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Official Handover Ceremony of Certificates of Completion to 1st batch of Learners on the SME Digital Academy 

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. 
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Highlight of the Official Handover Ceremony

A Cross section of various activities 
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Testimonials from Selected enrollees 
across the 36 states of Nigeria 

Objectives of The Ceremony 

Create a Network

To meet the 1st batch of learners who have completed courses on the SME Digital Academy. (Just 5 will be present physically representing the 100s that have enrolled and completed). 


 To perform the Official Ceremonial handover of Certificates of Completion. 


To showcase to stakeholders and the press, the mission of SMEDAN to use Digital technology in educating and elevating Small businesses across Nigeria. 

Meet Our Special Guests

A cross array of special guest from agencies Within Nigeria Government and Private Sectors.

Prof. Yemi Kale

 Statistician General of the Federation/CEO
National Bureau of Statistics

Makiko Okumura

Senior Director, The Resident Representative Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 

Mr. Tony Okpanachi

The Managing Director
Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN)

Abubakar A. Bello

Managing Director / Chief Executive
Nigeria Export- Import Bank

 Mallam Farouk A. Salim

The Director General
Standard Organization of Nigeria

Mr. Olukayode A. Pitan

The Governor
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye

National Agency for Food & Drug Administration Control 


The Executive Chairman Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)

Christopher Pycroft

Country Director Department for International Development (DFID)

Mohammed Suleyman

Financial System Strategy 2020

Awal Hassan

The Managing Director
Bank of Agriculture (BOA)

Mr. Amu Ogbeide

The managing Director/CEO
Star Sapphire Group

Senator Osita Izunaso

The Director General
National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC)

Mr. Olusegun Awolowo

The Executive Secretary/CEO
Nigeria Export Promotion Council

Mrs. Ebere Okereke

The Managing Director
TheFlygeria, Lorewa, Sapphital

Mr. Olukayode A. Pitan

The managing Director/CEO
Bank of Industry


The Registrar General Corporate Affairs Commission

 Mr. Olusegun Awolowo

The Executive Secretary/CEO
Nigeria Export Promotion Council

Mrs. Ebere Okereke

The Managing Director
TheFlygeria, Lorewa, Sapphital

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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 skillsa nd knowledge you need and get Certified by SMEDAN. There is more - We are giving 80% off. 
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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. 

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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