GE, National Youth Service Corps announce partnership to empower Corp Members with Entrepreneurship Skills, Equip Communities with new Tools and Technology
The overall goal is to improve on and increase the capacity of the youth in building Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs)
GE, the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company has announced a partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to empower Youth Corps members with valuable entrepreneurial skills in line with its commitment to skills development in Nigeria.
Known as the Start & Improve Your Business (SIYB) training programme, the initiative which is based on the curriculum of the International Labour Organization (ILO), will see thousands of youth corps members receive critical entrepreneurial training. The overall goal is to improve on and increase the capacity of the youth in building Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) that can operate effectively and be sustainable long-term. It has been recognized that even at the best of times, employers of labour in the economy will not have the capacity to absorb all the entrants. This has led to a need to promote the …read more