Our information centre

Designed to support your professional and personal development, our Information Centre is a one stop shop for your learning requirements.  

With branches in both Harare and Bulawayo, it is a convenient way to access a range of resources on business management, information on education in the UK and general information.  

Who is it for?

The resources that we provide are useful for a variety of groups including:

  • Graduates with a professional qualification or several years of management experience
  • Young professionals studying for an MBA who want to access more academic texts on strategic management and books by management gurus
  • Early to mid-career managers who are interested in practical ‘how-to’ books to assist them in their continuous professional development
  • People studying for professional exams in core subjects who want to access supplementary texts and/or assistance with study skills
  • People interested in starting or growing their own businesses
  • People studying towards UK professional qualifications

What resources are available?

You can access the following resources to support your personal and professional development:

Management and leadership books

We have a variety of titles in areas such as: 

  • General management
  • Financial management
  • Human resource management
  • Project management
  • Small business development
  • Strategic and business planning
  • Management skills development
  • Sales and marketing
  • Purchasing and public relations

Management and leadership training DVDs and videos

Our DVDs and videos cover the latest techniques in a variety of areas including:

  • Business ethics
  • Sales and marketing
  • Communication
  • Motivation
  • Project management
  • Performance management
  • Leadership development
  • Managing customer relationships
  • Time management
  • Team working

What does it cost?

Membership type Benefits Cost
Standard Use of all of our resources, books, Journals, DVDs and videos USD 25.00 for 12 months
Management Express

Use of all of our resources, books, journals, DVDs, videos and free wireless internet connection

Plus free access to our monthly Management Express Forums

USD 50.00 for 12 months
Corporate

Five employees from your organisation will be entitled to:

Use of all of our resources, books, journals, DVDs, videos and free wireless internet connection

Plus free access to our monthly Management Express Forums 

USD 250.00 for 12 months

How can I join?

If you would like to join the Information Centre, please complete a membership application form and sign the data protection declaration.  You can download the form at the bottom of this page.

Bring your completed application to our offices in either Harare or Bulawayo with:

  • one passport or driver’s licence size photograph
  • identity card
  • proof of postal or residential address
  • joining fee.

What is the borrowing entitlement?

For Individuals: All members are entitled to borrow three books for up to two weeks, and two management training video tapes and one DVD for up to one week.

For Corporates: All members are entitled to borrow seven books for up to two weeks, and three management training video tapes and two DVDs for up to one week.

When can I use the Information Centre?

At our Harare branch members can access the centre Tuesday to Friday from 0900 to 1700 hours, and on Saturdays from 0900 to 1300 hours. We are open during lunch.

At our Bulawayo branch members can access the centre Tuesday to Friday from 0900 to 1700 hours, and on Saturdays from 0900 to 1300 hours. We are open during lunch.