The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/ Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) announces the 2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme for youths from Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States.
LiveWIRE is a youth enterprise development programme supported by the SPDC JV. The programme aims to inspire, encourage and support young entrepreneurs aged 18-35 to start their own businesses through the provision of training and start-up finance.
2016 LiveWIRE Nigeria Programme
The LiveWIRE programme objectives are to:
Enable youths to establish businesses by providing business planning and management skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’.
Provide business startup grants for candidates with the best business plans.
Link successful candidates to third parties like banks, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and allied financial institutions.
Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.
Pre-startup:- Value and Organise Yourself (VOY)
Bright Ideas workshop
Business Planning & Management (Become a Successful Business Owner)
Value Chain Analysis workshop
Business Startup (How to access finance & technology)
Post-startup (Mentoring, Incubation, Market linkages)