Building the next generation of Human Capital Leaders in Africa

 

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Equip yourself with future of work management strategies and a life-long network of peers and mentors.

 

Be inspired by our international faculty of renowned thought-leaders and HR practitioners.

 

Release serious long-term value in your function and organisation.

 

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Who Should Apply?

Rika fellows are catalytic, high-potential professionals...

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CHROs or
HR leaders 

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Heads of specialist
HR functions 

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Business leaders with a  interest in human capital management


Apply now to become a Fellow in our February 2024 Cohort

 

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Why Rika?

We are shaping the future of work in Africa. By 2030, our continent will be home to...

As Africa undergoes unprecedented demographic change, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring new technologies, ways of working and skills requirements. With its rich human capital, Africa is well positioned to leapfrog the rest of the world during this revolution. But it will only do this with catalytic people leaders.

 

RIKA bridges the gaps between traditional HR expertise and cross-organisational leadership. We’re helping innovative companies in Africa to survive and thrive in this era of huge economic, population, and digital change. 

 

More about RIKA

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Of the 10 fastest growing economies

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Working age individuals

 

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Of the world’s labor force

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Jobs requiring digital skills


The Challenge

87%

of African CEOs are concerned about the availability of key skills1

65%

of African CEOs say the skills shortage is preventing them from innovating effectively1

400+

HR leaders in Africa perceive gaps in their technical and soft skills prevent them from transforming companies2

(1) PwC’s 22nd Annual Global CEO Survey, (2) BHI 2020

Want to know more?

Download the February and August 2024 Cohort brochure

 

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Download the 2022 RIKA Annual Report

 

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