Apply for The Young Professionals Bootcamp 2017

The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5-day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.

300 participants will be selected from a pool of numerous applications to go through a 5 day intensive professional bootcamp. Opportunities like mentoring, internships an investment seed funding opportunities will be accessible to the most promising participants. This year’s edition has been streamlined into 3 key sectors: Entrepreneurship, Creative Industry and Corporate Career.

The aim of YPB is to equip young people with world class practical training, inspire innovation, drive success in the marketplace and ultimately lead to transformation of the Nigerian economy.

YPB is a new initiative of The Platform Nigeria powered by Covenant Christian Centre

Career Elements

  • Clarity of Purpose
  • Value addition
  • Skills and competencies
  • Communication
  • Business ethics
  • Relationship management
  • Leadership
  • Continuous Improvement

Key Objectives

  • To assist participants in clearly defining their career goals and executing an effective strategy for success
  • To provide participants with an understanding of the key business skills and soft skills required for a successful corporate career
  • To provide participants with a practical guide into maximizing the resources available in the work place for effective performance
  • To provide insight into the tools and resources available to start and grow a successful career

Course Overview

  • Day 1

Clarity of purpose – Identify the key takeaway from each stage of your career and define a strategy for success

Make and impact – Don’t just get the job done, add value

Required mix of skills, knowledge and competencies

The art of communication – Speaking, business writing, reporting making effective presentations etc.

  • Day 2

Business Ethics – Integrity, respect for individuals, etc.

Relationship management and networking

Leadership and personal branding

Continuous improvement

  • Day 3

Practical Session: Group presentation on providing a practical solution to a case study.

Click here to apply.