Strathmore University Business School has today signed an MOU with the Nairobi Securities Exchange.
This partnership aims to promote knowledge transfer, quality research and innovation within the Strathmore University fraternity mainly through the provision of relevant and cost-effective historical trading data as well as tailored training and capacity building programmes for both lecturers and students.
The two institutions shall further work together on research initiatives geared towards the growth of the NSE and the capital markets as a whole.
Speaking during the signing ceremony, SBS Executive Dean, Dr. George Njenga noted that the partnership provided a great opportunity for both NSE and SBS. “ This partnership is aimed at adding value, cooperation and collaboration between the two parties in a bid to improve the capital market,” he added.
NSE CEO, Geoffrey Odundo noted that NSE was very pleased that this partnership finally was officially signed. “ It has been a long journey and we are delighted that we have partnered with Strathmore University Business School,” he said.
Dr. David Mathuva, Director of Undergraduate Programmes at Strathmore University noted that this partnership was both timely and very important for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Scope of the Partnership
- To make available historical trading data and listed companies’ information to SU in agreed format and frequency.
- To provide tailored training to student groups hosted at Strathmore University premises or any other agreed appropriate venue at a discounted rate.
- Seek possibility of working with SU to conduct Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment Training and Certification on a revenue sharing model.
- To collaborate in areas of mutual interest including but not limited to data analysis and research disruptive technologies such as block chain.
- To hold any other joint collaborations as may be mutually agreed from time, for the benefit of both institutions
Strathmore University Business School as one of the schools in Strathmore University endeavors to transform leadership in Africa in the 21st Century by influencing the leadership of public and private sectors. Through a mix of local relevance with well selected international collaborations and partnerships, the Business School seeks to transform society through the development of international executive business management and leadership Programmes: https://sbs.strathmore.edu/
The Nairobi Securities Exchange is a leading African Exchange, based in Kenya – one of the fastest-growing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 1954, NSE has a six decade heritage in listing equity and debt securities. It offers a world class trading facility for local and international investors looking to gain exposure to Kenya and Africa’s economic growth. NSE plays a vital role in the growth of Kenya’s economy by encouraging savings and investment, as well as helping local and international companies access cost-effective capital. https://www.nse.co.ke/
By Juliet Hinga
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