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Next Generation Entrepreneurs

Programme Overview

Entrepreneurship is attracting substantial global and national interests for its potential to instigate economic growth and development, drive development and create employment opportunities.

NGEP is an eight week-16module intensive budding entrepreneurs development programme with the objective of motivating and inspiring young persons who opt to go into entrepreneurship; help develop in them the skills needed to succeed as entrepreneurs and provide them with foundational knowledge and techniques needed to run a successful business venture.

Participants will also share business ideas with experienced facilitators, get appropriate guidance and learn how to develop business ideas, write good proposals and business plans as well as leadership skills needed in running a business. Participants will join a network of next generation entrepreneurial professionals and get access to resources available on the network.

The programme will be a mixture of seminars, interactive sessions with established business owners and leaders, group case studies, individual portfolio presentation and mentor matching. At the end of the programme a participation certificate will be issued jointly with a Nigerian University.


Aspiring business owners and young post secondary graduates aged 18 to 40

Class size

Each class size will be a maximum of 25 participants.


Call for applications from prospective applicants will commence in February and close on 30th April of every year. Participants are accepted by a competitive application process. The programme is a fully sponsored one. Successful candidates will be notified latest 30th April.

Programme Period

September to November of every year

Programme Location

Port Harcourt, Lagos and Abuja.

Intended for

Aspiring business owners and young post secondary graduates aged 18 to 40


N100,000 or Scholarship


8 Weeks


September – November of every year

Class size

25 participants


Lagos | Rivers | Abuja