Decoding Valuation Standards: Implications for Financial Reporting and Investment

BusinessDay Media Limited is inviting professionals to “Decoding Valuation Standards: Implications for Financial Reporting and Investment”, a seminar that aims to bring together industry leaders, policymakers, and practitioners to explore emerging trends and global best practices in valuation and financial reporting. Event Details: Date: July 4th, 2024 Time: 9am This Valuation Seminar will feature keynote presentations, and interactive panel discussions on international valuation standards and their Nigerian application, implications for financial reporting and risk management, regulatory insights, and market trends. It is also a unique opportunity to network with peers, gain valuable knowledge, and enhance your professional skills. Who should attend: Decoding Valuation Standards: Implications for Financial Reporting and Investment

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: UNITAR’S ENTREPRENEUSHIP AND INNOVATION PROGRAM

UNITAR is currently accepting applications for its training programme titled “Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Promoting Food Security and Economic Development in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon.” This programme is specifically designed for young entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 45 in these three countries. By focusing on food security, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of both fundamental and advanced entrepreneurship concepts, enabling them to contribute to economic development and combat food insecurity. The training programme is scheduled to take place from June 2024 to March 2025, with the application deadline set for 30 June 2024. It is important to note that the programme will be conducted in English. Upon successful

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Become a Marketing Powerhouse & Strategy Guru With Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

Join us at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center this month for engaging sessions to empower you in Marketing and Business Strategy. Benefit from expert guidance, network with like-minded entrepreneurs, and take advantage of these free resources to propel your entrepreneurial journey forward. BUSINESS STRATEGY WED, JUN 26, 2024 – 2024 ESG Bootcamp Public markets and consumers are emphasizing the importance of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), which means entrepreneurs can and should build ESG into their company’s foundation from the outset.  We are excited to host this discussion with our partners from Nasdaq, KPMG, Wilson Sonsini, and BMO! Our expert panelists will share best practices, case studies, and tips to put these important

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Register Today for the Breaking Borders, Building Futures: Opportunities for Women in Agribusiness under the AfCFTA

Registrations for the webinar “Breaking Borders, Building Futures: Opportunities for Women in Agribusiness under the AfCFTA” are still available. The webinar, co-hosted by AGRA and AWIEF in collaboration with the AfCFTA Secretariat and Expolink (Egyptian Exporters Association), will take place on Wednesday, 12 June, at 3:00 pm EAT / 2:00 pm CAT / 1:00 pm WAT. Opportunities for Women in Agribusiness under the AfCFTA Educating women agripreneurs about the AfCFTA and its protocol on women and youth is crucial for unlocking their full potential, promoting inclusive economic growth, and harnessing the benefits of regional trade integration for sustainable development in Africa. The webinar’s goal is to inform women in agribusiness

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Applications open for the GIZ Female Talents in Construction Project Cohort 2

Applications are being accepted from individuals who are interested and adequately qualified to take part in a complimentary three-month skill enhancement training under the Female Talents in Construction Project 2024. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in partnership with Invest for Jobs, is pleased to announce the commencement of the second group of the Female Talents in Construction (FTC) Project. This endeavor aims to empower women in the construction field through specialized training and certification. Eligibility Requirements: GIZ Female Talents in Construction Project Education: Should hold a degree from a TVET institution or be a practitioner in any of the following areas: Masonry, Plumbing, Electrical Engineering, Carpentry, Furnishing

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Applications open for Cassava Republic’s African Women Non-fiction Editorial Workshop for Aspiring Women Editors (Fully Funded)

Attention African women aspiring editors! Cassava Republic is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting a residential editorial workshop this September exclusively for African women living on the continent who are interested in editing non-fiction. This immersive workshop will span over 10 days in September. Aspiring editors will have the incredible opportunity to acquire all the necessary skills and techniques to excel as nonfiction editors. They will have the chance to collaborate and enhance their editing abilities, culminating in the editing of a final essay that will be published in an anthology by Cassava Republic Press. Benefits: Cassava Republic’s African Women Non-fiction Editorial Workshop for Aspiring Women Editors Participants

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How to Pitch Your Venture Fund to Investors and LPs With Edith Yeung, General Partner at Race Capital.

