AMI and Kenya Pharmaceutical Association Sign Agreement to Boost Business Growth in Africa
24th January 2023
Nairobi, Kenya – The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association- Nairobi Branch (KPA) and the African Management Institute (AMI) has signed an agreement for KPA to become a recruiting partner for AMI’s Kenya Grow Your Business program. Drawing from its membership portfolio of over 2,000 members in the Nairobi region, KPA will work with AMI to offer pharmaceutical business owners AMI’s flagship business growth programme for small to medium-size enterprises (SMEs). Kenya’s pharmaceutical market is valued at over $1 billion with SMEs such as pharmacies, distributors, manufacturers, and hospitals providing critical healthcare services across the country and region.
The partnership will provide KPA-Nairobi Branch members with access to AMI’s Grow Your Business six-month business growth programme, supporting participating businesses to target and achieve growth goals through practical training experiences, online learning, and networking opportunities. Enrollment in the programme will enable KPA members to access the practical tools and training they need to succeed and drive growth in their businesses.
“We are thrilled to partner with the Kenya Pharmaceutical Association Nairobi Branch and offer their members access to our Grow Your Business program,” said Harold Angila, Marketing Activation Specialist at AMI. “We believe that this partnership will be a catalyst for the growth and success of KPA Nairobi Branch members, and we look forward to working together to drive business growth in Africa.”
“We are excited to partner with AMI and offer our members access to their industry-leading Grow Your Business program,” said Cletus Otieno, Branch Secretary of KPA- Nairobi Branch. “Our members are highly skilled pharmacists but not trained as business people. We believe that this partnership will provide our members with the tools and resources they need to run successful businesses. We look forward to working together to drive growth in the pharmaceutical industry in Kenya.”
AMI is a leading provider of practical tools and training for entrepreneurs and businesses across Africa. The organization’s learning approach incorporates in-person workshops, on-the-job practice, and support, with practical online and mobile learning tools. To date, AMI has directly trained over 42,000 people in over 39 countries, with offices in Nairobi, Kigali, Dakar, and Johannesburg.
The Kenya Pharmaceutical Association (KPA) is a professional association that was formed to secure the unity of Pharmaceutical Technologists in Kenya. The Association’s mission is to improve the welfare of its members, promote high standards of pharmaceutical practice, and protect the public against professional misconduct or abuses of privileges by pharmaceutical practitioners. Registered in 1974, KPA boasts of a membership of about 2,000 spread throughout Nairobi and its environs.
For more information about Grow Your Business Program, please visit https://www.africanmanagers.org/gyb/
Contact: [Harold Angila – 0111 341 618]
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