Entrepreneurship and Human Development

Overview

The departments is mandated to service other departments within the institution with regards to offering academic programs/ teaching entrepreneurship education to the students of the institution.

Our Vision

To become the leading department in training, research and innovation in entrepreneurship.

Nancy Mwashi

Message from Head of Department

The departments is mandated to service other departments within the institution with regards to offering academic programs/ teaching entrepreneurship education to the students of the institution. It also focuses on research in areas of entrepreneurship skills development including research and facilitation of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s) development involving the wider community in the region.

Objectives
1. To provide the knowledge, skills and attitude for self-employment – as an alternative career to salaried employment – through entrepreneurship education and training.
2. To develop and implement sector-specific, tailor-made training programs that enhance performance of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s) entrepreneurs
3. To enhance performance of MSME’s through training, in collaboration with other partners and stake holders

Target Group
• Polytechnic Trainees
• Potential entrepreneurs – Youth, Women, and the physically challenged
• MSME’s managers and
• Company employees
The department has been very vibrant and imparts skills in collaboration with other departments to provide meaningful and economical engagements to the students and the entire community. Through entrepreneurial mindset, the institution has been able to engage in production of goods and services to the community; the institution bakery is one such unit that is used both for training and provision of goods and services among other departments. This is in line with the vision 2030 guidelines.
We look forward to having an even more dynamic department as we continue to be innovative and remain resilient.

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