For Professor Rodrick Sakamba, Texila American University (Texila) Zambia provided the perfect opportunity that he was looking for, a professional advancement in his career.
Thus, the Professor enrolled into the University’s Master’s Degree in Management program, from which he graduated in 2015. This programme is essential because it provides an integrated set of learning opportunities for students interested in mastering the skills and knowledge necessary for effectively participating in and managing modern organizations.
“Graduating from Texila Zambia has already yielded benefits for my career as it has given me a promotion and career development,” Professor Sakamba said.
Before embarking on this career defining learning opportunity, Professor Sakamba was the Dean of Business in a renowned University. However, the elevation of Texila Zambia qualification has lifted him to the Post-Graduate Director of the university in order to manage the university’s postgraduate programs.
The Professor, who attained his qualification through Texila Zambia’s Distance and Blended Learning Program (DBLP), encourages new students going to the university to help them make the most of their time by reminding them that Texila Zambia is one of the modern international Universities with vast teachings aids such as Moodle facility well suited for e-Learning.
“Texila Zambia’s mode of study through blended learning makes it easy to for the student to study and adapt with the environment of the university, as student coordinators and lectures always give maximum academic support to every student, thus, making it easy for the student to both study and work at the same time,” Professor Sakamba added.
Professor Sakamba further praised the depth of Texila’s BRICS Model as excellent and easy to follow. Texila’s acclaimed BRICS Model is a uniquely designed teaching and learning method of delivering DBLP that is block based and that ensures a dedicated learning of one course at a time for a specified period. For this reason, Texila Zambia has one of the highest graduation rates.
Professor Sakamba, who after his graduation from Texila Zambia got accepted to study the PhD in Educational Psychology programme with a renowned University in Mexico, further advised the university to explore further its marketing as there were currently very few universities in Africa, particularly in Zambia, that have reliable E-learning facilities.
“Let it be known,” the Professor concluded, “Texila Zambia was been the paradigm shift for my career development.”
With his current elevated level after graduating from Texila Zambia, Professor Sakamba supervises PhD Students in various Research papers in addition to updating and designing new curriculums in various programmes, reinforcing total quality management in the institution, and implementing quality assurance in the training.
Professor Sakamba’s View on Key Advantages of Studying with Texila:
- Globally Recognized University
- International Standard Curriculum
- Enables paradigm shift in career