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Diamond Bank Teams Up With Enterprise Development Centre To Boost Nigeria’s Entrepreneur

ghana-market Diamond Bank has gone into partnership with Pan-Atlantic University’s Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) to roll out series of activities to boost the contributions of entrepreneurs in driving economic growth and development in Nigeria.
The teams which began the partnership with a week long event, christened: a ‘Walk for Entrepreneurship’ in Lagos, is seen by many in the MSME segment of the economy as a campaign to drum support for the enhancement of entrepreneurial skills in business and as a strategic move to highlight programmes that will help accelerate capacity development and boost productivity.
The Global Entrepreneurship Week in which the partnership was struck is celebrated in over 160 countries across the world.
Head of the Corporate Communications of the Diamond Bank, Chioma Afe, said that despite the enormous challenges confronting Nigerian entrepreneurs, the Bank’s contribution to the economic growth and development, especially in the MSME space is huge.
According to her, Diamond Bank is very passionate about these operators in the economy, and that in the partnership with EDC: “we want to let them know that we treasure and value their roles.”
A statement on the Global Entrepreneurship Week, affirm that the initiative celebrates the contribution and passion of entrepreneurs that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and contribute significantly to expand human welfare.
“Diamond Bank is at the forefront of promoting entrepreneurship in Nigeria. We are aware that entrepreneurs drive the economy especially at the MSME level. What we are doing with EDC is not just only to celebrate them, but, also, to galvanise them to do more and accelerate economic recovery and stability,” Chioma said.
She pointed out that the programmes line-up by the Bank for the week will give entrepreneurs the much needed opportunity for business networking and connectivity.
Topics scheduled for discussion throughout the week in Inspiration FM include: ‘How to be a successful start-up’, ‘Harnessing the Creative Industry’, ‘Exporting Nigerian SMEs’, ‘Revisiting the 3Rs in HR Management’, ‘Innovative ways of Raising Capital’, ‘Social Innovation for growth’ and ‘Celebrating Entrepreneurship’.
The weeklong series of activities will climax with entrepreneurs’ forum on November 17, 2016 in Abuja. [myad]

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