SRCC has recently undertaken several projects in consulting, training and implementing institutional management systems in a number of institutions. The following are some of the recent projects that SRCC has undertaken and clients with whom we worked.
1. Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO)
SRCC undertook consultancy services for KETRACO Human Resource skills gap analysis. The activities involved included:
i. Reviewing existing roles as per organizational structure.
ii. Analyzing the skills and competency requirements of each role.
iii. Interviewing position holders.
iv. Undertaking skills gap mapping/index.
v. Determining the skills index for the company.
2. 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.
3. World Health Organization (WHO)
This involved doing a front-end developer consultancy to support the development of Kenya Health and Research Observatory(KHRO). The key deliverables included:
i. Additional priority data sources fully integrated with APIs and their respective indicators
visualized on KHRO.
ii. Enhanced user interface and visualization of the KHRO platform including a usage data
analytics tools incorporated.
iii. Completed and activated Research and Community of Practice modules integration
iv. Statistical content for the KHRO updated and enriched with most recent data.
v. Updating the Covid-19 dashboard tracker visualization with more content.
vi. Technical training, operational and user documentations and manuals.
4. 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.
5. AMREF Flying Doctors
Strathmore Business School(SBS) facilitated and conducted a board-readiness training for the senior management team. The program covered the following areas:
i. Business and Governance Acumen
iv. Stakeholder engagement
6. BRITAM Holdings Ltd
Strathmore Business School(SBS) facilitated and conducted a board-readiness training for their Board of Directors.
7. Safaricom PLC
Strathmore Business School(SBS) facilitated and conducted a Leadership and Governance Training Programme for Safaricom’s Board of Directors. The program covered the following areas:
i. Governance in the age of disruption
ii. Board and Ethics
iv. Board Dynamics
SRCC also provides consultancy and training services for the Safaricom Digital Academy. This involves:
i. Course Content Development and Custom Curriculum Design
ii. Basic and advanced data science and cyber security training
8. 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.
9. 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:
i. Business Initiation and Development
ii. Business and Career Mentorship
10. 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:
i. Supporting the preparation of the air quality policy for Nairobi County, Kenya.
ii. Developing of air quality regulations for Nairobi County
iii. Drafting an air quality policy document and regulations to be tabled to the County
11. County Government Projects
There is an agreement between iLab Africa and county governments for electronic revenue collection solutions and payment services i.e. the supply, implementation and commissioning of business intelligence and analytics system and an automated revenue receipt system. The Counties under this project include:
i. Kiambu County
ii. Kisumu County
iii. Busia County
iv. Taita Taveta County
v. Kilifi County
The initial implementation involved the below activities:
i. Mobilization of resources for back end server infrastructure
ii. Third-party systems software
iii. Workflow processes modeling
iv. Legacy data migration
v. Online/Classroom training programs
vi. Training/ Civic education workshops
vii. Backend hardware deployment
12. 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:
i. Introduction to Solar PV Technology
ii. AC Systems and Grid Tie systems
iii. Introduction to hybrid systems
iv. Alternative Energy Sources
v. Site Visits
13. 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:
i. Taxation regime for electric vehicles as well as clarification of requirements for EV
ii. Summary of the 20 electric vehicles standards developed by the Kenya Bureau of
iii. Proposal of a vehicle classification system that allows for smooth registration of electric
14. 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:
i. Determine if the battery capacity is as labeled.
ii. Establish energy supplied by a fully charged battery.
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This article was written by Odhiambo Obonyo.