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DUAPA AFRICA's Career & Employment Boot Camp - Beijing Africa Week Edition

DUAPA AFRICA职业和就业训练营  -北京非洲周节版

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Today, many graduates have completed online graduation ceremonies and are wondering "What now?" 

  • What practical resources are available to develop graduate employ-ability now? 
  • What will a graduate's first job look like now? 
  • What market direction can graduates move in to leverage relevant career opportunities despite various limitations now?  

Join DUAPA AFRICA's career and employment boot camp in collaboration with Kente & Silk's Beijing Africa Week, where participants will gain answers to these questions and leave with: 

  1. New and improved core skills that will enhance employment prospects
  2. Resources to secure job, training and business opportunities with key Chinese and African companies
  3. Be equipped with industry trends and information to enhance their economic empowerment

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Career Development 101: An Essential Guide to Your Professional Growth

Date: Monday, July 20th 

Time: 14:00 to 17:00 ( China Standard Time)

Cost: 30 RMB

Location: Zoom meeting to be confirmed on email 


14:00 to 14:10 OPENING

·       Welcome remarks – DUAPA Africa and Kente & Silk

14:10 to 15:15 Africa & China work market presentation  with Q & A

The impact of COVID-19 on the World of Work (Jobs, HR and Workforce)

·         The China experience

Bella Guo, Project Director Shanghai Global Expertise and Talents Co. Ltd. (SGET) and Business Development Manager at Duapa Africa

·         The Africa experience

Abubakar Kwame Essuman, Head of Human Resources, Bank of Africa Ghana Limited   Q & A 

15:15 to 15:20 - Break

15:20 to 16:00 - Parallel Workshops with Q & A (4 Options)

#1 "Online Networking Strategies Towards Any Job"

Basant Shenouda, [in]coming LinkedIn BLP Associate, Founder & Career Coach @ Basant Blast

#2 CV, Cover letter, job search and interview skills

Marshal Pang, Senior Global Product Manager, Johnson Controls – Hitachi

#3 "How to land volunteer, internship, consultancy or job positions in UN, AU, EU and other international organizations" 

  with Musa Frimpong, Founder of Duapa Africa and former Field Officer at African Union Commission HQ., Ethiopia 

#4 "How to rock your LinkedIn profile"

with Victor Lian, Senior Media Solutions Manager & Social Impact Lead, LinkedIn China

16:00 to 16:05 - Break

16:05 to 16:55 - Panel Discussion -  "Packaging yourself and leveraging on your past experience"

Oyinkansola Oni, Business Strategist, Polaris Bank & Founder, Way Network Africa (Moderator)

Barr. Justina Obaoye-Ajala, Principal of Kentyna Solicitors and Global Education Ambassador of African Youth Diaspora organization (AYDO)

Alexa Zhang, International Cooperation Manager, Haidian Pioneer Park

Basant Shenouda, [in]coming LinkedIn BLP Associate, Founder & Career Coach @ Basant Blast

George Solomon, Founder, Wenzhou Hams Information Technology Co. Ltd. 

16:55 to 17:00 - Closing remarks

17:00 - Networking and family photo



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When and Where

 July 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM


 July 20, 2020 at 5:00 PM

 Zoom Meeting

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