The Alumni Association of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) have organised a two-day programme soley designed to train undergraduate students of the institution on how to develop and write a business plan.
The two-day event, tagged ‘Beyond a Degree 6.0’, was held at the Faculty of Social Sciences was put together by the alumni of the institution in partnership with EduBridge Academy with the sole aim of exposing students to the ideologies and techniques of writing a business plan.
Esther Adegunle, the convener and Business Improvement Manager, DAI, stated that the concept behind the initiative is to empower students and give them tips that would be meaningful to them upon graduation.
She maintained that students must given useful information that would help them survive independently, noting that her first business during her school days was selling of shirts in the hostel and also listed components of a business plan to include environment, industrial and market analysis; competitors, operational, financial and executive analysis.
Abudu Sufian, one of the participants at the 2-day workshop, stated that the session gives an insight into what graduates should expects as they leave school and also how to seamlessly dive into the real world and land safely.