Announcing! Online Course on the Future of Work in Africa: Innovations for Youth Employment

Submitted on Tue, September 8, 2015

Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 09/08/15

Are you a doer, thinker or a change agent working to shape a future of ‘work’ that can advance the socio economic status of young Africans and their communities? Apply for this online course.

Make new connections & get exposed to innovative new ideas! The six-week online professional development course which will cover both the obstacles and challenges of African youth employment with a focus on innovative solutions and promising new initiatives.  Learn how the most cutting-edge experts are applying methods which enable youth success, funding for youth-focused efforts, and even shape major shifts in the field to transform the young people grow up and find opportunities. Be able to recognize strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for increased impact in your work on youth employment in Africa.

Organizers: Ashoka & the MasterCard Foundation
What: Six Week, Self-Paced Online Professional Development Course
When: October 26th - December 4th 2015
Where: Online, anywhere in the world
Time Commitment: 2-3 hr/week run entirely in a time-flexible, self-paced, interactive learning environment
Learning Outcomes: New knowledge and connections for innovations in youth employment, methods to foster effective collaboration across sectors and greater impact, greater insight from experts about enabling youth success, funding the sector, or shaping major shifts in the field.
Cost: Free 
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Participants will be selected based on criteria related to the course content, on a rolling basis till October 14th.

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