, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – Sidian Bank has partnered with ISBI Institute at Strathmore Business School for the provision of business and financial literacy training for SMEs.
ISBI Institute at Strathmore Business School, which is a subsidiary of Strathmore Business School will offer Sidian Bank’s clients business management skills through the Advanced Entrepreneurship Programme (AEP).
The programme is a practical and participant-centred, designed to help SMEs detect execution gaps and launch their businesses to success by maximizing their potential, at a subsidized cost.
Through this collaboration, Sidian Bank’s customers will benefit from the program which is structured to spark self- reflection, innovation and collaboration on multiple levels through fast-paced discussions, case studies and original teaching methodologies.
The entrepreneurs are guided to set strategies, focus their activities and optimize costs to increase profitability and reduce risk.
Speaking during the MoU signing, Sidian Bank Chief Executive Officer, Chege Thumbi, said the Programme will equip entrepreneurs with actionable insights to drive various business areas such as strategy, finance, marketing, employee management and other areas.
Suncan Pavlovic, Managing Director at ISBI at Strathmore Business School, said all stakeholders benefit from bigger, financially sound and profitable enterprises.
“That’s why is this joint initiative between Sidian Bank and ISBI Institute at Strathmore Business School is an important enabler for SMES to grow to greater heights and own their tomorrow.”