Education

Global Management Challenge Kenya 2019-2020 edition

The Global Management Challenge Kenya 2019-2020 edition concluded a few weeks ago with a tense final that would see teams Valenca Aga, The Invictus and Managemen finish on the podium. The ultimate prize – an opportunity to represent Kenya at the International Final – was won by Valence Aga. Congratulations to Viviane, Nicholas and John for their …

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5 THINGS TO DO WHEN YOUR LECTURERS GO ON STRIKE

Kenyan lecturers are threatening to go on strike again and University of Nairobi is indefinitely closed once again. Opinions aside the impact this has is on students who cannot acquire ‘the papers’ in good time to qualify for jobs. I’m a firm believer in recruiting the person for their non-academic ‘features’ – attitude, communication, loyalty …

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KENYAN EMPLOYERS ARE FIGHTING BACK A CULTURE OF ENTITLEMENT

There’s a growing expectation amongst Kenyan graduates that having a university degree entitles them to a job of their choosing. When they get a chance to show who they are at an interview, they behave as if they know better than the vastly more experienced interview panel. It doesn’t work like that. And we’re now …

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