The Federal Ministry of Finance has released the names of 5,000 successful participants for the second phase of the You WiN ! Connect Training, the ‘YouWiN !Connect Academy ‘.
A news release from the Ministry on Thursday in Abuja, disclosed that each of the successful participants had been notified by email while the full list of the 5,000 successful participants has been uploaded on the YouWi N !Connect Website www .you winconnect.org.ng.
It noted that the 5,000 successful participants would undergo sector specific training aimed at enhancing their business and personal skills.
The Ministry further stated that the training would also improve the participants’ ability to seek funding from development finance institutions (DFis) and increase their chances of succeeding as individuals and business owners.
“This second phase of the YouWiN ! Connect Capacity Building is scheduled to take place in 25 locations across the six geo-political zones and will last for three days. The training will be facilitated by reputable programme partners specialized in developing small and medium businesses (SMEs),” the Ministry said.
You WiN! Connect is a multimedia enterprise education initiative of the Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF) which is designed to support young entrepreneurs as they PLAN, START and GROW their business.
The initiative which promotes entrepreneurship as a viable career option for young Nigerians, has supported the growth and development of SMEs with over 61 ,000 participants receiving online capacity building.