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Ndidi Nwuneli, MFR

Founder, Leap Africa/ Co-founder AACE foods

Category: Politics and Public Sector

Ndidi Nwuneli

Founder of LEAP Africa, a leading leadership development organization that has worked in 26 states across Nigeria providing leadership training, and coaching to over 50,000 entrepreneurs, youth, teachers and the public sector. LEAP has also pioneered curriculum and published eleven books on succession, ethics, governance and management.

Founder of NIA which empowers female university students in the Southeastern Nigeria to achieve their highest potential.

Co-founder of AACE Foods, an indigenous agro-processing company in Lagos, Nigeria and one of the directors of Sahel Capital & Advisory Partners, an advisory and private equity firm in Nigeria, which focuses on the agribusiness and manufacturing sectors a social enterprise which processes fruits and vegetables in West Africa.

Worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and diverse international development agencies.

Recognised as a Global Leader of Tomorrow and Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree with honors in Multinational and Strategic Management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Received a National Honor – Member of the Federal Republic from the Nigerian Government. She was listed as one of the 20 Youngest Power African Women by Forbes.

She serves on numerous local and international boards including:

  • Board of Nestle Nigeria Plc
  • Nigerian Breweries Plc
  • Cornerstone Insurance Plc
  • AACE Foods
  • LEAP Africa
  • Royal DSM's Sustainability Board

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What is YPB?

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.

How can I participate in the bootcamp?

You can participate by applying online at http://www.youngprofessionals.ng/register

Are there entry requirements?

You must be between 20-25 years by December, 2016. You should have a passion to succeed.

What are the areas of focus?

The courses available will be under the broad streams. Sectors are:
1. Entrepreneurship
2. Creative Arts and Media
3. Social Entrepreneurship and NGO
4. Politics/Governance and Public Sector
5. Corporate Career.

Is it free?

YPB is absolutely and completely FREE. Accommodation will also be made available for selected applicants.

Can I invite my friends within this age bracket to apply?

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Bootcamp dates and venue?

Dates are from December 7th to 11th, 2016. Venue will be communicated to successful applicants

If I had been selected but need to cancel, can I simply transfer my registration to someone else?

Admission cannot be transferred.

Is it only available to Lagos residents?

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.

As a Lagos resident, do I have to stay in the camp? Can't I simply resume every morning and leave after each day?

You should stay in the camp to enjoy the full benefits.

Is there a dress-code?

Dress in comfortable, casual but moderate clothing. Jeans and trainers are welcome.

How do I know if I have been selected?

You will be contacted either via e-mail and/or SMS.

What caliber of facilitators/ trainer should I expect?

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.

Are there exams to take? Will I receive a certification after this bootcamp? Will there be rewards for good performance?

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.

Is there a number I could call for further information?

Please send further enquiries to info@youngprofessionals.ng

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