The Outreach and consultancy services of Imo State University Owerri has commenced registrations for her three month certificate program in Business management and entrepreneurship. The program which is run in partnership with Sean Cussons Consulting, Owerri is intended to equip participants with skills necessary to effectively starting, managing and sustaining various businesses n Nigeria.
In a statement exclusively made available to AlaOwerri.com, the management described the program as “ AN OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE STRATEGIC TOOLS FOR BUSINESS AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT! ”
They are therefore inviting applications for the three month program which is expected to equip graduands with hands-skills- and techniques in:
-Business Vision Management,
-Strategic Business Planning,
-Personal / Corporate Branding,
-Business Plan writing,
-Legal/Regulatory/Tax Matters in Business,
-ICT for SMEs,
-Basic Record Keeping and Bank Matters
According to the statement, the program will start on Monday the 26th day of January, 2015 for the Weekdays’ stream (Lectures hold 4pm-6pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. School Fees is N120,000 which covers lecture materials, certificate, and tuition) and Saturday 31st January 2015 for the weekend stream (Lectures hold 10am-4 pm on Saturdays; School fees is N180,000 which covers lecture materials, certificate, tuition, tea and lunch).
Graduation day will be on the 18th of April, 2015. (NB: Class size is limited).
The application forms can be purchased with N5000 only, at Imo State University Microfinance Bank at the OCS Building, inside IMSU Campus Owerri.
More information can be obtained from the consultant to the programme – Sean Cussons Consulting- 08185021405
Here is what people who graduated from the program had to say about it.
“The Program changed my understanding of business after decades as an MD/CEO. It gave me
practical tools for business organization and growth. It totally changed our business processes from
routine to strategic. Today, we are surer of our business vision than we were before I began the
program. Highly recommended for you. Thanks to the MD of Sculteq that recommended the
program to me”___Mrs. I.G. Emodi, MD/CEO, Glorisco Supermarket
“This Program is life-changing for me. It touched almost all areas of my life – business, family, social
responsibility, education, etc. It exposed me to tools that will aid me in avoiding business blunders
that I have been susceptible to. It is quite regrettable that I didn’t take this course three decades
ago. A great opportunity!”___Chief Engr. E.O. Nwachukwu, Automobile Engineer.
“The Course has empowered me with the practical understanding of the true meaning of
entrepreneurship and its stages. The vision, mission and core values of my organization are not pipe
dreams but working tools for business growth. It exposed me to business vision management,
corporate branding, personal branding, legal matter in business, human resource management,
operations management, Tax matters and so many more. I do not entertain fears of failure anymore
since the knowledge to recognize failure when it is encroaching in and strategies to apply to
surmount them have been impacted.”
___U.V. Nnabundo. MD/CEO, Vitals Group
“The Program enhanced my idea generation and marketing skills. For the first time, SWOT Analysis
became a veritable strategic tool in my business planning and operations. The Program greatly
influenced my life and business. I highly rate and recommend the program”
___Chief G. Chukwunyere, MD/CEO, G.G. Oil Marketing Company Ltd.
“This program is well designed. I remain grateful to the school management and those who
designed the program. It is a life transforming program”
___Engr Jen Udochukwu Wilson, MD/CEO Jenson Global Resources / Prince and Princess Academy
“I was most imparted by corporate Branding and book keeping. Highly recommended for
entrepreneurs and leaders”
___Adaure Joy Reonez, EMGC Soteria LTD
“This program is compact and comprehensive. It gives you an insight into how you can organize
profoundly, your business, be it in the organized private sector or in a public enterprise to create
wealth and to be focused. It is a multifaceted program for serious minded entrepreneurs. It is a
program that creates deep insight for you to understand what you are doing from the very beginning
to the apex of your business. I highly recommend it to my dear friends, associates and all those who
know that they can be more than they are at present. The program will help you in the area of
keeping meaningful relationship in this modern business world.” ___Barr Joe C. Ndu
“This program gave power to my strengths and diminished my weaknesses. I appreciate my strength
a lot better. Thanks to my good friend Dr. Cally Cussons who have sharpened my mind once
more.”___John Isiodu, CLO, Watersmith Petrolman Ltd.
“A great program that has made me better in my organization. I learnt practical tools and strategic
techniques for real workplace advancement. Highly recommended.”
___Alfred .C. Vincent, 7up Bottling Company PLC
“This Program enhanced my management skills and increased my emotional intelligence.It doubled
my operational efficiency and tripled my idea generation skill. It is highly recommended for business
and religious leaders”
___Rev. Mrs. Francisca Ezeugo, Bright Kids Schools