Join YouWin Connect Programme 2017 | SEE DETAILS

Join YouWin Connect Programme 2017 | SEE DETAILS
July 20
16:29 2017

YouWiN Connect is a multimedia based relaunch of the YouWiN programme of the Federal Ministry of Finance. It aims to support young entrepreneurs as they PLAN, START and GROW their businesses, by providing Enterprise Education as well as access to technical and consulting services. The programme aims to promote entrepreneurship, job creation and wealth via enterprise education for young Nigerians.

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This program initiated by former president Goodluck Johnathan with the aim of

1. building & budding 55,500 young entrepreneurs yearly.
2. Nurturing ideas and innovation from young entrepreneurial participants from Universities, Polytechnics, Technical colleges, and other post-Secondary institutions in Nigeria.
3. Increasing firm growth by 20% and employment by participating MSMEs in Nigeria with target growth in the Agriculture/Agro-processing, Construction, ICT, Fashion, Manufacturing and Retail sectors
4. Encouraging the expansion, specialization, and spin-offs of existing businesses in Nigeria
5. Enabling young entrepreneurs to access a wide business professional network and improve their visibility

The Youwin Connect provides 2 services namely advisory and capacity building services

Advisory Services

YouWiN! Connect in partnership with our business development support providers will offer an array of free advisory and consulting services to qualified businesses looking to grow their business. These include:
Advising on marketing and advertising options open to a firm
Advising you on organizational and workforce management,
Offering expert advice on sales strategies,
Offering expert advice on increasing efficiency in a firms production processes
Assisting a firm to set up a proper accounting structure which may involve the use of accounting software,
Helping a business to access various channels of finance

Capacity Building

Bi-weekly entrepreneurship publications in the print and online media.
Online forum for budding entrepreneurs to network with successful entrepreneurs and industry experts.
55,500 participants to receive tailored online training in various aspects of entrepreneurship such as access to finance, access to markets, competitiveness, business strategy, and mind-set change.
In-class / practical training delivered in sector specific hubs across the country. Areas of focus include.

Information Communication Technology

This will introduce participants to common terminologies used in the start-up ecosystem, and the requirements to commercialize innovations, including protecting intellectual property, describing an innovation and the benefits it provides (vs. features), navigating the development process and market/product validation.

Agriculture/AgroProcessing

This will provide training support to agropreneurs across the value chains in the following areas – Rice, Maize, Cocoa, Oil Palm, Fruit Trees, Poultry, Dairy and Fisheries. It will be held in AgroHubs across the country.

Fashion

Our training programme will help new and existing fashion designers develop skills to grow their businesses. With the programme’s partnership with renowned local and international fashion designers, participants will learn how to maximize the local and international demand for our fabrics, textiles and prints.

Manufacturing & Retail

Exposure to basic accounting and inventory management principles, which are key to retail operations will be provided. In addition, the training programme will offer practical skills in areas such as branding, marketing, finishing and quality control.

Construction

Participants will acquire specialised skillset training in areas such as masonry, brick laying, carpentry, and plumbing, all of which will create pathways for local Nigerians to gain employment.

For more information log onto http://www.youwinconnect.org.ng

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