Regional retailer Tuskys supermarket has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Joram Kamau Leadership Programme and Riara University that will see all its 7000 staff receive training.
The move aims to equip staff with knowledge and skills in advancing formal retail management.
“At Tuskys, we are delighted to be unveiling this partnership and look forward to equipping our staff in Kenya and Uganda with knowledge and skills to be best in their everyday work. We are committed to advancing formal retail management by nurturing talent at an academic and practical level as part of our contribution to social economic growth in East Africa,” said Mr. Daniel Githua, Tuskys CEO.
According to the pact, the staff will receive training which will be delivered through an online platform facilitated by JKLP Global. The company is named in honor of the founder of, Mzee Joram Kamau who espoused the belief that staff should be equipped with knowledge and skills in order to be outstanding in their work.
Prof. Robert Gateru, Vice Chancellor, Riara University challenged all Tuskys staff to take up the training as a means of growth and spurring innovation. “As Riara University we want to spur the spirit of innovation. As human beings, we have been given the ability to create things that we never thought we could hence let us use this programme to challenge ourselves and do great things. We are honoured to be part of this collaboration.”