⁸We are delighted to extend an invitation to you for a virtual webinar featuring Edith Yeung, General Partner at Race Capital. In this webinar, Edith will provide insights on How to Pitch Your Venture Fund to LPs. She will cover various aspects such as building meaningful relationships, crafting an effective initial pitch, and following up thoughtfully. Drawing from her extensive experience and successes, Edith will share best practices and invaluable tips. REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR Furthermore, we are pleased to announce that Edith will be joining us as a guest speaker at this year’s VC Unlocked: Silicon Valley program, which will be held on the Stanford University campus from September

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Join the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center for engaging sessions in Sales, Finance, Marketing, and Business Strategy

Benefit from expert guidance from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, network with like-minded entrepreneurs, and take advantage of these free resources to propel your entrepreneurial journey forward. SALES -THU, JUN 20, 2024 – Idea to Impact: Sales Strategy for B2B Startups Scaling your sales process is a pivotal step for B2B startups seeking to ensure sustainable growth. Understanding the phases of development and key accelerators of revenue can transform how your business operates and scales. The Nasdaq Center is excited to host Scott Sambucci, Founder and CEO at SalesQualia, to lead this dynamic workshop on how to build a scalable sales process for your B2B startup. Register FINANCEFRI, MAY 31, 2024 –

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Entries open for the Orange Corners Designs Programme

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Orange Corners Designs Programme. This program, supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and initiated by the CDI, is seeking visionary individuals who are ready to grow their businesses and make a positive impact in under-resourced communities. The first Cape Town cohort of the programme will begin in July 2024. If you are a dynamic young entrepreneur with a passion for innovation and a drive for social change, this opportunity is for you. The programme aims to incubate participants for a period of 10-12 months, providing intensive business and mentoring intervention. Sectors: Orange Corners Designs Programme The Orange Corners

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Applications open for the ALX Africa Virtual Assistant Programme

The ALX Africa Virtual Assistant (VA) Programme offers a stimulating and hands-on learning experience designed to provide you with essential skills utilized by successful VAs. These skills encompass organization, workspace etiquette, upward management, and essential tech tools that companies and thriving VAs utilize to enhance their efficiency and quality of work. Through this program, you will have the opportunity to connect with mid-career managers and entrepreneurs, establishing a robust peer network and acquiring skills rooted in the practical experiences of accomplished VAs. In just 8 weeks, you will develop the necessary skills to excel as a VA, granting you a unique insight into the inner workings of an organization and

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Applications open for the Power Learn Project Software Development Scholarship For aspiring software developer

The Power Learn Project (PLP) is a Pan-African social impact organization dedicated to empowering young Africans with essential tech skills and promoting comprehensive talent development. In partnership with The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, the Power Learn Project presents a unique opportunity to enroll in the prestigious PLP Scholarship in Software Development. This 16-week program involves intensive training in coding languages, as well as entrepreneurship and employability skills. Graduates of the program will emerge as junior software developers ready to kickstart their careers in the tech industry or launch their own tech startups. The application deadline is on 14th June 2024. The 1 Million Devs For Africa Program offers a

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Apply to Participate in the African Startups AI Fest – the largest Microsoft Africa virtual event

Microsoft has announced the launch of the African Startups AI Fest, which will take place at GITEX Africa in Marrakech, Morocco. Organized by Microsoft’s Africa Transformation Office (ATO), the event aims to provide startups with the necessary tools and support to accelerate their journey to market using AI-powered technology. Scheduled for June 6, 2024, the festival will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, with virtual access available to participants from across the continent.  Register HERE  before June 5th, 2024. The African Startups AI Fest will bring together startup founders, entrepreneurs, decision-makers, engineers, and developers from various African countries. This inaugural event seeks to demonstrate the transformative potential of AI and

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An Invitation To Attend The Agriculture and Food Security Conference of Agriconnect Summit 2024

