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JICA to train businesses on investment best practices


Africa Finance and Investment Forum (AFIF) 2017 will partner with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to train entrepreneurs on preparing business plans.

Japanese experts will participate in the AFIF two-day training, which aims to provide new tools to entrepreneurs to present a business plan to potential investors and access to finance in Nairobi.

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 JICA will present a concept aimed at applying best practices of Japanese management excellence – the Kaizen method – in some pilot companies in Kenya.

“Kaizen” is the Japanese word for “improvement” and is defined as the methodology to advance all processes and systems of an enterprise.

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The training is expected to have a big impact on the quality of SMEs corporate planning and work productivity.

 Chief Representative JICA Kenya office Keiko Sano said Kaizen is one of the strategies for private sector development focusing on human resource development.

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