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African Women Investors Training Program

African Women Investors Training Program
27 April, 2021 to 31 May, 2021

Type : Short Term Course

Program Area : Fund establishment and investment management

Beginning of the course : April 27, 2021

Curriculum : 10 modules

Duration : 5 Weeks

Language : English & French

Location : Web Based E-Learning

Fee : Covered by UNECA

Application Deadline : April 20, 2021

Specific target audience : African woman or a woman of African heritage intending to invest in businesses in Africa. Preference is given to women who have previously applied for funding to the Africa Investment Fund.

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The United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) are organizing a Training Program for African Women Investors.
The overarching objective of the training is to develop a pipeline of women investment leaders in Africa. The training aims at strengthening the skills of existing or future high potential women investors through a full range of activities needed to establish an investment fund in Africa.
The training will be delivered on-line from April 27, 2021 to May 31, 2021. The training is free and will be delivered by Investment Professionals from Africa or with significant experience on the Continent.
Each module has interactive lessons that provide the core content around the topic for that module and an audio commented PowerPoint slides.
The training will be augmented with expert office hours to respond to specific questions, a moderated Online forum and learning resources. Following the training, a mentorship program will be made availa-ble to selected trainees to connect with high-potential executives and managers of the investment fund industry in Africa and abroad. To access the mentorship program, it is highly recommended to complete the entire modules and actively engage in the Online discussion/forum.
A certificate of completion will be delivered to participants who will pass all the assessments.

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