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Owner Manager Program

Specially designed for those managing their own businesses and would like to create value and meet the customer demands as their firms grow.

OMP is designed with the entrepreneurs in mind. The program will help you to create value and meet the customer demands as your organisation grows. This program provides a unique opportunity for owner managers to step back from the day-to-day demands of running their businesses. By the end of the program you will not only have developed a comprehensive and robust strategy for the future of your company but will also be expected to acquire a better grasp of the processes of achieving such as strategy.

The OMP will enable you to:

  • Develop long-term strategies
  • Achieve faster and more managed growth
  • Achieve professional and personal growth
  • Manage equity stakes
  • Assess your company’s position
  • Understand changing local, regional and international business opportunities
  • Improve executive decision making capabilities and succession planning


Key Focus Areas

Understanding the Business Landscape

  • Analysis of Business Problems
  • Understanding East African Business Environment
  • Working Within the EA Common Market Protocol
  • Personal Leadership: Me Inc

Getting Ready For What Lies Ahead

  • Communication in Organisation
  • Towards Operational Excellence
  • Using Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Managing Your Taxes
  • Financial Management
  • Organisational Learning & Team Dynamics
  • Understanding and Directing Growth
  • Talent Management
  • Making Informed Investment Choices

Improving Business Performance

  • Selling Beyond Borders
  • Branding for Growing Businesses
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

Transforming Business Leaders

  • Making Innovation Work
  • Leading the Change Process
  • National Interest & entrepreneurial agenda
  • Next Steps: Setting Personal & Organisational Agenda

OMP is designed to build your knowledge-base over a period of one year in three, 4 day modules with the international module being 5 days. It has a comprehensive curriculum which will cover key business topics as well as special areas of interest to entrepreneurs. The case methodology will be a primary tool for delivery of course material, in addition to thought-provoking lectures and enlightening group discussions.

OMP is specifically designed for Chief Executive Officers and Managing Directors of their own companies and senior executives who are major equity stakeholders in medium-sized companies. You will join a wide and diverse group of successful entrepreneurs for an experience that will transform and re-energize your career and company.

OMP will be taught by a uniquely assembled team of faculty, industry practitioners and experts.


For more information regarding the program, email

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Key Details

9 February 2017

Module I:
7 – 10 March 2017

Module II:
8 – 12 May 2017

Module III:
10 – 14 July 2017

Module IV:
10 – 13 October 2017

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