bossini & PuraPharm, has taken over as AAMO Vice President.
At the meeting, AAMO representatives focused on working out a road map to enhance the reach and scope of AAMO by reaching out to more nations of the region to join this elite group. As part of this initiative, Bangladesh Institute of Management was invited to participate in the Council Meeting as a Special Invitee and interact with AAMO member nations. Member countries also charted out avenues for closer collaboration between the NMOs to create more platforms for sharing best management practices.
The ongoing Covid pandemic affected some of the AAMO pragrammes. While the Asian Management Games 2020 were successfully concluded in July and August 2020, with India emerging as the Champions (SAIL - Rourkela Steel Plant) and 3rd Runners Up (HPCL); the AAMO Young Managers' Programme for this year had to be cancelled due to Covid. The 1st AAMO Council Meeting for 2021 date and venue will be also decided based on the situation at that time.
AAMO is a partnership of NMOs in the Asian Pacific region whose purpose is to share and actively leverage resources to enhance the achievement of their respective missions. The current 11 countries of AAMO include Australia, Hong Kong, India, Macau, Malaysia, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Korea.
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