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The YouthLEAD Program

A Six-week Intensive Leadership, Personal Development and Entrepreneurship Program

Are you 15 to 24? Out of secondary school and waiting for admission? Willing to learn, engage and develop yourself? Then this program is for you!

Are you a university student or recent graduate between 20 to 30 years? Do you want to gain relevant skills to be competitive in our present world? Are you keen on becoming a better leader and starting your own business? Then this program is for you!

ABOUT

iKapture_YLEADYLEAD is a six-week intensive training program for students and graduates of secondary schools and universities as well as out-of-school youth. The aim is to educate, engage and equip young people in their transitional years with the necessary leadership, personal development and entrepreneurial skills to be.

YLEAD is a gap-year program that seeks to enhance learning and engage students in the most productive method while preparing them for career and higher education. Now in its 7th year, YLEAD is bigger and better. Since its inception, the program made direct impact in more than 5000 young people in Nigeria.

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer well developed modules and content on areas like Self Awareness, Emotional Intelligence, Goal Setting, Time Management, Etiquette, Ethics and Values amongst others. Using icebreakers, case studies, practical group exercises, excursion, volunteering activities and creative teaching methods, the students attending our training will be able to receive knowledge and skills which can be used to further their careers.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

  1. First week: Participants are engaged in series of classes and tasks centered on Personal Development.
  2. Second week: Participants are engaged in series of classes and tasks centered on Leadership. They are given assignment to identify and observe leaders around them
  3. Third week: Participants are engaged in series of classes and tasks centered on Entrepreneurship. They are divided into groups for a Business Simulation activity, which requires each group to develop and implement a small-scale business until their graduation.
  4. Fourth & Fifth week: Internship engagement, with close monitoring.
  5. Sixth week: Participants provide feedback and reports from the Internship, make business presentations. They are also linked with successful young professionals for mentoring. Participants make final presentations and receive certificates and awards.

Highlights & Benefits 

  • Learn! Learn! Learn!
  • Network and interact with peers
  • Meet experienced young professionals
  • Volunteer
  • Get a mentor

This is a rare blend of learning, fun & impact

PROGRAM DETAILS

Applications are invited all year round for the YouthLEAD Program

Eligibility for Secondary School Leavers

The YLEAD program is open to anyone within the secondarypost-secondary and the preuniversity status. Interested candidates should;

  • Be between the ages of 15-24 years
  • Have attempted or possess either JSSCE or SSCE.
  • Not be an undergraduate at the time of application.
  • Show interest in learning new skills and participate in group activities
  • Be willing to interact with people of different background, tribe and religion
  • Have interest in volunteering and having a mentor.

Eligibility for Students and Recent Graduates

Interested candidates should;

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 30 years
  • Are currently studying in a university or graduated within the last two years
  • Show interest in learning new skills and participate in group activities
  • Be willing to interact with people of different background, tribe and religion
  • Have interest in volunteering and having a mentor.

Registration Fee Covers

  • Certificate
  • Notes
  • Excursion and Internship

Interested candidates should either apply online – click here to apply for YouthLEAD.

OR

Visit the iKapture Center for Development at No. 3 Victory Way, Satelite Town, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.

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