Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, 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.  

Special Offer ended April 30, 2021.

Sponsored by SMEDAN
We are giving out 5 Top courses for just N10,500.00
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up to 90% off

Special Offers and Scholarships from SMEDAN and its Partners

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Make Money May 

This May, learn how to Raise Money, Save Money and Make Money for your business.  
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Abuja Small Business Awoof

Special offer for Small Businesses and their Associations in Abuja to Learn new skills
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Digital Skills for Small Businesses

Learn the Digital Skills you need to take your business to the next level 

Special Offers / Scholarships from SMEDAN

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Make Money May 

It's almost middle of the year - May 2021 is all about learning how to Raise Money, Save Money and Make Money for your Business and getting the rest of the year rolling. 

Awoof Offer for Small Business Associations for Abuja  

This month na awoof month. The agency for small businesses for Nigeria wey dem dey call SMEDAN, dey give scholarships to all the small businesses dem to learn for the SME Digital Academy. Instead wey you go pay N22,000.00 for 3 Training, you go just pay only N2,500.00 and you go still get the 3 trainings and on top of that still get the Government Certificates. 
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Your Certificate of Completion 

Each course comes with a Certificate of Completion in Your Name / Business Name signed and approved by the DG-SMEDAN. There is no limit to how many courses and certificates you can have and it is available as Digital Copy which you can also Print out at any time and add to your Business Documents when applying to local and international institutions for Jobs or Funding.     

Earn income every Month

As part of our Strategic Goals to empower businesses and individuals, we are launching the SME Digital Academy Affiliate Program. Anyone can join, encourage people to learn and earn a share of the income.  

Featured MSME Courses

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SME Original Bundle

Get 75% Off on the SME Original Series. 7 top quality courses for the price of 2. Save up to N49,500.00 and get 7 signed Certificates of Completion in your name and your business.

Young Entrepreneurs Academy

Are you a fresh graduate, final year student, Youth Corp Member who is, or thinking of becoming, an Entrepreneur? Get the skills and knowledge you need and get Certified by SMEDAN. There is more - We are giving 80% off. 
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Graduation Ceremony of 1st Batch - Jan - Mar 2021

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 on the SME Digital Academy from across 16 States of Nigeria.  
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Maryam has a small business. She learns on the SME Digital Academy and she was among those celebrated during the Official Certificate Ceremony by the DG-SMEDAN. Watch her story.  


The SME Digital Academy is guided by the principles of Excellence, Value-Creation and Social Impact. We bring the finest instructors and share their wisdom with other business owners. We understand the importance of Value and Impact to communities and families and will strive for top-quality at all times. 


The modules and lessons are designed in a practical way, with real-world localized examples relevant to your business. We will be the preferred learning platform for Businesses in Africa. 


The strategies shared and knowledge gained can help you to immediately set up your business or scale up existing operations. We work with our instructors to cover diverse areas of learning.  


We work with fellow agencies of Government, International bodies, Private Companies and indeed instructors and businesses to build an ecosystem that will grow the SME Sector. 

Don't be left out...

Drop your email and you'll always be the first to get information about business tips, available funding, government intervention, and more. 
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In the News

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SMEDAN, NEXIM To Assist MSMEs With Access To Finance. - Daily Trust Newspaper

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Lack of Capacity is hindering SMEs from getting access to finance. - Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) 

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