ROPC Consultant week at ULK
Both the public and private sectors need to work in collaboration with consultants when they could do with appropriate solutions or even when they seek advises from professionals. Particulary, in Rwanda the profession of consultancy is still growing with a great impact to bring change in the functioning of local and regional institutions. ROPC was founded to guard a safe foundation of professionalism endowed with ethics for the profession of consultancy in Rwanda.
Wednesday the 19th March 2014, in the occasion of the consultants week, ULK Kigali held a seminar organized by ROPC in the framework of presenting to intellectuals in Rwanda what ROPC is and also to interest them to join the institution. The main objective of the consultant week as explained by the chairman was to roll out a nationwide campaign to sensitize the public of present opportunities and prospects in management consulting as an independent industry. Conferences were organised with an aim of discussing on the contribution of management consulting industry in the growth and development of Rwanda by delving into the theme “Management consultancy in Rwanda: Yesterday, Today and tomorrow”.
At Kigali Independent University ULK this conference was opened by Dr Kasai Ndahiriwe the Vice Rector of Research and Post Graduate Studies whereby after a word of prayer he welcomed and introduced the speakers of the day; the Chairman MAKUZA JEN and ROPC member.
ROPC ‘s social corporate responsibility is also viewed through other social activities organised to mark the consultant week such as the community work planned to take place at the end of March and the mentorship project to coach 20 students former member of the Association of genocide survivors in ULK with different companies in order to upgrade their employability potential. Most importanly ROPC plans to offer award of excelence to the best consultants of the year.
The RWANDA ORGANIZATION OF PROFESSIONAL CONSULTANTS was founded in 2009 under the umbrella of Private sector federation of Rwanda.