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about mini mba

a propos du mini-mba
The mini-MBA helps African businesses and entrepreneurs to :

Invent, innovate and drive organizational transformation, performance, and growth.

Capture emerging opportunities in changing markets while optimizing innovation and profitability.

Digitally evolve your business or functional area, turning digital disruption into a competitive capability and advantage.

Master the concepts of building category-king companies, and thrive.


What you get in the mini-MBA


strategy as you will not find in any strategy books

Learn from a practicing entrepreneur as he studies companies and establishes businesses.


real world case studies based on the present

Get analysis to understand the challenges & prospects for companies operating now.


a weekly webinar responding to questions

Get answer to questions that arise as you apply what you learn to your business.

Course material is in the form of written notes, and flash cases available to download ( posted on mondays, webinars on saturdays).


use the assignments to apply lessons to your organisation

For a small fee you can have these reviewed and recieve expert feedback.

Thriving beyond COVID-19
Re-designing and retooling for a New World

COVID-19 has been a fast-forward button requiring rapid adaptation to remain in business and thrive. As an employee or entrepreneur, it’s your responsibility to remain relevant during Covid-19 and BEYOND by continuously upgrading your skill set, thus making yourself more marketable and in demand. Amzill has partnered with Tekedia Institute to bring world class expertise for businesses and entrepreneurs on the African continent and diaspora.

Africa has the opportunity to emerge stronger and engage on better terms working from local to regional and global platform.

focus On Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe

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Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Born in July 1975, Ndubuisi Ekekwe is a Nigerian professor, inventor, engineer, author, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of First Atlantic Semiconductors & Microelectronics – West Africa's leading embedded systems company.

His work experience includes Analog Devices Corp where he co-designed a generation accelerometer for the iPhone and created the company's first wafer level chip scale package for inertial sensor.

He is a player in the U.S. semiconductor industry where he develops innovative microchips and invented a micro-controller for medical robots.

Professional career

Ekekwe has written for the Harvard Business Review and was recently made a selection board member of the $100 Million Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme.

Ekekwe is also certified in key fields in technology and has his name high ranking publications and technical papers ranked among the leading journals and conferences about technology. He also has two pending patents on Microelectronics and works as a consultant to Universities, Tech-Firms and the World Bank. The African Leadership Network has honoured him as a “New Generation Leader for Africa”. He is also a TED Fellow. His book 'Nanotechnology and Microelectronics: Global Diffusion, Economics and Policy' received the IGI Global “Book of the Year” Award in 2010. He was honoured by the World Economic Forum in 2013 as a Young Global Leader for his professional accomplishments and commitment to society.

He has also been honoured for Outstanding Leadership by the National Youth Council Of Nigeria. He is the Lead Faculty Member in Tekedia Institute's Mini-MBA, an innovation management four-month program, optimized for business execution and growth, with digital operational overlay

Awards and recognition

  • 2019 Technology Connoisseur of the Year
  • United States ERC/National Science
  • Foundation Fellowship
  • Johns Hopkins University Fellowship
  • IGI Global 2010 “Book of the Year” Award
  • IBM Global Entrepreneur Award
  • World Economic Forum Young Global Leader
  • SAMSTAG fellowship
  • 2010 Who's Who in America
  • 2009 Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide
  • 2018 NYCN Award for Outstanding Leadership.



Innovation, Growth & Digital Execution – Techniques for Building Category-King Companies

