Strathmore Business School mobile application, a locally developed app which will run on the Android platform was launched on the 19th February 2014 together with five other applications by Samsung Electronics East Africa in conjunction with Strathmore Universitys iLab Africa.
The app will enable SBS participants to easily manage their lecture sessions, study group schedules and download lecture content and assignments from the SBS e-learning system. This application also always copy write protection and can be adapted to suit any college and curriculum.
The app, together with Find A Doc, Christian Church App, Michezo, Kitoweo, Kenya Law Reports and Pharmacy and Poisons Board which will be available on a weeks time on the Samsung Appstore.
The Samsung appstore is accessed by millions of mobile phone subscribers globally seeking to download quality android applications in diverse categories such as entertainment, education, games, lifestyle, travel and productivity among others, said Samsung Electronics East Africa chief operating officer (COO) Robert Ngeru.
He further stated that Kenyan app developers on the Android platform have equal access to other global developers to showcase their solutions on the Samsung app store, which is a gateway to global technology entrepreneurship.
Dr Joseph Sevilla, Director for iLab Africa said: The changing business ecosystem calls for innovation among the players, as people constantly seek out the best value for money, user experience and mobile utility.
The partnership between Strathmore and Samsung is part of the latters strategy to grow its business in Kenya and Africa as a whole by growing an entrepreneurial attitude in Kenyan youth in the ICT sector.