The Bulgarian Association for Management Development and Entrepreneurship is a leading organisation in the field of management training and development in Bulgaria. BAMDE unites the most excellent Bulgarian training institutions, promotes and guards the quality of trainers and training programmes and acts as a national platform for professional management development in Bulgaria with relations to international management development organisations. BAMDE is a national, non-governmental, non-profit organisation, established in 1997 under the Phare Management Training Programme Bulgaria. Its founding members are leading organisations in the sphere of economics and management training.

BAMDE is an open organisation that welcomes new members to take part in the process of establishing, improving and safeguarding the quality of management development in Bulgaria. All organisations with competence or interest in management training and entrepreneurship are invited to apply for membership respecting the specified requirements.

BAMDE's core business is to: 

  • unite the best training institutions in Bulgaria and promote certified training programmes of its members 
  • secure the quality of executive training and the successful transfer of Western managerial know-how to the Bulgarian business environment 
  • establish national criteria for management development and create conditions for management training at European standards 
  • act as a meeting place for those responsible for management development in companies, consulting organisations, training institutes and government represent Bulgaria in international forums in the field of management development and entrepreneurship 
  • give visions on management and entrepreneurship today and the trends in the 21st century 
  • offer a variety of open training courses and in-company training programmes that were developed in close co-operation with training experts from abroad.

BAMDE maintains contacts with relevant national and international organisations, like the Bulgarian International Business Association, the Bulgarian Association of Management Consulting Organisations, the European Foundation for Management Development in Brussels and the European Council for Small and Medium Business. BAMDE lobbies for the interests of its members and trainers and acts as an information desk on management training and entrepreneurship

Contact Information

+359 2 4709452
Postal address
10, Acad. Jacques Nathan Str., app. 506, Studentski District, Sofia 1700
Electronic mail
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