Times like these demand that business leaders be coaches
At the best of times most of us need prompting to do the things we actually want to do. Most of us need a coach, mentor, engaged boss or patiently honest friend to nudge us to become what we could be at work.
Leaders see beyond what is to create what might be
I wonder what it’s like to work in the Post Office. What set me wondering was fetching a parcel on 12 May, posted in London on 1 November last year. On the one hand I was impressed that it reached me after six and a half months of travel. No one stole it. It wasn’t buried in a storeroom and eventually destroyed. It reached its intended destination. I didn’t realise this was still possible with the SA Post Office.
Practising respect can counter workplace toxicity
Will Smith’s Oscar slap has generated a huge debate about toxic masculinity, with some decrying his hitting Chris Rock on stage as an example of how men are programmed socially to be violent, some supporting his courage in defending his wife, and others looking for re
African Management Institute Launches New Francophone Learning Programmes for Senegal and West Africa
The African Management Institute (AMI), the continent’s leader in business and management training, recently launched a new series of francophone learning programmes to support the growth of small enterprises and provide practical business skills development in Senegal and across francophone West Africa.
The heroism of keeping on keeping on
All entrepreneurs need in their inner toolbox a sense of being invincible. Survivors act as if they are invincible, regardless of what happens around them. This is where the art of resilience resides.
Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture Launches Inaugural Leadership Programme with Virtual Leadership Forum
AMI’s August Entrepreneur of the month
Meet Melanie Hapisu, our AMI Entrepreneur of the month. Melanie is the CEO & Founder of Digipath Africa.
AMI and Rwanda Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs partner to offer virtual business training programmes to young business leaders
Through this partnership, at least 600 entrepreneurs from all districts in Rwanda will have access to AMI business training programmes.
AMI’s 2020 Impact Report: A year of struggle, hope and resilience
AMI has released its 2020 Impact Report which provides a snapshot of the company's impact drawing on quantitative and qualitative data from businesses and individuals across Africa. As the outlook remains uncertain for Africa's MSMEs in 2021, the report explores insights gained from supporting businesses and entrepreneurs with practical tools and training.
Update to AMI’s Learning Platform & AMI Learn App Released for iOS
New release of AMI’s Learning platform features new “journey” orientation, exciting new design, and increases mobile app and offline options with iOS app release and Android update.
AMI partners with AGRA to launch new Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture
Through this partnership, AMI as the lead learning partner will deliver the Advanced Leadership Programme focused on advancing collaborative leadership for capacity to drive Africa’s food security and sustainability efforts.
African Management Institute and Rwanda ICT Chamber offer business training to 2,000 tech entrepreneurs
The partnership will ensure that ICT members reinforce their skills and boost women’s participation in the sector