Educating, Empowering & Elevating MSMEs in Nigeria and Africa 

The SME Digital Academy was launched by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment through the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in partnership with Sapphital Learning to educate, empower and elevate millions of MSMEs across Nigeria and Africa.
Olawale Fasanya , Director General/Chief Executive Officer, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
To explore and maximize the opportunities presented through emerging technologies, the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in partnership with Sapphital Learning Ltd, has developed the SME Digital Academy to Educate, Empower and Elevate millions of MSMEs in Nigeria and across Africa.

On the SME Digital Academy, Small Business Owners, Freelancers, Startups founders and their employees will have access to learn a wide variety of courses, on-the-go, on any device, from any location, at their convenience, to greatly improve their businesses.
All courses come with Certificates of Completion signed and endorsed by the DG-SMEDAN which become part of your Business documentation and Profile. 
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Joining the SME Digital Academy is simple and exciting in 3 easy steps:  

Step 1 - Register 

New Members - Simply click on the Register or Sign Up Button anywhere on this page or site. Enter your name and email address and you will become an officially registered member of the SME Digital Academy. Simple right? If you are already a member, simply Sign In. 

Step 2 - Select a Course or Special Offer

 Next - Click on Courses Menu and select any course of your choice. Or click any of the Special Offers and see all the Promos, Awoof and Scholarships from SMEDAN and its partners. 

Step 3 - Pay and Start Learning

Finally - Pay for any course of your choice and you will be automatically enrolled. Start Learning immediately on any device, at any time from any location. Very Simple.  
Featured Course

Accessing Funds for Small Businesses

Would you like to know how to raise funds for your business? Are you having trouble deciding on the best funding options for your business? Are you interested in knowing what funding options are available for your business? If you answered YES to all of the questions above, then you are in the right place.
As a business owner, you want to concentrate on supplying your clients with the best products and service, not wasting precious time studying how to get funding
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 MSME Courses

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Create and manage your courses directly from your dashboard and keep your curriculum consistent without feeling overwhelmed.
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Don't miss the next Graduation. 

It was a great event on Wednesday April 21, 2021, as the Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dr. Umaru Dikko Radda and the MD-Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM), Abba Bello, officially Graduated the First Batch of Learners from the SME Digital Academy from across 16 States of Nigeria.  
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Course materials were good, the mentoring approach was good, and working with other people via the Internet was good. The instructor did a good job of communicating and making it a more intimate arrangement. A lot of online courses fail because of the isolation. I learned a lot.
John Akunna

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