MTN Foundation partners Google and Microsoft, trains young entrepreneurs on digital skills

The to start with and next periods of MTN Foundation’s ICT and Organization Skill training, held amongst April 25 – May perhaps 13, 2022. The teaching developed for 3000 younger business owners between 18-35 decades who individual or regulate a Micro, Smaller, and Medium Business (MSME) for at least two a long time, had members from Kogi, Adamawa, Jigawa, Anambra, Cross River, and Lagos States. 

The training session commenced with Google, and after a two-7 days-very long intensive education on the digital platform, Oluwatumise Ife-Abidakun led the concluding schooling session on Friday, May 6, 2022. Members ended up taught how to use digital marketing applications and social media to improve their small business online.

The Google instruction had 3 discovering agendas. The first concentrated on how organization proprietors can established up and optimise their Google My Small business (GMB) listing. The 2nd schedule was to present the trainees how to system their digital promoting tactic, and the 3rd finding out agenda concentrated on how the participants can leverage social media channels and electronic mail marketing in their business. 

Talking with Techpoint Africa, Oluwatumise explained that she believes the occasion has been quite rewarding to the participants. “The contributors previously experienced a basic expertise of the issues taught an instance was location Google My Enterprise listing. Even so, most of the individuals had been just hearing them for the 1st time. For that reason, it established an opportunity for the contributors to understand a little something new all through the training” she mentioned. 

The next training session was in partnership with Microsoft, and the coaching ran for a period of time of one week. The final training led by John Oparaji from Tech4dev and Assure Ederagobor, held on Friday, May well 13. 

The training focused on Microsoft equipment, in particular PowerPoint. Individuals ended up taught the various uses of Microsoft PowerPoint, and how to effectively make use of the software to advance  their respective enterprises. 

Speaking on the education, John claimed that the opinions obtained from the participants has been constructive, as contributors are nicely invested in the system and quite a few of them value the initiatives of the MTN Basis. “The individuals question thoughts, perform on what they have uncovered, give comments, and ask more thoughts for clarity,” he claimed.

After the presentation by the schooling instructors, some members applied the exact same medium to commend the MTN Basis and the partners, Google and Microsoft, for the instruction opportunity and provision through the education. 

The ICT and Organization Capabilities training by the MTN Foundation is aimed at enhancing the entrepreneurial and employability capabilities of young Nigerian business owners. The teaching will run for a period of time of 4 months in partnership with other ecosystem companions, such as Meta.

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