Apply to Forward. A virtual learning program that boosts the careers of young professionals in Africa
Application Deadline: 30th May 2021
About the Award: Forward is a virtual learning program that boosts the careers of high-potential young professionals by equipping them with a broad set of capabilities to help them thrive. It focuses on critical skills needed for success in the future of work, such as digital essentials, structured-thinking skills, and social and emotional intelligence.
Forward’s three-level, virtual learning program offers you access to McKinsey’s cutting-edge content and a community of peers. It equips you with practical skills and tools to apply throughout your career. Forward is launching in Africa, with plans to expand to other regions soon.
Forward is a training program. Participation in the program does not constitute collaboration or employment with McKinsey.
Eligibility: To be accepted into Forward, you must meet the following criteria:
Please note that the answers you submit to the eligibility questions in the application will be verified.
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be Taken at (Country): Online
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: Forward can teach you to navigate the future workplace and equip you with the critical skills you need to succeed–such as problem solving, digital and analytical skills, and social and emotional intelligence.
As a young professional embarking on your career at a time of unprecedented change in the nature of work, Forward will set you up for success by providing the following:
Participants who complete all the requirements of the Foundation and Advanced levels will receive a certificate of completion from McKinsey.
There is NO enrollment fee for eligible participants.
Duration of Award:
If you complete both the foundation and advanced levels, the journey is expected to take 12 weeks (the Network level remains ongoing).
On average, participants dedicate two to three hours per week to complete all the requirements of the Foundation and Advanced levels. Participating in the Advanced level will also require you to commit to two half-day workshops and less than five hours of group work.
How to Apply: Apply now
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