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Yeni Kuti, others to boost African creative workshop


Daughter of the late Afro beat king, Ms Yeni Kuti

Daughter of the late Afro beat king, Ms Yeni Kuti

Beginning from Saturday, June 4, at the Freedom Park, Lagos, an entrepreneurship programme will be held four consecutive Saturdays aimed at revealing cutting edge success tips to startups, SMEs, unemployed graduates, artistes intending business owners and those who want to grow their existing businesses.

Among the numerous facilitators are frontline lawyer and businessman, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, music festival director and daughter of the late Afro beat king, Ms Yeni Kuti, alongside six other successful business managers, including a topnotch executive of a telecommunication giant. They will combine their years of experience to inspire and coach participants from across Nigeria on diverse topics.

While explaining the goal of the business master class, a representative of the organisers, Hubroom Consulting, Mr. Yaa Asantewa, stated, “The African Creative Gym (ACG) is structured around engagements with eminent facilitators, lecture presentations, team-based discussion of various assigned reading and field training, participants will benefit from the over 150 years combined experience of our facilitators and programme drivers.

Focus will be on teaching skills to identify opportunities within the immediate community and the day-to-day real life experience of running a successful business. Participants will benefit from the wide array of experience and topics dealing with politics, philosophy, culture, history, society, inventions, ideas, institutions, and businesses”.

The workshop is structured around the following major themes Understanding Yourself, Understanding Your World, Activating Your Dreams: Visioning and Innovation, Understanding Your Business: The Real World, Understanding Money and The Digital World.

Apart from Agbakoba and Yeni Kuti, other facilitators include a foremost architect and CEO Total Consult Nigeria, Theo Lawson, CEO of Hubroom Consulting, Frank Halim, CEO of CMC Interiors Nigeria Limited, Yinka Osobu, COO of the Freedom Park, Lagos, Iyabode Aboaba and CEO of ASIRI, Damola Ogundele.

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