Mabati Rolling Mills (MRM), a leading manufacturer of Building Solutions and a member of the Safal Group® in partnership with the Association of Construction Managers of Kenya (ACMK) launched the annual student competition aimed at upskilling students to gain relevant sector skills.
The ACMK Students’ Competition aims to engage Construction Management Students across Kenyan universities by challenging them to apply knowledge acquired academically to solving real-time project issues.MRM has had a long-standing commitment to supporting education and innovation within the construction field.’‘We are excited to continue to partner with ACMK onthis initiative” said Rittah Okello,Marketing Manager, Relations.
We believe in the potential of the next generation of construction professionals, and this competition will enable them to showcase projects that have used sustainable innovation including MRM’s building solutions.”
The competition is a transformative experience that not only enriches students education but also prepares them for the challenges and opportunities of the construction industry, helping them utilize the skills learned to become more well-rounded and capable professionals.
The competition aligns with ACMK’s mission to elevate the standards of construction and project management in Kenya.By partnering with MRM, ACMK is taking a proactive step to prepare the next generation of construction managers for the challenges and opportunities of the industry.
”We are thrilled and grateful for our continued collaboration with MRM on this competition’‘said Ilbert Abiri Chairperson, ACMK.’‘It provides students a unique platform to bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world construction practices.We believe this competition will not only empower students but also contribute to innovation within our industry”.
The Competition represents a significant step towards enhancing the educational experience of construction management students while fostering collaboration between academia and the construction industry.
ACMK holds this competition annually as a way of contributing to the student’s body of knowledge and bridging the gap between class theory and practical experience.
The winners will win;
1st Position – Kshs 30,000 + 1st Position Certificate for each group member
2nd Position – Kshs 20,000 + 2nd Position Certificate for each group member
3rd Position – Kshs 15,000 + 3rd Position Certificate for each group member
All other participants from the remaining successful entries – Certificate of Participation
The competition is open to students at the University of Nairobi; Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture(Jkuat) and Technology;Kenyatta University; Technical University of Kenya and Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University.