Training Overview

Training Overview

Wezesha Career Training Programme (WCTP) is designed by OCF to train and build professionalism in marketing, developing communications skills and boosting innovation and safety among the trainees, with the intent of increasing their employability rate

The Training program is launched to address the existing gaps between graduates and employers that has led to high rate of unemployment, whereas, there are many qualified graduates in the market. The program aims to equip youth with skills and develop leaders for global and national corporates, organizations and businesses.

Soft skills are personal attributes (Interpersonal Skills) that enable you to interact effectively and harmoniously with other people. They are non-technical skills that relate to how you work, how you interact with colleagues, how you solve problems and how generally you manage your work. These skills characterize how a person interacts with others. Soft skills are important as they enable one to engage in meaningful interactions with others. Since most jobs require teamwork, it’s important to possess soft skills to enhance your employability and achieve your dream job. They are actually, Interpersonal attributes, that are needed for success in the job. They include people skills (Interpersonal), Communication skills, listening skills, time Management, Empathy, Team Work, Adaptability, Creativity, Social skills, Critical thinking, Organisation among others.

With personal marketing, each professional is capable of developing their own public image, making it more and more appealing to future employers. And for entrepreneurs, the investment in personal promotion should be even more present. As the saying goes: “you never get a second chance to make a good first impression!” The more you work on your image, the greater the chances of your business being noticed not only by the market, but also by those who matter the most, your potential clients.

The entrepreneur is defined as someone who has the ability and desire to establish, administer and succeed in a start-up venture along with risk entitled to it, to make profits. The best example of entrepreneurship is the starting of a new business venture. The entrepreneurs are often known as a source of new ideas or innovators, and bring new ideas in the market by replacing old with a new invention.

Being able to communicate effectively is one of the most important life skills to learn. Communication is defined as transferring information to produce greater understanding. It can be done vocally (through verbal exchanges), through written media (books, websites, and magazines), visually (using graphs, charts, and maps) or non-verbally (body language, gestures, pitch of voice, and tone). All of these means of communication are essential Soft Skills that are vital for a successful Career.

Course Instructors

Dr. Grace Dr. Grace Instructor
Dr. Joyce Dr. Joyce Instructor
Madam Judith Madam Judith Author

Dr. Grace: A medical parasitology specialist in Biomedical Sciences with vast experience in teaching, research, curriculum development, and student supervision in reputable higher learning institutions. Possesses wide experience in handling academic issues and mentorship. Has   been involved in research in community and public health programmes for disease control, sanitation and alternative energy to the local communities to improve the quality of life for vulnerable Kenyans by targeting a cross-section of human and social welfare projects and programmes.  Key strengths include superior networking and communication skills, experience in working in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams. Has a keen eye for Innovation and Communication. An advocate for youth empowerment.

Dr Joyce Oigara (MBCHB, MPH,) is a Public Health expert, Technical Health Advisor in Health Sector for National Health Systems.  Dr Oigara has been Director for Disease control programme in national health systems.  Dr Oigara holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) and Masters in Public Health (MPH) and from the University of Nairobi (UoN), and Certificate in International Applied Epidemiology, from Emory University, Atlanta/USA, and a Postgraduate diploma in strategic management and leadership of the University of Liverpool, UK. Dr Joyce Oigara is a Co-founder and Director of Oigara Community Foundation, Thus OCF, this is a community based organisation with the vision on empowering Individuals and communities with knowledge and skills for development. Dr Oigara is a motivated, self -driven leader and Director of OCF who strongly believes in empowering people through development to make positive impact with a difference for individuals and especially for Women and Youth.n

Madam Judith is an educationist specialist with more than 30 year experience

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