ALUMNI FEATURE: Amanda Khumalo | Red & Yellow
Amanda studied the Certificate in Creating Digital Content in 2018 and now works as a Programme Coordinator for our Corporate Education Team. With her cheerful nature and shining smile, she always lights up the office.
What are you currently doing?
I am currently a Programme Coordinator within the Corporate Training Department at Red and Yellow Creative School of Business. My role entails supporting our learnership student-related queries, as well as assisting the Programme Managers with admin related tasks.
What was your Red & Yellow experience like?
It was amazing, everyone is amazing, and everyone motivates you to do your absolute best. I would choose Red and Yellow over and over again. Red and Yellow feels like my second home!
What is the one thing that stands out from your studies with us?
Red and Yellow teaches you to be industry-ready. It equips you for the working world. Most students who graduate from Red and Yellow are hired favourably compared to other schools because of the strong practical element.
How has Red & Yellow contributed to shaping your career success?
Red and Yellow have a great reputation within the industry, so getting employment, starting a business and even networking becomes a bit easier.
What do you believe is critical for career success in the 21st century?
Diversifying your skills, being an expert in one field is impressive but being versatile, and mastering different skills will provide you with various opportunities. Soft skills are so critical, so people need to start investing in those.
What advice would you give future Red & Yellow students?
To be a sponge, learn as much as they can, attend lunchtime lectures and network with their agency or industry crushes from an early stage