Partnership with KASI Insight

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At the close of 2020, a year that saw many small businesses experience vast changes and diverse challenges as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic; ISBI Institute @Strathmore University Business School partnered with KASI Insight, in collaboration with Kenya Business Guide to conduct a survey for local business owners in Kenya. This was aimed at Reimagining the world of work beyond COVID-19.

This was a one-of-a-kind study, with a specific focus on how COVID-19 will impact the future workplace dynamics for SMMEs (Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises). By participating in this survey, participants contributed to the strengthening of our economy. By assisting in uncovering how SMMEs can build engaged and thriving workforce during times when business continuity is threatened and uncertain.

Participants who took part in the survey will then be provided with first access to the survey report once they are released and limited exclusive access to the KASI Hub, where one can access the latest consumer insights on how ordinary Kenyans and other Africans are coping with the continued impact of COVID-19 on their lives and livelihoods.

Partnership with Blab East Africa

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We are pleased to announce to you our partnership with Blab East Africa to  bring you the SDG Action Manager.  The tool enables businesses worldwide to set goals, track progress and stay motivated on their actions toward the Sustainable Development Goals. 

The SDGs are a universal call to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. The tool  focuses on the social, environmental and economic impact your business has towards the sustainability agenda. 

The value of participating in this assessment

  • The assessment acts like a “personal consultant” that helps improve the planning and vision of your company.

  • It provides companies with a detailed roadmap of how a business can improve their practices for the future. This ensures you have the right structures/framework in place as you scale, supports dialogue with investors, large corporates, network association and engagement with your team on the company’s growth plan with timelines.  

  • You will be able to review holistic how the company’s processes and practices are running as it relates to your business model, supply chain, operations and risk level. 

  • The online platform can be used to benchmark performance and set goals for area of improvement

If interested in taking part kindly register and we will be in touch with you.

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ISBI Institute signs MOU with (CISI) Chartered Insitute for Securities & Investments

ISBI Institute @ Strathmore University Business School and The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) are delighted to announce a recent MoU confirming close collaboration on offering ISBI organized events, seminars and training to CISI members at special discounted prices.

The partnership is aimed at offering considerable value to CISI members looking to pursue selected quality, entrepreneur centred & practical programmes associated with Strathmore University Business School. 

Maryanne Akoth, Director for Programs, ISBI at Strathmore University Business School, said: "We are delighted to partner with the CISI, a leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. This partnership will further allow ISBI to better fulfill its mandate of providing quality learning programmes to enhance financial services by practitioners to the SME segment and to the entrepreneurs."

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment is the leading professional body for securities, investment, wealth and financial planning professionals. Formed in 1992 by London Stock Exchange practitioners, we have a global community of circa 45,000 members in over 100 countries and last year more than 40,000 CISI exams were sat in 81 countries, 15,000 taken outside the UK.

Kevin Moore, Chartered FCSI, CISI Director of Global Business Development, said: “It’s a great privilege to be partnering with ISBI, one of the leading business schools in the region. Our members will now have the opportunity to access quality programmes to complement their professional development. We look forward to working together with this eminent institution.”

For further information on this arrangement & the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments, please contact www.cisi.org