Entrepreneur Academy

Early and Growth Stage Training for Entrepreneurs

Executive-level training designed for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs with real-life insights from our experience at Harvard, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, McKinsey & Company, and Ernst & Young.


Join over 1,000 early and growth-stage Kenyan entrepreneurs who have accelerated their business by learning sales, finance, management, human resources, operations, and leadership skills. This intensive, 4-month program will prepare you to be investor-ready and on a path towards growth.

You Can Expect


in revenue growth within 12 months of completing our program


average growth rate in investment capital raised by alumni 1-year after training


of alumni are actively integrating faith into their business after their program


of female alumni agree or strongly agree that their experience with Sinapis boosted their self-confidence

Learn more about the other impact you can expect
20% of the curriculum focuses on Kingdom business, which helps you understand how to integrate your faith with your business to glorify God, develop successful work culture, and create social and spiritual impact both within and beyond your business.

Course For Entrepreneurs Looking For Accelerated and Focused Learning

Growing a business requires a broad spectrum of skills and experiences along with the ability to respond quickly to the marketplace. Skip the theory and learn faster by focusing only on key business concepts that get you unstuck and equipped to solve immediate business needs.

What to Expect

Hybrid format with in-person and virtual, interactive sessions
Community with the right mentors, peers, and support network is vital. Classes are a mix of live, in-person and online sessions. All sessions are interactive where you engage with others in debates, live simulation games, and problem sets.
On average 15 hours per week for 4 months
The Entrepreneur Academy is offered in different formats to meet the needs of busy professionals with classes structured around evenings or weekends. On average you should expect to spend 15-20 hours per week across class time, fieldwork, and study.
Explores challenges tailored with local case studies
The curriculum is tailored with local case studies exploring challenges that you are actually likely to face. You will receive the key business concepts to overcome the challenge and a toolkit to apply the knowledge to your business.
Week by Week Course List
Week 1
Orientation, Opportunity Checklist, & Intro to Kingdom Business
Week 2
Customer Development, Targeting the Right Customer, Kingdom Business Framework
Week 3
Understanding Customer Needs, Market Research & Calling from the Creator
Week 4
Unit Economics & Personal and Vital Connection to Jesus
Week 5
Making Your First Major Sale & Holiness, Justice & Love, Part I
Week 6
Financial Accounting, Financial Statements & Holiness, Justice and Love, Part II

Meet Your Trainers


98% of alumni agree or strongly agree that Sinapis content was very relevant to their business. Check out our reviews on Google and Facebook to see for yourself.

Our next Entrepreneur Academy Short Courses start soon!

For a complete list of programs, workshops, and events, click below

Complete Program Schedule

Sales & Marketing Short Course

  • Executive-level training at a fraction of the time and cost of a traditional MBA program. Learn how to save time, avoid mistakes, and accelerate growth.
  • Intensive, 6-week MBA-level course
  • In-person classes
  • Classes meet twice a week for two hours each day
Program Cost
Ksh 40,000

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Program Details - Physical Class

  • The class is offered via physical sessions which will be held on Saturday mornings from 9 am - 3 pm at the Sinapis Centre (junction of Wood Avenue and Lenana Road), Kilimani, Nairobi
  • All sessions are facilitated by Sinapis trainers
  • Content includes videos, case studies, pre-readings, and activities
  • Highly interactive learning experience on Mighty Networks software
  • Online content in every module takes approximately 6-8 hours to work through

Who is it for?

Seed-stage to growth-stage entrepreneurs with the
following recommendations:
  • This business is your full-time job
  • Your business is two or more years old
  • Starting to see strong revenue traction
  • You have employees and solidifying operations

Business Competition

Throughout the Entrepreneur Academy, entrepreneurs work to develop and refine an investment-worthy business plan. Upon graduation, these entrepreneurs are invited to submit their business proposals to Sinapis’ annual Business Competition.

If selected, they compete in a live event to pitch their business to a panel of business leaders, influencers, and investors. The winner receives grant-based seed capital. And in participating countries, outstanding finalists are invited to join Sinapis’ Ascent experience for next-stage growth companies.

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