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Enrolment opens for LASU Careers Development Centre

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Students of the Lagos State University can now begin to register for the LASU Career Development Centre (LCDC).

To facilitate this, the Information Communication Technology Centre had a few weeks ago, opened individual official e-mail addresses for students.

All students of the University are therefore required to activate their e-mails and use same to enrol on LCDC Platforms, which can be accessed via: lidc.lasu.edu.ng.

For enquires and complaints, e-mails are to be sent to: careerservices@lasu.edu.ng. SMS and Whatapp Chats only can also be sent to 07053698104.

The LASU Career Development Centre was established by the Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun-led Administration to provide guidance for students in the University and build successful careers outside it.

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LEAP Africa’s Social Innovators programme and Awards 2018

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LEAP Africa formally announces the fifth edition of the Social Innovators Programme and Awards (SIPA) Ceremony 2018.

The Social Innovators Programme (SIP) supports talented youth between the ages of 18-35 years; whose ideas and initiatives offer effective solutions to challenges in local communities across Nigeria. The SIP Fellows are young, dynamic and visionary Nigerians contributing to the development of their communities and country in education, agriculture, health, technology, entrepreneurship, etc.

The SIP Awards is therefore hosted to showcase the impact of these young social innovators whose initiatives have improved the livelihood of others. The event also seeks to inspire more young people to take action irrespective of their economic status, cultural background and social positioning.

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This year’s edition is focused on the theme – “Equipping African Youth for Social Transformation” is borne out of the need to support youth on the front lines of social change to create effective and sustainable change. There is an urgent need to strengthen this drive within youth and further inspire their dynamism and activism for social change.

This is a three-part event bringing speakers and panelists across these sectors: Education, Entertainment, Development, Public Service and Tech.

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LASU set to hold Human Resources Summit 1.0

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the Association of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management Students, Lagos State University is set to hold The Human Resources Summit.

The Summit tagged ” THE FUTURE WORLD OF WORK – GUIDING OUR JOURNEY ” is a platform designed and conceived to express opinions and collaborative interaction between professionals from the academia and the industry,HR practitioners, employers of labour in the private and public sector,corporate bodies, NGOs and students to create awareness, enlighten and as well educate participants on the paradigm shift in the world of work,skills and knowledge necessary to build a sterling career even with the overwhelming effect of technology seeming to diminish and displace

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Pride Women Conference

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The conference aims to outline strategic objectives and actions for the emotional and material wellbeing of the 21st century woman, her family and the society.

This in an agenda for women empowerment because an emotionally balanced woman is a dynamo for successful personal achievement, a happy home, well-balanced children and an enhanced society.

The conference will be an interactive one where speakers and audience share their experiences in order to help the modern woman cope with the challenges of work, relationships and family in the 21st Century.

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LASU: A peaceful community for business and entrepreneurship

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The Lagos State University being ranked the best state Institution in the nation has experienced recent growth in Economical and Financial sectors.

The Vice Chancellor of the school during a press conference stated clearly that the exchange programmes with foreign universities like London South Bank University,University of Georgia, Cornell University and many more Universities has brought a balance to the Economical and Financial sector of the school and that the school also encourages entrepreneurship through the signing of memorandum of understanding with various small and medium enterprise.

The growth in the economical sector of the school has brought about a monumental change and stability in terms of conducive environment for learning, mutual relationship with students and workers and in a bid to make the institution a peaceful environment for learning and business

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LASU also collaborates with Tetfund and this has brought about infrastructural development and not forgetting the new Lasu Career Development Center (LCDC) for acquisition of skills and skills promotion, LASU also gives any organization or enterprise the right to establish their business within the school, statistics shows that over 200 enterprise has been established in the school, there are over 5 banks in the school with ATM stands at almost every faculty, the school also gives the student the freedom to sell their product within the school, reports show that 5% of the student in a department have a business they do within their lecture halls which include selling of shoes, bags,clothes jewelries and confectioneries.

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The introduction of the International Identity Card gives students of the school a discount for services globally and it is endorsed by UNESCO. LASU in a mission to imbibe entrepreneurship skills and also to make her students employable, collaborates with Ready Set Work (rsw) a program that was established by the Lagos State Government in a view to give students quality training about entrepreneurship skills and prepare them for the labour market.

