A community & network for ambitious businesses and entrepreneurs from across Africa
Network, Learn & Grow
The AMI Thrive community and network is a vibrant and ambitious community of businesses, entrepreneurs and leaders from across Africa. The community is a supportive space where individuals have the opportunity to network with other like-minded entrepreneurs, learn from each other and grow themselves and their businesses.
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- Access to our weekly newsletter with financial and news resources and tips
- Update on upcoming open and exclusive events
- First in line for news about AMI programmes and events
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Thrive weekly newsletters has helped my business to keep up with the ongoing challenges amid the Covid-19 period.
- Nigeria-based SME manager and Thrive email subscriber
In addition to the Thrive weekly email, the Thrive community interacts and participates in a range of free and open learning and networking events offered by AMI.
AMI’s monthly live conversation with entrepreneurs and businesses across the continent. We’ll discuss their strategies for surviving and thriving in these unprecedented times and explore ideas for other entrepreneurs across Africa.
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Thrive Community Networking & Learning Events
Thrive’s community isn’t just formed through an email list. In monthly virtual online gatherings, we bring African entrepreneurs together for facilitated networking events. Registration for these events is required.
About the African Management Institute (AMI)
AMI enables ambitious businesses across Africa to thrive, through practical tools and training. We equip entrepreneurs with tools to build their business, help companies train their teams and run work readiness programmes for young people starting their careers. AMI’s programmes combine online and mobile tools with in-person workshops and on-the-job practice and support. During the COVID period AMI is delivering fully virtual programming across the continent.
AMI has worked with a range of businesses and organisations to support entrepreneurs and managers build and grow their businesses across Africa including Uber, Nestle, Radisson Blu, Mastercard Foundation, USAID, Shell Foundation and Equity Bank. AMI has directly trained over 30,000 people in over 35 countries across Africa.
AMI has 70+ staff with offices and presence in 7 countries; Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, and Uganda.
Our programmes have reached over 35,000 individuals in 39 countries across Africa.
Ideas & Updates
Choose the future of your company and country
Does your company maintain a thriving culture beyond your influence? What structures, procedures and habits maintain things as they should be? Do your people understand what makes for sustainable success and are they committed to this? Every organisation is unique
Can entrepreneurship be taught?
For decades some have argued that entrepreneurs are born, not made, and others have argued that even the most talented person won’t succeed without the knowledge and skills required for business. As with most nature/nurture debates, there is truth on both sides.
Just laws serve the interests of both the big and the small
One family’s housing disaster turns out to be another’s joy.