The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5-day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.
300 participants will be selected annually from a pool of numerous applications received and will go through a 5 day intensive professional bootcamp. At the end of the training, best performers will be selected and given fantastic opportunities and rewards. This year’s edition has been streamlined into 5 key sectors:
With YPB, we hope to equip young people with world class practical training, inspire innovation, drive success in the marketplace and ultimately lead to transformation of the Nigerian economy.
Social Entrepreneurship is entrepreneurship with a different intention. It desires to solve and respond to some of the biggest problems the world faces with innovation, and courage to make large scale impact.
This stream is designed to highlight and equip participants with the key attributes required to build a successful corporate career.
As one of the fastest growing & diverse employment sectors, this curriculum will help participants acquire the knowledge + skills necessary to become successful leaders in Entertainment, Media & the Arts
This stream is designed to help aspiring entrepreneurs validate their ideas and understand steps to establish and grow their business
This stream is designed to designed to demystify the workings of government and provide insight into the various routes to participation for individuals passionate about making an impact via government.
We’re led by a team who constantly questions, tinkers, and challenges to unlock great creativity around every turn.
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Best performers will be selected and given fantastic opportunities and rewards. Understand YPB better with our FAQs
The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a 5 day in-residence program for high potential 20-25 year olds to learn world class practical training for success in the marketplace.
You can participate by applying online at http://www.youngprofessionals.ng/register
You must be between 20-25 years by December, 2016. You should have a passion to succeed.
The courses available will be under the broad streams. Sectors are:
2. Creative Arts and Media
3. Social Entrepreneurship and NGO
4. Politics/Governance and Public Sector
5. Corporate Career.
YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.
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Dates are from December 7th to 11th, 2016. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants
Admission cannot be transferred.
No. Anyone who meets the requirements across Nigeria can apply. However, participants outside Lagos will need to take care of their transportation to the venue.
You should stay in the camp to enjoy the full benefits.
Dress in comfortable, casual but moderate clothing. Jeans and trainers are welcome.
You will be contacted either via e-mail and/or SMS.
You will have some of the best people, top performers in the various sectors. Visit the Facilitators section of the website to see a full list of your facilitators and a brief bio on each facilitator.
There maybe group tests but no individual tests. On completion of all sessions, you will be awarded a certificate of participation. There will also be fantastic rewards for top performers.
Please send further enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org