African Based Consultants for Development [ABCD] PLC

Phone +251 114 668593
Mobile +251 911 236879
Mobile 2 +251 930 013589
LocationDebre Zeith Road, Tegene Building (The same building with Global Hotel), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Primary CategoryConsultancy/ Business and Investment
African Based Consultants for Development [ABCD] PLC

African Based Consultants for Development [ABCD] PLC is a Management Consultancy and Training company in Ethiopia rendering a one-stop business support service to different sectors. The service was initially rendered as Sole Proprietorship since August 2009; as one part of business development it turned to Private Limited Company effective from July 2011.  

The founder and Managing Director of ABCD PLC, Ato Hailu Alemu has a 22 years all rounded practical business leadership exposure in one of the leading American Multinational fuel company–ExxonMobil (13yrs) NGO-CCRDA1 (1yr) Government Organization (5yrs) and 3 years Private Sector experience.  His very wide practical experience endowed him with all rounded knowledge and to succeed in Management Consultancy.  

Ato Hailu has B.A. degree and Masters of Business Administration – MBA (due to complete in September 2013).  He is also final level ACCA student.  As Management Consultant, he is Certified Management Consultant of Ethiopian Management Institute and trainer of International Trade Centre [ITC].  


ABCD PLC formulated it’s own Vision, Mission, and Value [VMV] statements immediately during establishment.

ABCD’S Vision

“To be a notable and preferred Management Consultancy and Training service providing company known in Africa and Middle East – AME.”

ABCD’S Mission

Assisting our business partners by bringing practical solutions for their business challenges in value adding manner; with a motto of “ACCELERATING YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS!”

ABCD’S Core Values

In pursuit of our mission, we believe as the following core values of ABCD PLC:

  • An ethical approach in what we do;
  • Believe in Life Long Learning [3L];
  • Care for employees;
  • Doing things differently;
  • Passion in what we do;
  • Long journey with customers; and
  • Care for honesty.


For us business is all about PEOPLE and SYSTEM; where you can get our full fledged service on both areas as TRAINER and MANAGEMENT CONSULATNT respectively.

  • Project Feasibility Study

In the process of rendering, Project Feasibility Study, we believe we will show the real picture of the project before implementation.  Accordingly, project promoters’ will have the choice on what to decide; instead of entering in the business without getting awareness about important points and the financial viability of the project.

  • Management Consultancy

In the process of achieving organizational objectives in a better and competitive way; the role of Management Consultancy is immense in nature.  As a result, you will secure your business survival in time saving and less resource utilization manner. In order to serve, we in ABCD have variety of Management Consultancy services for you. The major ones are:

  • Business diagnosis and prognosis with remedial action service
  • Different business/marketing document preparation
  • Job evaluation, Grading, analysis and Salary Scale study
  • Marketing consultancy and assistance
  • Organizational structure study
  • Procedure Manual development
  • Staff employment service
  • Strategic document preparation and related
  • Training

We believe that short term training is important to improve employees’ skill, knowledge and bring change in their attitude, which will ultimately help in handling their office responsibilities in a better way.  For ABCD, “to facilitate is to make something easier.”
We ease the training through two way communications, best practice sharing, creating inspirational feeling towards their work, etc.  At the same time we don’t encourage in handling things in standard way, rather encourage customized solutions by considering customers’ unique nature of the business.  That is why our service includes tailor-made training in order to add value to our customers business considering their unique business nature.

So far we have impressive feedback and noticed as we are making a difference to our customers’ business in this service. The major types of training include, but not limited to:

  • Attitudinal Change
  • Accounting for Non-Accountants
  • Advanced Customer Service
  • Basic Skills for New Managers
  • Business Presentation Skills
  • Change Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Competency Based Human Resource Management
  • Customer Service
  • Delegation and Employee Motivation
  • Employee Engagement
  • Essential Skills for Managing People
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership Skills
  • Mystery Shopping
  • Organizational Culture
  • Project Management
  • Salesmanship
  • Sales Management
  • Safety, Healthy and Environment
  • Skills for Managers
  • Strategic Thinking and Achievement
  • Supervisory Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Talent Management
  • Time Management
  • Training of Trainers [TOT]
  • World Class Customer Service
  • Work Relation & Team Work, and Many others.

ABCD was officially registered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the details as follow:

  • Registration Number: 04/2/26954/03;
  • Trade License Number: 04/2/25022/03;
  • Tax Identification Number: 0020265205;
  • Value Added Tax Number: 3324360002.


We have quite large number of customers working with ABCD PLC.  The major ones are Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Fuel Companies, Real Estate Developers, Financial Sectors, Private Sectors, Government Organizations, and many others.


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  • Classic Consulting PLC
  • Yayne Real Estate
  • Kidus Commercial Center
  • Peace Success Industry PLC
  • Samuel General Trading & Industry PLC
  • Ato Tsegaye Wendafirash
  • Kebre Fruit Trading S.C.
  • D.J. Aluminum
  • Pidilite Industries Limited
  • Honghua Li
  • Tone Reve Tour and Travel PLC
  • Ginb Gebeya S.C.


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