More than $15 billion a year is flowing into impact investment, fueled by a growing appreciation for the ways business and market-based mechanisms can drive positive change in the world. But investors are starting to realise that money is not enough for impact businesses to succeed; they desperately need an answer to their human capital challenges to unlock their world-changing potential. Our … Continue reading Why human capital may matter more than money, and what investors can do about it
Being a headteacher isn’t only about exam results and lesson plans. A headteacher is also a manager. And like managers in any organisation, a headteacher needs the skills to effectively run their organisation to deliver great results, and ensure their pupils get the best possible education. AMI has been working on an exciting project to … Continue reading Goodall Foundation – How AMI helped headteachers grow their management skills to improve school performance
This article by AMI’s Chairman Jonathan Cook was published by the following publications Business Brief, Business Times Africa, Talent Talks and R News The past two decades have seen a number of technological changes that have reshaped the learning industry, with indications that another wave of disruption will occur in the next few decades. Sometimes … Continue reading How companies can use technology to improve their workplace training and talent development
Every quarter, we bring you a management insight from one of our courses. This time, it’s about problem-solving – something we all battle every day! Dealing with problems is at the centre of what many people do at work every day. Problems can feel frustrating, but they also present opportunities for people and organisations to … Continue reading Turn problems into growth opportunities!
AMI is excited to announce the launch of a new learning programme to help South Africa’s leading accelerator expand its reach to support more entrepreneurs. The programme will work with 300 members of the Riversands Incubation Hub to further develop their business acumen. While some participants are based at the Riversands hub in Johannesburg, most are based … Continue reading Supporting entrepreneurs with Riversands in Africa
AMI has worked with hundreds of organisations across Africa to empower their teams and build businesses. In this interview on podcast series Finding Impact, our CEO, Rebecca Harrison, shares some practical advice for entrepreneurs on the improtance of thinking early about talent development and why it’s the best investment you can make in your company … Continue reading Tips on talent development for entrepreneurs & leaders
AMI South Africa was featured in an article in SME South Africa highlighting some key insights into entrepreneurship and the perspective of the entrepreneur. The article quotes AMI’s Chief learning Officer, Klara Michal, describing how entrepreneurs can boost their motivation, simply by looking at things differently. Click here to read the full article. Continue reading Why more entrepreneurs need to adopt a “beginner’s mind-set”