Incubation and Innovation Center (I2C) AppFactory

The I2C AppFactory offers Africa's technology graduates the hands-on experience they need to succeed as software craftsmen, who are able to design, develop, implement, and manage successful software solutions for a cloud-first, mobile-first world.

The I2C AppFactory is designed to be:

  • An engine for the development of skilled talents that respond to ICT industry needs;
  • A Research & Development Lab for developing innovative ICT projects;
  • A Digital Transformation Program for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and other key sectors;
  • An engine to contribute to strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem;

Program Outline


The Program is structured over 2 semesters (6 Months):

Semester 1: Apprenticeship (3 Units)

DURATION: WEEK 1-3

  • Selection

  • Remediation

DURATION: WEEK 4-11

  • Mini Project

  • Workshops/Certification

  • Mentoring

DURATION: WEEK 12-14

  • Real World Project Proposals

  • Industry Stakeholder Engagement

Semester 2: Project (3 Units)

DURATION: WEEK 1-14

Real world Project
  • Research

  • Design

  • Implementation

  • Demonstration of Minimal Viable Product

Technology Training

Eligibility


The Program is available for Information Systems and Technology (IST)/Applied Computer Technology (APT);students enrolling in Internship and Project classes:

Resources

The I2C AppFactory will provide: 

  • Software tools for mentors and students;

  • Up to US$300 Azure credits per month to each student for the purpose of developing and running their applications;

  • Leverage of the Microsoft Partner Network for projects and placements;

  • Microsoft Certification vouchers;

    [The vouchers are of limited quantity, and are provided on a first-come first-served basis]

  • Engagement with Microsoft employees as subject matter experts (either virtually or in person) 

  • eLearning resources for self-paced individualized learning 

Cost


USIU-Africa students - KES 3,900 (For refreshments and workshop facilitation)
Non USIU-Africa students - KES 60,605 (All costs included)

Registration


Please register at: http://bit.ly/I2CAppFactoryRegistration

Contacts


Max Musau: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone: +254730116799 (8am -5pm EAT)