ABOUT INNOVA GROUP
We are a unique training and consulting organization, based in Burundi-East Africa, that helps business owners, social innovators and entrepreneurs start, develop and grow their ideas successfully.
Building communities where people work, collaborate and support mutually for their socioeconomic development.
Train, Inform and bring together Professionals, Entrepreneurs and social innovators for building effective partnership and using community assets for sustainable development.
OUR CORE VALUES
INNOVA GROUP PROGRAMS
INNOVA Group programs aim at contributing to support creative, brilliant and talented people with innovative ideas.
Business Training and Consulting
Through this program, Innova Group offers:
This program is providing educational and consulting services that support businesses and projects at every stage of their growth for Impact and sustainability.
Business Accelerator Program
Through this program, Innova Group offers:
The objective of this program is to help start-up businesses to become stable and self-sufficient.
The program supports early-stage, growth-driven companies through education, mentorship, and financing for a fixed-period of time, and as part of a cohort of companies.
UMUCO Business Accelerator, located to Bujumbura Rohero I at 4 Avenue Muyinga, is run under the BA program. Africa2Trust is partnering with Innova Group to operating in Burundi through the same Program.
Social Innovation Support Program
Through this program, Innova Group offers:
The objective of this program is to help social innovators to being highlighted, ready for finance and social impact champions through lifelong learning process.
The SIS Progam focuses on education as the key factor to impacting the quality of life of future generations. This Program aims to identify, and support tools and projects oriented towards the development of social entrepreneurship and impact investing across Burundi.
We invest in Social innovation to support people and organizations to co-create, learn, adapt and scale more effective solutions to entrenched social problems—making our human and natural systems more adaptive and resilient. We support them with knowledge and competences to being able to serve their beneficiaries and communities in a long run.
“Social Innovation Support Program – SISP” is supported by our partners, including Bujumbura US Embassy, to helping us the development of a pool of Trainers, Coaches, Mentors, Consultants and Experts to support brilliant and talent people with innovative ideas for collaborating, sharing ideas, supporting mutually, inspiring each others, keep innovating, growing and making a collective impact.
Emerging Professionals Development Program
This program involves in:
Participants will be equipped with adequate and essential skills for job market integration.
The Program helps emerging professionals to engage with our Society, participate in Society activities, become better acquainted with each other and make important contacts with emerging leaders over a fixed period. It inspires new and returning graduates to envision themselves as future leaders in their fields.
The program focuses on adaptive learners who can think outside our programs and learn things up quickly. The program is after people who offer diversity of thought when it comes to developing solutions to keep Africa moving.
We have a focus on supporting Business owners, Entrepreneurs, Social Innovators and Professionals to bring new solutions in their community through businesses, entrepreneurship, civil society and Public sector for innovation, impact creation and community development.
Our focus is more on these key sectors: Education, Agriculture, Food processing, Manufacturing, Waste management, Arts, IT, Engineering, Water & Sanitation and Transborder businesses.
We work with a pool of Trainers, Coaches, Consultants, Experts and Mentors to support creative, brilliant and talented people with Innovative ideas for collaborating, sharing ideas, supporting mutually, inspiring each other, keep innovating, growing and making a collective impact.
Fair Africa where Entrepreneurs and social Innovators get access easily to quality Program and Business Support Services that help them to build their capacity for growing and making a visible impact in their community.
Your success to bring new solutions to local problems is our satisfaction.
HOW WE ARE UNIQUE
We provide educational and consulting services that support businesses and programs at every stage of their growth for impact and sustainability.
Our R&D team keeps innovating new models and approaches to use for improving our services.
Our Consultants & Experts are high skilled and exceptional for their work.
INNOVA GROUP SERVICES
Innova Group provides Quality training to individuals as Entrepreneurs and social innovators or as employees of Enterprises, NGOs and Public Institutions to improve their services and programs with high performance leadership and effective management.
We provide a full suite of classes to support individuals, entrepreneurs, social innovators and business owners for organizational development: Soft skills, Program development, Products/Services Management, Operations management, Marketing and Sales management, Partnership management. We have courses adapted to each target group.
Our customers always have challenges, and to support them beyond the class we offer advisory services by hour. They can be purchased hour by hour or by the block of hours.
Advisory services are executive coaching to reinforce the class material and apply it to their respective organization.
We provide coaching on how to live Effective management of their organizations by adapting skills to realization for succeeding from Training to Sustainability.