week focus components
Growth and Innovation of Firms Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe
Reading (R), Flash Case (F), Video (V), Challenge (C)
Business Playbook, Manual and Execution Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe
R, F, V, C
Modern Business Models and Growth Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe
Effective Supply Chain Management Luiz Paulo Silva Barreto – MIT
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
Effective Supply Chain Management Luiz Paulo Silva Barreto – MIT
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
New Technologies, Growth, Disruptive Innovation
Cybersecurity Adetokunbo Omotosho, CEO, Infoprive
Blockchain Franklin Odoemenam Peters, CEO, Bitfxt
AI - Cloud - Data Management, Big Data & Analytics Dr Adewole C. Ogunyadeka, esure Group Plc
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
Investing and Fundraising Victor Ndukauba, Deputy Managing Director, Afrinvest West Africa
Sector Innovation and Focus
Logistics Samuel Akinniyi Ajiboyede, CEO, Zido Logistics
Ecommerce Olufemi S. Aiki, Co-Founder, Foodlocker
Fintech Olugbenga GB Agboola, CEO / Co-Founder, Flutterwave
EdTech Dimeji Falana, CEO, Edves
Agtech Ndubuisi Ekekwe, Founder, Zenvus
HealthTech Enoh John, CEO, Lafiya TeleHealth
Supply Chain Management Ayodele Adenaike, COO, GIG Logistics
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
Sales Management, Marketing and Growth Moby Onuoha, Queen’s University
Develop a New Growth Model for company you work (Lab) Tekedia Institute
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
Instructio { Report Output}
Digital Product Development, Product Market Fit Peter A. Daniels, Head, Digital Bank,Polaris Bank
Execution – Business Objectives and Technologies Nnamdi Onyebuchi, CEO, Weco Systems Group
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
Media, Communications, and PR Grace Akinosun, CEO smepeaks
Branding and Advertising Akachi Ngwu, Executive Director/COO, Luzo Digital Network & Media
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
Business Process and Leadership Prof. Ayodeji Oyebola, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Process Improvement and Operations Management Rasheed T. Adebayo, Operations Manager, Schlumberger
Quality and Asset Management Michael Odigie, Vice President Technical Services, Delek Logistics
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
Product Design and Packaging emisola Oloriegbe, Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc
Digital Transformation, Innovation & Strategy Jude Ayoka, Manager, Access Bank Plc
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
Accounting, Building Sustainable Enterprises Ndubuisi Umunna (ACA), Head Finance Accounts & Admin, Royal Exchange
Business & Commercial Law Chukwuemeka Mbah (LLB, BL, LLM) Law, Manager, Sherwin Williams
Reading, Flash Case, Video, Challenge
Develop a New Product/Service for company you work (Lab) Tekedia Institute
Special Series on Winning in Business (all videos) Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe
Session 1 – Readiness for The Frictions of Nations
Session 2 – The Six to Unlock Values in Markets
Session 3 – The Two Critical Playbooks
Session 4 – Mechanics of growth & Investment Options
Session 5 – Finding the Edges and Market Opportunities
Deep Conversations Answers to Big Questions
{Report Output}
Exponential Technologies and Business Opportunities in the Ag of Singularity Transdisciplinary Agora for Future Discussions, Inc (TAFFD), Georgia, USA
The State of the Tech Nation, Emerging Opportunities (Africa, Global) Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe
Human Capital Management Adora Ikwuemesi, Managing Consultant, Kendor Consulting
R, F, V, C
R, F, V, C
Auditing, Forensics, Policies and Controls Yusuf O. Sanni (ACA), Chief Internal Auditor, BUA Cement Plc
Contracting, Negotiation and IP Jeff Chineme Maduka (LLB, BL, LLM), Snr Legal Manager, American Tower
R, F, V, C
R, F, V, C
Driving Profitable Growth, Marginal Cost, Scaling Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe
Effective Financial Planning and Management Okpaise Kenneth, Financial Advisory Manager, AIICO Insurance Plc
Capital Market Operations Azeez Lawal, CFO, TrustBanc Group
R, F, V, C
R, F, V, C
Develop a Project Roadmap for company you work (Lab) Tekedia Institute
Innovation Lessons: 5in5 (5 Firms in 5 Sectors) – Africa/Global Aderinola Oloruntoye, Dean, Workforce Group
Sustainability Innovation and Business Long-term Growth Eustace Onuegbu, President, incsr.org
{Report Output}
R, F, V, C
Effective Project Management Taiwo Abraham, Project Manager, Horizant
The Call to Execution (Summary) Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe
R, F, V, C
{Report Output}