President Kenyatta laid the foundation stone of the Koitalel Samoei University College. Koitalel was the supreme chief of the Nandi. The university college, which starts off as a constituent of the University of Nairobi, will be constructed at the cost of Sh3.4 billion.
UNES participated in the UON Open Day under the theme: ” Quality and Innovative Education to Sustain Individual Growth” . It was held on Thursday 25th -Saturday 27th May, 2017 at the UON Main Campus Nairobi. UNES showcased the products and services especially the commercial enterprises that connect UON to the commercial entities as well as corporate clients in tandem with the theme. These entail UNES Consultancy, UNES Bookstores, Hospitality and Dental Plaza where clients inquest were provided and the details taken for future corporate engagement.
The University of Nairobi, Kisumu Campus conducted an Open Week under the theme: Advancing the frontier of Knowledge in the Lake Region. It took place at the Kisumu Campus Complex along Oginga Odinga Street from 13th -20th May 2017. The Open Week formed a crucial interactive platform among different stakeholders from the Lake Region. The event involved participations and exhibitions by the University of Nairobi and other key stakeholders in the private, public and NGO sector.
UNES participated as one of the corporate partners and showcased the key commercial SBUs especially the Consultancy, Hospitality and Bookstores. This was meant to connect UNES to the corporate world both internal and external. During the Marketing Event, UNES presented an award to the UON Library in terms of Book Donation to support the University and also to recognize and uphold the corporate social responsibility as part of its core values. .
Over the past decade, communication methods have changed drastically, with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, snapchat, whatsup, Foursquare and many such platforms on the go, it comes as no surprise that there is a close connection between social media and clients. It has become the easiest and the fastest way of connecting. However, the question remains of, how can social media influence organizations and institutions performance through engaging their clients and keep tabs on their needs and preferences. It is also evident that social media is an emerging theme in the modern business frontier and is important for firms in different arrays whether public or private owned having a widespread presence online to reach out to their customers and potential clients. Clients are actively sharing, commenting, liking, following all across social media while organizations are going a step ahead to make their presence felt.
UNES Consultancy commenced the training on Friday 5ht May, 2017 with an enriching key note under the theme “The role of social media in an Academic Institution and Effective Digital Communications resulting in Return on Investment”.
The training took place at the UON Towers Theater. It was widely attended by UON Central Administration and to continue in Phases. The second phase of the training under the theme “Security Intelligence and Public Relation” to be conducted on Friday 12th May, 2017 and the Last phase of the training under the theme “Customer Service, Protocol, Etiquette and Public Affairs” to be concluded on Friday 19th May, 2017
The opening of the 4th Annual Career Week organized by Karatina University runs from 3rd-5th May, 2017. It was marked with a lot of hype and ululations as different Schools and Colleges accompanied by principals and Heads from Kirinyaga County and beyond were brought together under one roof. The event was graced by corporate partners, dignitaries and guests from different divide. It was themed: “Youth Empowerment through Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Career Development”. It normally brings students together to provide mentor-ship in preparation to University life.
UNES took the business initiative to exhibit during the event and to extend its market territory meant to cement the business relationship that it has long enjoyed over the time with varied corporate partners in the Mt. Kenya Region. UNES showcased its products and services especially UNES Bookstore, UNES Consultancy Short Courses and Branded Items during the Event. It was meant to promote UNES corporate brand, acquire, build and maintain business accounts as well as extending the market segment.
UNES Consultancy is conducting a 5-day training workshop to KRA Staff on Data Analysis (SPSS & Advanced Excel) from Monday, 24th – Friday, 28th, April 2018. The aim of the training is to enhance the Data Analytic skills to the KRA Staff to upscale their skills and to improve performance and effectiveness. The fifteen (15) member team attending the workshop is being trained by well experienced experts in Data Analytic.
The workshop is taking place at the UNES Executive Boardroom and was officially opened today Monday 24th April, 2017 by Paul Thumbi – Coordinator Training and Capacity Development.
UNES Consultancy conducted a 4-day training workshop to KeRRA Staff at the Agriculture Resource Centre in Egerton University, Njoro Campus on 18th-21st April, 2017. The twenty (20) staff were trained and well equipped with practical knowledge required to understand, design and implement secure information security solutions for complex modern enterprise organizations. The training also enhanced their skills around technical risks and corresponding management controls, risk and its management, security standards, people and physical security as well as business continuity.
The 58th Edition of the Kenya Schools and Colleges Film and Theater Festival 2017 which took place in Kisumu County under the theme ” Enhancing National Values for Development” was meant to promote the Kenya Cultural Diversity. This brought about different schools and colleges from different Counties under one roof to celebrate increasing cultural diversity in the Country. UNES in collaboration with the University of Nairobi took an interest in showcasing the various products and services especially the UNES Bookstore and UNES Consultancy Short Course that is meant to improve school performance and development. It took place concurrently in Tom Mboya Labour College, Lions High School and Kisumu Boy’s High School from 8th-16th, April 2017. It gave UNES an opportunity to connect and build strong business relationship with its clients and expand business territory country wide.
Gender mainstreaming has been embraced internationally as a strategy towards realizing gender equality. It involves the integration of a gender perspective into the preparation, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, regulatory measures and spending programmes, with a view to promoting equality between women and men, and combating discrimination. The government is in the process of registering and pre-qualifying Youth, Women and Persons with Disability owned enterprises so that they can access government tenders and contracts. Government tenders amount to billions each year; it is a great opening for the Youth, Women and Persons with Disability.
In the FY 2016/2017, UNES took a center stage in ensuring total inclusiveness within its processes by sensitizing the new staff on Gender Mainstreaming with emphasis on Access to Government Procurement Opportunities (AGPO) facilitated by Richard and Caroline Afandi of GEDICE Nairobi
The University of Malawi-Unima and other State-run Universities in Malawi developed an appetite to adapt to the dynamic economic environment by adopting business models to mobilize resources, these include setting up companies to generate income to complement government subsidies. To further this noble ideal, University of Malawi bench-marked with the University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services Limited –UNES to acquire modern business model to realize it goals. Among the individual institutions visited were University of Nairobi, JKUAT and Kenyatta University. The bench-marking meeting was led by UNES top Executive and University of Nairobi Advancement Office at the University of Nairobi’s Council Chambers on Thursday, 23rd, March, 2017