MAP – When & Why?
MAP is a professional Association, founded on 25th August 1964 and incorporated on 9th February 1967, a not-for-profit and a non-political organization. The Association has an elected board of directors, i.e. the Executive Committee, comprising of corporate leaders from Pakistan’s top-notch companies viz. KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co., Institute of Business Management (IoBM), International Industries Ltd, Jubilee Life Insurance Company Limited., SICPA Inks Pakistan, English Biscuit Manufacturers (EBM), National Clearing Company of Pakistan and NBP Fund.
Since its inception in 1964, MAP has dedicated its efforts in promoting professionalism in management disciplines and best management practices. The primary objective before the Association has always been to stimulate interest in, and disseminate knowledge about modern managerial practices and techniques. The Association has flourished for over 55 years as an apex forum for training and communication of ideas in the field of management in Pakistan. Over last fifty-five years, the Association has organized about 1680 Seminars and Training Courses with above fifty-eight thousand participants so far have benefited from such programs.
While some members join the Management Association of Pakistan simply for the intangible benefit of supporting the mission of the organization, others join to benefit from our training programs and networking opportunities. Whichever the case, MAP members are entitled to a wide range of tangible benefits such as:
- Conventions: Besides our workshops on array of management topics, each year, we bring together national and international leaders, strategists and management experts on one platform via our flagship event. Each Convention being theme based, our 19th MAP Convention was held on 17th-19th October 2017 which was rolled out on the theme: “Rising with Millennials – Creating Sustainable Businesses”, our 20th MAP Convention was held on the theme: “Reinventing Management in the Age of Technology”, This Year on 28th August 2019, our 21st MAP Convention was held on the theme: “Challenging Times, Winning Strategies”, with Keynote Speaker, M. Shabbar Zaidi, Chairman, Federal Board of Revenue.
- Corporate Excellence Awards: Since 1982, MAP holds pride in recognizing and rewarding the best-managed companies in Pakistan by instituting the Corporate Excellence Awards. Institutional members and others vie with each other to win the top trophy in Industrial and Financial categories. We held our 34th Corporate Excellence Awards on April 9th, 2019, the top Industrial Category Amir S. Chinoy Award winner was Indus Motors Company Limited, while the Financial Category Award winner was Jubilee Life Insurance Company Ltd.
- Benefits through AAMO membership: Our strategic alliance with Asian Association of Management Organizations (AAMO) provides our members with the opportunity to participate in the ‘Asian Management Games’; winning team avails a complimentary field study trip to Macau and Hong Kong. Additionally, two young MAP members are chosen to participate in the ‘Young Managers Program’ held in Macau each year. Another value addition by MAP is a 5 days training program, the Tun Razak Youth Leadership Award (TRYLA), organized in collaboration with AAMO and Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) in Lumut, Perak, Malaysia. Apart from this, AAMO’s quarterly newsletter’s soft copy is emailed by MAP to all our members which addresses contemporary management thoughts and practices.
- International Individual Membership: Another value addition for our Individual members is to subscribe for Individual membership of any of the Asian Association member organizations, e.g. Australia, Macau and others, to benefit from their programs.
MAP has 250 Institutional members and 495 Individual members. Presently, MAP has following classes of membership:
A) Honorary Members – who shall be individuals who rendered outstanding service in the field of management and who shall
have been invited by the Committee to join the Association as Honorary Member.
B) Institutional Members – any firm, corporation, a government enterprise, educational institute, Chamber of Commerce and Industry
or other like institution interested in the development of management shall be eligible for Institutional Membership.
Institutional Members are divided into three groups:
1) Type A – will comprise of organizations/institutions having less than 100 employees.
2) Type B– will comprise of organizations/institutions having more than 100 but less than 500 employees.
3) Type C – will comprise of organizations/institutions having more than 500 employees.
C) Individual Members – persons having an interest and association within the field of management, who wish to become individual
members, without any affiliations with the organization they are attached to professionally, on an individual basis.
D) Student Members – any person, between the age of 20 and 35 years, enrolled as a student of an institution teaching management
subjects or of a management association for its professional examination.
The Association organizes lectures, seminars, workshops and panel discussions etc. independently as well as in collaboration with various Universities / Organizations. The programs are mostly of short duration in view of the preoccupation of senior-level Executives. MAP on the average holds two seminars/workshops each month with the aim of educating the membership on best management practices.
AAMO: MAP is a full member of Asian Association of Management Organizations (AAMO) with the objective of not only interacting with other like-minded international bodies, but also with a view to facilitating our membership with a learning experience for enhancing their management skills and knowledge at an international level. Under the auspices of AAMO, each year MAP sends two MAP members for the study tour of South East Asia region under their program: “Leadership Journey for Young Managers.”
AIMA: MAP has concluded an MOU with All India Management Association (AIMA) so that the two bodies could benefit from each other’s experience and knowledge in the field of management. This will provide an opportunity to MAP and AIMA to explore greater collaborative management related activities for their members.
AIM: MAP has been appointed as a country representative in Pakistan by Asian Institute of Management, Philippines for conducting admission tests and facilitating admissions for AIM.
LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS: IoBM- Institute of Business Management and ICC- International Chamber of Commerce.
MAP Group at ‘’Linked In’’
A MAP Group on ‘’Linked In’’ has been introduced for members only with a view to providing a platform for our members to contribute and participate in matters of management interest. Members are regularly sharing and contributing articles and have also started discussions on the Group site.
MAP Web Site
MAP’s website: www.mappk.org is regularly updated with our upcoming programs as well as photographs of events held from time to time. A members area viz. “My MAP” is being created for MAP members for sharing articles and other useful information.
MAP’s Vision Statement
To Lead the Change Process Towards Best Management Practices.
MAP’s Mission Statement
Management Association of Pakistan is committed to excellence in management through human capital development, creating awareness and recognizing best management practices to enhancing competitiveness.
- Serve as a forum for interaction for individuals and organizations concerned with and interested in various disciplines of Management.
- Acquire, collect, collate and disseminate information on management practices by conducting training sessions, workshops, and holding seminars and conferences on good management practices.
- Exchange information with other bodies, nationally and internationally and collaborate with them.
- Encourage business concerns to join the association and individuals to qualify for individual and other forms of membership.
- Lay down standards of knowledge, training and experience in the practice of management appropriate to various grades of membership of the association.
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