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Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) for Retiring Officers (BEMSD 605) 1st Run

By: Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON)  

Lagos State, Nigeria

12 - 23 May, 2014  12 days

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At the end of the workshop, the participants would be able to plan for and work towards a purposeful and rewarding post-retirement life by overcoming the fears and uncertainties which often overwhelms officers immediately after retirement.
  The specific objectives of the workshop, among others, are that at the end of the programme, the participants will be able to:

  •   Plan and work towards a purposeful and rewarding post-retirement life;
  •   Explain the nitty-gritty of the Pension Reform Act, 2004;
  •   Identify the causes of delays in processing retirement benefits and how to forestall such delays;
  •   Manage their health and funds issues which often overwhelm officers immediately after retirement from active service;
  •   Identify possible areas of investment in Small and Medium Businesses; and
  •   Prepare feasibility studies report and manage a micro-business profitably
Course Contents
  This includes among others the following topics:
  •   Implications of and preparation for retirement
  •   Management of health and family in retirement;
  •   The nature of small business
  •   Legal requirements for starting a business;
  •   Identification of business opportunities;
  •   Guide to Feasibility Studies
  •   Business and its environment;
  •   Financing small business;
  •   Business plan preparation;
  •   Financial records keeping in small business;
  •   Business Failure: causes, Symptoms and Remedies.
Target Audience:
  The workshop is designed for officers who have retired or about to retire from the private and public sector organizations, within the next three (3) – five (5) years.
ASCON Complex, Topo – Badagry May 12 - 23 May, 2014
NGN120, 000.00
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