Orient Business Academy

The Orient Business Academy 2019 (Win UGX 20,000,000)

The Orient Business Academy programme for small business owners looking to gain business management, entrepreneurship skills and financial literacy training is back!

Orient bank is a leading Private sector commercial bank in Uganda since 1993. Its steady growth over the last 20years can be attributed to its professional management and prudent Lending and investment policy.

The Orient Business Academy

Through the annual Orient Business Academy, Orient Bank in partnership with Makerere University Business School (MUBS) train and facilitate over thirty small scale business owners to grow their businesses to the next level.

The Orient Business Academy runs on an intensive 10-weeks training programme that climaxes into a graduation ceremony at which 5 top performers are awarded the UGX 20,000,000 cash prize.

The Academy is comprised of one-day weekly business management training for the ten weeks from October to December on the following subjects;

  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Bookkeeping
  • Competitive Market Analysis
  • Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Planning
  • Financial Planning

During the training, each business will develop a business growth plan and the best business growth plans will receive free funding of up to UGX 30 million to implement their business growth plans.

The weekly training will be followed by one-day business clinics every quarter to provide additional support to the trainees.


The Orient Business Academy is eligible to any small business that has;

  1. Been in operation for more than one to three years
  2. An annual turnover of less than UGX 120 million

How to Participate

Interested participants for the Orient Business Academy are encouraged to submit the following forms;

  • A duly completed registration form
  •  Copy of a valid identity card
  •  1 passport photo

and Click here to Download the application form, fill and submit to any Orient Bank Offices.

Deadline: 11th July 2019


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