About Us

At the African Leadership Institute, we develop leaders who strive to have a deep, positive and lasting impact on people, companies and society through professional excellence, integrity and spirit of service. We have produced path-breaking ideas with lasting impact on markets and the global business community, training generations of business leaders.

OUR VISION

We aim to be the top business and leadership school in the world for a purpose, inspiring leaders for whom everybody matters. By accompanying men and women on their journeys of lifelong learning, we bring a deeper meaning to doing business and management of Organizations. We do this through global business programs and thought leadership based on relevant research.

OUR MISSION

We are on the mission to develop a new breed of global business leaders educated to global standards who can create jobs, increase incomes and reduce poverty.

We are committed to educating and developing leaders and builders of enterprises who create value for their stakeholders and society at large programs. We are equally committed to developing new scholars and teachers, and to creating and disseminating pathbreaking knowledge, concepts, and tools which advance the understanding and practice of management.


WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE US

We've tailored our courses and classes to suit your career need, your academic requirements and your timeframe.

  • Study in a dynamic global standard online learning environment and redefine your cultural boundaries
  • Learn from our highly-respected teachers - who consult to financial institutions, corporations and government agencies worldwide - and benefit from world-class research and advanced business thinking
  • Take charge of your personal and professional development and access a wide range of practitioners on your Business and Leadership journey
  • Gain confidence and get to know your new study group in a range of team-building exercises
  • Experience our innovative Tailored Core - cater to a specific area of interest or maintain a general management overview
  • Enjoy a dedicated commitment to academic excellence - our courses are robust and designed for maximum career impact.

COURSES

Learn something new

Every course on African Leadership Insitute is taught by professionals from top companies and organizations, so you can learn something new anytime, anywhere. Surplus free courses give you access to on-demand video lectures, homework exercises, and community discussion forums. Paid courses and classes provide additional quizzes and projects as well as a shareable Course Certificate upon completion.

  • 100% online
  • Learn something new
  • Free courses designed for you
  • Paid courses starting at about $10 (USD) 
  • Earn a Course Certificate

AFFORDABILITY

As a social enterprise initiative in education, we believe that quality education should be affordable. Choose your courses and enjoy flexible payment terms.

AGILITY

We are the most innovative business leadership Institute. So why change your lifestyle when we have changed our programmes to suit your lifestyle.  Don’t freeze, flex with us: flexible entry, flexible learning and flexible payment.

YOUR SCHEDULE

Take our courses at your own schedule and pace. Our teachers are always available to walk you through the classes.

 

GET CERTIFIED

Get job-ready for an in-demand career

Whether you’re looking to start a new career or change your current one, our Certificates can help you become job-ready. Apply your new skills/knowledge to hands-on projects that showcase your expertise to potential employers, unlock access to career support resources, and earn a career credential to kickstart your new career.

 

NETWORK OF LEADERS

Join the fastest growing community of business leaders across Africa. Share insight and opportunities for growth.

 

LEADERSHIP LAUNCH

Develop hard and soft skills in line with your career objectives. Increased digital and communication skills target the core competencies recruiters demand and optional language study widens your cultural understanding.

  • Set the development agenda for your Leadership Launch
  • Attend classes developing the skills, knowledge and attributes for global business success
  • Develop an in-depth awareness of your own skillset and an individualised Personal Development Plan.

 

A TRANSFORMATION EXPERIENCE

A core curriculum highlight, Global Business Experiences allow you to apply the frameworks you've studied to organisations in emerging and developed markets around the world. Flourish outside your comfort zone and push yourself into unfamiliar territory working with classmates from different cultures and industries.

  • Immerse yourself in a week-long experience of Lectures, guest speakers, site visits, workshops, panels, and opportunities to engage with ALI alumni
  • Debate the risks of doing business in a frontier market, support a micro-entrepreneur with a business plan, or help a tech start-up tackle a pressing business issue
  • GBEs are academically-focused, fast-paced and rewarding. Experience intensive, hands-on project work, fill a knowledge gap.

 

SHAPEN YOUR GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE OF INDUSTRY

INTERNSHIP

Broaden your horizons and your network taking part in our prestigious business Industry programmes.

  • Join 30% of second-year and third-year students who work with 30 highly-regarded companies for internship 
  • Grow your global network and immerse yourself in a new culture
  • Develop your global business perspectives
  • Accelerate your career progression through an internship. Find new strengths and explore unfamiliar industries

Your choice of work can be influenced by location, language, type of course, and elective availability or your desire to move your career to a particular country after graduation. Students completing the programme in 3 - 6 months will have limited opportunities. Please note business Industry placements are competitive.