Strathmore Business School has teamed up with UAP insurance to offer a customized insurance benefits package for SBS Alumni with an active membership subscription. The cover set to kick off next year, encompasses five components: SBS Biashara Shwari (for SME’s), SBS Home Insurance, SBS Health Product, SBS Golfer Cover and SBS Motor Insurance.
The SBS Biashara Shwari provides unequaled benefits, aimed at enabling employers attract and retain staff at manageable costs, through highly discounted rates on medical benefits, set to suite any SME budget. SBS Home Insurance cover assures safety for one’s property, possessions, family and domestic employees from fire, theft, and other unfortunate occurrences. As for the SBS Health Product, the flexible plan is designed to give options for inpatient, outpatient, and maternity services, among others. The Golfers cover spreads across a wider variety of benefits; comprehensive of loss of/damage to golfing equipment, on course injuries, etc, and lastly, the SBS Motor Insurance, is a personal protection policy, whereby a single premium based on the value of the vehicle, gets insured. A host insurance cover that would otherwise be charged separately. The motor cover also provides funeral covers for families, included as an optional rider.
Alumni engagements, as explained by Wangui Kanyotu -Kariuki, Alumni Manager – Strathmore Business School are segmented into three: Knowledge and Networking, Personal and Professional Growth and Supper Deals. These packages are enablers to an engaged Alumni network, aligned with the Business School’s activities.
Through the knowledge umbrella, breakfast info sessions, together with networking sessions, have been an avenue to ensure that the network grows more close-knit. “Such events have proved to be good avenues for knowledge and professional growth. The Alumni office is also working closely with the Executive Coaching department, to offer personal and professional growth development, at discounted rates. “Our unique selling propositions in coaching, are embodied in the values that we employ, the international coaching certifications and the accreditation our coaches hold, as well as the holistic personification of the Business School’s high quality standards,” says Wangui.
As an added advantage, the alumni membership subscription, gives alumni access to super deals, as negotiated on their behalf. These includes: A 5-20% discount on healthcare services, provided at the University Medical Center , inclusive of baby vaccines, dental and cosmetic work, braces for children, free talks and wellness screening to alumni institutions, special discounts with selected vendors on categories such as: clothing (through partnerships with Little Red and Kiko Romeo clothing shops), Hotels and Catering Services (partnership with The Missing Slice Catering Service), Tours and Travels (through collaborations with SawaSawa Africa), Motor Servicing and Maintenance( partnership with Toyota Kenya), Insurance Packages, (SBS, UAP customized insurance package), Professional Consultancy Services (through SBS executive coaching arm), access to an online library portal with a reach of vast collections of journals and articles, and a 10% discount for those who enroll for other short courses in the Business School.
“As an alumni network, we will be launching the Alumni endowment fund, which will offer scholarships to young entrepreneurs with the capability of impacting society, in conjunction with the Eastland Technical College. With these engagements, we aim at getting more and more alumni attaining membership subscriptions, and contributing to a communal greater good, through the progression of a common agenda which touches immeasurable lives,” concludes Wangui.