COF is an integrated and intensive career-building program.
Aim: To help emerging African youths build the capacities, competencies and character to launch lucrative careers and contribute to African socioeconomic development.
Trainers: Professionals, entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the globe.
Targets: Targets: Undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates and unemployed youths.
Scope: Emerging African Countries. First efforts in Nigeria.
Duration: Minimum of one day.
Provokes innovation. Identifies entrepreneurship opportunities in areas of market demand and provides resources for start-ups.
Emphasizes the need to play by the rule. Identifies basic business and employment laws. Advises on how to avoid legal setbacks, fight for rights and take advantage of the law to facilitate career growth.
Teaches leadership and management skills. Builds self-awareness, project management skills, teamwork capabilities and negotiation skills. Advises on partnership opportunities and franchising for start-ups.
Exposes the realities of the job market and the psychology of the employer in the face of stiff competition. Identifies real time job placement opportunities, fine-tunes CVs and advises on job interviews.
Teaches the need for social responsibility. Identifies social responsibility options and how they can facilitate business and professional growth.
Teaches basic finance and accounting. Identifies funding organizations as well as philanthropists for start-ups, and provides real time advising on profitable investment options. Provides useful tips on grant writing and fund raising..
Teaches effective marketing skills. Identifies persuasive and profitable ways to package talents, skills, initiatives and products, as well as various marketing outlets.
Teaches basic human values, mediation and conflict resolution skills. Identifies acceptable personal and occupational ethical standards and how they can facilitate enterprise and career growth.
Teaches personality to success achievement traits. Identifies scholarship opportunities for further education home/abroad, provides links to schools, and advises on application procedures.
Job fair featuring employers that are hiring
CSAAE Partners with Universities, Colleges, NGO’s, Companies, Civil and Religious Groups to bring this life-changing opportunity to students.
CSAAEINC Opportunity Fair | Timeline
COF is an integrated career-building program designed to help graduating African students launch lucrative careers and contribute to African socioeconomic development. As of today, COF has trained over 1000 young people from across Nigeria on how to become successful
Project Management skills
Teamwork Capabilities and ethical base
secure dream jobs;,
secure educational and training opportunities home and abroad;
create, manage, save and grow money;
get involved in civic activities;
fight for their rights as citizens;
as well as how to become ethical and inspirational leaders.
UNIBEN Opportunity Fair | June 20th 2015
University of Benin, Edo State
Dr. Farouk Kurawa | How to save and grow decent money
Barr. Kissinger Ikeokwu | Your rights, civic duties and crimes that may ruin your future
Alex Ugwuezuonu | Entering the labor market
Fr. Vincent Arisukwu | Further educational opportunities abroad
James Elekwachi | Entrepreneurship and business opportunities