Human capital remains the most valuable resource among all the other known resources. It is indeed the engine that drive all the other resources to churn out goods and services which meet the needs of customers. The risk of a business having unskilled staff can bring a business/organization to its knees especially because it is the staff that manage/mitigate all other risks. Yet, more often than not, this resource is taken for granted and very little budget is set aside for its development to ensure its optimal contribution in mobilizing the other factors of production.
The baseline survey on devolution carried out last year by Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in sampled counties across the republic speaks volumes in terms of human resource gaps which needs to be urgently filled in order to realize vision 2030. As we address governance, risk and audit, it is important for us to address the gaps in skills requirements by businesses, counties and other institutions.
KARMA Consult Ltd established its training arm in name of KARMA Training Institute to try and address manpower needs in the country. We have a campus in Isiolo County and we are in the process of starting others in Nairobi and Meru. Karma Training Institute focuses on business courses, adult learning with special emphasis on entrepreneurship that is geared at helping in job creation,