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IUM celebrates a decade

by Villager Reporters



The International University of Management (IUM) will be celebrating its 10th graduation anniversary in style after defying all odds and obstacles that met its conception.
According to the IUM acting marketing officer, Soini Nampala, the list of activities lined-up for the event includes a cultural celebration, a seminar on development in the country, a celebratory march as well as a gala dinner.
“We will be having a cultural celebration in town and a march by staff and students. We will also have a seminar where the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) managing director (MD), Albertus Auchamub as well as the Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) CEO, Taarah Shaanika will be panelists. It will also be attended by a number of businesswomen who will speak at the event,” Nampala said.
A representative of the National Planning Comission (NPC) will also form part of the panel at the development seminar.
A keynote speaker for the dinner is still to be announced and Nampala promised that it will be a prominent personality that will add value to the IUM activities.  
The IUM is a private, State-recognised  university based in  Windhoek,  Namibia with campuses in  Swakopmund,  Walvis Bay,  Ongwediva.
Founded in 1994 with one professor and one student in Windhoek North, it has since grown to accommodate more than 4000 students. In 2002, IUM was accorded university status and has proudly opened a new modern campus in the Dorado Park neighborhood where it continues to flourish.
The university offers bachelor and master’s programmes in Strategic Management and Information Technology,  Human resources, Travel, Tourism and  Hospitality, Business Information systems, Business administration,  Finance Management,  HIV/Aids Management and other subjects.