Empowering Managers

A tailored programme for managers in the off-grid energy space, with scholarships available from the UK Department for International Development.

Who have we worked with?

This programme transformed how I work and my relationship with the team. I also have more time to think strategically as the team is taking ownership of tasks and projects and we're able to co-create solutions to the challenges that we face. This has resulted in process improvements, leading to cost saving.

Hillary Kirui, Azuri Technologies

About this programme

Read about the programme in French.

A fully virtual programme for off-grid energy sector managers from across Africa, this highly practical programme empowers team leaders with effective tools in key areas like supervision, project management, and team building, as well as strategies to address sector-specific challenges and manage geographically dispersed teams.

The programme combines regular interactive virtual workshops, robust online learning via our online platform and mobile app, and team-based activities, allowing participants to learn valuable knowledge and skills that can be applied to real workplace challenges, benefiting your organisation’s overall performance and impact.

Among off-grid energy managers who previously completed this programme, 88% said they were more effective on the job and 71% learned new management skills.

Empowering Managers, implemented by AMI, is a prorgramme of the “Off-Grid Talent Initiative” which aims to support the talent needs of off-grid energy enterprises across Africa, whilst empowering local talent to pursue careers in the energy access sector.

The Off-Grid Talent Initiative is a programme run in partnership with AMI, Shortlist, FCDO, and the Carbon Trust and was funded with UK Aid from the British People. Discounted pricing is available with additional discounts extended to female participants.

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Key information

  • Designed for
    Middle managers, new managers & supervisors in the off-grid sector
  • Key topics
    Goal-setting & planning, personal productivity, empowerment, influence & communication, feedback, problem-solving, performance management, coaching, team dynamics, self-management & stress.
  • Key outcomes
    Managers are equipped to effectively manage themselves, empower their teams & drive performance
  • Core components
    4-6 month blended programme which includes:
    • 3 in-person Learning Lab workshops (fully virtual - temporary)
    • 9 online courses & practical tools
    • 1 Change Challenge practical project
    • Graduation event (hosted virtually)

Get started

This programme is available in English and French. Discounted pricing is available based on your organisation’s needs with additional discounts extended to female participants.


  • French Language Programme: Closed 
  • English Language Programme: Closed 
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