Call for Applications for 3rd Wave of m:lab Training Now Open

By Jessica Cola├žo
  Published 09 Dec 2011
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Call for Applications for 3rd Wave of m:lab Training Now Open
A core focus of m:lab's operations is on training in mobile application developmentwith an intent to catalyze operations of a mobile economy. The m:lab has successfully undertaken 2 cycles of training this year and today we're opening up applications for the 3rd wave of training which will begin in January 2012. The details of the training are as follows:
Costs / Tuition Fee Structure:
  • infoDev Subsidy over KSh.90,000,

  • Non-refundable Commitment fee KSh. 5,000

  • Refundable deposit KSh. 5,000 (based on attendance history)

  • Total Cost Over Ksh. 100,000 (including infoDev Subsidy)

NB: Accepted students will only pay KSh. 10,000 for the course

Overview of Course Content (subject to improvement)
USSD, Android, Nokia Technologies, J2ME, PHP, mysql, LWUIT, Mobile Web - HTML5 & CSS3, IVR, User Experience Design, Business for Mobile, SMS, Systems Design Eligibility criteria
  1. Must have completed a degree program (evidence = final year transcript or degree certificate)

  2. Must be available on a full time basis from 9.30am to 3.30pm for 4 months.
    Evaluation and Selection Criteria
    The selection panel for submitted applications will consider the following criteria
    1. Familiarity with technology, platforms and programming languages

    2. Accomplishments

    3. Demonstrated interest and motivation

    4. Academic background and performance

    5. General Presentation
    To apply, go over to and click the banner to apply or go directly to that applications page here. Applications submission deadline is 12 noon, 9th January 2012.
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