The great thing about Nigeria, and the rest of Africa, is that there is tremendous opportunity—oppo
This rapid change is coming at a time of realisation that Africa is unique. Superimposing business leadership models that have worked in other countries can be difficult, as different social and government contexts create a unique business milieu.
As African businesses begin to take their place on the world stage, it has become crucial to have homegrown leaders and policy advisors who are able to combine solid learning with home experience. Moreover, this has led to an increase in business schools created in and for the African market, and international business and policy institutions looking for opportunities for their students to participate in immersive learning programmes and getting a rich African experience.
This is where the African Markets Internship Programme (AMIP) comes in. Created by The Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF) as its flagship programme for its commitment to African business leadership an
In 2011, the AMIP associates were privileged to be part of two strategy sessions helmed by Professor Michael E. Porter, Harvard Business School professor and founding patron of TEF who is recognised as the most influential thinker on management and competitiveness. This year, the second AMIP cohort is set to graduate next weekend, coinciding with TEF’s 4th Advisory Board meeting. A series of events will be held to mark the occasion, including a lecture by TEF Advisory Board member and Kenyan agribusinessentrepreneu
TEF will start accepting applications for AMIP 2013 in October 2012.
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