Helping to Build Human Capital for Sustainable African Enterprises


The African Training and Management Services (ATMS) Project is sub-Saharan Africa's biggest and most ambitious human capital development effort in the private sector. Created to play a key role in Africa's economic development and operating in over twenty five countries, the Project provides human capital solutions that lead to wealth creation via the private sector and commercially operated state enterprises. It comprises two separate, but interrelated components, The ATMS Foundation and AMSCO BV.

The ATMS Project is a regional project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is the executing agency and the African Development Bank (AfDB), regional coordinating agency. Host governments facilitate entry into countries of operation.

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Client Support

Advans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited

Human Capital Development
Avans Ghana Savings and Loans Limited is a limited liability company incorporated in 2007 offering a range of simple but adapted financial services (loans & deposits) to urban SMEs with a focus on credit.
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Development & Advisory Services

Growth Oriented Women Enterprise Programme

Human Resource Development
The GOWE programme supports women entrepreneurs with a combination of Investments and advisory services, helping their business grow and succeed.
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In the News

AMSCO/GIBS Seminar: Executing for growth in Africa Trends, Opportunities and Strategies

On 12th February 2015, South Africa’s leading UK Financial Times ranked business school, the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and the African Management Services Company (AMSCO) hosted a half-day seminar themed, “Executing for Growth in Africa – Trends, Opportunity and Strategies” in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Success Stories

M-Kopa Solar Wins 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize

M-Kopa Solar won the 2015 Zayed Future Energy Prize for Small and Medium Enterprise at the annual Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in Abu Dhabi yesterday, 19 January 2015.

The occasion marked the first time that a company with headquarters in sub-Saharan Africa has won a prize in the enterprise and SME categories. Considered the world’s foremost renewable and sustainable energy award, the total prize package includes funds to the sum of US $1.5m to be used to launch a new M-Kopa University training program for staff and sales agents.

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Upcoming Events


Customer Service Excellence Programme
22 April, 2015 Accra, Ghana

AMSCO/Pertec Leadership Development Programme
22 April, 2015 Windhoek, Namibia

3-Dimentional Managerial Effectiveness Programme
16 August, 2015 Pretoria, South Africa

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