UONGOZI Institute Leadership Essay Competition 2020 now open

UONGOZI Institute is pleased to announce this year’s Leadership Essay Competition, the eighth since inception (2013). Similar to previous years, this year’s topic aims to solicit thoughts on the theme of the African Leadership Forum (ALF). The essays should respond to the following question: If you were an African leader, how would you promote African … Continue reading UONGOZI Institute Leadership Essay Competition 2020 now open

UONGOZI Certificate Programme in Leadership

Designed for emerging leaders and executives working in any function or industry across Africa, the self-paced programme provides tools for leaders to effectively manage their resources to achieve sustainable development. Module 1: Strategic Leader Succeeding in today’s rapidly changing and challenging organisational environment requires leaders with strategic thinking and the ability to make strategic and … Continue reading UONGOZI Certificate Programme in Leadership

Navigating through a global pandemic

The outbreak of COVID-19 has left almost no nation or organisation untouched. Across the globe, governments have been implementing significant interventions in response to COVID-19. Since Tanzania confirmed its first case on 16 March 2020, the Institute has witnessed, among others, schools and universities closed, public gatherings banned and mandatory self-quarantine for incoming travellers imposed. The … Continue reading Navigating through a global pandemic

Congratulations PGD Class of 2020!

UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE) completed its 3rd Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Programme (PGD), for Senior Leaders on 31 March 2020. Introduced in 2017, the UONGOZI PGD Programme is designed for leaders whose desire is to propel their professional development without putting their careers on hold. The programme, undertaken … Continue reading Congratulations PGD Class of 2020!

Only two modules to Graduation!

Eleven months have passed since the third cohort of our Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership programme embarked on a one-year journey of enhancing leadership competencies, but seems like only yesterday. With a composition 35 senior leaders from public, private and civil society organisations within Tanzania, the third cohort began its first module on 9 April, 2019.  So far, eight out … Continue reading Only two modules to Graduation!

TARURA’s Senior Officers participate in the leadership retreat

The Senior Officers from the Tanzania Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA) participated in a five-day leadership retreat, organised by UONGOZI Institute from 18 – 22 November 2019. The retreat sessions were customised to allow participants to reflect on the Agency’s systems as well as administration and human resource challenges and opportunities. They were taken through seven … Continue reading TARURA’s Senior Officers participate in the leadership retreat

Uchambuzi wa Tawasifu ya Rais Mstaafu wa Tanzania, Mhe. Benjamin William Mkapa “Maisha Yangu, Dhamira Yangu: Rais wa Tanzania Akumbuka”

Mchambuzi: Prof. Rwekaza Mukandala UTANGULIZI Mtoto Benjamin William Mkapa, alifundishwa kupika chakula na mama mzazi Stephania akiwa mdogo. Alipokwenda shule hapo kijijini Lupaso, Ndanda na hatimaye St. Francis Pugu na Makerere, alifundishwa kupika, kufinyanga, kubuni na kuchambua mawazo na kuyaweka sawa kama msomi mbunifu na mwandishi. Kitabu hiki ni zao la mpishi wa mawazo mahiri … Continue reading Uchambuzi wa Tawasifu ya Rais Mstaafu wa Tanzania, Mhe. Benjamin William Mkapa “Maisha Yangu, Dhamira Yangu: Rais wa Tanzania Akumbuka”

H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa’s memoirs released

The memoirs by the former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa, titled “My Life, My Purpose: A Tanzanian President Remembers”, were released on Tuesday 12 November 2019 at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The release coincided with his 81st birthday. The memoirs, published by Mkuki na Nyota with … Continue reading H.E. Benjamin William Mkapa’s memoirs released

Leadership retreat for NACTE’s senior leaders concludes

Dar es Salaam – 30 October 2019: A three-day leadership retreat for senior leaders from the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) concluded today.  Organised by UONGOZI Institute in collaboration with NACTE, the retreat aimed at enhancing the senior leaders’ competencies in making strategic choices, leading people and managing other resources, and excelling in personal leadership … Continue reading Leadership retreat for NACTE’s senior leaders concludes

Tanzania: 20 Years after Mwalimu Nyerere’s passing

14 October, 2019 marked 20 years since the passing of the first Tanzanian President, Julius Kambarage Nyerere. Nyerere, commonly known as Mwalimu, which means teacher, was a great nationalist of the first generation of African leaders who struggled for independence. He was also one of the world’s most charismatic and venerable leaders. To commemorate his legacy, we … Continue reading Tanzania: 20 Years after Mwalimu Nyerere’s passing