RCE Ogun Trains Youth on Digital Skills for Sustainable Wealth Creation

RCE Ogun recently partnered with the Hebron Startup Lab of Covenant University, Nigeria to conduct a four-day training on 'Digital Skills for Sustainable Wealth Creation', which was held from 30 September to 3 October, 2019.

Attendees at the opening ceremony of the programme, which took place at the Covenant University Centre for Research Innovation and Discovery (CUCRID), included the Vice Chancellor of Covenant University, Professor AAA. Atayero, the Olota of Ota, Oba Adeyemi Abdulkabir Obalanlege represented by the Onikotun of Ota, Oba Abdulhakeem Kolawole, and Dr. Babajide Abiola, representing the Chair of RCE Ogun, Prof. Evans Osabuohien. Others at the opening ceremony included the director of CUCRID, members of RCE Ogun, and 40 participants, mostly youth from Ogun State.

The courses taught within the first two days were used to open up the minds of participants on how sustainable wealth can be created using digital skills and the relevance of having the right mindset to achieve set objectives. The courses entailed Self Discovery, Venture Creation, Google Digital Tools for Business (Google Haptics Team), Product Development, Marketing, Pitching & Selling (MAPS), Entrepreneurial Mindset, Leadership and Team Building. The last two days were hands-on sessions where the participants learnt how to create a business website using WordPress and went through Graphics Design training.

At the closing ceremony the Chair of RCE Ogun, Prof. Evans Osabuohien restated the commitment of RCE Ogun towards vibrant community engagement, and encouraged the participants to put to good use the knowledge learnt at the training. In addition, he thanked the key industrial partner, Zenith Bank PLC (represented by Mr. Benjamin Oladisun) who were sponsors for the training.

(Photo credit: RCE Ogun)