The ALX Launchpad - ALX | Educartis

6 months
On Campus


Course Overview

The ALX Launchpad is a leadership accelerator for high potential recent graduates to gain the Skills and Connections to succeed in today’s job market.
The 6-month Launchpad will empower you with
1. meaningful skills such as project management, impactful communication, critical thinking
2. access to a powerful network of potential employers, leaders, entrepreneurs, and mentors.

After the 6 months, the Young Leaders are empowered to join an internship with our employer partners to start their career of purpose. They also become part of the unique ALX community that provides career support, networking, co-working space and life-long learning.  If you want to change the trajectory of your career, we encourage you to apply to this unique opportunity:
Based on 14 years of experience of the African Leadership Academy and African Leadership University, ALX is bringing the best of Leadership development to Nairobi.
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Gain the skills that employers love and powerful connections to launch a successful career and life of purpose. 

Certification obtained

Certificate of participation, to present to employers skills gained. 

What jobs will I qualify for?

Any Job that set you up on trajectory to become a leader in your field and community!
- We empower you to Launch a successful career or to Start your own venture
- Become part of a lifelong community of change makers.

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When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

Minimum requirements for the course: Bachelor Degree / Diploma
Highly selective admissions process screening for young leaders with high potential to have positive impact.

How do I apply?

Online application followed by an in person Finalist Day

Payment options

There are two payment options:
  • Option 1:  No upfront cost, once earning an income pay a small portion for 5 years which also enables future young leaders to take the same opportunity
  • Option 2: USD 2,000 for the 6 months course. Annual Community membership fee thereafter. 

Detailed course information

Course Outline: 
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

7th floor, Nairobi Garage, Pinetree Plaza, Kindaruma Road (off Ngong Road). , Nairobi, Kenya

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