CSAAEINC Opportunity Fair | COF

“Paving new ways for enterprise and employment”

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.
  • Entrepreneurship:

    Provokes innovation. Identifies entrepreneurship opportunities in areas of market demand and provides resources for start-ups.

  • Law:

    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.

  • Management:

    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.

  • Employment:

    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.

  • Social Responsibility:

    Teaches the need for social responsibility. Identifies social responsibility options and how they can facilitate business and professional growth.

  • Finance:

    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..

  • Marketing:

    Teaches effective marketing skills. Identifies persuasive and profitable ways to package talents, skills, initiatives and products, as well as various marketing outlets.

  • Ethics:

    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.

  • Further Education:

    Teaches personality to success achievement traits. Identifies scholarship opportunities for further education home/abroad, provides links to schools, and advises on application procedures.

Other Activities:

  • Job fair featuring employers that are hiring
  • Professional networking
  • Individual consultations

CSAAE Partners with Universities, Colleges, NGO’s, Companies, Civil and Religious Groups to bring this life-changing opportunity to students.

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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
  • entrepreneurs;
  • 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

Fr. Godswill Agbagwa | Achieving sterling success: Ethics toolkit

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FUTO Opportunity Fair | December 6th 2014

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Imo State Catholic Chaplaincies


James Elekwachi | How to become an entrepreneur

Fr. Godswill Agbagwa | How to be ethical in various occupations

Alex Ugwuezuonu | How to secure dream job

Fr. Vincent Arisukwu | How to take advantage of the social media

Dr. Farouk Kurawa | How to make, save and grow decent money

Barr. Kissinger Ikeokwu | How to fight for our rights