In 2015, Unicaf had just about 12,000 students across Africa who have enrolled through its academic platform for either a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degree programme. By January 2019, this figure has reached 25,000, bringing a whopping 108% growth in barely 4 years. Within the same period, when the pan-African institution gained over 100% growth, it has also expanded its footprint from being in just 3 African countries as of 2015 to 11 African countries by the first quarter of 2019. With Nigeria as its leading country, Unicaf has toppled the market as the leader in international higher-education.
Any business should always focus on growth and development as part of its strategy. This includes the area of employee development as well. Employees are the driving force for your business. Your employees should attend corporate training regularly. This creates skill development in your team of employees. This is essential for your business to move forward. Every business owner desires development in their organization. Most owners avoid the option due to continuous costs incurred in the business. You should look beyond this and see the benefits that come with corporate training. If you want your business to improve, stop considering hiring new managers. Instead, make corporate training a priority. There are many reasons why this is so. Here are 4 of the major ones.
When Peter Silwimba started his degree programme with Unicaf he expected it to improve his life. However, he didn’t expect it to include life changes on a multitude of levels. At the Unicaf Cape Town Conference 2019, he stood tall and proud, sharing his study and life experience with us.
Africa is going digital, and this is happening rapidly unlike ever before. Access to digital communication technologies is now an intricate part of the lives of many people in Africa, most especially the middle class. Nigeria for instance, Africa’s most populous country, and most populous black nation in the World, already enjoys 47.1% internet penetration. Smartphone usage, including mobile internet data access, are increasing in demand. A roughly 25m – 40m people in Nigeria use a smartphone. This according to Statista, and the figure is expected to increase significantly by 2025.