This is a guest post by HustleNaija
“Over 70% of Small and Medium scale business crumble within the first three years in Nigeria. This is to say, if you and four of your friends start a business today, only one of you is likely to survive after three years.”
Do not let this mere fact deter you, the StartSmallToday free Online event will ensure you are positioned to Start a business (no matter how small), and that you and your business are well positioned for total Independence.
‘StartSmallToday’ is a Premier entrepreneurship development program from the 9jaGreenArena team. The program will focus on business development and best practice models that anyone who wishes to start a business can adopt in today’s ICT dominated world. The event will be run as a free online seminar for young people (Students especially), and small to medium scale business owners.
The program is intended to teach the basics of business models that can easily be adopted by small startups and business owners. Young people (especially those in tertiary institutions) will most especially benefit immensely from this event, since the event will highlight the intricacies of starting a small business with little or nothing in their pockets. The event will take full flight on the 1st of October 2015. So as you enjoy the Independence Holiday, you can gain valuable tips and information; guaranteed to give you financial independence.
” Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you are not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were,- David Rockefeller “
PROBLEM STATEMENT– While it is true that starting a business in Nigeria is like planting maize in a desert-like kind of environment; it will take only the grace of God to make it grow. This is mainly because the environment has little or no resources that is aimed at helping the average aspiring student or business person in starting and growing their business. So our Event will fulfill the following objective for each of its participants;
OBJECTIVE OF THE EVENT – The major objective for this event is to provide business information such as: implementable Startup Tips and Entrepreneurial insight to Starting and Managing a business in the Nigerian environment. All who would follow the event Online are set to learn these and get many more resources by participating in the event. The event is guaranteed to:
– Provide participants with valuable insights on standard business practices.
– Expose participants to a variation of business ideas.
– Outline business development processes that can easily be replicated.
– Encourage participants to develop business interest and entrepreneurial attitude.
– Provide links and resources of programs that support businesses of Students and Small to Medium Enterprise owners.
HOW TO PARTCIPATE IN THE EVENT-
The event will be run Online for free, all a person needs do is follow the discussion on all 9JaGreenArena Social Media platforms- especially our Facebook page. It is from our Facebook page that we will be interacting with our audience mostly.
HIGHLIGHT OF THE EVENT
-There will be question and answer sessions.
-Gifts and vouchers will be given to active participants.
-Links and resources to more informational platforms that will help every small business will be made available.
FOLLOWING THE EVENT ONLINE – The events will be so structured that participants can easily follow the discussion and posts online. We will post on all our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Google plus pages, LinkedIn and Website.).
The posts will be tagged sequentially by numbers ie: #1, #2 ……#n. So anyone can easily follow the discussion sequentially.
Participants can ask questions, and drop comments as the event progresses. To ensure all your friends and followers also benefit from the event, ensure you invite them to like and follow the event on our social media platforms. The event will be promoted with the following Hash tags:
Please use these tags while interacting with us. Remember to join the discussion today on our Facebook page, Simply by liking our page and joining the event, so you don’t miss a post.
FACEBOOK PAGE– www.facebook.com/9jagreenarena
Follow Us on Twitter- @9jagreenarena
Date : 1ST October 2015.
We wish to positively impact on our communities, this program is a means to this end. As we sacrifice and do our best, we hope that young people and Small business owners will be highly benefitted.
God bless. 9jaGreenArena (Program Better life).