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