2017 Shell Joint Venture Regional LiveWIRE Programme for young Nigerians

Application Deadline: Monday August 21, 2017

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) announces the commencement of the 2017 SPDC JV Regional LiveWIRE Programme.

Livewire is a youth enterprise development programme supported by the SPDC JV.  The programme aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18-35 with training and finance to start their own businesses.

The LiveWIRE programme objectives are:

  • Enable youths to establish businesses by exposing them to business planning and management skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’.
  • Provide business start-up grants for candidates with the best business plans.
  • Link successful candidates to third parties like financial institutions and non-government organisations (NGOs).
  • Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.

Programme content:   

  • Pre-start up: – Value and Organise Yourself (VOY)
  • Bright Ideas workshop (BI)
  • Become a Successful Business Owner (Business Planning & Management)
  • Value Chain workshop
  • Business Start-up (How to access finance & technology)
  • Post start up (Mentoring and Market linkages)

Applications eligibility:

  • Male and female applicants from the region (South-South).
  • Must possess a University degree or HND in any discipline.
  • Must have completed NYSC if within mandatory bracket.
  • Must be resident in their states of origin.
  • Must not be in paid employment.
  • Must have an innovative business idea.
  • Must desire to own and manage a business.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2017 SPDC JV Regional LiveWIRE Programme.

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