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Our Projects

National Bank

National Bank has been our client from 2015 and we have done much for them among being the “National Bank Leadership Development Program” targeting the senior managers.

Kapa Oil Refineries

Kapa Oil Refineries Manufacturers of a good number of Human Consumable items got their Directors trained on Health and Wellness training and Personal Finance Training.

Department of Defence

ICT is also our area of Specialization. In 2015 we did a training to Defense Personells on Specialialized ICT Training. In 2016 they also came in for Certified Information Systems Auditor, Network Auditing and Control techniques and N+ certification.

Trademark East Africa(TMEA) and Partner Organizations

This project entailed Digitization of trade manuals and systems for ease of knowledge transfer to users (i.e. East African traders and new employees of TMEA, TCCIA, TWCC & ZNCCIA). Digitized (i.e. produced tutorials in the form of narrations, illustrations, text, graphics and cartoons) of the following systems and their manuals: Rules and; Procedures of trading in the EAC region; NTBs SMS and Online Reporting System; Gender constraints SMS reporting system for TWCC; Electronic Certificate of Origin System; and Electronic Payment System i.e. LIPAFASTA.

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (Kenya) and The World Bank

In October 2014, @iLabAfrica Research Centre, signed a collaboration agreement with the World Bank and KNBS to carry out a data visualization- based project that sought to enhance the Bureau’s county data dissemination capabilities through the use of ICT tools. Data source from key publications was visualized and hosted on an online portal, the KNBS County Data Visualization Portal. Main components- Backend, Data Analysis, Visualization, Mobile portal app, Bulk Download, and Data Search.

UN Environment Programme- UNEP

This project entailed creating mobile learning courses on environmental issues<br /> Design and development of a mobile; Application (android & iOS) for dissemination of courses such as why plastic bags are bad for the environment; Development of a web application for data analytics for usage of the above application; Designed and developed an animated course for integration with the above application.

Samsung Electronics

This project entailed research and development work on making Samsung products that are relevant for the African market. Samsung partnered with @iLabAfrica to build the Strathmore Business School Mobile Application which was launched at a demo dubbed “Samsung Show and Tell” in 2014. The SBS application is a custom mobile app for the Strathmore Business Schools. Using this application, Strathmore Business School scholars enjoy a full learning experience using a tablet. It provides for access to e-learning resources, assignments, notes and course cases, announcements and news. The application also has a digital rights management system to safeguard distribution of copyrighted material, assignment reminders and a booked room viewing facility to help learners schedule group meetings and classes.

Castalia Inc. Japan (In collaboration with Goocus Pilot)

This project entailed: Content creation (texts, graphics and audio-visual); Integration and dissemination through a mobile learning platform (Goocus); Conversion of courses by Strathmore University into eLearning courses.

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)

This project was facilitated by @ilabAfrica. It entailed an online registration system managing events, online courses and webinars of ICPAK. @ilabAfrica was mandated to develop a mobile-based application for ICPAK Events Attendance by Delegates and a portal for ICPAK to manage more than 10,000 members CPD and Event attendance details including courses.

Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies

This project entailed the following: Implementation of performance, Monitoring and evaluation System; Development and implementation of performance, Monitoring and Evaluation System; Development and Implementation of Mobile data collection tool for conservancies called WILD.

Kenya Association of Manufacturers

This project involved: Designing and developing an online centralized business portal to provide industry stakeholders and potential investors with information on Kenya’s economic and legal environment; Developing industrial and trade statistics relevant to the manufacturing sector and its sub sectors.

Kenyan County Governments

The project involved the implementation of a holistic e-Governance Integrated System for County Operations Management, Workflow Automation, Document Management, Electronic Citizen Services Delivery, Business Intelligence and Electronic Payment Systems in the following County Governments in Kenya: County Government of Kiambu; County Government of Busia County; County Government of Kisumu; County Government of Taita Taveta; County Government of Kilifi; and County Government of Mombasa.

Serena Hotels

Tourism Promotion Services Limited Serena Hotels in 2016 had a Directors training on different areas on Leadership and Management.

