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Apply Now! Digital Future Initiative Skills Training Program For 750 Nigerians by Yinksy09(m): 12:59pm On Feb 05
The Digital Future Initiative is a collaborative initiative of The Zariah Elizabeth Foundation, Hawksworth and Microsoft Nigeria, and seeks to train recent graduates and young professionals who need to develop in-demand digital skills to enhance their marketplace competitiveness while contributing to solving societal problems.

The Digital Future Initiative training is aimed at nurturing and equipping Nigerian youth with practical 21st-century skills to increase employability as well as entrepreneurship. The program will be virtual and designed to be intensive, engaging and project-based, so that beneficiaries are well equipped to deliver on market demands and innovate solutions to societal problems.

Trainees will also be supported to become tech entrepreneurs who develop new locally-relevant products and services. Online learning resources and content will be provided to participants for guided learning, while weekly Ask-Me-Anything (AMA) sessions with designated industry experts will be held to assure assimilation and practical application of knowledge acquired per week.

The program is FREE but you must pass the selection phase by meeting the criteria. Female applicants are especially encouraged.


Available courses

Software Development
Project Management and Financial Analytics
Digital Marketing Specialist and Sales Representative
Data Analytics
Product Design

Requirements

Must be a graduate with at least an OND degree
Grit to keep on learning
Willingness to learn new concepts
Must be able to commit at least 15 hours to learn each week throughout the program duration.
Access to a working computer and a reliable internet connection

Benefits

Acquire top digital skills in any of 5 specializations as recommended by popular employer feedback and LinkedIn Learning as most in-demand in today’s work environment
Meet and learn from experienced industry experts for professional mentorship
Acquire Completion Certificates to serve as the first proof of proficiency in the learned skill
Develop market-relevant digital skills and able to deploy same towards solving societal problems
Be exposed to vital soft skills, employability, and entrepreneurship training that will combine to increase the employability and work readiness of successful beneficiaries.
Target number of beneficiaries: 750

Application deadline: Saturday, 6 February, 2021.

Please visit https://yinksmedia.com/3431-2/ for more information about registration and pre-selection

Re: Apply Now! Digital Future Initiative Skills Training Program For 750 Nigerians by HaBaE(m): 1:10pm On Feb 05
Thank you

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Re: Apply Now! Digital Future Initiative Skills Training Program For 750 Nigerians by rawboy: 2:54pm On Feb 15
Haven't heard from them, has the selection been done?

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