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Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic, Research and Innovation Prof. Antony Mshandete officiated the opening of the conference tohonor the International Women's Day in Science held at The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology in collaboration with the US Embassy and RAPOA..

The conference aims to celebrate and appreciate women in science and build capacity for the next generation of women in Science, Technology and Mathematics (STEM).

The theme of this year is inspiring women to engage in science and technology.

Among other activities during the conference was the symposium, which focused on empowering the next generation of women in STEM.

The event took place at NM-AIST because of intense collaboration with strategic partners to spread the contribution of Science, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) to social, economic transformation and inclusive, sustainable development in Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond .

NM-AIST in collaboration with the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) along with Consortium of International Investigators hosted a Brucella workshop on 13th December,2021 to enhance capabilities for infectious disease research and surveillance of Brucella species in Tanzania and Rwanda.

The workshop was officiated by the Guest of Honor Director of Veterinary Services Tanzania from Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development Prof. Hezron Nonga.

On His Speech Prof. Nonga said “It is a pleasure to have you all join us at this special kick-off meeting and follow up workshops, the new pandemic has shown us all that it is now more than ever important for the scientist to emphasize of the zoonotic diseases including brucellosis”.

The workshop was presented by some of the leading scientists in the field and will provide unique opportunities for select Tanzanian and Rwandan scientists in small group setting to obtain hands-on training in diagnostic and analysis tools, including sampling techniques; Real-time quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR), Serology, Whole Genome Sequencing of the isolates, and Milk Microbiome sequencing using next generation technologies and bioinformatics analysis.

The NM-AIST Vice Chancellor Prof. Emmanuel Luoga witnessed the launch of the East Africa Community “Skillsmatch” Online Platform at the Youlead Summit 2021 on 9th November in Arusha, Tanzania.

The online matchmaking platform using Artificial Intelligence “Skillsmatch” is an initiative of the regional project “Digital Skills for an Innovative East African Industry” (dSkills@EA) which is an extension of the ICT Centre of Excellence bases at NM-AIST and funded by Germany Government.

The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology awarded thirty-four (34) staff members who performed well in Research and Innovation and twenty (20) students who did the Exchange Program from Utsunomiya University in Japan.

The Vice-Chancellor Prof. Emmanuel Luoga officiated the Ceremony and awarded certificates to Principal Investigator (PI) for successfully registering their projects in the Research and Innovation Management System (RIMS).

“Your success is NM-AIST success, and together we can reach far,” said Prof. Luoga.

On the other hand, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic, Research and Innovation Prof. Antony Mshandete insisted the staff and students to be transformative by observing the five “D’s”: Management of skills, Research in Innovation, Outreach Community engagement, Innovation in Management and commercialization.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology has partnered with Digitally Smart to offer a double-certification program in Digital Marketing.

The certificate course is delivered online. It consists of 4 weeks of instruction-led curriculum where participants are exposed to current trends and best practices in Digital Marketing. They learn about the main digital channels as well as the tools to leverage such channels to gain commercial advantage.

The certificate course is delivered online. It consists of 4 weeks of instruction-led curriculum where participants are exposed to current trends and best practices in Digital Marketing. They learn about the main digital channels as well as the tools to leverage such channels to gain commercial advantage.

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COURSE CONTENTS

There are four modules in this course:

Module 1 Digital Channels & Content Marketing

Broadly speaking, all digital marketing activities can be described as either paid or organic. This module examines the main difference between the two of them and provides a general overview of the key channels in each. In addition, the module reviews the importance of content marketing as a discipline and provides examples of how organisations can effectively use it in their businesses.

DURATION: 1 week

Module 2 Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

The SEO module examines the various tactics for enhancing a website’s position with search engines. The module covers the key concepts and terminology used within the field of SEO and equips students with the understanding of which are the main factors that influence a website’s visibility on the Search Engines.

DURATION: 1 week

Module 3 Web Analytics

The Analytics module provides insights about website visitors and about the range of specialist tools that are available to help you understand how to measure and monitor online traffic. This module reviews the basic analytics terminology and students discover how to align business Key Performance Indicators (or KPIs) with analytics goals.

DURATION: 1 week

Module 4 Social Media Marketing

The Social Media Marketing module showcases how to effectively engage with customers across social media platforms. Students appreciate the emerging trends in the social media space and the opportunity afforded by the ‘always connected’ social consumer.

DURATION: 1 week

ADMISSION CRITERIA

To enrol to this course, applicants must meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • holder of an undergraduate degree
  • university student and completed 1 year of undergraduate study
  • have a minimum of 2 years of formal professional experience

In addition, all applicants must have a good command in English.

FEES & PAYMENTS

Fees for the certification course are 242440 TZS. This includes the tuition, access to the online learning material, course evaluations, Digitally Smart certification and the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology certification.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

There is one course intake per month. For more information on monthly intakes please visit

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