The African Management Initiative (AMI) helps businesses across Africa build motivated, productive and effective workforces through our unique learning and development platform, delivered via web, mobile and in-person workshops.
AMI has developed over 35 practical business modules and a library of over 800 searchable tools with Africa’s leading business schools, available online anytime, anywhere, via Africa’s first online social learning platform.
Our world-class content is combined with online coaching, development and networking tools to ensure that employees apply what they learn on the job and hold each other accountable to the highest standards of performance and responsibility. All at a price your organisation can afford.
AMI is a social enterprise with a vision for an Africa transformed by 1 million effective and responsible managers. Our mission is to empower African managers and organisations through practical, accessible and locally relevant learning and development tool.
We have already reached over 10,000 African managers and entrepreneurs from over African 25 countries through our highly scalable and innovative model. We are expanding rapidly, signing up new clients every day and working with leading companies and organisations in Kenya and beyond.
AMI has partnered with Africa’s most prestigious business schools to develop world-class content. In Kenya, we have worked with Strathmore Business School, in South Africa with the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and in Nigeria, with Lagos Business School. Our directors and advisors include Africa’s most admired leaders and experts in business and education, including Patrick Obath of the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Mugo Kibaki, former CEO of East African Cables and , Martin Oduor-Otieno, former CEO of KCB, Guy Pfeffermann, CEO of the Global Business School Network and our Chairman and Co-Founder Jonathan Cook, former Chairman of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS).
AMI has been featured by global media, including by CNN, Euronews, the Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, LA Times, U.S. National Public Radio, Fast Company, the LA Times, and by local media including on Nation FM, Capital FM, Business Daily and CIO East Africa.