KAMPALA —The Makerere University Business School Career & Skills Development Centre, will on Tuesday, August 10, host Prof. Augustus Nuwagaba an international consultant on economic transformation to speak to the students community and stakeholders.
Pro. Nuwagaba also a member of the teaching staff at Makerere University the early 2000s will speak about pursuing a career in academics.
The session, in which Principal Prof. Waswa Balunywa will give a keynote adress will be relayed via zoom in a weekly session between 2:00PM and 3:00PM.
According to the MUBS Career & Skills Development Centre, 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.
“Due to the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is difficult to have physical engagement but we have made it possible to continue with online engagement. Different employers are invited on a weekly basis to share with us on what it takes to join the them,” Ms Tweyongyere says.
About Prof. Augustus Nuwagaba
Prof. Nuwagaba is a wealth creation expert in Africa.
He is qualified (MBA)in application of central bank monetary policy on commercial bank competitiveness.
He has worked intensively in analysis of fiscal metrics for governments in Africa, review of financial performance and analysis of tax policies.
He works as the managing consultant at REEV Consult International Limited, a private consultancy firm, incorporated in Uganda, with headquarters at plot 515 Bombo road within the city of Kampala.
He was Consultant for the African Peer Review Mechanism under NEPAD, was a member of the African Regional Panel of Experts on Development.
Nuwagaba is a member of the World Bank Consultative Group that developed the African Plan of Action.
He was the team leader of FINSCOPE – Financial Penetration Project (2013).
He was a team leader for Developing Financial Management and Training manual for Parliamentary Accountability Committees, member of audit committee of the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development of Uganda, winner of International Award for significant Contribution to World Society and Appears In World Who is Who (2004), page 336.
In addition, he was a consultant for mid-term review of the National Development Plan for Uganda [2010/11–2014/15].
He is a consultant for formulating the East African Community development investment plan (2016/17-2020/21).
Nuwagaba is a regular speaker at the induction of Members of Parliament arliament of Uganda.
He has been a member of the teaching staff at Makerere University, since he returned from his master’s degree studies in London in the early 2000s.