Africa Managemement Initiative (AMI), a social enterprise that is looking to tackle Africa’s management capacity gap, has today introduced its first social online learning platform to business leaders in Nairobi.
In partnership with Africa’s business schools, like Strathmore Business School in Kenya, The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science in South Africa and Lagos Business School in Nigeria, AMI is looking into helping businesses across the continent to build motivated, productive and effective workforce.
“Our goal is to reach 1 million African managers and entrepreneurs over the next decade enabling then to develop new skills and build their businesses by providing access to word class learning tools at affordable rates,” said Rebecca Harrison, CEO and Founder, AMI. “We focus on applied learning so our business clients actually see the impact on the bottom line.”
The CEO told Techmoran that the programme will favor all business realms as there is a package for individuals, companies as well as Start-ups to improve their business.
AMI, Harrison added, under the specific programme ‘business planning 101’ for Start-Ups; intends to work together with Start-up accelerators and incubators to help the budding Start-ups improve their working performance as well as better their management skills. One of the Incubators AMI is working with is iHub.
Also at the launch was Partick Obath, Director at Kenya Private Sector Alliance, he had this to say: “by adopting game-changing advances in interactive online technology across the educational landscape such as this, organizations will significantly increase access for management talent to excellent management education and tools.”