Published On: December 6, 2021|Categories: News|

Between 24th and 26th November 2021, 16 participants of the  CEO Apprentice Programme (CAP) Tanzania, Class of 2021 visited the Strathmore University Business School (SBS) Nairobi Campus for their regional module.

The participants of the Programme this year are drawn from various sectors and consist of executive committee members, general managers, directors, chief operating officers, chief executive officers and other senior leaders being groomed for CEO positions.

This regional module takes place in Nairobi and aims to give the participants a deeper understanding of the business landscape in Kenya and the East Africa region as a whole.

The Nairobi module had a rich Faculty bench who covered sessions on strategy execution, corporate governance, strategic finance and ethical leadership and many other topics. The module culminated in a guest speaker session by James Wambugu, Former CEO UAP-Old Mutual Group on the leadership journey and succession planning and a dinner at Carnivore Restaurant giving the participants the opportunity to enjoy Kenyan cuisine and hospitality.

About the CEO Apprentice Programme Tanzania

In a bid to support efforts under the Tanzanian Development Goals 2025 the CEO Roundtable Tanzania (CEOrt) partnered with Strathmore University Business School (SBS) to develop and deliver the CEO Apprenticeship Programme (CAP). This flagship leadership programme is designed to identify talented Tanzanians through rigorous mentorship and coaching sessions and prepare them to become Tanzania’s future leaders. The class of 2021 is the second cohort of the CAP Programme with the next intake scheduled for Q1 of 2022.

CAP is a senior level executive development Programme run by SBS through the SBS Tanzania Leadership Development Academy in partnership with  CEO Roundtable Tanzania. This Programme aims to develop Tanzanian CEOs and company directors in a move by the country to develop local leaders and rely less on expats. Learn about the Programmes offered by the SBS Tanzania Leadership Development Academy here

By Juliet Hinga

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