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Applications are now open for the African Management Institute 2021 Survive to Thrive Programme for Rwanda Entrepreneurs. The African Management Institute is offering a free six-month virtual Survive to Thrive programme to Rwanda women entrepreneurs to help their businesses navigate the unexpected challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Our Survive to Thrive  virtual programme is designed specifically for entrepreneurs and their teams to manage their business more successfully by offering practical tools and strategies to increase your profits, scale up your business and adapt rapidly to unexpected challenges

Program details

  • 6 virtual, interactive and online learning labs, hosted by AMI expert facilitators
  • AMI learning platform access to over 20 self-guided online courses and over 125 practical business tools.
  • Monthly pod (group) meetings to support peer-learning and networking with other businesses
  • Practical downloadable tools and online courses to support implementation
  • Access to AMI’s mobile app, AMI Learn, for daily support and implementation


  • Main applicant must be the CEO, managing director, owner, or founder of the business and has to be a participant in the programme
  • Small and medium sized businesses ( at least 2 full-time employees, at least 1 year of operation)
  • The SME needs to have generated more than $10,000 in revenue in last financial year
  • Applicant must be willing to work online – i.e. must have a smartphone/Internet connection to access online tools, courses and online community


  • You will learn how to track key metrics (financial and performance) for your business
  • Understand the gaps in your business processes (in terms of key practices that you should be doing in your business)
  • Implement key business practices to improve and grow your business
  • Learn from and network with other entrepreneurs within your sector
  • Improve personal communication, planning, problem-solving and time management skills
  • Overcome business challenges and build a resilience business
  • Grow your leadership skills and spark your team's entrepreneurial capabilities
  • Network with other Africa entrepreneurs ( you will join participants from over 20 African countries)
  • Finance Linkage - businesses engaged in the programme may be invited to apply for our partners’ discounted loans/funding

About African Management Institute

AMI enables ambitious businesses across Africa to thrive. We deliver workplace learning that equips entrepreneurs and managers with the tools and training they need to succeed.  AMI combines online and mobile tools with in-person workshops and on-the-job practice. Tens of thousands of people have taken our programmes, executives to entry-level workers, in large and small companies across the continent.