Sunday 07 January 2024 06:18:04
The LBS-BOI Business Innovation Accelerator (BIA), Entrepreneurship Accelerator Programme is a collaboration between Lagos Business School (LBS) and Bank of Industry (BOI) aimed at raising the next generation of business leaders by providing high quality entrepreneurship training across the 6-geopolitical regions of Nigeria.
The programme has so far covered the South-West and North-Central Region of Nigeria in the first two cohorts. This new cohort is intended to reach 60 high impact entrepreneurs in the South East Region of Nigeria: Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo.
The programme was established with the objective of cultivating and scaling impact-driven entrepreneurs who use for-profit business models to effectively provide solutions to address problems, while fostering positive societal transformation.
By striving to generate a category of entrepreneurs adept at problem-solving, the Accelerator programme offers a comprehensive range of training modules to ensure entrepreneurs grow and scale in a sustainable manner.
The 1 year Accelerator programme comprises of four (4) modules:
1. Entrepreneurship Orientation & Business Management Training:6 weeks
2. Apprenticeship/Technical Mentoring: 6 months
3. Training on access to market - 2 weeks
4. Training on access to funding - 2 weeks
Who is this Programme for?
Your business should be an existing business and registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
Your business should be an innovative business and have significant potential to scale.
Your business should be in specific sectors especially in the Agricultural & Manufacturing industry.
Your business should be located in the South East Region of Nigeria; Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu or Imo.
You should be physically available for first phase of the programme for 6 weeks in Lagos
Application submission ends February 10th, 2024