Monday, 7 September 2015

Shell Trains 150 Niger Delta Youths in Enterprise Development

Another 150 youths from the Niger Delta are to benefit from the 2015 LiveWIRE programme of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) operated Joint Venture, bringing the total number of beneficiaries to over 6,000 since the launch of the programme in 2003.

LiveWIRE is a flagship youth enterprise development programme which provides access to training, business development services and start-up capital.

“LiveWIRE presents a good opportunity for bright young people to bring their ideas to fruition,” said, Igo Weli, SPDC’s general manager, External Relations.

“We are pleased to see the youths transform to employers of labour after going through intensive business training that is reinforced with theoretical and practical sessions.”
The two-week training slated for later in September will be held for the selected youths in Rivers, Delta and Bayelsa states.
Mr. Precious Okolobo, media relations manager of Shell, said in a statement on Monday that the programme is open to university and polytechnic graduates with innovative business ideas from the three states.
The curriculum includes Business Planning and Management and post start-up Mentoring, incubation and market linkages. Read More...


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