Longhorn Publishers

Longhorn Publishers came in 2015 for Senior Managers training for Longhorn Leadership Development Program and Longhorn Strategy Development Program. This Programs were customised to fit into the needs of the Institution.

CFC Stanbic Bank

CFC Stanbic visited SRCC in 2015 to have their entrepreneur customers trained on Enterprise Development Skills. SRCC has done other trainings including Project Management and Excel training.

Bank of Africa

Bank of Africa came in on 2015 for a customised training to its Board members on perfomance and culture change.

SBM BANK

SBM BANK in 2015 wanted to have their New managers and middle level mangers trained on a customised program “Leading the Chase way” This program was made to suit to the values and mission of the Institution.

Safaricom Programs

Safaricom has been our client for a number of years since 2013 and we have done a number of programs for them among them being: Safaricom journalism and fellowship program Customized Safaricom Women Leadership Program Leadership Centre New Managers Program Corporate Centre-Business Partnering and Negotiation Program

Projects in County Governments

The devolved government in the new constitution brought in Counties which had to come up with their own ways of collecting revenues. SRCC in patnership with other companies have been developing the systems which suit each County in maximisation of revenue collection. In 2014 we developed revenue collection systems for Kiambu County Government.

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO)

SRCC undertook consultancy services for KETRACO Human Resource skills gap analysis. The activities involved included: Reviewing existing roles as per organizational structure; Analyzing the skills and competency requirements of each role; Interviewing position holders; Undertaking skills gap mapping/index; Determining the skills index for the company.

Norwegian Refugee Council

SRCC conducted an assessment on Housing,Land and Property (HLP) rights, gaps and opportunities affecting refugees in Kakuma and Kalobeyei, Turkana West in Kenya.

World Health Organization (WHO)

This involved doing a front end developer consultancy to support development of Kenya Health and Research Observatory(KHRO). The key deliverables included: Additional priority data sources fully integrated with APIs and their respective indicators visualized on KHRO; Enhanced user interface and visualization of the KHRO platform including a usage data analytics tools incorporated; Completed and activated Research and Community of Practice modules integration; Statistical content for the KHRO updated and enriched with most recent data; Updating the Covid-19 dashboard tracker visualization with more content; Technical training, operational and user documentations and manuals.

Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA)

Strathmore Business School(SBS) facilitated and conducted a retreat training on board performance improvement plan, effective performance management, board communication and media strategy, effective leadership and change management for the Board of Management at KeNHA.

AMREF Flying Doctors

Strathmore Business School(SBS) facilitated and conducted a board readiness training to the senior management team. The program covered the following areas: Business and Governance Acumen; Strategy Finance; Stakeholder engagement; Board paper preparation and simulation.

BRITAM Holdings Ltd

Strathmore Business School(SBS) facilitated and conducted a board readiness training to their Board of Directors. Moreover, IlabAfrica, in partnership with Britam, launched Tele-health services, dubbed “Britam Afya Mikononi”. This partnership was aimed at providing Britam’s clients with remote healthcare during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Safaricom PLC

Strathmore Business School(SBS) facilitated and conducted a Leadership and Governance Training Programme to Safaricom’s Board of Directors. The program covered the following areas: Governance in the age of disruption Board and Ethics Strategy; Board Dynamics. SRCC also provides consultancy and training services for the Safaricom Digital Academy. This involves: Course Content Development and Custom Curriculum Design; Basic and advanced data science and cyber security training.

JAVA House Group

Strathmore Business School(SBS) facilitated and conducted a 3-month programme structured as a 3-module programme for Java’s mid-level managers.

MPESA Foundation Academy

SRCC facilitated and conducted an Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation training for the scholars at Mpesa Foundation Academy’s Uongozi Centre and also a Business Initiation and Development Entrepreneurship Programme. The training covered the following areas: Business Initiation and Development; Business and Career Mentorship.

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

UNEP collaborated with Strathmore University to conduct an Air and Water Quality Monitoring in Nairobi, Kenya. The objective was to strengthen Nairobi County air quality monitoring policy and legislative frameworks to act as building blocks for compliance, monitoring and enforcement of air quality standards in the County. The activities carried out included: Supporting the preparation of the air quality policy for Nairobi County, Kenya; Developing of air quality regulations for Nairobi County; Drafting an air quality policy document and regulations to be tabled to the County Assembly.

