The Institute of Finance and Management (IFM) provides financial and technical consulting services to local and international corporations on market research, marketing strategies, and human resources management. The institute also conducts original research on finance and management, and connects students to regional and international businesses, working to improve entrepreneurship and private sector development in Africa.
The institute is under the leadership of Director Messan Agbaglah. IFM is preparing to provide consulting services for a multilateral agricultural program involving the Beninese government and the Institute for Empirical Research in Political Economy (IERPE).
IFM also holds numerous workshops and events aimed toward private sector development, including an inaugural Business Summit slated for March 24, 2018, a technical workshop for financial management, and “Coffee Chats” with cutting-edge leaders on the continent.