Venture in Management Program (ViMP) for Youth Corpers is an annual program of Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN). The first edition of the program took place in 2000. ViMP is a one-week intensive program that introduces selected members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to the different facets of managing a business, making crucial business decisions and developing skills for General Management. The program is designed to expose future business leaders to the responsibilities, opportunities, and demands of a career in management. The application deadline is June 3, 2022.
About Venture in Management Program for Youth Corpers
The week-long program includes rigorous and stimulating classroom meetings (led by facilitators from the Lagos Business School), case studies, panel discussions, study groups, guest speakers and recreation, culminating in a strategy workshop, during which the participants present solutions to different business problems.
The learning environment mirrors that of the top business schools around the world with case studies focusing on Business Ethics, Accounting & Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Social Enterprise, General Management, Leadership and Entrepreneurship. Participants also engage in a community service project and teach JAN programs in nearby elementary schools.
Requirements for ViMP
Applicant must be a serving Youth Corps Member, or recently finished and must meet the requirements below:
- be 27 years or younger
- have excellent academic records (Minimum 2:1)
- possess proven interest in general management
- have a track record of leadership
Participation in previous JAN program will be an added advantage.
How to apply for ViMP
- Completed application form online
- A Curriculum Vitae (you must save it with your full name)
- Proof of service (NYSC ID Card OR Call-Up Letter)
All supporting documents should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information and application form, visit the Venture in Management Program webpage.