Globally, the role of business in society is being questioned. Once seen as the generators of jobs and wealth, companies are increasingly seen as harming people and the environment through a narrow focus on profits. Clients, regulators, employees and investors are asking businesses to contribute to solving the social and environmental challenges worldwide. On our continent, the same applies.
What should business leaders do? Corporate social responsibility initiatives are no longer seen as enough.
Shared value is a management strategy in which companies find business opportunities in social problems. This three-day course shows you how to rethink combining profit and social impact. Learn how the powerful and fast-growing Shared Value approach can help your company mitigate risk and improve your company’s value to society, as it has for companies across our continent and beyond.
Strathmore University Business School in partnership with The Shared Value Africa Initiative (SVAI), is offering a three-day course designed to introduce the concept of creating Shared Value to African businesses, government bodies, non-profit organisations and other institutions on the continent.
Through combining theory framework, local and international case studies and interactive discussion, the course:
This programme is ideal for (but not limited to):
By the end of the training, you will be in a position to:
The programme will be delivered using a Participant/ learner-centred approach in which a combination of methods will be used i.e.
Africa has specific needs that cannot be addressed from the outside in; there’s a real need for African-driven solutions to African problems, and Shared Value is the key. For the innovative, forward-thinking business, real growth opportunities can be found in addressing social challenges.
The Shared Value Africa Initiative aims to bring together businesses and business communities from across Africa with a common purpose: to build the African economy.
Through partnership with a variety of stakeholder groups, including regional and national corporations, non-profits, multi-and bilat eral development agencies and foundations, the SVAI will create Africa’s most powerful business network.
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Dates: 25th – 27th August 2020
Programme fee: Kshs. 150,000