Saturday, May 17, 2014

British Council partners with Virgin Atlantic to promote young budding Nigerian entrepreneurs

The British Council, in partnership with Virgin Atlantic Airways, have announced a competition called ‘Enterprise Challenge’ in a bid to promote the development of entrepreneurial skills in Nigerian youth.   

“Enterprise Challenge” is an online competition which seeks to give young, brilliant entrepreneurial minds the opportunity to further develop their skills in this area and bring their innovative ideas to the fore for possible future development. It will be a battle of the best minds.


The competition is designed to test a range of consumerist skills and will take place in three task cycles over a 5 week period. Participants will compete for the opportunity to win flight tickets to the UK on Virgin Atlantic Airways and an opportunity to meet and be mentored by one the UK’s foremost entrepreneurs and Chairman of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson.
 
The competition is open to Nigerians currently domiciled in Nigeria and those studying in the UK who fall within the 18 to 35 year age bracket.
Further information about the competition rules and regulations and criteria for qualification will be available on the British Council, Nigeria’s corporate website from the 12th of May 2014; direct enquiries can be sent to eduk.enquiries@ng.britishcouncil.org. Interested persons should download application forms from: http://www.britishcouncil.org.ng/enterprise-challenge.

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