Business in Africa – a one-day online workshop
NEW – We have changed to an online format due to travel restrictions of participants!
How to access new markets with new business models and agile methods
Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Senegal and at least a dozen other countries on the African continent offer great opportunities for expanding a business. New African markets are emerging, and in almost all areas of daily life, an increasing purchasing power transforms huge needs into a dynamically growing demand.
In Africa, globalization and digitalization are happening on a greenfield. A digital transformation with different innovations takes place. Fewer old technologies and less vested interests allow new solutions to emerge, closer to human needs. New patterns of African contributions to the globalized world are emerging. The growing middle class is doubling or tripling within the next 15 years – unleashing further self-enforcing dynamics and new highlights.
Why this workshop?
To get quick and profound insights into doing business with African countries
After this workshop, you will have …
- … got to know successful approaches on how to enter African markets,
- … dealt with new business models that refer to specific situations in African countries,
- … thought through and discussed some of the most important success factors in the implementation,
- … become aware of the biggest obstacles to success,
- … have learned to understand that effective communication is a prerequisite for success on the African continent, and
- … got to know some important practical case studies.
In addition, you have examined and rethought the background of the social and economic changes in African countries.
For whom is this workshop?
- entrepreneurs and executives who are interested in Africa
- people who intend working or doing business with African companies
- executives of institutions that work with African organizations
- startups who want to expand into African markets
|Session one||New Chances in New Markets|
Africa is not Africa. There are huge differences between countries – an overview. An increasing middle class and a still-growing population are an anchor for business activities. With huge new business opportunities for European companies.
|Session two||Distinctive Features of African Markets|
In almost all areas of daily life, increasing purchasing power turns a huge need into a dynamically growing demand. Indirect communication, a different value system, different wage and price levels, different infrastructures and value chains, less legal certainty. How to deal with it?
|Session three||Africa – Stereotypes and Reality|
What should you take care of when doing business in African countries? What do you have to consider, when working for public institutions? Communication that considers cultural aspects as a key to success.
|Session four||Setting up Business Models differently|
Functioning business models for African markets. What do you have to take care of? How can agile methods support your endeavours? Three practical examples and the most important success factors. How to set up a successful strategy for Africa.
Experts and Facilitators
Management expert with long time experiences in Europe, Brazil and also in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Mozambique and other African countries. His book “The Black Tiger – What We Can Learn From Africa” shows the vital, dynamic and economically developing Africa and the opportunities that come with it.
She worked five years as director for administration and finances in a regional hospital in Gabon for the company Vamed Management & Service. Today she is the owner of Diboty Consulting, a company that prepares expats for their assignments in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Tuesday, 10th November 2020, 9am to 5pm
This is an online-workshop. We have changed due to travel restrictions of some of our participants.
EUR 390,- plus 20% VAT
EUR 290 + 20% VAT when registering before 31 December 2020
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