FUTURE READY SKILL
Duration: 12 days
Basic skills in Microsoft tools, Project Management, Product Management, Talent Acquisition and Recruitment, Data Analysis and Digital Marketing
Setting Career Goals and Personal Development Planning
Building a Strong Professional Network and Effective Communication Skills Mastering Resume Writing and Interview Techniques
Navigating Career Growth and Personal Branding
Embracing Workplace Challenges and Leadership Skills
Networking and a Physical Closing Ceremony
Brown Uzoukwu is a Human Capital Development enthusiast and a Product Development expert with an obsession with leaving people and systems better than he met them. He started of his career with a professional service company where he led various culture transformation projects for several organizations in Lagos and the in the South eastern part of Nigeria. Brown also serves as the Head of Career Connect (A non -profit Community of Christian Professionals powered by David’s Christian Center. He is also a certified Teen Mentor. An Alumni of the Lagos Business School and the Henley Business School, UK, Brown is currently serves as a Senior Product Manager with a Fintech startup in Nigeria . He lives in Lagos Nigeria.
A seasoned IT professional with over 9 years of experience across various IT spectrum, managing large and diverse technical teams and worked on several IT projects and digital products with different technology and telecommunication companies in Nigeria and beyond. He has a B.Eng degree from Madonna University, Masters in Business Administration(MBA) from University of SouthWales UK, Master in Information Technology (in view) from University of Lagos. Henry is currently Country Lead managing Business and Technical Operations for Dotgo Limited a subsidiary of Gupshup Inc, a multinational Tech company headquartered in the US.
Marvellous Ohiomoba is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management [ACIPM] with an MPM degree in Human Resources Management. She is vested in effective talent acquisition and management principles with a flair for constant learning and process improvement. Her areas of expertise include technical recruitment & executive level recruitment for globally distributed and conventional companies.
Jonathan is a Sales and Strategy Development enthusiast. He started off his career with an online marketplace company where he created an effective onboarding experience for new and existing customers. He is a trained Strategist with over 7 years experience cutting across Sales Strategy, Marketing Strategy , Customer Relationship Management and Customer Retention.. He is currently the Head of Corporate Sales at Pulse Nigeria , a Media and Marketing company based in Lagos. Jonathan also serves as the Assistant Head Of Department at Job Bureau (A non -profit Community of Christian Professionals powered by David’s Christian Center.) He is an Alumni of the Nigerian Institute of Marketing(NIM), Institute of Customer Relationship Management (ICRM), and the Chartered Institute of Marketing(CIM).
Mark Akpaibor is currently the Group Head of Tax & Transfer pricing at Tropical General Investment (TGI) Group, a conglomerate operating in the areas of manufacturing, processing, packaging and trading of consumable products. TGI group is the parent company of Chi Farms, Cormart Ltd, West African Soy Industries Ltd (WASIL), WACOT Ltd etc. Prior to this role he worked at Mondelēz International (parent company of Cadbury Nigeria Plc), Coca-Cola Hellenic Company, Unilever Nigeria Plc, KPMG professional service and the banking industry, in various roles and functions. He is a graduate of Covenant University Ota with a BSc (2nd class upper) degree in Economics. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN). With a career spanning over 15 years, he is an expert in consumer markets, finance, tax management, organizational structuring, team building and management. He is also the Managing Partner of AcePoint Consulting, a growing consulting outfit with clients in different industries. He is happily married with children.
Nneka Jethro-Iruobe is an Associate Director with a Professional Services firm in Lagos, Nigeria. As an expert HR Professional, she’s enjoyed her work and career of about 15 years in one of the most challenging environments and has thrived. She’s happily married (a product of office romance) and combines marriage, motherhood, ministry and money-making in this adventurous journey of life. She is the author of 5 books including the Best-selling Finditbiblegames with over 10,000 copies sold as well as her career-defining books WHY YOUR BOSS PREFERS YOUR COLLEAGUE, WHO IS USING YOUR SALARY and WHO YOU SHOULD KNOW TO SUCCEED AT WORK.
Nneka believes that employees deserve to be happy at work especially because employees spend upwards of 70% of their waking hours at and around work and happiness at and with work is essential to mental wellbeing and productivity. Nneka believes that the principles to be happy at work are universal and can be learnt. She loves to share these principles via IG Live Sessions, Seminars, Webinars and at Company Events. She advocates that career professionals must be deliberate about building Respectful and Rewarding Relationships with their bosses through proven frameworks and strategies while being intentional about maximising & leveraging their salaries for the highest returns.
Nneka loves to cook, swim, create word games and teach / counsel others. She creates puzzles on IG @finditbiblegames. Nneka can be reached on IG @ www.instagram.com/thehappyemployeecoach or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chinwe Hadassah Okpal
Chinwe Hadassah Okpala is Christian professional with broad experience spanning International Development, Financial services and multinational FMCG sectors. Over the years, she has gained expertise in Brand, Communications, Change Management, and Sustainability. Currently serving as the Global Brand Lead at Mastercard Foundation, she is responsible for leading the brand strategy, management and implementation for the organisation. Beyond her corporate achievements, she is a trained facilitator at Ziwani, a community of Christian business leaders who partner together to live out their calling in the marketplace on the African continent and she is passionately committed to empowering Christians to thrive and excel in the workplace. Through her platform, the Christian Professionals Network, she advocates for the application of practical, scripture-driven principles to inspire ambitious and excellence-driven Christian professionals to achieve results.
