KAMPALA —The Makerere University Business School Career & Skills Development Centre, will on Tuesday, July 6 host Ms. Juliet Mpiima, the Human Resource Manager Vivo Energy Limited to speak to the students community and stakeholders.
Ms. Mpiima, a Human Resource expert will speak about the transferable skills, what they are and why we need them especially in a highly disrupted labour environment amid the after-effects of the Covid-19 pandemic across all sectors in the country and globally.
The session, in which leading economist and MUBS Principal Prof. Waswa Balunywa is expect to deliver a keynote adress will be relayed via zoom. (link attached below).
Maureen Tweyongyere, the director MUBS Career & Skills Development Centre, says for learners to find employment after graduation, it takes deliberate preparation and planning.
“Students need hands-on exposure to jobs, internships and volunteering opportunities,” says Maureen Tweyongyere, the director.
Ms.Tweyongyere says that’s why MUBS runs an Annual Employer- Employee Exchange Programme to link students to the prospective employers.
The Guest Speaker, Juliet Mpiima previously served as HR Manager at Africa Broadcasting (U) Ltd, NTV Uganda
which is part of Nation Media Group in East Africa.
She was HR, Regional Manager at Century Bottling Company (a
Franchise Bottler of the Coca-Cola Company), Associate Consultant with True North Consult, Exquisite Solutions
& Coach Africa.
And Juliet currently work with HR Manager at Vivo Energy Uganda Limited (formerly Shell Uganda
She serves as Director for the boards of Vivo Energy Uganda, and Vivo Energy Uganda Staff Provident Fund. And belong to the Lean In Africa Women as well as Lean In Women at Work growth and fellowship spaces.
She has also served on HRMAU Governing Council and Committees since 2001- 2020, and continue to volunteer
with the Federation of Uganda Employers and Uganda Disability Business Network.