Last week, the Senior Management Leadership Programme (SMLP), Class of 2021 went for their local company visit. This year, the participants visited Afrimac Nut Company Limited.
The main purpose of the local company visit aims to showcase locally-owned and operated businesses with unique business models. The SMLP participants got an opportunity to learn about the company’s operations, target market and business model through interaction with the team at Afrimac.
The company visits give the SMLP participants an opportunity to analyze real business scenarios as they immerse themselves in the various contemporary business challenges.
Afrimac Nut Company is a Kenyan company that engages primarily in agro-food processing, more specifically for macadamia nuts. In terms of their business model, Afrimac deals in processing macadamia nuts and oil purely for export. The primary market for the macadamia nuts are, USA, parts of Asia and Middle East and more so Kosher markets.
About the Senior Management Leadership Programme
The Senior Management Leadership Programme offers a transformational learning experience that prepares the senior executive to assume responsibilities at the highest level as they lead their companies and institutions to achieve sustainable competitive edge.
It integrates key management concepts and best practices to develop strategic thinking and leadership skills as well as an integrated view of the business landscape in relation to market dynamics.
The programme heavily employs the case methodology as one of the learning techniques; this gives participants a chance to analyze real business scenarios as they immerse themselves in the various contemporary business challenges.
2022 intake is ongoing! Apply here
By Juliet Hinga
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