Blended Learning Course


Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness : Enable aspiring entrepreneurs in the African agri-business sector to develop a business model and plan to get their agri-venture off the ground.


About this programme

Designed for aspiring entrepreneurs in the African agri-business sector, this hands-on programme provides the key steps for getting a business off the ground. Participants will learn how to understand market demand, develop prototype products or services, develop a business model, and raise funding.

This programme is offered through universities, accelerators, incubators, colleges, and enterprise development organisations that want to support entrepreneurs in their network. Get in touch to talk about running ‘Entrepreneurship in Agribusiness’ with aspiring entrepreneurs you support.

This course is currently facilitated in the following institutes with the kind support of SIANI.  

  • Makerere University Business School, Uganda
  • Gulu University, Uganda
  • Bishop Stuart University, Uganda
  • Youth Agri-Hub, Uganda
  • Laikipia University, Kenya
  • ISTVS, Somaliland

This approach 'blends' online learning with in-person experiential teaching approaches with local facilitators having completed intensive training on use of the platform, course curriculum and experiential learning approaches.

Key information

  • Designed for
    Aspiring entrepreneurs in Agribusiness
  • Key topics
    Business ideation, Identifying customers, Market research, Market sizing, Business model canvas, Prototyping & iteration, Pitching, Financial forecasting, Raising capital
  • Key outcomes
    Participants have a viable business model for the agribusiness sector
  • Core components
    4-6 month blended programme. Includes:
    • A series of in-person Learning Lab workshops
    • Access to online platform with courses and practical tools
    • Practical project and final business plan pitch session

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