2021 McKinsey & Company “Forward” Program

Deadline

20210530

McKinsey & Company is pleased to announce the launch of Forward, their flagship social impact initiative in Africa. Forward is a virtual learning program that boosts the careers of young professionals in Africa.

Key highlights of the initiative:

  • Forward is a free, digital, and virtual learning programme grounded in the critical skills needed for success in the future of work, including problem-solving, digital and analytical skills, and social and emotional skills.
  • The programme is designed for young professionals with not more than 5 years’ work experience. These professionals must be self-employed, work in a private sector SME (<250 employees) or at an NGO, and have a good understanding of English as the programme will be delivered in English.
  • Applications will be open from 12 April – 30 May, 2021. The programme will run from 3 May – 31 October, 2021.

At the end of the programme participants will be able to:

  • Apply agile ways of working and spot opportunities to use data and technology to improve their work.
  • Creatively tackle complex business challenges and communicate their messages effectively and clearly.
  • Adapt, be resilient, and work successfully – both independently and in teams.

Eligibility

Participants in Forward must meet the following criteria:

  • be a university graduate
  • have no more than five years of formal work experience (not including internships)
  • be currently employed in a private small/medium company (meaning fewer than 250 employees around the world), not for profit, nongovernmental organization or be self-employed (for example, as a business owner or freelancer)
  • have a good command of the English language, which the program will use

Application

Click here to apply.

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