Why Women’s Day is for men. No, really
A column by AMI co-founder Jonathan Cook, written on National Women’s Day for men who are not sexist, because we still have so much to learn. I believe Women’s Day has a message for men who run businesses.
87% of African small businesses fear they may not survive Covid-19 crisis – survey
In response to the survey, 62% of SME owners also said that COVID-19 has had a high-impact on customer demand and 49% said their product supply has been highly impacted.
5 things African SMEs need right now
AMI's CEO and co-founder, Rebecca Harrison, reviews the results of our recent survey of entrepreneurs showing that 87% of business owners are worried about surviving the current crisis, while 67% say business has been hit hard since the introduction of social distancing, lockdowns and curfews on the continent.
How to open doors during Africa’s COVID-19 small business slump
AMI's Rwanda country manager explores how AMI's tools can help you take control of your business, make cost and revenue forecasts, open your eyes to new revenue streams and show you where you can cut cost.
Africa’s “Business Survival Bootcamp” is virtual medicine for businesses fighting off COVID-19 slump
The African Management Institute (AMI) has launched a free online learning programme aimed at helping Africa’s businesses and entrepreneurs survive the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Measures provide relief to businesses as part of Kenyan government COVID-19 response
With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) posing challenges for economic growth in Kenya, President Uhuru Kenyatta enacted a number of interventions to reduce the financial burden on the country's businesses and entrepreneurs.
Keep Thriving: AMI Learning & COVID-19
We're focused on helping ambitious businesses across Africa to thrive, even in the face of serious challenges like COVID-19. So let's keep thriving!
Kigali’s taxi motos showcase the spirit of African entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs are innovating in Africa's mobility sector and the road ahead looks promising.
New look. New name. Same big vision for Africa.
Modern, aspirational, African - our new look is meant to impact and inspire. Just like our learning programmes.
2018 Impact Snapshot
Read our latest impact snapshot to learn more about how training and development – when done right – can build skills, drive business performance, and positively impact managers & entrepreneurs across the continent.
Entrepreneurship training is broken. Now what?
Entrepreneurship is often touted as the silver bullet for Africa’s youth employment challenge. If we can strengthen small businesses, they will create jobs, and more young people will find dignified work. Simple, right? The problem is that most entrepreneurship training is failing.