USIU appoints board to align its business studies with industry needs

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dc.contributor.author Mutegi, Mugambi
dc.contributor.author Business Daily
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-11T14:33:11Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-11T14:33:11Z
dc.date.issued 2012-07-08
dc.identifier.uri http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/USIU-appoints-board-to-align-studies-with-industry-needs-/-/539546/1448620/-/toxe0m/-/index.html
dc.identifier.uri http://erepo.usiu.ac.ke/11732/2573
dc.description A Newspaper article on the Business Daily about USIU-A on July 8th 2012 en_US
dc.description.abstract The move comes at a time when Kenyan employers’ have been complaining that graduates from local universities are under-qualified and have to be re-trained upon being hired. Re-training of new workers is an expense businesses would be more than willing to do away with.The United States International University has set up an advisory board of corporate leaders for its Chandaria School of Business as it seeks to align the unit’s courses to industry needs.Industrialist Manu Chandaria will be chairing the 12-member board made up of individuals pooled from IT firms, banks and hospitals among others. Students in the school are expected to benefit from internships and job placements at the firms where the board members are drawn from. “This board was constituted in order to help us bridge the existing gap between academia and industry needs,” said Damary Sikalieh, the associate dean at the Chandaria School of Business. “There was need for us to partner with business leaders to gain from the expertise they have gained in their respective positions.” en_US
dc.publisher Business Daily en_US
dc.subject USIU Business Studies en_US
dc.title USIU appoints board to align its business studies with industry needs en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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