Supporting entrepreneurs with Riversands in Africa

AMI is excited to announce the launch of a new learning programme to help South Africa’s leading accelerator expand its reach to support more entrepreneurs. The programme will work with 300 members of the Riversands Incubation Hub to further develop their business acumen. While some participants are based at the Riversands hub in Johannesburg, most are based … Continue reading Supporting entrepreneurs with Riversands in Africa

Tips on talent development for entrepreneurs & leaders

AMI has worked with hundreds of organisations across Africa to empower their teams and build businesses. In this interview on podcast series Finding Impact, our CEO, Rebecca Harrison, shares some practical advice for entrepreneurs on the improtance of thinking early about talent development and why it’s the best investment you can make in your company … Continue reading Tips on talent development for entrepreneurs & leaders

Why more entrepreneurs need to adopt a “beginner’s mind-set”

AMI South Africa was featured in an article in SME South Africa highlighting some key insights into entrepreneurship and the perspective of the entrepreneur. The article quotes AMI’s Chief learning Officer, Klara Michal, describing how entrepreneurs can boost their motivation, simply by looking at things differently. Click here to read the full article. Continue reading Why more entrepreneurs need to adopt a “beginner’s mind-set”

AMI is hiring: Senior Business Development Manager

AMI is expanding rapidly and is looking for an ambitious and talented Senior Business Development Manager to join our team in Nairobi as we expand our portfolio of business and organisational clients in East Africa. S/he will report to the General Manager, East Africa as senior member in a team of BD Managers and Associates.

The successful candidate will be a key player in a dynamic, international team focused obsessively on results. We work hard, innovate constantly and have fun. This is a great opportunity for a business development star with a passion for learning and business growth to play a part in Africa’s transformation.

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AMI – ANDE Workshop

Have you ever wondered how to get the best out of your team, without resorting to an authoritarian leadership style? AMI recently hosted a workshop on ‘Empowerment’ for members of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs in South Africa, to help them learn how to empower their teams and the entrepreneurs they support. The 1-day … Continue reading AMI – ANDE Workshop

AMI is hiring: Business Builder, Southern Africa

AMI is an entrepreneurial African social business that is pioneering a scalable approach to developing Africa’s management and business skills.  We are hiring a Business Builder to help us move to the next level of scale as we target organisations in Southern Africa. The position is based in Johannesburg. Continue reading “AMI is hiring: Business Builder, Southern Africa”