Rukwa Institute of Business Management is a private institution and operates under the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children and Ministry of Agriculture. The Institution has over 18 years of experience in training teachers Grade III A under National Examination Council of Tanzania also 4 years of experience in Community development and General Agriculture (Agriculture Production) under National Council for Technical Education. It started in 2008 as a Rukwa Teachers’ College for training Teachers Grade III with Registration Number CU-87. In 2016, the scope of its activities was expanded to include training of Community Development and General Agriculture (Agriculture Production).
The Rukwa Institute of Business Management is located 6 Kms from Sumbawanga Town Centre the road to Mpanda Region.
The Rukwa Institute of Business Management consists of 2 Academic Departments which are Department of Community Development and Department of General Agriculture (Agriculture Production).
The academic year for certificates and diploma, the academic year begins on the end of September and end on mid-march (at the end of the second semester) march intake begins at mid-march and end on mid- February