Susan Ubah is a data analyst enthusiast with a strong desire to positively influence people in her circle. She started her career as a Service Provider where she majored basically on data collection and data preparation. This guided her to pursue a career in data analytics. She has completed courses on data analytics from reputable organizations like Linkedin and Google. Presently she works as a Data Analyst in a top oil producing company.
Success Oyeshola is a project manager by profession and lifestyle. She has found various ways to apply project principles that fosters effective living outside work. She is a certified project management professional and facilitates trainings at the PMP Hub, a project management training institute. She presently works as the Global lead, leadership, and learning at Success Within International where she has consistently delivered value while management various social impact projects. She works in the real estate subsidiary of a multinational as a construction project manager. Her areas of interest are leadership, self-development, and living the best life in Christ. She is an MBA holder with specialization in Artificial Intelligence from Nexford university where she finished with a distinction and is a certified Scrum Master. She is married to her favorite person in the world, Damilare David, and blessed with two children, Daniel and Peniel
Rotanna is a seasoned HR leader & business process manager with about 15 years’ experience working with leading indigenous and multinational organisations in Africa, Middle East & Europe. She currently heads the total rewards function for an International energy company, listed on both the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. She is a certified member and certification tutor with WorldatWork, the prestigious global Total Reward global association headquartered in the US and also serves as the Associate Pastor of the Transformed Nation, Mainland Centre. In her spare time, she enjoys music, reading, dancing and travelling to experience places.
Chizoba Michelle (Uzoukwu) Sylvester
Chizoba Michelle (Uzoukwu) Sylvester is a global HR Professional with years of multi-dimensional work experience spanning across people, process development and transformation. Her experience cuts across different sectors such as FMCG, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Logistics, Non-profit, Agriculture, I.T, and Energy on both national and international scale. She is highly exceptional in creating growth driven work environment that translates into increased employee productivity and overall business profitability. More so, Chizoba is skilled in helping career professionals gain clarity of purpose, chart a definite career path, while holding them accountable as they succeed in their chosen fields. She has also coached professionals who are stuck in their careers as well as helped professionals heal from workplace toxicity. Chizoba has a professional certificate in human resource international (PHRi), a mini-MBA in leadership and management from Accra Business School, Ghana, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nigeria Nsukka. Chizzy, as she is widely known is currently the HR Business Partner of a renowned International Organization.
Popularly called Andre is a result-oriented strategic business partner with 14 years' experience, interested in selling VALUE to industries in matured or emerging economies through Customer-centric Salesmanship & Efficient Sales Cycle strategies. He has worked across Telecoms, Supply Chain, Retail, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas & most recently IT industries. Andre is also the Head Consultant of a luxury Male Fashion Brand called Andre Martin. Andre loves going to the movies, planning table tennis (Onwu Tennis) and loves fish.
Ogorchukwu Jennifer Ikhaobomeh
Ogorchukwu Jennifer Ikhaobomeh is an experienced Product Management professional with over 10 years’ experience working in the Financial Services Industry. In the role before her current one, she was instrumental to the conceptualisation, development and management of what has remained one of the most innovative products within the Nigerian banking industry. She currently works as a Product Owner with the Public Sector in the UK, managing the national job recruitment service and a volunteering platform. She is a certified Product Management professional and has taken several trainings facilitated by industry-recognised Product Directors including those organised by large corporations like Mastercard, Visa and a host of others. During her pastime when she isn’t volunteering, she enjoys music, bonding with family and friends
Digital Marketing & Product Executive A seasoned digital marketing and product professional with over 5 years of experience in driving business growth and innovation. Harry has a proven track record in developing and executing growth strategies, harnessing the power of digital marketing, and launching innovative products that resonate with target audiences. Key Achievements & Expertise: • Strategic Leadership: Spearheaded marketing campaigns as the Head of Marketing at Harde Business School, demonstrating a keen ability to set clear objectives and achieve significant results. • Product Marketing: As a Brand & Communications Executive, Harry has showcased his prowess in positioning brands effectively in the market, ensuring that product features are highlighted and resonate with the target audience. • Performance Marketing: Managed significant budgets and executed high-impact digital campaigns at IntenseNG, driving traffic, raising brand awareness, and ensuring a strong return on investment. • Growth Strategy: As the Growth Marketing Manager at Sheruta Online, Harry was instrumental in establishing marketing objectives, tracking KPIs, and working cross-functionally to drive business expansion. • Digital Strategy: With roles at Everythingsocial and Aforevo, Harry has demonstrated his ability to craft compelling digital strategies, manage social media platforms, and engage with online communities effectively. Harry’s passion lies in creating value-driven products and leveraging data-driven marketing strategies to transform businesses into industry leaders. With a strong foundation in both strategy and execution, he is poised to make significant contributions in the sales and marketing domain, especially in the African market. Education & Certifications: • Integrated Branding Experience (IBX) from Orange Academy, Nigeria. • Certified in Google Ads, HubSpot Agency Partner, and several other digital marketing tools and platforms.Contact us
Empower young professionals with essential career skills.
Foster a culture of continuous learning and development.
Strengthen engagement and retention by investing in their professional growth.
Build a professional network and connect with mentors or industry experts.
Better understanding of your target industry, its trends, and job prospects.
Gain guidance on career options and paths that align with your interests and strengths.