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CENIT@EA Soft Skills Training

The Centre of Excellence for ICT in East Africa (CENIT@EA) at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in collaboration with a consultant organized a soft skills training for East African students. The training took place at NM-AIST campus from 13th to 17th July, 2020.

The tailor made five (5) days training program focused on equipping participants with skills on their personal and organizational development empowering them to unleash their personal potential through personal, career development and transformation prior to entering job market. The specific objectives of the training were:

1. Master students personality through their emotional intelligence skills

2. Students become able to describe what it takes for them to become problem solvers and proactive at work and real life

3. Students become able to describe what it takes for them to brand themselves for their career success

4. Students become equipped with transformational leadership and management skills that will enable them achieve their roles with people at work and in real life

5. Students become able to define collaboration and teamwork when it comes to achieving their work objectives.

6. Equipping students with intercultural (Global) fluency so they are able to optimize in whichever opportunity that emerges globally

7. Equipping students with work ethics that will build their professionalism at work and in real life.

The facilitator of the training was Mr. Erick Chrispin from the TrueMaisha Training Company Limited. A total of twenty five (25) participants from the NM-AIST, Moi University and University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) were trained.