SME Digital Academy
For Students

The Students Entrepreneurship Scheme is a program designed for students of all ages who are already into business or have an interest in pursuing business. The SME Digital Academy is empowering students across Nigeria.    

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. 
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Maryam has a small business. She learns on the SME Digital Academy and her business is growing fast. Watch her story.  

Featured MSME Courses For Students


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. 
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Testimonials from Selected enrollees 
across the 36 states of Nigeria 


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Darasin Ka`idodin kasuwancin zamani darasi ne mai dauke da cikakken bayani akan yanda zaku bi wajen ganin kun kula, kuma kunbi da kasuwancin ku akan dokoki da ka`idodi wajen yin kasuwanci a sauwake da kanku ba tare da kun bar wa wani komai akan harkan har azo asamu matsala a wani wurin.

Your Certificate of Completion 

Each course is backed by 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 eCopy which you can access in your profile, forever. Brag about them, share them on Linkedin, Twitter or Facebook  or showcase them among your Business Documents when applying to local and international institutions.    

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