Apply for the Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) 2017 in Lagos

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.​ Calling all young or aspiring professionals to apply for this opportunity! 

Streams

This year’s edition has been streamlined into 3 key sectors: Entrepreneurship, Creative Industry, Corporate/Career.

Corporate Career: This stream is designed to highlight and equip participants with the key attributes required to build a successful corporate career.

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.

Creative Industry: As one of the fastest growing & diverse employment sectors, this curriculum will help participants acquire the knowledge + skills necessary to become successful leaders in Entertainment, Media & the Arts.

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Key Objectives:

  • To provide participants with a clear understanding of the Creative Industry.
  • 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 to succeed in the creative industry.
  • To provide insight into the tools and resources available to start and grow a successful career.

Entrepreneurship: This stream is designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs validate their ideas and understand steps to establish and grow their business

Key Objectives:

  • To equip participants with skills in identifying and validating opportunities
  • To learn key issues in structuring partnerships with co-founders and investors.
  • To understand frameworks for prioritization and bootstrapping methods essential for a startup.
  • To educate on basic corporate governance.

Worth

YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.

  • Get world-class practical training for success in the marketplace and mentoring opportunities from experts.

Eligibility Criteria

  • It is open to 20-25 year olds interested in entrepreneurship, corporate career or the creative industry.
  • You should have a passion to succeed.
  • Anyone who meets the requirements across Nigeria can apply. However, participants outside Lagos will need to take care of their transportation to the venue.
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Guidelines for applicants

  • Begin your application online
  • The Bootcamp dates from November 29th to December 3rd, 2017. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants.

The Organiser

YPB is a new initiative of The Platform Nigeria powered by Covenant Christian Centre. With YPB, the organizers hope to equip young people with practical training, inspire innovation, drive success in the marketplace and ultimately lead to the transformation of the Nigerian economy.

Deadline

Not stated

Further Information

Click here to visit  The Young Professionals Bootcamp website.

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