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Webinar educates students on career shapeshifting in the workplace Webinar educates students on career shapeshifting in the workplace
Thabi Nkosi, an agricultural economist, will advise students on how to bring more to the table in their career by being flexible and adaptable.... Webinar educates students on career shapeshifting in the workplace

Thabi Nkosi, an agricultural economist, will advise students on how to bring more to the table in their career by being flexible and adaptable.

Private higher education institution, MANCOSA, is hosting virtual monthly soft skills sessions, start-up workshops and a range of speaker series to encourage and inspire students.

Prominent leaders from various fields will provide students and graduates with practical tools and tips to successfully improve their employability and progress in their chosen career a series of webinars.

Nkosiwho is also managing partner of African Green Alpha Private Equity, will be the next guest speaker during the virtual webinar on Monday21 January 2022 at 17h00.

MANCOSA opens the live virtual webinar to students and the public. However, if you are not a MANCOSA student, please enter ‘external’ in the student number field.

To register for this event, please click here.

Nkosi will discuss the topic titled “Career shapeshifting: Resilience and adaptability”.

She will explain that as our career aspirations change, professionals often need to shapeshift gradually to reach their desired outcomes.

The topic touches on the importance of resilience and adaptability in this process, particularly when things do not go our way.

Responding to what drives employability at MANCOSA, Martha Moyo, Regional Director at MANCOSA, said: “The MANCOSA employability initiatives are geared towards ensuring that our graduates have the capacity to function optimally and successfully in the roles they occupy as well as the ability to move between occupations, industries and disciplines and thus enabling them to be employable throughout their careers.

“Our graduates are also encouraged to engage in entrepreneurship activities; setting up and running their own businesses, and thus contributing to their communities as part of employability”, said Moyo.

Nuhraan Sambo, Director at MANCOSA, said: “The Employability platform at MANCOSA will not only address any skills shortages within the industry but also equip the participants with a diverse range of both soft and technical skills. This can greatly benefit a graduate wanting to further their development to be more employable in the market.

“The Employability platform has a well-balanced blend of activities to cater to an individual participant’s training needs. The Employability platform is taking education and skills training one step further and always seeking innovation and value add opportunities for the participants”, said Sambo.

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