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GMB Training Centre & Sports Club


The Grain Marketing Board Training Centre is registered under the Zimbabwe Manpower Planning and Development Act (Chapter 28:02) with a mandate to: “Provide post-harvest management courses, management development courses and consultancy services in an endeavor to bridge the skills gap of various management levels in in GMB and related sectors in Zimbabwe and beyond.” The Centre is located in Aspindale, Lonchnivar next to the GMB Aspindale Depot and is accessible from all directions of the City.

Training and Continuous Professional Development

Training and Continuous Professional Development courses can be offered both onsite and offsite and are tailor made to meet specific customer requirements.

Core Courses

Our core course cover the whole spectrum of post-harvest management and leadership development. These include: 

  • Certified Grain Graders Course
  • Post-Harvest Management
  • Stark Builders Course
  • Pest Control and Fumigation
  • SAP Training
  • Management Development Programme
  • Supervisory Development Programme
  • Executive Development Programme
  • Finance for Non-Financial Managers
  • Train The Trainer
  • Team Building
  • Change Management
  • Report Writing and Minuting
  • Integrated Results Based Management  
These are offered as short courses covering a period between 2-4 days depending on client requirements.

The Training Centre is currently perusing strategic alliances which will see it hosting professional boardies that offer certified professional development courses such as

  • Project Management;
  • Supervisory Management;
  • Purchasing and Supply Management;
  • Security and Risk Management.
  • ICT Courses
  • Balanced Scorecard
Consultancy Services – These are offered in all sectors of the economy.

The Training Centre outsource facilitators and consultants drawing from our database to address contemporary issues bedeviling all sectors of the economy. We believe in engaging highly qualified experts with hands on experience in their respective areas of expertise so as to add that vital practical element to knowledge that participants may already possess.

Conference Facilities

We provide a state of the art venue for organisational and private functions. E.g. Conferencing, weddings, parties, cocktails etc. We tailor us in-door and outdoor facilities to meet your specific requirements. We also boost of a well maintain sports club that offer a tranquil environment for social engagements far from the madding crowd. We also have a well maintained sports facility for football, netball and volleyball.

Other facilities at GMB meant for your comfort include:
  • Wi-Fi
  • A back-up generator that can power up the entire Centre in case of electricity interruption.
  • 24-hour security.
  • Secure car parks.
Catering Facilities

Come dine with us A full array of food and beverages are available for all meals, receptions, and breaks during your conference. Our catering menu includes options to suit every budget. We cater for different types of events such as meetings, corporate events, funerals, weddings and parties. Our chefs are specialists in mouth-watering western and traditional cuisine.