Join Nirmala Enterprise Leadership Accelerator – NELA Program (Inaugural Fellowship Cohort 2018)

This program leverages Nigerian Business Ecosystem’s culture of high-tech entrepreneurship to help entrepreneurs, corporate venturing executives/professionals (aspiring entrepreneurs), startup companies, and others (employees/intrapreneurs) involved in entrepreneurial environments learn what they need to develop ideas into successful businesses, and how to increase entrepreneurial opportunities in their corporations, institutions, and regions.

Through lectures by Senior University of Lagos Business and Management Lecturers, Senior Business Executives and Seasoned with results Business Consultants that comprise of our high-reaching faculty, visits to local startup and established companies, and live case studies with successful entrepreneurs, participants will be exposed to the content, context, and contacts that enable entrepreneurs to design and launch successful new ventures based on innovative technologies. Specially designed team projects give participants hands-on training and practical experience developing a business plan, while networking events bring participants together with members of the University of Lagos entrepreneurial community made up of University of Lagos Alumni.

You can be an In-Class Fellow or an Online Fellow.


For working professionals (Above 2 years to 7 years experience)
For Existing and Established Entrepreneurs (Above 2 years to 10 years experience)


16 Weeks (Saturdays and Public Holidays Only)


January 20th 2018 (3rd Saturday)


Non-Members of the Nirmala Chellarams Vibrant Community (N120,000)
Members of the Nirmala Chellarams Vibrant Community (N100,000)

(Kindly note that Installmental Payments are welcome having made your 1st Initial Committment of N40,000) before the commencement of the Program in January 2018) This FEE doesn’t cover your SUBSCRIPTION as a member of the Nirmala Chellarams Vibrant Community.

PAYMENTS WILL BE MADE TO: (Transfer and Direct Deposit can be MADE)

000 528 4507

Inaugural Cohort will accept only 60 In-Class Participants while we will accept another 50 as Online Participants as NELA Fellows


We will share RECORDED VERSIONS of the Class in a VERY CLOSED FACEBOOK GROUP and YouTube Page 48 hours after every SESSION at the University of Lagos. Online NELA Fellows will be expected to TRAVEL down for their GRADUATION CEREMONY in Lagos State at the University of Lagos. They will be responsible for their TRAVEL and ACCOMMODATION COST.

At the end of every session (day), we will issue e-CERTIFICATE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT signed by our Faculty for the day as PROOF of SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE earned. At the end of the entire program, we will ISSUE a MERITORIOUS CERTIFICATE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT and AWARD A FORE-RUNNER CERTIFICATION IN ENTERPRISE & VENTURE CREATION/MANAGEMENT for the knowledge you will go out to UNLEASH. This CERTIFICATE will be HARD-COPY.

These CERTIFICATIONs are University of Lagos backed and can be tendered anywhere in the WORLD. You will fulfill a 70% class attendance ratio to qualify for the test and certificate at the end of the Fellowship Program.

For more enquiries, sponsorship and partnership, email [email protected] or call 08086034420.

To apply, click here

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