By Chisomo Phiri
Final year students at the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS) have been challenged to be more innovative after graduation if they are to make positive socioeconomic impact to the society.
Speaking during the MUBAS Finale Dinner in Blantyre, Managing Director of Maranatha Private Academy Ernest Kaonga stressed the need for the students not to limit themselves.
“Much as each one of you has their field of specialisation, be reminded that the skills and knowledge you have acquired are multidimensional and multisectoral.
“In case you will not be absorbed by your field of specialisation, cast your nets wider even if it means crossing the professional boundaries,” said Kaonga.
He added:”I have seen people soaring even much higher in fields they didn’t specialise. When the going gets tough, it is not time to relent but rather think outside the box with innovative mind,” added Kaonga.
Kaonga who said his Academy started as a nursery school in Blantyre’s Chimwankhunda area sometime back, said it was pleasing that some of the students on the group are products of his schools under the academy.
Among the students who attended the dinner were engineers, accountants, architects, journalists,
educationists and marketers.