SHELL Regional LiveWIRE Training and Sponsorship Programme for Nigerian Entrepreneurs

Regional SHELL LiveWIRE Programme

Program(s) Offered: Youth development, Entrepreneurship
Program Level: Training, Finance
Provider: SPDC JV
Country to Work in: Nigeria

Programme Description
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the NNPC/Shell/Total/Agip Joint Venture (SPDC JV) announces the commencement of the 2017 SPDC JV Regional LiveWIRE Programme for young Nigerians.

The Shell Regional LiveWIRE Programme is a youth enterprise development programme supported by The SPDC Joint Venture (The SPDC JV) which aims to inspire, encourage and support young people to explore the option of starting their own businesses through the provision of training and finance for young entrepreneurs.

Since its inception, the SPDC JV Regional LiveWIRE Programme has operated mainly in the Niger Delta region, and has specifically targeted youths from the South-South region of the country. For the 2017 programme, applicants from this South-South region of Nigeria will be considered.

SHELL Regional LiveWIRE Programme

The programme provides support, access to training, guidance, and business mentorship to young entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 35.

Applications eligibility:
  • Male and female applicants from the region (South-South).
  • Must possess a University degree or HND in any discipline.
  • Must have completed NYSC if within mandatory bracket.
  • Must be resident in their states of origin.
  • Must not be in paid employment.
  • Must have an innovative business idea.
  • Must desire to own and manage a business.
Eligible groups
Eligible citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
Business by young individual or group entrepreneurs

Programme Coverage
The programme operates in the South-South region and aims to inspire, encourage and support young people aged 18-35 to start up their own businesses in the Nigerian states of Bayelsa, Delta, and Rivers states.

  • Enable youths to establish businesses by exposing them to business planning and management skills through the ‘Become a Successful Business Owner Course’.
  • Provide business start-up grants for candidates with the best business plans.  
  • Link successful candidates to third parties like financial institutions and non-government organisations (NGOs).
  • Provide a volunteer mentoring programme for successful candidates.
  • Pre-start up:- Value and Organize Yourself (VOY)
  • Bright Ideas workshop (BI)
  • Become a Successful Business Owner (Business Planning & Management)
  • Value Chain workshop
  • Business Start-up (How to access finance & technology)
  • Post start up (Mentoring and Market linkages)
Programme benefits
Ongoing access to attractive, targeted, high quality, relevant programmes and opportunities to meet other young people with similar ambitions and challenges

Method of Application
Applicants who are eligible should apply online using the 'Livewire Regional Application Form'. Alternatively, you may also apply by sending an email to stating: *Full name; *state of origin; *community; *LGA; *date of birth; *email; *marital status; *telephone no; *residential address; *educational qualification; *subject area; *type of business; *description of business; *years of experience; *disability if any; *business name; *CAC registration if any; *business address; *Name of Referee; *telephone no; and *address. You may read the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE page.

The application period for the 2017 LiveWIRE Regional Nigeria programme is from Monday August 7 until Monday 21, August 2017

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email/sms ONLY

Shell LiveWIRE is a social investment programme that helps young Nigerians explore the option of starting their own business as a real and viable career option. Such businesses will contribute towards a more buoyant economy and communities with more fulfilled young people. LiveWIRE Nigeria is a youth enterprise development programme supported by The Shell Petroleum Devlopment Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC).

Application Deadline: 21 August 2017
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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