Deadline: 20 June, 2022

McKinsey and Company has opened applications for the Forward Africa Programme.

The programme is designed to equip the next generation of young talent with must-have practical skills to succeed in the future of work.

It is a free online learning programme focusing on the leadership, business, and digital skills that are relevant and transferrable across industries and roles.


  • Turn complex business challenges into opportunities using structured and creative thinking
  • Communicate with impact to move audience to action
  • Apply agile ways of working and spot opportunities to use data and technology
  • Build resilience and emotional awareness to work successfully, both independently and in teams, especially in times of change


  • Applicant must be living in an African country
  • Applicant must have at least one and no more than five years of formal work experience
  • Applicant must have completed post-secondary education (for example, diploma, associate degree, undergraduate degree)
  • Applicant must have a good command of the English language as the programme will be conducted in English

To apply and for more information, click here.

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