AMI has officially launched our office in Johannesburg, South Africa, bringing our practical and affordable learning approach to the Southern African region. The team is led by Jonathan Cook, former director at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and Klara Michal, former global dean of Organisational Learning at McKinsey, along with Mzwakhe Mthombeni. South … Continue reading AMI launches in South Africa!
EthioChicken is expanding rapidly and saw the need to empower their managers with the relevant skills and knowledge in order to sustain the high growth the company is experiencing. EthioChicken was originally founded in 2010 as Mekelle Farms and took over an underperforming poultry production center in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, increasing production … Continue reading EthioChicken’s strategy to expand their business sustainably!
Mr. Jonathan Cook – Chairman at African Management Initiative was a keynote speaker at the Institute of Human Resource Management, (IHRM) monthly forum held on 22nd September 2016. Over 300 HR practitioners attended the event at Nairobi Safari Club. The main topic of discussion was based on the Training Talent Report we launched in partnership with IHRM … Continue reading IHRM- AMI Event
AMI is excited to launch a new series of programmes that tackle some of the toughest and most common challenges faced by leaders, managers and entrepreneurs across Africa. After several years of running customised blended learning programmes in organisations ranging from start-ups to mature corporations and from entry-level hires to senior managers, we decided … Continue reading What’s keeping Africa’s managers up at night? AMI’s new flagship programmes tackle the most common – and the toughest – management challenges
To meet the growing need of management training, AMI has designed a 3-4 month programme for team leaders to middle-level managers to learn how to effectively manage and empower their teams. Why Enrol in this Programme? Team leaders and middle-level managers are the engine of organisational growth. But they often struggle with the basics of communication, … Continue reading Management Foundations Programme: Empower your People
As AMI expands, so is our team. We have added a new Chief Learning Officer, Klara Michal, who is also running our Johannesburg office. Joan Kamau has joined as General Manager, East Africa, running our Nairobi office. Patrick Obath, leading Kenyan businessman and director of KEPSA has joined our board as director. And Peter Bamkole, founder and CEO of the Lagos-based Enterpise Development Centre, has also joined our board.
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 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 … Continue reading About AMI
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. Continue reading “About Us”
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