Bank of Industry (BOI) 2023 Entrepreneurship Programme for Nigerians


The Bank of Industry Entrepreneurship Programme 2023 is seeking to train for-profit entrepreneurs whose businesses are solving problems or transforming society positively. They may include NYSC members, university/polytechnic graduates, prospective BOI customers (minimum qualification: SSCE)

Who can apply?

Registration for the second intake is ongoing for entrepreneurs in the North Central region – Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nassarawa, and Plateau State.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria for Participants

The following key criteria will be used in evaluating potential participants:

– Be at least 18 years of age. Having entrepreneurial experience will be an advantage.

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Could be a start-up or may have been established for some years already. Most importantly, the business should be solving a problem or meeting a need and should be scalable.

– Be a citizen or legal resident of Nigeria.

– Be available to commit to the training schedule

– Special focus shall be given to youth and women.

– Two letters of recommendation

Application Procedure:

• Fill form online (upload certificates and two letters of recommendation)

• Interview process

• Admission letters will be sent to successful candidates

Programme Structure:

Classes on Entrepreneurship orientation and Business Management, will hold 3 days a week for 3 months as follows:

Tue, Wed, and Thu, every week

• Session 1: 10.00am – 11.15 am

• Break: 11.15am – 11.45 am

• Session 2: 11.45am – 1.00 pm

• Lunch break: 1.00pm – 2.00 pm

• Session 3: 2.00pm – 3.15 pm

Certification Requirements

To be considered eligible to receive a certificate, you will be required to:

• Attend at least 80% of the sessions in each course and score at least 60% in each of course.

• Considered to be of good character as defined in the training policy to be signed upon acceptance.

Application Deadline – March 30, 2023

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