Next Economy Incubation Programme 2021
Application is now open for the Next Economy Incubation Programme 2021. This is an initiative of SOS Children’s Villages CV, Crosswise Works and Good Up and is being funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Next Economy Incubation Programme is focused on supporting aspiring entrepreneurs to move their business ideas into solid foundations that can expand and grow while also investing in entrepreneurs to become business leaders. These training focus on sustaining and growing businesses and seeks to make them profitable such that they are able to hire new employees and thereby create new jobs.
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The Next Economy Incubation Programme provides business knowledge and business support through diverse strategies and structures including enterprise education, business advisory and consultation, access to investment funding and partnerships empowering aspiring entrepreneurs to attain business growth.
To be eligible for the Next Economy Incubation Programme 2021, applicants must meet the following eligiblity requirements:
- Be a Nigerian
- Must be between the ages of 18 – 35 years of age
- Have a minimum viable product.
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Key benefits include:
- Enterprise Training
- Business Advisory Services
- Access to Funding and Partnerships
- Access to Mentorship Support
STRUCTURE AND CURRICULUM
The Next Economy Incubation programme combines a mix of interactive enterprise training, advisory and business support services to enable each participant to fully develop their ideas from startups to growth stage.
- Design Thinking
- Market Strategy
- Product/Service Development
- Operations Management
- Business Model Canvas
- Business Plan Development
- Budgeting, Financial Management and Financial Reporting
- People Management
- Raising Financing
- Digital Marketing
- Business Pitching
How To Apply
Interested applicants must complete the online form. Applicants will be required to complete all the required fields.
Following a review of all received applications and a further interview call (video or voice), 15 candidates will be shortlisted for the 3months Incubation Training.
Through the support of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SOS Children’s Villages CV, Crosswise Works and other the Next Economy Partners, the programme is FREE to entrepreneurs who are shortlisted and enrolled in the incubation programme. This scholarship support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs covers all direct course fees including course materials, books and data support.
For more information visit the official webpage of Next Economy Incubation Programme 2021
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