MoSound Events and Riara University Sign an Mou
MoSound Events, the leading events management company in Kenya in conjunction with The Riara University (RU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for academic collaboration to offer training programmes in the areas of Film Production, Sound Engineering as well as Event Production and Management On Thursday, 1st December, 2016.
The MOU was signed by the MoSound Events Director, Mr. Kevin Mulei and RU’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Robert Gateru.
“The training programs will not only expose students to professional film and event production environments, but also empower them with practical experience at a specialized level.” Said Mr. Kevin Mulei. The collaboration also aims at setting up a platform where students will nurture their creative talents, while learning best practices in generating and packaging high quality content to serve in today’s fast-evolving media ecology.
Speaking on behalf of RU, Prof. Gateru expressed the University’s commitment to skills and value-based training to help address needs of the industry and society. He indicated that training in the programmes envisioned in the MOU will be scaled up to regional and continental levels. He further stated that the collaboration would pave way for exciting developments in Kenya’s untapped and high-potential creative industry, through developing and broadening academic options for learners by exploiting synergies between academic and industry professionals to produce knowledgeable and highly skilled graduates for the sector.
The MOU signing was witnessed by Prof. Faith Nguru, RU’s Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic Affairs and Ms. Wanjiku Kasuki, Head of Studio – MoSound Events, among others. MoSound Events committed to ensuring full implementation of the MOU.