Akad Education Africa & Akad Education Group present

Harvard Business School’s

Africa Business Conference, February 18-19, 2011



    * Attend Harvard Business School’s annual Africa Business Conference, 5 days in Boston, Massachusetts

    * Return flights, Chaperoned guidance, Accommodation & site fees

    * Option of visits to Ivy League Universities;
          o Yale University, Connecticut (CT),
          o Columbia University, New York (NY)
          o New York University -NYU (NY),
          o Princeton University, New Jersey (NJ),
          o University of Pennsylvania – Upenn, Philadelphia (PA),
          o John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (MD)

    * Option of visits to particular locations of interest;

          o New York – UN Headquarters
                + Statue of Liberty,
                + Empire State Building
                + Central Park
                + Museums
                + Times Square
                + The Apollo Theatre, Harlem,
                + Madamme Taussaud’s

          o Washington DC – see the State House

     * Option of visit to Hollywood, California

          o University of California
          o Hollywood





Week 1 : Option 1


Tue       15             Dep Nairobi, JKI Airport – Boston, Logan Airport (17 Hours)

Wed      16            Arrival Boston, rest with Jet Lag

Thur      17             Rest, Jet lag, visit to UMass / MIT / Boston University,

Fri         18             Day 1: Harvard Business School; Africa Business Conference

Sat          19           Day 2 – Harvard Business School; Africa Business Conference

Sun        20            Harvard Law School: Tour

Mon       21            Return to Nairobi, Kenya: Boston Logan - Nairobi

              Or Travel Boston to Connecticut (3 Hours)                        

Week 2: Option 1 + 2

Tue:          22        Visit Yale University (CT)

Wed:         23        Travel: From Connecticut to New York (3 Hours)


Thur:         24        New York: Columbia University / UN HQ / Statue of Liberty / Apollo Theatre, etc.

Fri:           24         Options of tours: Empire State Building / Central Park / Museum


Friday:     26         Travel: From New York to New Jersey (1 hour): Princeton University


Sat:          27         Travel: From New Jersey to Philadelphia (3 hours): Univ of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business


Sun:          28        Travel: From Philadelphia to Baltimore (3 Hours)

Monday     1         Visit John Hopkins University

Tue            2         Visit Washington DC; White House, etc



Week 3: Option 1 + 2 + 3


Wed           3         Fly Baltimore (BWI) to Los Angeles (LAX) (5 Hours) /  OR Return to Nairobi, Kenya


Thur:           4         Visit Stanford University / UCLA, Hollywood

Fri:              5         Visit Stanford / UCLA

Sat:             6         Rest day: Hollywood / Disneyworld

Sun            7          Rest day: Visit California beaches

Mon           9         Last day: Shopping, Entertainment, etc


Tue          10          Fly back to Nairobi, Kenya (Flight = 22 Hours)

Wed         11         Arrival in Nairobi, Kenya


For Option 1 + 2 + 3 (Full Package):

Days of Air & Road Travel = 7;

Estimated time of travel = 54 Hours

Days of Core activity = 14

Total travel days = 21









Harvard Business School, Harvard Law School, MIT, UMass

5 days Visit to Boston, Massachusetts only



Tour of Top Universities; Yale, Columbia, NYU, Princeton, UPenn, John Hopkins; Travel from Boston to Washington DC



Tour of California; Stanford University, UCLA, Hollywood



The above costs are based on airline bookings from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and return flights. Proposed airlines include SwissAir.

Above costs are exclusive of US Visa services and fees. Assistance with US Embassy booking, documentation and interview process is available for fully paid bookings made before 1st December 2010. Unsuccessful candidates with the US Embassy will have full fees refunded less Ksh 5,000/- banking and administration fee.


For Booking and further information: Contact: 


  1. Prof. Koi Tirima, Africa Nazarene University, IRDP, Tel:  +254 716 584 101, email: ktirima@anu.co.ke or ktirima@gmail.com
  2. Dr. J. Weche, Tel: + 254 720 743 674 (Kenya) / + 1 617 500 8202 (USA),

Email dr.weche@akadgroup.com


Photos of the 2010 Harvard Business School’s Africa Business Conference are available at the facebook website  http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=132912&id=185446252630&ref=mf