Applications are now open for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to apply for the prestigious Venture in Management Program (VIMP) for 2018. Developed by Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) in partnership with the Lagos Business School, ViMP is a one-week intensive mini-MBA program for select members of the NYSC. This opportunity is designed to prepare future business leaders for the responsibilities, opportunities and demands of a career in business management. The week long program led by facilitators from the Lagos Business School, will include rigorous classroom sessions, panel discussions, networking, study groups, guest speakers and a strategy workshop, during which the participants will present solutions to real world business scenarios.
Date: Monday, February 19th- Friday, February 23rd, 2018.
Venue: Lagos Business School.
“This is our 17th year of running this program because of the outstanding organizations that partner with us to make it possible,” said Simi Nwogugu, Executive Director of JAN. “We are grateful to the African Capital Alliance (ACA) Foundation who sponsors and mentors participants, Accenture Nigeria consultants, who conduct a rigorous selection process to select 50 of the finest members of the NYSC, and the Lagos Business School lecturers who provide a learning environment that rivals that of the world’s top business schools with case studies focusing on Business Ethics, Accounting & Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Social Enterprise, General Management, Leadership and Entrepreneurship. Participants also engage in a community service project at local primary schools. This program is free to participants because of the generous donation of time and resources by all partner organizations.”
The ViMP 2018 application closes on Friday, January 12, 2018. Apply online here.
About Junior Achievement Nigeria
Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN) is part of Junior Achievement Worldwide (JAWW), the world’s largest and fastest-growing non-profit economic education organization with a 120-country network. Since inception in 1999, JAN has reached over 700,000 students in over 1,000 schools in 29 locations across the country with the support of 2,000 volunteers.
Junior Achievement operations in Nigeria are governed and financed by its Board of Directors, which include Accenture, Agile Communications, Channels Television, Citibank, Dangote Foundation, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, FirstBank, Oracle, Schlumberger and Stanbic IBTC. As part of a global network, JAN is able to leverage resources and expertise to deliver localized cutting-edge experiential programs built on JAWW’s three pillars of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy, to in- and out-of-school youth ages 5 to 27 free of charge.
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