Global MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship - Makeni (Sierra Leone)

E4impact difference


The MBA program with its flexible blend of class lessons, distance learning, and coaching, is designed to be compatible with participants’ work agenda:

  • Three (3) Boot Camps of full-time classroom and networking sessions
  • Six (6) Long Weekends of full time classroom
  • Eight (8) Distance Learning Sessions


Business Coach
Each participant of the MBA is accompanied by a Business Coach, a full time consultant who supports him/her in developing their business plan and in establishing relationships with mentors, partners, suppliers, customers and investors.

Action oriented training
The MBA is not an academic exercise, but applied learning where students are guided in verifying the feasibility of their business project and in drafting an investor ready business plan.

Relations with investors
Students are introduced into an entrepreneurial ecosystem that supports them prior to, during and after the launch of their impact venture.

MBA participants receive experienced guidance through regular contact with successful local and international business people.

Local context and global perspective
The program is taught by both local and international faculty.

Executive Formula
The blending of classroom and on-line training allows participants to attend the program while continuing their current job or business.

European Degree
The MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship awards a Master Degree from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy).


E4impact is the leading Pan-African university alliance to train and support impact entrepreneurs.

The Executive MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship is currently offered in 5 Countries:

  • Kenya, 7th edition, in partnership with Tangaza University College of Nairobi, since 2011; 
  • Ghana, 4th edition, in partnership with the Catholic Institute of Business and Technology of Accra, since 2014;
  • Sierra Leone, 3rd edition, in partnership with University of Makeni, since 2015; 
  • Uganda, 3rd edition, in partnership with Uganda Martyrs University of Kampala since 2015;
  • Ivory Coast, 3rd edition, in partnership with the Centre de Recherche et d’Action pour la Paix of Abidjan, since 2015;
  • Senegal, 2nd edition in partnership with Institut Supérieur de Management since 2016;
  • Ethiopia, 1st edition in partnership with St. Mary's University since 2017.


Since 2010 E4impact counted the following results:

  • 544 entrepreneurs involved
  • 33% women entrepreneurs
  • 73% trained entrepreneurs with a business currently in place
  • ca. 3500 job places created in the value chain 
  • 40 African professors trained
  • 20 African university managers traine


University of Makeni
Fatima Campus
P.O. Box 1, Azzolini Highway, Makeni
Ph: +232/76 670.769/76 908.795/77 995.178

Anno accademico
Sede didattica
Makeni - Sierra Leone
Data di inizio
06 novembre 2017