Cultivate aims to de-risk agribusinesses and unlock their growth through business skills training. The BDS training will result into businesses with improved management skills in operations, finances and planning. This will lead to improved revenue growth, profitability, employee development as well as enhanced access to capital and investment opportunities.
Cultivate business skills training elements
Online business skills training
Cultivate has partnered with African Management Institute (AMI) in the delivery of a six months guided online business skills training.
1) Grow your business programme
Targeting growth stage enterprises with an annual turnover above $ 50,000 to help them assess their current operations and identify areas that require streamlining and growth.
Charges: $ 400.
2) Guided grow your business programme
Targeting early stage businesses with an annual turnover of $ 20,000 to 50,000 so as to guide them on how to implement formal systems, processes and standardised operations.
Charges: $ 250.
Value chain specific technical support
After the competion of the initial six months business training, virtual post training support will be provided for another six months.
- To strengthen the adoption of the practices and lessons learned during the initial six months capacity building, Cultivate will provide virtual post training support for another six months.
- This will ensure that businesses are adopting the various practices and utilising the AMI online resources to trouble shoot various issues and for business mentorship.
Post training support
Cultivate will provide value chain specific advisory on production and productivity, sourcing, commodity standards, markets and financial investment linkages.
This will be achieved through the utilisation of Farm Africa’s Business Development Services (BDS) tools and templates which have been developed specifically for rural agri-businesses to assess and determine their needs.
Cultivate is implementing the online business skills training in partnership with African Management Institute (AMI). AMI enables ambitious businesses across Africa to thrive through practical tools and training. More than 35,000 people in 36 countries across Africa have been trained and equipped by AMI to build their businesses, improve leadership and management, and strengthen their teams.