BusinessDay Media and Obasanjp Farms cordially invite you to join us at the inaugural Agriculture and Food Security Conference of Agriconnect in Lagos, Nigeria, on the 31st of May 2024 at 8.30 a.m. The event will take place at the Landmark Event Centre in Victoria Island. The conference will revolve around the crucial theme of “Bridging the Divide: Fostering Collaboration and Innovation for a Sustainable Agricultural Future.” The AgriConnect Summit serves as a unique platform that brings together various stakeholders from the agricultural sector and other industries, including farmers, financial institutions, policymakers, academics, and technology leaders. Our goal is to facilitate meaningful discussions and partnerships that will contribute to a

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Applications open for the 2024 First Bank Sales Academy Program.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 First Bank Sales Academy Program. The program is specifically looking for individuals who possess exceptional talents in innovation, leadership, passion, adaptability, and team spirit. First Bank of Nigeria operates an extensive network of over 750 business locations across Africa, the United Kingdom, and representative offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, and Johannesburg. These locations are strategically established to facilitate trade-related business between different regions. Eligibility: First Bank Sales Academy Program. 1. Be under the age of 30 by June 30, 2024. 2. Have a minimum of one (1) year of experience in sales/marketing within a Microfinance Bank or other Financial Institutions. 3. Hold

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Applications open for the WHO/Science Africa Road Safety Reporting Training

The World Health Organization (WHO) and Science Africa are organizing a three-day training workshop for journalists in Nairobi, Kenya, scheduled for 16-18 July 2024. The workshop will also mark the official launch of the WHO Africa Regional Report on Road Safety. The primary objective is to provide journalists with the necessary skills to report on critical road safety issues and enable them to train others. The Road Safety Reporting Initiative is designed to empower journalists to create impactful stories that contribute to the reduction of road crash fatalities. Aligned with the Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety, the initiative offers training, guidance, tools, and resources to assist journalists in

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Application open for the CTA Training Program 2024

This CWW Tech Africa (CTA) Training Program  is available to all young people in Africa aged 18-40. The program aims to provide young people with digital and technical skills, as well as soft skills and mentorship. The program will last for 6 weeks and will be led by instructors who will provide practical classes and real-life projects. Each trainee will have access to a mentor to guide them. REQUIREMENTS: CTA Training Program 2024 The program is open to African youths between the ages of 18-40. Access to Laptop and reliable Internet Able to understand and communicate effectively in English Language Able to commit fully and complete the program in 6

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Applications open for the African Food Changemakers BRACE Capacity Development Program

Applications for the 2024 African Food Changemakers BRACE Capacity Development Program are now available. This program is designed to support agripreneurs in the agribusiness sector by increasing their awareness of the impact of climate change on their businesses and helping them develop strategies to adapt and mitigate these effects through the adoption of climate-smart practices and accessing climate financing opportunities. BRACE offers a unique learning experience that includes training, peer learning, interactive sessions, and practical applications. Eligibility Criteria: African Food Changemakers BRACE Capacity Development Program – Age between 18 and 40 – Registered and operating agribusiness – Citizen of an African country – Owner, representative, or decision maker of an

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Applications open for the 2024 WeThinkCode_ Software Development Programme

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 WeThinkCode_ Software Development Programme. WeThinkCode_ is an innovative coding academy located in Johannesburg. This program is completely free of charge and is fully sponsored by companies seeking top-notch computer programming skills. It is open to individuals from all backgrounds. The only requirement is a problem-solving mindset similar to that of a computer. Benefits: WeThinkCode_ Software Development Programme By joining this program, you will have access to state-of-the-art technologies and will collaborate with exceptional students who share your passion. You will learn how to access, filter, compare, and utilize relevant data to solve problems. Additionally, the campus is accessible seven days a week.

