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Payroll Specialist and journalism graduate, Anuradha, has found her ABE course has added to her work skills and hopes to eventually become her own boss.
"I use the acquired skills and knowledge from my ABE course in my current post and find opportunities of relating work to my qualification. ABE does not simply create bookish students but rather it helps a student to tackle situations logically and creatively."
Media strategist and graduate, Emmanuel, was one of several staff members sponsored by his company, MediaReach OMD, to take ABE qualifications as part of their professional development objectives.
"The choice of ABE was based on the understanding that the modules and courses were practical in nature and structured to immediately improve workplace effectiveness."
Danai chose ABE for its recognition, affordability and because she liked the programmes. In the long-term she plans to use her knowledge to develop a career in senior management in the tourism sector.
"My education means a lot to me because it is a stepping stone to get to where I want to be in life."
Maham had a keen interest in business studies but was put off because she lacked confidence in her accountancy skills. Since enrolling on ABE Level 4, Maham has realised she is more than capable and has gone from strength to strength. She is now planning to go on to a degree in marketing.
"I was very excited when I received an email from ABE saying that I had achieved a prize for Strategic Marketing Management. I had never thought I would get an award for a theory paper, but I guess I was underestimating myself as I had a very good teacher and all our hard work paid off."
Nicolas worked hard to become a reception and concierge manager, but realised without higher level qualifications it would be difficult for him to progress further in his career. A friend recommended ABE as the ideal solution.
"ABE really helps students to love the subjects they are studying. I was able to project myself into my previous job and realise the mistakes I had been making and what I could do to perform better. Great ideas were coming up. I could see things differently and was eager to put this new knowledge and skills into practice."
Mazvita is an experienced Marketing and Client relations personnel. She currently works for Zibuko Capital in Marketing and Administration, and also runs her own events planning company. She holds a Diploma in Travel & Tourism and also has a Diploma in Marketing.
"I have already gained vast marketing, communication and management skills. ABE has taught me to think outside the box and practically which has helped me immensely day-to-day in my career."
Media Sales and Marketing Representative, Bhagwantie, has found ABE has benefits her work and has given her the confidence to pursue training as a Criminal Defence Lawyer.
"The course has proved to be beneficial to me by exposing me to internationally accepted standards of exams and providing guidance in my field of work and study. It has helped me to understand what is expected of me, the time and dedication that needs to go into any field of study and has laid the foundation for my future academic pursuits."
Nineteen-year-old budding entrepreneur, Ropafadzo, has many ambitions for the future and plans to continue expanding her knowledge and development.
"The knowledge I have gained from my Diploma has been, and will continue to be, a big part of how I run my business which I look to expand in the near future."
Vinati plans to use her ABE qualifications to build a career in HR and then open her own art-based business whilst helping others develop their talent.
"ABE is one of the more cost-effective programmes and was highly-recognised and recommended, with sufficient resources and easy-to-use online features and services, which is one of the best things about studying with ABE."
Business-minded Effat, chose ABE because of the variety of subjects the qualifications offered. She has studied with great success and plans to go on to do an MBA before becoming a high-flyer in the corporate world.
"I did a lot of research to find a course that offered a variety of themes that would help me learn many things in one programme. I chose ABE as it had all options for me..."
Anita shares some top study tips and is looking forward to a great career in HR.
"I chose to study Human Resource Management with ABE, because of three main reasons. Firstly, ABE is an examining board that is recognised the world over and secondly, I saw that it is a rich area of study with a great career path. Lastly, I look at my ABE HRM qualification like a master key that opens doors for me. After I complete Level 6, I can do a degree in HRM or a can study towards a Masters degree in HRM."
HR & Administration officer, Susan, already holds a Bachelors degree and an MBA but chose to top-up with ABE HR because the coursework was so relevant to her job. She has already found herself applying her learning in a wide range of ways.
"The ABE programme is recognised by corporate institutions in Kenya and is offered by most of the universities and colleges."