Convenes Top Business Leaders Online with Harvard Business School, Respond to COVID-19 in Africa

As COVID-19 takes hold of African economies, African business leaders are challenged with new risks and uncertainty. 

Crisis Management for African Business Leaders
Crisis Management for African Business Leaders Source:, a media holding company with an extensive array of platforms that reaches a global audience interested in African content and community has partnered with faculty from Harvard Business School to lead an online webinar series, “Crisis Management for African Leaders.”

The online seminar was made known in a press statement sent to ITSALLISAY.

The webinar series, according to Teresa Clarke, Chairman and Executive Editor, will feature panel discussions led by the faculty, in conversation with African business leaders.

The panelists are:

  •     Kuseni Dlamini, Chair, Massmart
  •     Kunle Elebute, Chairman, KPMG Africa
  •     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

She stated further that the webinars will be in four parts and 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, Clarke concluded.

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