Johnson & Johnson’s Management Development Institute: Training the New Leaders in Town

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As Program Officer at GBSN, one of the programs I manage is the Management Development Institute (MDI). MDI targets healthcare workers in Sub-Saharan Africa who have assumed management opportunities within their organizations and are looking to improve their management and leadership skills to better lead teams and manages scarce resources. Participants are required to attend a 1-week intensive training and are then expected to complete a Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP) within a year of their return back home. I had the opportunity to see the program first-hand in Cape Town, South Africa. GBSN member school, the University of Cape … Read More

GBSN Brings the J&J Management Development Institute (MDI) to Lusophone Africa

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As part of our work with Johnson & Johnson (J&J) on the Management Development Institute (MDI) for healthcare professionals, we are expanding the program to Lusophone Africa with GBSN member school Nova School of Business and Economics as the implementing partner. I had the opportunity to travel to Maputo, Mozambique for a week with our partners from J&J and Nova School of Business and Economics and was amazed by the level of commitment of the international development community on-the-ground as well as the welcoming atmosphere of Maputo. Mozambique remains one of the poorest and most underdeveloped countries in the world. … Read More