 

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR ADMISSION INTO CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES IN VARIOUS ENTREPRENEURIAL STUDIES FOR 2018/2019 ACADEMIC SESSION

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INTRODUCTION
The Lagos State University, Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies invites applications from suitably qualified Candidates who are desirous of acquiring entrepreneurial skills for admission into the Centre’s underlisted Entrepreneurship Certificate Programmes for the 2018/2019 Academic Session. These programmes are on-hand practical training.

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENT
The Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies requires at least Three (3) O’ Level credit passes or equivalent including English Language for all programmes. Matured Candidates with First School Leaving Certificate with experience in Entrepreneurship may be considered.

LIST OF THE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES
S/N
TITLE OF COURSES
DURATION
FEE

Laptop/Desktop Handset Repairs
Home Electronics (Domestic appliances) Repairs and Management
CCTV Camera Installation and Management
Structured Cabling & Wireless Installation and Management
Door Access Control Installation and Management
Fiber Optic Cable Installation and Management
6 weeks each
N40, 000 each

Security Operations and Management
6 weeks
N60, 000

Hand Writing Analysis – Unveiling the character behind the pen
6 weeks
N50, 000

Tourism Entrepreneurship with specialization in
Destination Management
Hospitality Management [Catering & Hotel Management]
Travel Agency [Ticketing & Travel Advisory]
Tour Operations [Tour Packaging & Marketing] [Internship & Study Tour Inclusive]
6 weeks each
N60, 000 each

Interlocking/paving stones for Private and Commercial premises
Block Making Industry (Vibrated or engine molds/Hand molds
POP (Plaster of Paris) for Buildings Construction
Concrete mixer handling (Hiring/self operator)
6 weeks each
N45, 000 each

Entrepreneurship training in Beekeeping and Honey Production
6 weeks
N50, 000

Decoders and Internet Marketing
6 weeks
N50, 000

Training and Teaching of Bread Making
6 weeks
N60, 000

Training in Paint Making (Emulsion/ Texture Coatings) and Allied Products
6 weeks
N60, 000

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Photography/Image Editing and Videography
Entrepreneurial Workplace Ethics and Finishing School
6 weeks each
N45, 000 each

Training on Solar Energy System, Design, Installation and Maintenance
6 weeks
N70, 000

AUTOCAD Draughtmanship
6 weeks
N80, 000

Garment Construction and Pattern Drafting
Bridal Designs and Evening Wears
10 weeks each
N30, 000 each

Event Management & Decoration
8 weeks
N60, 000

Confectionaries and Cake
Snacks, Small Chops and Cocktails
Sugar Flowers and Sugar Cartoon Character
Awards, Packaging and Screen Printing
Gift Items
12 weeks each
N70, 000
N50, 000
N40, 000
N20, 000
N60, 000

Training in Fibre-Reinforced Plastic Tanks Construction (Swimming Pool, Fish Tank, Boat etc.)
6 weeks
N50, 000

Selling skills
Creative thinking and problem solving
Distribution channel and logistics management
6 weeks each
N45, 000
N40, 000
N40, 000

Training on Borehole Drilling and Water Treatment
12 weeks
N60, 000

Packaging and Marketing Entrepreneurship
Real Estate Entrepreneurship
Import and Export Processing Entrepreneurship
9 weeks each
N70, 000
N70, 000
N70, 000

METHOD OF APPLICATION
Applicants are required to pay online, the sum of Five Thousand Naira (N5, 000) non-refundable application fee by visiting the University Website at www.lasu.edu.ng to register.

4.1 Application Instructions
Open the Online ENTREPRENEURIAL Studies Certificate Programme Application Portal

4.2

Click on the STEP 1 and Generate Your Application Number

Note that you can generate your Application Number only once. Make sure you print out the Application Number generation page in number (2) above.

Click on the STEP 2 and Pay Your Application Fee at www.lasu.edu.ng/epayment/

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At the Payment portal on Number (4) above, Choose ‘Main Campus’ for the Campus/Application dropdown and choose ‘Entrepreneurial Application Fee’ for the Study/Application Type dropdown fields respectively.

