This programme has been designed to assist you to analyze and fine-tune your business, solve your own problems, to identify and overcome roadblocks, and gives you the tools to move your businesses forward, unlock your potential in every respect. It will give you the confidence to put successful progressive plans in place for you and your business. You will develop your pragmatic skills through sessions with our world-renowned faculty, external industry experts and fellow business owners.
The Owner Manager Programme (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.
The modular programme format provides an opportunity for owner-managers to step back from the day-to-day demands of running the businesses and reflect on how to make the business work for them.
After attending the OMP programme, participants should be able 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
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.
This programme is ideal for Entrepreneurs who own and manage Medium-sized Companies and Founders/successors of Family business companies, with an annual turnover of more than Kshs. 5 million and operational for 5 years or more.
Classes comprise between 30 and 40 participants from different industries and countries representing a wide diversity of companies, sectors and cultural backgrounds.
The key feature in the programme will be a joint-module in Lagos Business School (LBS). In this module, you as a participant will be able to share insights and knowledge with other entrepreneurs from Nigeria, as well as broaden your networks and identify opportunities to expand your business beyond East Africa
The Owner Manager Programme is a non-residential modular programme of four modules, each module lasts 4 days held at the Strathmore University Business School, Madaraka Campus in Nairobi with exception of the international module which lasts 5 days and is held at Lagos Business School, Nigeria.
Due to the busy working schedules of participants, OMP is flexibly designed to be delivered in a multi-modular format, offering you a unique opportunity to undertake substantial learning and development that can be fitted into your professional and personal life.
The OMP is designed to build your knowledge-base over a period of one year in three, 4-day modules. 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.
Participants are awarded a certificate upon completion of the programme.
- Module I:
- Business Strategy
- Decision Making
- East Africa Business Environment
- Personal Leadership
- Module II: (At Lagos Business School – Lagos, Nigeria)
- Accounting and Finance
- Doing Business in West Africa
- Managing Economic Risks
- Managing People
- Operations Management
- Module III:
- Business Governance
- Business Leadership
- Information & Communication Technologies
- Talent Management
- Module IV:
- Business Branding
- Private Equity
- Succession Planning
- Current Contemporary Issues
SBS and LBS faculty members join forces to offer the programme. The faculty members hold PhD’s from world-renowned institutions and are internationally acclaimed experts for their research on current business issues.
Through the integrated expertise of these two schools, participants gain a comprehensive view of business, with the distinct needs of business leaders in Africa kept sharply in focus.
Moreover, they are successful business people themselves, many with their own consulting firms, operating in the real world of international business.
As a result, classroom discussions provide conceptual frameworks for effective decision making, along with practical tools for real-life implementation.
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