Thrive Community

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

Survive to Thrive

Survive to Thrive

Designed to equip Africa’s ambitious entrepreneurs and business owners, this virtual business growth programme provides leaders of SMEs with the skills, tools and strategies to navigate the challenges and opportunities to thrive – now and in the future.

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Thrive Resources

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.

Catch the replay of this session here.


Rise and thrive! A key to performing as a small business owner and manager is rooting yourself in daily practices of preparation and meditation. Start your day with AMI’s Jonathan Cook, focused on your business and your personal wellness. As one of Africa’s leaders in adult learning for business management, he records an on-demand 12-15 minute audio reflection file that you can listen to help you start your day and thrive in your business.

Start rising today!

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.

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