AMI is thrilled to announce a $4.5M programme supporting around 7,000 young Rwandans to build their skills and businesses in the hospitality and tourism sector.AMI is joining Hanga Ahazaza, a US $50 million initiative from the Mastercard Foundation focused on increasing employment opportunities for young people while expanding the hospitality and tourism sector in Rwanda. Hanga Ahazaza will equip … Continue reading AMI launches $4.5M partnership with Mastercard Foundation in Rwanda
The African Management Initiative and the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship are leading an immersive workshop on how growth businesses can build management talent as they scale. Finding, keeping and growing great talent is the greatest challenge that investable African enterprises face after access to capital. Growth businesses can face the biggest talent … Continue reading AMI Workshop – The Talent Question: Developing Leaders & Teams within SA’s Innovative Businesses
There has been an explosion in advisory support to scale innovative and impactful business models over the last two decades. Various different types of organization, including incubators, accelerators, consultancies and learning organisations like AMI, provide a wealth of different services to entrepreneurs, for different stages of business, from start-up to scale. AMI is honoured to be featured … Continue reading USAID Reports on Acceleration and Technical Assistance for Inclusive Business
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
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