2016 Economic Outlook for Businesses and Governments across Africa look brisk and also bleak. Several new and innovative businesses will rise and thrive whilst many other existing ones will suffocate and die in view of the ever rising operational costs, lower oil and commodity prices, unreliable energy supplies, non-value for money project initiatives, rising costs of living, worker agitations, high unemployment rates and political instabilities.
A continent abounding with the richest natural resources yet achieves the least return on its assets. Africa unfortunately lags behind in global competitiveness according to the World Economic Forum, Africa Competitiveness Report 2015.
The African Economic Outlook projects that Africa’s economic growth should strengthen to 4.5% in 2015 and 5% in 2016 close to levels before the 2008/09 global crises.
Africa's gateway to economic emancipation and rapid infrastructural development can be achieved through the discipline of project management practices across all sectors.
The 2nd PMI Project Management Africa Conference looks forward to the assembly of industry leaders, value delivery experts, strategists, innovators, practitioners, government agencies, development partners, civil society, academia, investors, entrepreneurs, business owners etc. on Achieving Greater Business Results through Project Management for Africa.