Sidian Bank and ISBI Institute today entered a partnership at Strathmore Business School for the Advanced Entrepreneurship Programme (AEP) aimed at providing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) the right skills for financial success.
The program will be offered by ISBI Institute, a branch of Strathmore Business School, and it will offer Sidian Bank’s clients the appropriate training on business management skills.
The program is a practical and participant-centered, designed to help SMEs identify resourceful gaps they can utilize to catapult their businesses to success by maximizing their potential, at a subsidized cost.
According to Chege Thumbi, Sidian Bank Chief Executive Officer, the Program serves to equip entrepreneurs with actionable insights to drive various business areas such as strategy, finance, marketing, employee management, and other areas.
The partnership will allow Sidian Bank customers to enjoy several benefits from a program structured to spark self- reflection, push innovation ideas, and foster collaboration on multiple levels through fast-paced discussions, case studies, and original teaching methodologies.
In short, the program focuses on ensuring that entrepreneurs are eased into setting the right strategies, being focused on their business operations and optimizing costs to maximize profits.
“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,” Suncan Pavlovic, Managing Director of ISBI said during the signing of the agreement.