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Applications open for the You Create Africa Bootcamp (Remote)

The upcoming YouCreate Africa Bootcamp is available to individuals in Africa who are interested in pursuing a career in design tech. This sponsored program will focus on three specific tracks: Product Design with Generative AI, Agile Project Management, Technical Writing. Requirements: You Create Africa Bootcamp – Residency in Africa – Minimum age of 18 – Possession of at least a Higher National Diploma (HND) or a bachelor’s degree – Demonstrated excellence in personal, academic, and professional achievements – Strong work ethic and resilience to succeed in the tech industry – Access to a functional laptop and reliable internet connection – Availability of a quiet workspace for two-hour lecture periods –

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Applications open for the UN Women/Do’s WEEAP Training Program 

Applications for the 2024 UN Women/Do’s WEEAP Training Program are now being accepted. UNwomen and Dotakeaction.org are pleased to introduce a groundbreaking Women’s Economic Empowerment through an Affirmative Procurement Training Program aimed at empowering women-led businesses to thrive in the competitive procurement arena. This program is specifically designed to provide women entrepreneurs with the necessary knowledge, skills, and resources to excel in procurement processes and secure valuable contracts. Coverage Areas: UN Women/Do’s WEEAP Training Program The training program features a comprehensive curriculum that addresses key areas such as bid procedures, contract negotiations, strategic planning, and business growth. Benefits: UN Women/Do’s WEEAP Training Program By enrolling in this program, women entrepreneurs

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Applications open for the Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme for Youths Resident in Ogun State

The Orange Corners Nigeria Incubation Programme for Youths Resident in Ogun State, a successful collaboration between the Kingdom of Netherlands and FATE Foundation, is excited to announce our expansion into Ogun State! Over the past five years, Orange Corners has been empowering aspiring entrepreneurs to transform their dreams into successful businesses. We have nurtured an impressive 180 businesses through nine cohorts, witnessing their incredible growth within our dynamic Orange Corners ecosystem. Developed and funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Lagos and implemented by FATE Foundation, our program has a core mission to cultivate a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem in Nigeria. We provide young people with the necessary

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Applications open for the Development Bank of Nigeria Entrepreneurship Training Programme.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Development Bank of Nigeria Entrepreneurship Training Programme.. The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) places great importance on capacity building and is dedicated to enhancing the capacity of Nigerian MSMEs. This is done to assist them in formalizing their operations, expanding their businesses, and becoming more attractive to lenders, thereby facilitating easier access to credit. This year, we are introducing the DBN Learning Management System (LMS), a free online learning platform that offers a wide range of self-paced courses. The LMS is open to all Nigerian MSMEs who are interested in acquiring the necessary knowledge to thrive in the Nigerian business landscape. Furthermore,

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Applications open for the Julius Berger Vocational Support Programme for Nigerian Youths

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2024 Julius Berger Vocational Support Programme. This programme, which is part of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, aims to empower Nigerian youths by providing them with valuable technical skills and certification that will enhance their employability and socioeconomic advancement. The comprehensive scheme is aligned with Julius Berger’s vision of creating limitless prosperity for the company, community, and country. It is designed to equip lucky beneficiaries with the necessary technical skills and tools to launch them into sustainable livelihood and prosperity. ELIGIBILITY: Julius Berger Vocational Support Programme for Nigerian Youths To be eligible for the programme, applicants must be adult

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Applications open for the Google Hustle Academy Bootcamp Program for SMEs in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa

Applications for the 2024 Google Hustle Academy Bootcamp Program are now open. This virtual bootcamp is designed for small businesses in Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa, with a focus on ensuring future-proof business success. Prepare to: 1. Acquire cutting-edge AI skills and strategies through live, interactive sessions led by expert trainers. 2. Harness the potential of AI and other digital technologies for business growth. 3. Connect with fellow entrepreneurs and establish valuable relationships. 4. Receive personalized insights and practical advice from dedicated mentors. Program Overview: Google Hustle Academy Bootcamp Program for SMEs Day 1 – Optimize: Business Strategy Conduct a SWOT analysis of your current business strategy Develop a growth

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Launch Your Paid Speaker Career with Live 5 Day Training from Christine Ntim

The Paid Speaker Career Launch, which is a FREE LIVE 5 DAY TRAINING from MAY 20-24, 2024 is now open for entries. Here is how you can participate. Join us starting May 20th for a LIVE, implementation-style workshop (with hands-on co-working) where we’re spilling the secrets to Paid Speaker Career success and what’s changed in the speaker booking landscape over the last year – so you can map out the next 6 months with a clear path to: Generating qualified speaking gig leads Increasing your speaker booking closing rates Diversifying your income streams with higher speaker fees at scale. The Paid Speaker Career Launch experience is designed to walk you through

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