ADIRM Partners CCU to Increase Entrepreneurial skills, End Unemployment

The African Development Institute of Research Methodology, ADIRM in partnership with the Coal City University, Enugu through its British Council funded program has bore the burden of increasing entrepreneurial and sellable skills to make youths of African nativity employable and highly competitive in the global market.

Charged with the development of innovative entrepreneurship education and digital ecosystem to increase youth’s employability, entrepreneurial skills and competencies, and ensure self reliance.

Held on Thursday, March, 16,2022, with theme : Emerging Entrepreneurship Spaces and Communities, it is expected to end unemployment among youths as papers presented will deliver needed nuggets. 

Speaking at the event, the host Vice Chancellor, Professor Afam Icha Ituma lauded the team for timely intervention, insisting Coal City University will always partner with organizations on the trajectory to impart knowledge.

“The VC stated that "Coal City University will continue to key into national and global initiatives geared towards engendering entrepreneurial mindsets among the students and staff of the wider society".
Earlier, the lead investigator and director of ADIRM, Dr.Paul Igwe explained “Prof. Paul Igwe is the Principal Investigator of the project. He said that " the essence of the programme is to support graduates and students to develop entrepreneurial mindsets, competencies and skills needed to excel in the labour market”.
This as part of British Council – Innovation for African Universities (IAU) Programme.

The program featured keynote speaker, Professor Chukwumerije Okeke and a guest lecturer, Professor David Rughara and attendees drawn from broad spectrum of the society. Chairman, Local Organising Committee, Deacon Okechukwu Chukwuemeka urged participants to internalized materials presented and fill the entrepreneurial spaces and communities.

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