Click on ‘Proceed’

Follow the step-by-step instructions to generate your Transaction ID.

Pay your application fee with your generated Transaction ID on LASU Quickteller Payment Portal at https://www.quickteller.com/lasu

Go back to the Online ENTREPRENEURIAL Studies Certificate Programme Application Portal

4.3 Now go to STEP 3: Enter your ‘Application Number’ and ‘Surname’ in the fields provided and click on the ‘Submit’ button.

Follow the step-by-step instructions and then complete your application.

Print out your application form. Candidate can also re-print Application Form as many times as possible.

MODE AND TIME OF LECTURES
Lectures are more of on-hand training and weekends only.

CLOSING DATE
Sale of Application forms will be closed Six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
NOTE
Application forms for all programmes should be submitted on-line and a copy of the e-Registration slip printed out by the applicant.
Please include your e-mail address and phone number on the form.

For further information, please contact:
The Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies,
Beside The School of Transport Building,
Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos.

OR
Contact Directly:
The Director, Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies,
Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos.
Phone No: 08034466021
E-mail address: anetekhaimartins@gmail.com; martins.anetekhai@lasu.edu.ng

The Secretary, Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies
Lagos State University, Ojo
Phone No: 08080706949
E-mail address: emmanuel.fanu@lasu.edu.ng; fanuea@yahoo.com

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EDGE STUDENT SUMMIT: Creating an Entrepreneur Expert

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The Edge Series Student Submit celebrated her 5th edition with the theme: Green Economy II, geared towards building sustainable technologies. This idea was achieved by setting up training platforms that helps in re-orienting the youths in maximizing their potentials at Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos on the 28th of July, 2018.

Toyin Anjous-Ademuyiwa, Pioneer and Current Head of S Creativity and Innovation, Alausa, Lagos, buttressed on the role of the government as an enabler of which they have helped in running a center for creativity and innovation thereby disseminating ideas that will improve on service delivery. These innovations cut across the research institutions and academia within the state.

“Regardless of the public’s perception, government apathy, lackluster investment, pressure on arable land and edible crops, risking food shortage and host of other; students need to have a positive mindset to life that will enable them do something extra-ordinary for their country”, she admonishes.
She added that the government has opened doors of opportunities to see that the youths participate in developing their country with business ideas. These include; the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, Public-Private partnership (PPP) Office, Public-Private Sponsored Strategic Programs and amongst others.
Princess Taibat Adeyemi-Agaba, Honourable Commissioner for Trade, Industry, Investment and Cooperatives, Oyo State, stated what cooperative business entails and unveils the available funding business within one’s reach. They include Development Bank of Nigeria Funding, Bank of Industry small and Medium scale loans, Nigeria Export Import Banks and amongst others.

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“Study your craft. Think outside the box. You have to be courageous, so go over your dreams and do a research on it. And, always figure out what works for you. If people like you they will listen to you. If they trust you, they will do business with you”, she said.

Adewale Yusuf, CEO of Tech point stated the importance in building team members in an organization, investing in ones product over its branding and the power of small beginning ‘being a startup’. He added that branding can bring the people but the product keeps them; focus on the product. People can love or hate your brand but they can’t fight the consistency of your product. And being a startup entails that one starts something of which he will have to improve on it in subsequent time.

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“Strive to be an expert in whatever you do no matter how small that could be and improve on them. Do not ignore the media. Take advantage of the internet and advance yourself in learning. Always network with people and learn how to think – that is free”, Yusuf said.

Onyeka Akumah, Founder of Farmcrowdy, emphasized the need to create value with your kind of business in mind. With the notion that the internet had served as a platform to learn regarding any business we intend to venture into; bearing in mind that our curriculum vitae (CV) is the first marketing tool about your personality.

And having proffered solutions with some of the issues that farmers encountered which he summed up under technical know-how, marketing and access to fund, he went further to speak on the importance of quality relationships with people and integrity.

“You ought to have something bigger than you to motivate you. Irrespective of where you find yourself, there is a knowledge that can move you from where you are to where you ought to be. Do not create excuses for yourself”, Akumah added.

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