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Regional News of Monday, 11 July 2016

Source: Ernest Senanu Dovlo

KNUSTFORD Universty offers free training to journalists

The KNUSTFORD University College as part of its corporate responsibility has offered a free training in communications and leadership to journalists in Accra.

The programme which was launched on Friday July 8, 2016 at an orientation programme has about 30 beneficiary journalists across the country.

The fourteen-week short course is aimed at providing cutting edge knowledge for practicing media personnel to enable them be abreast with current trends in communication and to encourage them to be fair in their reportage to aid their professional development and society at large.

The beneficiaries will be taken through lessons on Critical thinking, Role of communication in governance and development, Social media, Access to information and it's contraints, Media development, Leadership and The Social structure of Ghana among others.

The Knustford University College is an accredited liberal arts, science and technology institution with campuses in Accra, East Legon and Kumasi. The school has as it's objective to educate people whiles helping to develope individual talents for societal well-being, comfort and growth. The instruction since it's establishment in the year 2007, has provided unique and excellent university education for the 21st century generation and beyond. It has defined in scholarship, professionalism and integrity to all qualified applicants of all walks of life.

The school is affiliated to the University of Ghana and has other collaborations with leading universities and research institutions in the US, Europe and Asia.

Knustford University College has taken upon itself a mission to educate and develop talents for service, leadership and societal well-being through quality research, hands-on practice and modern teaching and learning approaches.

The University looks forward to becoming the world's best university that produces creative leaders, scholars and professionals with character, purposeful lives and distinctive stewardship. Currently, KNUSTFORD runs the following degree programmes at its two campuses. BSc. Business Administration (Accounting), BSc. Business Administration (Finance), BSc. Business Administration (Human Resource Management), BSc. Business Administration (Marketing), BSc. Business Administration (General Management), BSc. Business Administration (Management Information Systems), BSc.C computer Science (Accra Campus) and BSc. Information Technology.

The College provides assistance for hostel facilities and is set to role out communication, journalism and nursing programmes among other courses in a short while.

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