The ALX Launchpad - ALX | Educartis

3 months
On Campus

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Course Overview

The six month ALX Launchpad course is a leadership accelerator for high potential recent graduates and young leaders to gain the skills and connections needed to succeed in today's competitive and fast-paced job market. Taken on-campus and offered by ALX, this course sets students up with skills such as self-leadership, critical thinking, data based decision making, and innovation, to help launch their career and create their path into greatness. 

After this course, you will be empowered to join an internship, gaining access to ALX's elite group of company partners and career opportunities. If you're looking to connect with like-minded, purpose-driven individuals, learn how to tackle big challenges, and sustain a journey of lifelong learning, then the ALX launchpad course will help you develop into an innovative problem solver, leader, and entrepreneur. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of the course, students will be able to: 

  • Develop meaningful skills such as project management, impactful communication, and critical thinking. 
  • Gain access to a powerful network of potential employers, leaders, entrepreneurs, and mentors. 
  • Change the trajectory of their careers. 
  • Become part of the unique ALX community that provides career support, networking, co-working spaces, and life long learning. 
Certification obtained

AXL Certificate of Participation (ALX Launchpad) 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students well for careers such as: 

  • Entrepreneur 
  • Politician 
  • CEO 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 
  • A Diploma/Bachelor Degree 

NOTE: The school has a highly selective admissions process screening for young leaders with high potential to have a positive impact. 

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must: 

  • Fill out an application form. 
  • Complete the ALX Experience (3 hour session) 
  • Complete the ALX Learning Challenge (3 days) 
  • Attend the ALX Finalist Day 

Payment options

KSh200000 Total
The total fee for this course is $2000. Students have two payment options:

Option 1: No Upfront Cost
The Contribution Agreement is an innovative financing model designed to alleviate the burden for you and your family, whilst providing an opportunity for you to help grow the ALX community and keep it accessible for future young leaders.

  •  Only contribute 10% of your salary for 5 years once you start earning. If you're not earning you only pay $1 per month.
  •  The CA is effective only for 5 years post graduation. If you do not find a job within those 5 years, we take the loss.
  •  Enjoy a free 5 year membership to our ALX community post graduation.

Option 2: $2000
We have reviewed our pricing so as to make the program as accessible and fair as possible. You can you choose to pay for the program upfront without financial aid, in which case:

  •  Payment can be made in full: $2000 upfront or in 3 equal instalments of $670.
  •  Instalments need to be paid other the first 3 months of the program.
  •  An extra fee of $100/yr will apply for membership to the ALX community post graduation.

Detailed course information

During the ALX Launchpad, participants will gain skills in the following: 

  • Project Management
  • Data-driven decision making 
  • Impactful Communication 
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Critical thinking
  • Employment Preparation
A typical day in the Launchpad might include working with a team on an entrepreneurial idea and building a financial model. After that, you might work on a go to market strategy for a top Kenyan company that you’ll present to their senior management. Come evening, Launchpad members can look forward to mingling with the likes of top CEOs, mentors and entrepreneurs during our ALX Connect events or attending one of our many workshops on topics ranging from Human Centered Design to raising capital for a start-up.
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Where and When


ALX Launchpad

Nairobi Garage, 7th Floor, Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya


ALX Launchpad

Nairobi Garage, 7th Floor, Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya


ALX Launchpad

Nairobi Garage, 7th Floor, Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya

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