AMI, in collaboration with Arab Women Enterprise Fund and Enclude Solutions, is helping micro entrepreneurs in Egypt grow their businesses and increase their awareness of Digital Financial Services (DFS). Working together with Tasaheel Microfinance in Egypt, this programme focuses on women entrepreneurs, who are often neglected by capacity building programmes, and find it … Continue reading Helping women micro-entrepreneurs in Egypt manage their finances and grow their businesses
Do you want to build a culture of ownership and passion for performance in your organisation? Do you or your managers need help planning and communicating with their teams? Do you have high-potential staff you want to prepare for leadership, or do you want to invest in your own leadership journey? AMI will be running … Continue reading AMI Cape Town Management Development Programme: Fast Growing and 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
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.
Are you struggling to get a good job? Do you want to stand out from the crowd? Are you looking to get a foot on the career ladder?
The African Management Initiative is offering a short online business and management programme to help young people navigate the job market and develop skills they need in the work place.
Key topics that Launchpad covers are:
- Setting goals for success
- Personal Productivity
- Influencing Others
- Self-management: stress, work-life balance & integrity
- Communication skills
- CV writing, Interview preparation & Building ‘Brand Me’
Lecturers: Buyani Zwane & Jonathan Cook, Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa
So what have we been doing lately? As well as working on the KAPS programme, we’ve been working with a range of organisations across East Africa to strengthen their teams and networks. We’ve helped Tanzania-based solar company Off-Grid Electric launch its own Academy and have trained over 200 frontline staff and managers as the company … Continue reading AMI News: Current Updates
Kenya Airports Parking Services (KAPS) has partnered with the African Management Initiative (AMI) to train over 200 managers and parking attendants in a KES 3 million project to help maintain its market leadership amid rising customer service expectations. KAPS, East Africa’s premier parking services provider, has partnered with AMI to train employees in topics such … Continue reading AMI trains 200 KAPS employees on customer service
Tailor-made cyber lessons for African needs A new world of opportunity is opening up to students who previously may have missed out on a shot at higher education. Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, make it possible for students to take part in classes via the internet. In Kenya and South Africa a MOOCS initiative … Continue reading Euronews features AMI
Great news! AMI has been awarded the 1st Runner up place in the Enterprise category for the global The Wharton School Reimagine Education Awards 2014. The ‘Oscars’ of innovation in education received submissions from 427 universities and enterprises from 43 countries and was judged by a panel of 25 international experts – a ‘who’s who’ of higher … Continue reading AMI awarded Oscars of Education Innovation!
We’re excited to tell you about an exclusive new opportunity to accelerate your career or build your business. You are invited to become one of the first members of the African Management Initiative!
AMI now has over 10,000 managers, entrepreneurs and professionals in our network and we are growing fast. In ten years we plan for this network to exceed one million highly competent people committed to driving Africa’s growth.
Our next step on this journey is to launch AMI membership during 2015, beginning with a pilot in Nairobi, Kenya. We will be expanding to other regions later this year. Continue reading “AMI Membership Proposition”