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Hey Motherland Moguls!

Following the many COVID-19 related questions we received from our webinar on How to Keep Your Business Afloat – online and offline, we partnered with Africa.com to give you FREE access to a special 4-part webinar series on Crisis Management for African Business Leaders.

You should not miss this chance to learn how to:
1. Manage your finances through a crisis with Walela Dawit, CFO, GE Africa
2. Develop a winning crisis-proof business strategy with Funke Opeke, Founder and CEO of MainOne

Join Top African Business Leaders Online for Four-Part Webinar Series


As COVID-19 takes hold of African economies, African business leaders are challenged with new risks and uncertainty. Africa.com has partnered with faculty of  Harvard Business to lead a four-week webinar series, “Crisis Management for African Business Leaders.”

The webinar series will feature panel discussions led by the faculty, in conversation with African business leaders including:

  • Kuseni Dlamini, Chair, Massmart
  • Kunle Elebute, Chairman, KPMG Africa
  • Foluso Philips, Chair, Philips Consulting
  • Jay Ireland, Former President and CEO, GE Africa
  • Admassu Tadesse, Chief Executive, Trade and Development Bank
  • Fred Swaniker, Founder & CEO, African Leadership Group
  • Sim Tshabalala, Chief Executive, Standard Bank Group

The four webinars are as follows:

April 15

Leadership in Times of Crisis, led by Linda Hill, Ph.D., Harvard Business School Professor of Business Administration, Faculty Chair, Leadership Initiative

April 22

Liquidity – Managing Cash Flow When Revenue & Funding Dry Up, led by Kunle Elebute, Chair of KPMG Africa

April 29

This Isn’t the West – How Africa’s Informal Sector Reacts to COVID-19, led by Hakeem Belo-Osagie, Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer of Business Administration

May 6

Strategic Planning in the Face of Uncertainty, led by Andy Zelleke, Ph.D., Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer of Business Administration

All webinars take place on Wednesdays, for 1.5 hours, commencing at:

 9:00 EDT (New York) | 14:00 WAT (Nigeria/UK)

15:00 CAT (South Africa) | 16:00 EAT (Kenya)

We are moved beyond words with the generosity shown by African business leaders and Harvard faculty to set aside their own tremendous challenges today, in order to share their best thinking with other African business leaders on how they are taking companies forward and protecting the communities they serve.

Teresa Clarke, Chair and Executive Editor of Africa.com

Registration is free at virtualconferenceafrica.com.


About Africa.com

Africa.com is a media holding company with an extensive array of platforms that reach a global audience interested in African content and community. Africa.com’s interests include a business publisher’s ad network, content syndication, the website at www.iafrica.com,  email newsletters, various social media platforms, and internet domain names ending with the “.africa.com” extension. Africa.com operates from Johannesburg, Lagos, and New York, and has a presence in Cape Town and Nairobi.

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