Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) operation cut across almost all sectors of the economy and sustain the majority of households. Their activities form a breeding ground for businesses to thrive and provide one of the most prolific sources of employment.
SMEs are among the leading drivers of growth, innovation, and employment in most parts of Africa. They represent more than 80% of businesses in Kenya and employ up to 75% of the active working population.
This is a 16 weeks course that takes place once a week. It is tailored to meet and solve some of the needs and challenges SMEs face.
The course is hands-on and participant-centered. Through the use of locally developed business case studies, participants are engaged in discussions enabling them to develop problem-solving and good decision-making skills.
Join us to develop your entrepreneurship competencies and gain best practice insights to effectively manage the growth of your venture.
Dr. Hellen Otieno is a Senior Lecturer and the Faculty Director at the Strathmore University Business School. She has a PhD in Entrepreneurship and Master’s Degree in Economics. She has over twenty years of teaching experience, sixteen of which are at the university level. She is also a member of the Academic and PhD Committee in the School.
Dr. Otieno has built her consultancies and research capacity having participated in several consultancies and research studies both locally and internationally.