Like I mentioned in the last post, a major focus for CapitalSquare this year is getting more activity into the space and giving more to the startup/SME community. I've already talked about Demo Day (we've been getting an amazing response from you guys, btw. Thank you!), and now I'd like to announce something new:
Classes and Workshops at CapitalSquare.
We're partnering with a few people and organizations to create business and technology programmes that will empower entrepreneurs with the capacity and skills to create change - our thinking is, if you're going to start a business and create your future, you might as well have the right tools for it.
The first in our course offerings is "Entrepreneurship & Innovation", our unique twist on a programme designed by BAU Online. It is a 12-week programme (one session per week) that combines online classes, personal study, and classroom advisory sessions (facilitated by Strategy Quotient Consulting Ltd.), to give entrepreneurs an understanding of the basics of setting up and running a business in Nigeria.
Topics that will be taught include:
- Opportunity identification,
- Business planning and strategy,
- Legal frameworks for business,
- Entrepreneurial finance,
- Human resource management and leadership skills, and more.
Students will also be able to interact with consultants and strategists for personalized business advice.
The course starts on March 10, 2014, and runs for 12 weeks. Sessions will be held once a week. The course fee is N15,000 (payable to CapitalSquare).
If you'd like to learn more about the programme or apply, please click here for more details.