Skyline University Nigeria’s Centre for Excellence, Entrepreneurship and Innovation has organized a seminar for Proprietors of Private Pre-varsity schools in Kano State. The seminar tagged “Train the Trainer on Entrepreneur Skills” was organized in pursuit of the objectives of the University in preparing proprietors, principals and heads of departments of secondary schools with the latest development for the entrepreneurship and technology-driven world. Hence its transfer to their respective schools.
The entrepreneurship seminar which was organized on Wednesday, 14th December 2022, had some spice to it. The attributes that stand out according to the participants present, were “the organization of the event, the topics presented, resourcefulness and hard work put together to organize the event”.
The seminar speaker and Dean of the School of Arts Management and Social Science, Dr Sudha Mavuri, speaking on the theme of the seminar, described the event as a platform for growth, communication, motivation, teamwork and patience. According to her, “Participants should develop the habit of helping their students think like an entrepreneur.
She also talked about the art of being a motivator, and communicator and having patience as a key part of the DNA that makes an entrepreneur. without which she stated that the lack of patience can spoil everything built prior; Entrepreneurship DNA gives intuition of how to minimize risk which comes out when we have to minimize challenges; Noting that an entrepreneur DNA decides, never gives up and act.
While delivering his remarks at the event, the university’s Vice Chancellor Prof. Ajith Kumar V.V stated that initiatives such as this are one of the university’s corporate social responsibilities. He welcomed the participants to the event “Our core values are based on knowledge skills and value-based education, geared towards bridging the gap between knowledge and skills amongst the youth in Nigeria.
The entrepreneurship seminar was organized by the University’s Director of Academic Support Service office, headed by Ms Sarada Maganti and coordinated by the Marketing Department. It had an attendance of about 100 participants from a pool of private secondary schools.