Aerial view of UCLA Anderson

Sponsors & Funding

The Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies

Johnson & Johnson is the world's largest and most comprehensive manufacturer of health care products serving the consumer, pharmaceutical, and professional markets. The company has its worldwide headquarters in New Brunswick, New Jersey, where the business was founded over a century ago.

Johnson & Johnson's Corporate Contributions program is recognized for its impact on health care. Support is directed to special efforts including the Head Start - Johnson & Johnson Management Fellows Program, Johnson & Johnson LIVE FOR LIFE® School Nurse Fellowships, the Johnson & Johnson - Wharton Nurse Fellows Program, the Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program, the Johnson & Johnson HIV/AIDS Management Development Institute and other initiatives.


African Medical and Research Foundation

AMREF's mission is to improve the health of disadvantaged people in Africa as a means for them to escape poverty and improve the quality of their lives. Its extensive experience in health development targets a diverse range of health professionals from primary health care workers to field surgeons. AMREF has a strong regional presence, and close working relationships with key development agencies, academic institutions, and the private sector with a current funding base of over $80m annually.

Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration

Established in 1961, GIMPA is the leading management development institution in Ghana. GIMPA’s mission is to remain a Centre of Excellence for training in public and business administration, by continuously enhancing the capability of middle and top level executives in the public and private sectors, as well as Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) both in Ghana and internationally to manage their institutions and enterprises efficiently and effectively.

University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business

Ranked as the top business schools in South Africa, the GSB has four
decades of success in developing business leaders. GSB graduates consistently go on to achieve highly in all sectors of society and all over the world. Their success creates an enduring reputation for the School. GSB programmes are at the cutting edge of management education. The School continually pushes the boundaries and challenges students on every level to ensure that they grow both personally and professionally. The GSB is taking the lead in South Africa in developing a business school that is adapted to the circumstances of a country and continent where the imperatives are democratisation, international competitiveness and economic growth.

UCLA Anderson School of Management

UCLA Anderson School of Management is recognized as one of America's premier business schools. Its preeminent position is based on internationally acclaimed research, an innovative and distinguished faculty, excellent degree programs, and exceptionally bright, highly motivated students chosen from one of the largest and finest application pools in the nation.

The MDI is conducted under the auspices of the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, a recognized leader in entrepreneurial education and research. The Price Center oversees all teaching, research, extracurricular and community activities related to entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson, and maintains a strong commitment to serving the non-profit and small business communities through management development programs. These venues allow participants such as community health care executives, Head Start directors, early childcare professionals and owners of developing businesses to direct and grow their organizations with a focused, well-managed, entrepreneurial vision.