Africa Center of Excellence ACE2

Webinar on Digital Development Strategy


For the Most Engaging Webinar You’ll Attend Before

Embarking on Your Digital Transformation Journey

Wednesday September 8, 2021

9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. GMT

Webinar on Digital Development Strategy

The World Bank Group, in collaboration with the Association of African Universities, is launching a new project for the African Higher Education Centers of Excellence to assist African universities in developing their digital transformation strategy and implementation plan.  The webinar which will take place on Wednesday September 8, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. GMT will focus on five key areas: Institutional Management and AdministrationEducation (Teaching and Learning)ResearchOutreach and Networking, and Digital Infrastructure to help you drive the necessary digital transformation changes systematically.

This webinar will benefit senior executives and top-level leaders, including presidents, vice presidents, chancellors, vice chancellors, provosts, vice provosts, chief information officers, and chief data officers.  These leaders must be eager to embrace digital transformation as a strategic priority for their university and ready to shift their organizational mindset from traditional practices.

If you are interested in:

  • Improving your student engagement and boosting enrolment
  • Enhancing the digital skills and job prospects of your students
  • Increasing the productivity and job satisfaction of your academic and administrative staff
  • Optimizing your learning, teaching, administrative, and research processes
  • Promoting your partnerships with all stakeholders including alumni, community, private sector, government, and policy makers

then, this Webinar is a must-attend event for your institution!

Whether you are currently considering or undertaking digital transformation initiatives, we invite you and one of your colleagues to participate in this project.  We plan to select 10 to 15 universities geographically located in both East and West Africa.You will hear from industry experts and peer universities about best practices, pitfalls, and lessons learned.  So, we invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to redefine your institution in the age of digital.

If you’re interested in participating, we invite you to take the short Digital Readiness Survey.