Learning German – Facts You Should Know

Truthfully, German is not one of the obvious choices. It is spoken by relatively fewer people compared to English and French. 

However, there has to be a reason why millions of people still opt to study the language. Rifkins College-Mombasa is here to fill you in on why studying German would be a worthy investment on all respects. It will be a valuable initiative in more ways than just linguistic benefits.

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Important: Why Should I Learn English? -5 Compelling Reasons

English is often described as “the language of opportunity”, and by the time you get to the end of this article, you’ll certainly concur. Whether you want to take English as Second Language (ESL) or want to study English as a Foreign Language (EFL), studying the subject at Rifkins College-Mombasa will be one of the most rewarding decisions you could ever make.

Also, if you have to study an extra language as part of a course, then choose English. Why?

Let’s find out…

1. English is one of the most widely spoken languages

Although it comes second to Mandarin (Chinese) in terms of the total number of speakers, English is the language that you will find handy as it is the most widely spoken language in more countries than any other language. Therefore, your efforts at studying it will not be in vain. Apart form the UK, a significant 60 nations out of the 196 have English as the official language and more have it as one of the national languages. English is spoken in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

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Why Study Events Management – Everything You Need to Know and More!

Are you considering a career in events?  Then you are definitely in the right place!

Whether you’re about to complete your secondary education and still weighing in on what you want to do for the rest of your life, or a seasoned professional thinking of changing lanes, a career in Events Management will be a great pick. The industry is rewarding to work in and if you want to know more, come along!

We will first eliminate some misconceptions and fallacies often levelled against the Events Management career. That way, you will be making an informed decision. Let’s begin.

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5 Reasons Why you should Study Project Management

What is project management?

Before we delve deeper into project management, we need to first understand what it means. One scholar named Henry Mintzberg stated that “management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet.” Essentially, that is what management entails in its literal sense.

Project management is that and much more. Ideally, it entails implementing various methodologies, knowledge, processes, experience, and skill to oversee a project to completion. At Rifkins College-Mombasa, we will help you learn how to be an effective manager and jumpstart your career in any field in business. Every employer wants a multi-skilled and multi-talented manager who will help in the realisation of organizational goals and objectives. An Advanced Diploma in Project Management such as the one offered at Rifkins College-Mombasa could be a good start to being that ideal candidate for the job. You will not only learn how to enforce teamwork and maximize resources, but also streamline processes and control costs.

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Lets’s Learn this beautiful language – French (Apprenons nous le Français!)

Now that you are here, it is factual to deduce that you are weighing in on whether learning French would be a good idea.

This article intends to help you figure why learning French could be one of the best decisions you could make in life just yet. Sure, there are plenty of other foreign languages like German, Italian, and Spanish that look appealing, but let’s see why French still leads the pack.Viens avec moi! Oh, sorry… I mean come along!

French is a world language…no really, it is

Did you know that more than 300 million people speak French throughout the five continents? After English, French is the second most widely taught and learnt foreign language, and the fifth most spoken language in the world. As you digest that, French is also the only language, alongside English, that is taught in every nation in the world.

You would be joining millions of other students globally if you decide take a certificate course at Rifkins College in Mombasa. France operates the biggest international network of cultural institutes, that run French-language courses for an estimated one million students and you could be lucky enough to join such programs if you are proficient in French. The good perks don’t stop there.

The language of culture

Did you know that French is the international language used in the hospitality and hotelier sector, fashion, theatre, the visual arts, dance and architecture? It is the language of arts and humanities. Paris is also acknowledged as the cradle of many things among them fashion, various cuisines, arts, and some of the most renowned architectural works. Ever heard of the Eiffel Tower? (Check the image below)

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Human Resource Management: Practicing Employee Relations

What comes to mind when you hear the term “Human Resource Management”?

Typically, the term is taken for the literally meaning of its words, i.e., managing people. But is that always the case? Well, Human Resource Management is much more than merely managing people.

Human Resource Management (HRM) department is an integral part of any organization in operation as it is linked to arguably, the most important factor of production-labour. Scholars have on many occasions referred to the Human Resource function as the backbone that leads to the streamlining of any institution. HR practitioners engage in a myriad of tasks but those in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) tend to execute all-rounded tasks.

Let’s see what one will be handling as a graduate in Human Resource Management.

Some of the outstanding duties include recruitment of new employees, conducting interviews, addressing conflict resolution, managing holiday allowances, and overseeing the benefits and payroll for existing employees. Human Resource Management professionals have many routes they can venture in their career; however, the safest route is to do a HR specific course like a diploma, degree, and postgraduate course.

HR qualification will help you to get on the career ladder. Some of the benefits the HR practice include:

Helping minimize employee turnover

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Mastering the Art of Beauty Therapy

Beauty therapy has always been a successful industry. That is the case given that grooming and beauty are elements that have defined humanity for the longest period now. Worth millions in Kenya and even billions in the international market, the profession is not about to slow down any time soon.

Both men and women invest significant amounts of money and other resources to look their best. To state that the demand of beauty therapy is modest is an understatement, the opportunities are immense! Getting a certificate in beauty therapy could be the kickstart to a very rewarding career.

From offering nail art to facial treatments, and hairdressing, there are many ways people pursue to feel confident as they go about their daily lives. You also get to interact with people from all walks of life when offering beauty therapy services. Talk of variety- a section of your day could involve attending to a bridal team and in the next, you are grooming an artist heading for a concert!

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Economy Shapers: The Art of Supply Chain Management

Not quite sure what “logistics” and “supply chain management” mean in the career sense? Well, many people have the same experience until they realize this industry’s impact. Supply chain managementinfluences nearly every facet of themodern life as we know it.

How it that?

The logistics sector ensures that products are available to customers when and where they need them.Imagine a scenario where the pen you buy at the shop or supermarket was not transported to that placeand you have tobuy straight from the manufacturingcompany. What about having to go for food produce direct from the farms and not from the market place?

Now, that can be a very complicated affair!

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Health and Safety: Enhancing Productivity at Work

It is unfortunate that accidents do happen, no matter the industry or environment you work in. your work as a health and safety professional is to prevent accidents, and make people’s time at work as safe and happy as possible. So far, it is evident that health and safety apples in every industry.

Without doubt, a career in health and safety can be very rewarding- you save lives as you get paid. Many accidents happen in workplaces on a daily basis with the degree of injury varying. With this many accidents and organisations having increasing legal responsibility for their employees’ safety; it is unlikely that you will fail to be in demand as a professional in this field.

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Computer Engineering: Becoming a Guru in IT

Without doubt, computing and computer technology are now part of everyday life either directly or indirectly.  This spans from the mobile phones we use to the cars on the roads, to the movies you watch, how you interact with family and friends, how businesses are conducted and the government run. Do you see how deep computer technology is entrenched in society?

As the 21st century progresses, it is becoming more apparent that computing is incrementally valuable and essential. Being knowledgeable about the many dimensions of computing is necessary to thrive in the current times. If you are up for creating the next popular app (application) or just want to map your next big idea for a prospective employer, then taking a Diploma in Computer Engineering will be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make.

You could be the brains behind addressing complex societal problems. Think about it. Yes, you are right! This is a career that will never get saturated- problems are always there to be solved in society. That’s what any professional would yearn for.

Let’s explore some of the awesome factors to consider for you to pursue a Diploma in Computer Engineering.

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