Kenyan County Government

There is an agreement between iLab Africa and county governments for electronic revenue collection solution and payment services i.e. the supply, implementation and commissioning of a business intelligence and analytics system and an automated revenue receipt system. The Counties under this project include: Kiambu County; Kisumu County; Busia County; Taita Taveta County; and Kilifi County. The initial implementation involved the following activities: Mobilization of resourcesfor backend server infrastructure; Third party systems software; Workflow processes modelling; Legacy data migration; Online/Classroom training programs; Training/ Civic education workshops; and Backend hardware deployment.

Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Strathmore Energy Research Centre (SERC) was involved in technical equipment training. This included on site theory and practical advanced solar training with the below activities: Introduction to Solar PV Technology; AC Systems and Grid Tie systems<br /> Introduction to hybrid systems;Alternative Energy Sources; and Site Visits.

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Strathmore Energy Research Centre (SERC) was involved in supporting the development of a conducive policy environment for electric mobility in Kenya. The tasks involved included: Taxation regime for electric vehicles as well as clarification of requirements for EV importation; Summary of the 20 electric vehicles standards developed by the Kenya Bureau of Standards; and Proposal of a vehicle classification system that allows for smooth registration of electric vehicles.

Women in Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship Co-operative Society Limited (WISEe)

In this project, Strathmore Energy Research Centre (SERC) tested the solar photovoltaic products and components. The objective was to: Determine if the battery capacity is as labelled; and Establish energy supplied by a fully charged battery.

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The name of the project: Pathways for Innovation in Blood Transfusion Systems in Kenya (PITS Kenya). The overarching goal of this project is to identify, develop, and test effective strategies to enhance the availability and delivery of safe blood for transfusion in Kenya. The project consisted of: three clinical contexts that determine the urgency of blood transfusion (elective, urgent, emergent three socioeconomic contexts within Kenya that represent both urban and rural settings (Nakuru, Siaya/Kisumu, and Turkana counties); and three basic components of effective blood transfusion systems (availability, processing, and safe delivery).

Finnish National Agency for Education

Name of the project: Training Trainers for Teacher Education and Management in Kenya (TOTEMK). The target of this project was to strengthen Teacher Education and institutional Management in Kenya. The project contributed to: Modernizing teacher education through new pedagogical methods; Application of modern pedagogical technology; Empowering teacher’s work to respond effectively to Kenyan Competency Based Curriculum under the Basic Education Curriculum Framework.

Medical Research Council

Strathmore university partnered with the Medical Research Council to develop a systems approach to examining health sector responses to cholera epidemics in Kenya.

Innovate UK - GOV.UK

This project was aimed at developing a precision farming model for Millet. Strathmore University and the client were keen to leverage remote sensing and ICT to facilitate yield maximization, structured trading and inclusive value chain participation for smallholder staple grain farmers in Kenya.

National Research Fund (NRF)

This project entailed Automated Human Body Language Analysis Algorithm for detecting concealed firearms on video surveillance in Kenya. The study was aimed at solving the problem of concealed firearm detection, by developing an algorithm for automated detection of people carrying firearms, through analyzing their body language on Video surveillance. With the help of Strathmore University, another project was undertaken to develop a Mathematical model on the In-Vivo HIV Optimal Therapy and Management. This study analyzed a mathematical model describing HIV dynamics taking into account therapy and the immune response of infected persons. The client also invited Strathmore University’s services in developing Mathematical Models for Heptacyclic Erthrocytic Dynamics and Therapeutic control of Malaria. The study was aimed at improving therapeutic control of malaria with focus on malaria vaccine and antimalarial drugs that target the parasites at the pre-erythrocytic stage.

Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Strathmore University provided its consultancy services to AGRA in developing animated training manuals on good agronomic practices on different crops. The training videos were used to train farmers across Africa. The animations were produced in languages majorly spoken throughout the African region, i.e. English, Swahili, French and Portuguese.

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