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Grant Opportunities: McKinsey’s Forward Program in Africa: Are you Ready to advance your Career?

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Deadline: 28-Nov-22

Are you ready to advance your career? Forward is a free, six-month online learning program offered by McKinsey to equip young talent with must-have practical skills to succeed in the future of work.

Interactive Learning Journey

  • Learn through a variety of formats, including digital courses, discussion boards, virtual workshops with McKinsey experts, and a group assignment with real-time peer feedback.
    • complete the Foundation level: 10 weeks, two hours per week
    • complete the Advanced level and earn a shareable McKinsey Forward digital badge: 12 weeks, two hours per week
    • participate in the Network level: 18 months, ongoing optional activities

Skills you can use Immediately

  • Gain the skills and tools to:
    • turn complex business challenges into opportunities using structured and creative thinking
    • communicate with impact to move your audience to action
    • apply agile ways of working and spot opportunities to use data and technology
    • be adaptable, and build resilience and emotional awareness to work successfully–both independently and in teams, especially in times of change

What you can Expect?

  • Forward is a three-level learning journey where you can develop new ways of thinking, boost your confidence, and learn to lead with purpose.
  • At the end of the program, receive a McKinsey Forward digital badge and join an exclusive global network of young, life-long learners.

Eligibility Criteria

  • To access Forward, you must meet the following criteria:
    • currently reside on the African continent (all countries)
    • currently employed, self-employed, or in between jobs
    • have no more than five years of formal work experience
    • have completed post-secondary education (for example: diploma, associate degree, undergraduate degree)
    • have a good command of the English language, as the program will be conducted in English

For more information, visit https://www.mckinsey.com/forward/regions/africa

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