In view of the circumstances which we have all slowly adapted to thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Connect Nigeria has soldiered on in its bid to propagate and promote businesses all over Nigeria. Webinars have become more relevant as we cannot bring people together physically and it is against this backdrop that we are bringing your way a webinar for Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) with the theme, Exploring the Opportunities for Emerging Businesses. Headlining will be four of some of the most remarkable Nigerians in business:
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Hilda Kragha is a management professional and human resources personnel who has over decades of experience across the biggest players in the accounting and management industry. A graduate of Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth with an MBA from the University of Navarra, Spain. Until December 2018, she was an Engagement Manager in McKinsey & Company, serving private and public sector clients primarily on strategy, human capital, talent management, change management and organisational behaviour. Prior to joining McKinsey, Hilda worked as a transfer pricing expert with KPMG East Africa working with Multinationals in the region to design/develop their transfer pricing policies and support them in negotiations with the different tax authorities.
She is the current Chief Executive Officer of Jobberman Nigeria- Nigeria’s biggest jobs platform with over 2million job seekers and 60,000 employers. Jobberman’s mission is to alleviate youth unemployment in Nigeria by democratising access to jobs through cutting edge technology and to improve workplace productivity by developing affordable, data-driven recruitment solutions for the public and private sector and deploying them at scale. She remains passionate about human capital, organisational behaviour about solving Africa’s talent and productivity challenges.
Mrs Kragha would be a speaker at the upcoming Connect Nigeria webinar.
Dr Toluwanimi Osinowo is a Thinker and Teacher: coaching high-potential leaders, advising organisations and originating breakthrough ideas.
As the founder of CANTAB Associates, he is the pioneer of SAPIENCE which is both a philosophy and a methodology of thinking. SAPIENCE synthesizes streams from multiple disparate fields, sitting at the intersection of ancient wisdom and cutting-edge science. It is at this intersection it draws its unique and ground-breaking potency.
CANTAB Associates is a thinking-research house and advisory firm focused on unlocking individual and organizational potential – working closely with executive leadership to achieve outstanding results by developing and deploying the higher-order reasoning, creative and problem solving skills of SAPIENCE. He previously worked as a Strategy Consultant in the London office of the leading global strategy consulting firm Bain & Company, where he advised several FTSE 100 clients across 3 continents.
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Dr Osinowo who features weekly in a Business Day editorial column will be speaking at the upcoming Connect Nigeria webinar.
He is the co-author of the “BMAT and UKCAT Uncovered” covering the thinking skills required for the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge and published by international publishing house Wiley-Blackwell. Toluwanimi is also a Scientist with a BA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge and a Physician with an MB BChir from the University of Cambridge where he was a Cambridge Commonwealth Scholar.
Eric O Edokpa
Mr Edokpa will be joining us at the upcoming Connect Nigeria webinar for MSMEs. He is the founder of IncludingWomen & RKMG, ex CGAP (Worldbank), Regional Partner at Faster Capital, Tech Evangelist at Gupshup, Strategic Partner at Volumetree, Biz Consultant at Medivenue; investor, serial entrepreneur and lover of everything innovative. Eric’s areas of expertise include conceptualisation, design, and implementation of startup & growth strategy, grant writing, fundraising, marketing & brand management.
Indeed, his decade-long experience has helped him master the art of making complex problems simple, especially in the aspects of business representation, the route to market, strategy development and SME/Startup Consulting.
A seasoned professional with over 15 years of experience in Brand marketing and sales. Uzo has worked with the finest marketing agencies in Nigeria and he has worked on projects for companies such as British American Tobacco, Guinness Nigeria, Blue Arrow, and several brands in the FMCG space, before joining Connect Nigeria in 2015. He had a short stint as an entrepreneur and knows firsthand some of the challenges faced by Nigerian MSMEs.
Uzo studied Marketing at Enugu State University of Science and Technology and has attended various courses and workshops in marketing within and outside Nigeria. He is an Alumni of the prestigious Lagos Business School and currently serves on the executive committee of the Alumni body for a two-year term.
Despite his schedule, he makes time to mentor brands and he’s one of the mentors for Founders Institute in Nigeria. He is passionate about SMEs and believes the only way Nigeria can grow is to invest aggressively in the MSMEs Eco space. Mr Anekwe will be live at the upcoming Connect Nigeria webinar.
This is part of our vision to empower 1 million Nigerian businesses.
You can register for this event here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KKzTuqimQFeYFdDdPxzq4A
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