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Frequently Asked Questions

AfricaLive! is a seven-week online course designed to provide individuals with in-depth knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship, tailored specifically for the African market. The course is a collaboration between Harvard Business School professors and leading industry experts, managed by

The course covers a range of topics essential for doing business in Africa, including market analysis, business strategy, entrepreneurship in emerging markets, leadership, innovation, and case studies specific to African business scenarios.

There are no formal prerequisites. However, a basic understanding of business concepts and a keen interest in African markets will be beneficial.

AfricaLive! combines asynchronous learning materials with live sessions, including interactive case studies and business plan development modules, culminating in a final pitch competition.

Yes, participants who successfully complete the course will receive a verified certificate from HarvardX, Harvard University’s online learning platform, and a certificate from AfricaLive! signed by Professors Elkins, Khanna, and Lakhani.

Yes, a limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Applicants are encouraged to apply early and provide relevant financial information for consideration.

All matters related to payments, payment plans, and scholarships for the AfricaLive! course are managed by oversees the entire financial aspect of the course, ensuring a smooth and efficient process for all participants.

For any inquiries regarding payments or to discuss available payment plans, reach out directly to’s support team.  Send an email to’s dedicated support team is ready to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.