Introduction
The Directorate of External Linkages and Community Engagement (DELCE) is established in compliance with section 26 of the Mzumbe University Charter (2007) established under section 25 of the Universities Act No. 7 of 2005. The rationale of forming DELCE is founded on the indisputable need for the Mzumbe University to engineer and spear-head practically based continuous knowledge, skills development and growth of its internal and external clients through economic and social policy changes. To that effect, DELCE strives to establish and achieve a close, effective and sustainable working relationship with communities, governments and other partners in the entire context of changing lives.
On that basis, DELCE is responsible for innovative imagination of practical academic and professional knowledge and skills; collaborations that is evidenced by best performance practices and demonstrated by improved life-styles of the people/community. DELCE espouses the philosophy that “living is learning and learning is living better than before”.
Mission
The mission of the directorate is to promote and provide opportunities for the close, effective and sustainable working relationship with communities, governments and other partners in changing lives through collaborations and conducting professional, action-oriented and practical training, consultancy and outreach services.
Vission
The vision of the Directorate of External Linkages and Community Engagement is to be a centre for leadership excellence in establishing and achieving a close, effective and sustainable working relationship with communities, governments and other partners in the centre context of changing lives.
The general Directorate functions

i.Issuing policies and guidelines for short courses and consultancy activities at the university.

ii.Coordinating, soliciting, overseeing all short courses and consultancy activities at the university.

iii.Providing ‘market intelligence’ for short courses and consultancies to school, faculties, institutes and directorates.

iv.Coordinating and overseer International and National Collaborations between Mzumbe University and its partners.

v.Ensuring quality assurance of all assignments relating short courses, consultancies outreach and provision of feedback to school, faculties, institutes and directorates.

vi.Coordinating the Operations of the Lumumba Complex (amongst other things, linking Lumumba with short courses run by the University)

vii.Designing, coordinating and running teaching skills enhancement courses for MU and distance learning programmes for relevant stakeholders.

Address

For more infomation contact
The Director,
Directorate of External Linkages and Community Engagement,
P.O.Box 1,
Mzumbe, Morogoro.
Telephone : +255742762012,
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Website: delce.mzumbe.ac.tz