AMI is hiring: Programme Manager Kenya & South Africa

AMI is expanding rapidly. We are looking for an ambitious and talented Programme Manager to adapt our world-class content to the meet the needs of our business clients, project-manage client learning programs end-to-end, manage our network of facilitators, and facilitate select client in-person learning sessions. We are hiring a Programme Manager for both Nairobi and Johannesburg. … Continue reading AMI is hiring: Programme Manager Kenya & South Africa

Top 5 learning trends among African companies

Lifelong learning, blended learning, just-in-time learning, just-for-you learning… Confused? Read on… As we near the end of the first quarter, we’d like to share 5 insights around learning trends we’re seeing among our clients across Africa. This is based on data, experience and feedback from working with over 15,000 individuals and dozens of organisations across the continent. … Continue reading Top 5 learning trends among African companies

AMI supports and trains the growing solar energy workforce

The Solar energy space is booming thanks to the huge global demand for energy access, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs, and an urgent need for skills development and training to support this exciting new sector. Since 2008, the amount of solar energy connected to the grid has increased more than 20 fold. This … Continue reading AMI supports and trains the growing solar energy workforce

A Scalable Model for Youth Employability Training

Youth unemployment is one of today’s most pressing challenges, particularly in Africa. But most skills development and employability solutions are expensive and hard to scale. While cost recovery models are starting to emerge, they are not used widely by the private sector. AMI & The Mastercard Foundation AMI partnered with the MasterCard Foundation to develop and … Continue reading A Scalable Model for Youth Employability Training

The Mastercard Foundation releases their full case study on our Youth Employment Accelerator Programme

We partnered with the Mastercard Foundation to roll out our Youth Employment Accelerator Programme (YEA) in Nairobi. YEA is a work readiness ‘boot camp’ that provides young people with the skills and experience they need to succeed when they enter the workplace. The programme is built around the practical skills and knowledge companies identified as … Continue reading The Mastercard Foundation releases their full case study on our Youth Employment Accelerator Programme

Moving from entrepreneur and hustler to manager and leader

Why you can’t – and shouldn’t – do it all. Most entrepreneurs struggle with Founder Syndrome. In the early days, start-ups tend to work as informal networks. The founding team makes most — if not all — decisions. Often late at night. Sometimes over pizza. But as companies move beyond product-market fit, this model quickly … Continue reading Moving from entrepreneur and hustler to manager and leader