Can formal education improve the management practices of firms? Literature on the impact of business training offers mixed evidence of its effectiveness, depending on the educational settings and targeted population (McKenzie and Woodruff 2012). At Artisan, we believe there is growing evidence of effective executive education courses on the African continent. Our Lean At Origin courses are a good example of the power of executive training for the coffee sector.
According to VoxDev, a development economics platform:
"Low-cost interventions such as executive education courses can improve firms’ financial practices and decision making, and trigger economic development."