68 Students Awarded Global Collaboration Certification

Some of the 68 students who completed the prestigious X-Culture Global Collaboration Certification pose for a picture with senior staff members at TU-K. The Research Chair Professor at X-Culture, Elizabeth Rose, was the chief guest during the Award Ceremony.

Sixty eight students from the Technical University of Kenya have been awarded the prestigious Global Collaboration certificate by X-Culture, a renowned business coaching organisation. The certificates were presented by Elizabeth Rose, a Research Chair Professor at X-Culture. The students had been trained for seven weeks. The training places students in top cadre in their careers; either in employment, business or in entrepreneurship.

Prof. Rose who gave a lecture during the award ceremony at TU-K, said students or career persons acquire critical skills and unique experience that employers value in today’s business world. The Acting DVC – Academic, Research and Students, Prof. Francis Gatheri Ag. Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology, Prof. Tom Kwanya, DBAE Academic Team Leader, Prof. Vidijah Sagwa, together with ATL, Modern and Classical Languages Dr. Teresa Atieno Otieno attended the award ceremony.

Dr. Lilian Ogendo, Senior Lecturer, in the Department of Business Administration and Entrepreneurship (DBAE) is the lead coordinator for X-culture in Kenya.

Earlier, 60 students largely drawn from the School of Business underwent a training and were awarded certificates. The students are part of the more than 6,400 students from 140 universities in 40 countries that X-Culture has a representation in training and coaching in international business and learning by doing.

The main areas of learning is geared towards improving cultural intelligence, international and virtual collaboration competencies, problem-solving skills, and interest in cross-cultural interactions.

Other areas include; research and publishing, improving teaching and evaluation as well as expanding professional network.

The students are beneficiaries of a scholarship through funding by Prof. Vas Taras, who is the X-culture founder. The entire training fee and facilitation is 1,000 USD for each student.

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