RCU Partners Alvord Institute of Manpower Planning and Development

The Reformed Church University (RCU) has partnered with Alvord Institute of Manpower Planning and Development (AIMPD), a move which shall see prospective students being enrolled for the following courses at AIMPD in Masvingo:

·        Diploma in Community Development Studies         Commencing June 2017

·        Diploma in Organisational Management                 Commencing in 2018

·        Diploma in Education and Training                         Commencing in 2018

·        Diploma in Local Governance and Management        Commencing in 2018


·        Certificate in Community Development

·        Certificate in Leadership Development

·        Certificate in Advanced Training Methods and Skills

·        Certificate Local Governance Administration

·        Certificate in Finance for Non –Financial Managers

·        Certificate in Project Planning and Management

Commenting on this development, RCU Vice Chancellor Professor Wiseman Magwa said, ‘through this associateship, the Reformed Church University is consolidating its systematic approach to bringing convenience and value for money to prospective students, with a view to improve access to quality tertiary education in the country at a time where relevance and cost effectiveness are taking centre stage.’

Alvord Institute of Manpower Planning and Development operates under the Ministry of Public Service Labour and Social Welfare whose vision is to be a world class leader in human resources capacity building in the public sector.

AIMPD provides client focused manpower planning and development through conducting training needs analysis to ensure training is needs driven. In addition, Alvord Institute of Manpower Planning and Development designs relevant, practical training programmes for the development of individual competencies for the benefit of organisations and the country at large.

The Diploma in Community Development Studiesoffered through this partnership in 2017 is tailored to meet the trainees’ academic and professional needs and is relevant to the society and economy at both local and regional levels.

Enrolment is in progress for the June 2017 intake and applications are invited for admission into demand driven unique professional diploma relevant to professionals in public/private sector organisations, civil society and non-governmental organisations.

For further details contact:

Alvord Institute of Manpower Planning and Development

P. Bag 9024



Contact lines +263 778 263 775/0712 432 974/0773 847 802


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