Kabarak University's School of Science Engineering is set to become a center of excellence in Fintech, thanks to a proposed collaboration with Safaricom Engineering Community - Fintech Chapter. The community, comprised of professional engineers at Safaricom, aims to host a one-month technical immersion program at Kabarak University, focusing on Daraja APIs and Mini-Apps development.
The partnership aims to equip students with valuable skills and practical experience, creating a talent pipeline for the Fintech industry. By offering this immersive program, students can learn from industry experts and apply their knowledge in real-world scenarios, bridging the gap between academia and the rapidly evolving technology landscape.
Incorporating Fintech into the curriculum has become crucial, as the finance industry undergoes a transformation fueled by disruptive technologies. Traditional banking methods are being replaced by innovative approaches, making Fintech a critical component for organizations striving to remain competitive. This technical immersion program at Kabarak University aims to prepare students to meet industry demands and understand how Fintech can shape their future careers.
During the one-month immersion, students will receive hands-on training, engaging in practical exercises and real-world scenarios. By working closely with professionals from the Safaricom Engineering Community, students will gain insights from experienced practitioners, offering a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a Fintech Engineer.
The Safaricom Engineering Community comprises passionate professionals committed to nurturing Fintech talent. Their collaboration with Kabarak University will provide students with practical skills and experience and enhance the institution's reputation as a leading player in the Fintech domain.
The partnership is based on a mutual understanding and willingness to comply with any requirements set by Kabarak University. By initiating this dialogue, both parties can leverage their strengths and contribute to advancing Fintech education.
Kabarak University's School of Science Engineering is poised to benefit significantly from this collaboration. The immersion program will empower students with the necessary skills to excel in the Fintech industry, while also positioning the institution as a hub for cutting-edge technological innovation.
The dialogue between Kabarak University and the Safaricom Engineering Community paves the way for an exciting future of academic-industry partnerships, shaping the next generation of Fintech professionals.