Courses

Professional Development Courses

Become a “pro” prepared for the future by improving your communications and media management skills.

Giving Nature A Voice

Environmental Reporting Program that seeks to give a voice to East Africa’s threatened biosphere.

Coaching for Success: Essential Skills for Emerging Leaders

Date: 4th June 2018 Cost: KSh 20,000 Gone are the days of command-and-control leadership. Your direct reports now expect you […]

Managing the Media

Managing the Media
Build your skills to prepare for media interviews.
Date: 28 – 29 June 2018

Social Media Workshop

Date: 22nd and 23rd May 2018 – APPLICATIONS CLOSED 6th and 7th November 2018 – Applications Ongoing Cost: 20,000 KES […]

Creating Radio and Television Dramas for Change

Date:                    March 20 and 21, 2018 Price:                    $500 Limit:                   […]

Master of Arts in Digital Journalism

Our MA in Digital Journalism combines real-life practice with academic rigor to position young and mid-career journalists as leaders in their field. You will develop the knowledge, skills and professional qualities for success at the highest levels of your craft. You will also work with world-renowned journalists and scholars as you blend practice, reflection and theory in your coursework.

The program is taught in state-of-the-art facilities and progressively builds expertise in multiplatform storytelling, specialist reporting and editorial leadership. The culmination of the program will be a specialist-reporting project and research thesis.

By focusing on regional issues and drawing on local and global trends, our graduates will possess the creativity, critical thinking and professional skills required to lead East Africa’s media in the 21st century.

Generous scholarships available based on need and merit.

Tuition: 20,000 USD


WHO SHOULD APPLY?
Young and mid-career journalists and
media professionals


BEGINS JANUARY 2019

A number of scholarships are available each year

Creative Writing Workshop

Date:                     September 29 2018 We can help, whether you’re just [...]

Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa

Transforming Leadership for 21st Century Africa is an exciting new suite of courses designed to equip you with the skills, mindset and communication expertise to better lead your organization – and Africa itself – in our increasingly complex and rapidly changing world.

Hosted by the AKU-GSMC in Kenya, this unique offering brings together two world-class courses: Adaptive Leadership for Africa: Chaos, Complexity and Courage delivered by the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University Executive Education; and The Voice of Leadership: Inspiration, Influence and Impact delivered by the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications

The two courses offer face-to-face, on-line and project-based learning modules spanning a five-month period.

Tuition: 5900 USD


Adaptive Leadership for Africa:
Chaos, Complexity and Courage

Face to face: Mar 11-14, 2018 and Jun 11-12, 2018
Online modules and peer engagement: Mar 2018- Jun 2018


The Voice of Leadership:
Inspiration, Influence and Impact

Face to face Mar 15-16, 2018 and Jun 13, 2018
Online modules and peer engagement: Mar 2018- Jun 2018

Managing a Communications Crisis: Plan, Prepare, Execute

Date: June 19, 2018 Cost: KSh 15,000 In this age of instant crises, every business and non-profit must communicate effectively […]

Storytelling Skills for Non-Profits

    Date: 10 – 11 July 2018 Cost: KSh 20,000 In this day and age, everyone is a storyteller. […]

Executive Masters in Media Leadership and Innovation

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Under development.
Further information will be shared as it becomes available.

Telling Stories with a smartphone

The explosive growth of smartphones is altering the way news is reported and consumed. Now, media professionals and social media […]

Master of Arts in Digital Journalism

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Under development.
Further information will be shared as it becomes available.