Coaching session is planned in two modes: public and individual coaching. Public coaching is about to invite leaders and discussing on topics chosen. Individual coaching is about to coach a leader on specific topic in the need for his organization.
Sometimes our customers are unable to find the time to execute what they learned why they need an extra support from us. We provide consulting services when we work on any project on what we train.
When our customer’s messages and operations are up and running, they will need access to finances so that we provide introductions and help facilitate funding.
Supporting NGOs, enterprises and public institutions by training, coaching and consultancy is not enough, we realize the need of great initiatives in African to be connected to other partners at Beyond.
By this service, we identify partners for Africa and we connect them to our customers in various sectors specifically on each sector for funding. Sometimes they need also to be connected for partnership, collaboration, and mutual support and complementary.
We provide consulting services in proposal and grant writing for searching technical or financial partnership.
When our customers are growing they need many tools and resources to manage their company so that we provide contents online and physical to help them keeping their growth.
INNOVA GROUP FOCUS
Innov’a’Strat is an Innova Group product which means “Innovate a Strategy for your business” for Green&Social Entrepreneurs based in Africa to improve their business strategies regarding to the local context. We provide to entrepreneurs and their Staff training and coaching services related to the following courses: Business concept strategy, First step for best entrepreneurs, Business planning, Leadership&Management, Marketing&Communication, Creativity&Innovation, Self Evaluation system, Customer care, Products and Services Improvement.
We also provide consulting services to businesses for management tools and innovative business models creation.
Innov’4’Impact is an Innova Group package services which means “Innovate for Impact in your Community”, assists social Innovators to be “Ready for Finance”. We provide to them training and coaching services for the following courses: Planning for Impact, Strategic Planning, Communication&Fundraising, Membership management, Networking strategy, Self Evaluation system, Partnership management and Have a vision.
We provide also consultancy services for management tools and social models conception of their initiatives.
Innove with partner is an Innova Group services package which means “Innovate for with partners”. We assist SMEs to build and manage their partnership and network.: Customers, suppliers, franchises, investors and financial institutions . We provide training and coaching in topics related to partnership management, Selling channels management, network building, keeping relationship, etc.
We provide consulting services by working on project with enterprises to find effective partners for businesses and products.
Innov’4’Franch is an Innova Group services package which means “Innovate for franchisor to your enterprise”, assists SMEs to improve their products and services,. We provide strategic representative services related to the following aspects: Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance, Marketing, Communication, Matchmaking, selling and distribution management.
Those SMEs use the Innova Group as a licence name for their activities and products.
Innov’and’Change is an Innova Group product which means “Innovate and change your working system”. We provide training and coaching to different courses to grow together leadership and Impact. We partner with American organizations and firms to derive quality services at international standard in : High performance of Leadership, Programs management, Strategic Planning, Planning for Impact, Work with patriotism, Public care, Self Evaluation System, Team Building and Have a vision.
We provide consultancy services for elaborating program and project models to different NGOs to improve their services quality to the community.
WHERE WE ARE
Innova Group is based in East Africa especially in Burundi with goal to have representative partners in other African Countries starting by ICGLR Countries (Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Angola, Sudan, South Sudan et DRC). Already implemented in Burundi with representative partners in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya; Innova Group has focus to services which are supporting Entrepreneurs, Business Owners and Social Innovators for Design Thinking, Innovation realization, Capacity building, Leadership development, Highlighting ideas, Network creation, Effective partners identification, Partnership development, Ideas acceleration usefully, Impact creation and Sustainability.
“The successful way to save our communities is to educate Innovators so that they can build strong partnership and working with effective collaboration and high performance of leadership. Starting small and growing progressively, join InnovaGroup and you will get helpful services for your idea development”.
Said Emile Uwezowamungu, Our Founder
BECOME A MEMBER
Do you have any expertise about our services, Please apply to be one of our Executive Team or our program officer in your city.
Do you have any particular expertise you could share with other professionals or social Innovators. We want you be part of our pool of consultants.Join our network.
Do you have a start-up working for social impact in the community? We accept to support you as our franchisee for Administration , Sales and Marketing. Please join Us.
Are you a leader of a non-profit or social enterprise working for social impact in the community? We want you to share your experience with others? Join Us.
Do you have any previous experience that could help professionals or social Innovators to grow successfully? We want your skills to feel a part of our resources as a mentor. Please, Join Us.