According to Harvard Business School, project managers are tasked with the responsibilities of producing defined outcomes within an established time-frame using specific allocation of resources. In doing so, the manager needs project management skills which entails the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements (Project Management Body … Continue reading 5 tips of effective project management
Are you thinking of starting a business, seeking a bank loan to expand or approach some investors to interest them with a big business idea? Then a business plan is your best bet to opening those doors as it acts as the blueprint for your business. Whether it is visualising a roadmap for your … Continue reading Tool of the Week – The business model canvas
Every entrepreneur is confronted with the burning question, what makes a great business plan? When it comes to drafting a great business plan, understanding the main components of a business plan will help you understand if your idea is feasible, and what investors or other outside stakeholders would expect to see in your plan. … Continue reading What makes a great business plan?
Managers get things done through other people, therefore choosing the right people to work with you has to be one of the most important decisions. Even if you are lucky enough to have a good HR person to help you, do not delegate this task entirely. As a manager, you are the one who … Continue reading Tool of the week: Selecting the right people
As part of our vision of impacting one million managers to perform effectively across Africa, we believe in social learning as it helps you in applying what you learning. Our buddy system is aimed at helping you throughout your learning journey. A buddy is someone; who can hold you accountable as you take this … Continue reading How does a buddy help me in my learning journey?
Social enterprises are in existence to make an impact in the world they operate in. However, few can actually show in numbers how their business has made the intended impact. It may seem impossible but measuring impact is easy. AMI’s Scaling Impact course takes you through the process of tying your impact to your revenue model … Continue reading Tool of the Week: Impact metric framework
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!
AMI is expanding rapidly. We are looking to build our pool of freelance facilitators in Uganda, who deliver our world-class online content in a blended-learning workshop environment to clients in companies and organizations. Successful candidates will undertake rigorous AMI training to become an accredited AMI facilitator. They will then operate on a freelance basis, and … Continue reading Freelance Facilitators needed in Uganda!
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”