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SPARK Virtual learning and Skill-sharing series for Young creatives

SPARK Virtual learning and Skill-sharing series

Funded by AfriLabs and AFD through the Digital Africa seed fund, the SPARK Virtual learning and Skill-sharing series is opening applications for its first edition. It is a 7-day virtual learning and skill-sharing series designed to support 200 young creatives who are aspiring to key creative roles in tech and fash-tech with the relevant skills needed to secure employment or explore entrepreneurship opportunities in the intersection of the tech and creative industries.

The virtual series will create pathways for creatives to gain skills-based education that are essential to sustainability in the technology industries.

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Program details

Creatives will have the opportunity to develop their skills along four critical pathways in immersive workshops facilitated by experienced creative executives in tech. The pathways include:

  • Product Management
  • Branding
  • Digital Marketing
  • Content Strategy and Creation

In addition to the pathway workshops, creatives will undergo soft skills training for the workplace, skill sharing sessions and panel discussions that will equip them with industry-relevant skills and enhance their potential for gainful employment.

Requirements:

  • You are between the ages of 18 – 35
  • You must be resident in NigeriaYou must not have more than 3 years of work experience
  • You can prove your interest in one of the 4 creative skills pathways (Product Management | Branding | Digital Marketing | Content Strategy and Creation)

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Benefits

As a participant of the SPARK Virtual learning and Skill-sharing series, you will gain:

  • Access to skills development that will prepare you to meet workplace demands
  • Access to opportunities for professional and career development.
  • Access to top industry professionals and executives
  • Access to a network of peers who like yourself are set on career growth.

Application Timeline

August 29th – September 6th 2022

Application Process

If you meet the criteria above and you are eligible to apply to SPARK, please click on your interested pathway below to apply;

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