Business learning firm, African Management Institute (AMI) has appointed Asha Mweru Mbowa to head its new division, AMI Enterprises.
AMI Enterprises will be dedicated to boosting workplace and professional skills for growth-stage and established companies.
AMI says the new division leverages its long-standing position in the continent’s training sector and its Africa-focused approach, proven to drive performance among leaders, managers, and Africa’s growing workforce.
“The recent establishment of AMI Enterprise as a core division will allow us to scale up our support for these companies as they grow to be a force in the global economy. There’s no one more qualified than Asha Mweru Mbowa to lead AMI Enterprise as we respond to the rapid growth and demand across Africa for AMI’s corporate and growth-stage business training programs,” said Rebecca Harrison, AMI’s CEO and co-founder.
Mbowa who previously served as Director of Operations and Talent is being credited for the 118pc growth of AMI employees from 2020 to 2022.
“AMI’s team not only prepares the next generation of African leaders and workforce. Our team is part of the next generation. We know that Africa’s business and professional talent are the driving factors behind the growth of the continent’s established and emerging businesses,” said Mbowa following her appointment.
AMI equips businesses, managers, and Africa’s future workforce with the practical tools and training they need to succeed and drive growth through its learning approach which incorporates virtual and in-person workshops with on-the-job practice and support accompanied by practical online and mobile learning tools.
Mbowa holds a degree in Business and Information Technology from Strathmore University and is currently pursuing a Masters in Liberal Arts, Management from the Harvard Extension School.
She will lead an AMI Enterprise division with a deep bench and an ever-growing footprint across the continent, including sales and learning delivery team members in Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Senegal, and Nigeria.