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Welcome to SAGE (Students For The Advancement Of Global Entrepreneurship) Nigeria, Established 2005

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What Will Students Learn?

  • how to discover what they are good at doing and how to turn it into a socially responsible business idea;
  • how to write a business plan;
  • how to raise funds to finance the business;
  • how to invest this money to pay for the business’s start-up costs;
  • how to operate the business;
  • that ethical decisions are good decisions;
  • the notion of risk and return;
  • that even though some businesses will be unsuccessful, this doesn’t make the student a failure;
  • why paying taxes is essential to a well-functioning democracy;
  • that there are businesses whose purpose is to improve the community; these are social enterprise businesses;
  • how elected officials decide how to spend the tax money that a business has paid to the government;
  • the three main types of “for-profit” business entities;
  • that there are businesses whose purpose is to improve the community; these are social enterprise businesses
  • The importance of oral and written presentation skills to “sell” the idea to prospective funders.




About Us

SAGE- an acronym for Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship. It is a nonprofit Transnational Social Movement Organization initiated at the California State University Chico USA. It is currently operating in all the continents of the world with the mission to help create the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders whose innovations and social enterprises address the major unmet needs of our global community. It engages young people in a hands-on learning process on how to create wealth, help others and their communities. Since the adoption of the SAGE Programme in Nigeria in 2005, it has shown that it is a potent model for educational reform, youth re-orientation, community service learning and youth employment generation. SAGE Nigeria strategy is to prepare and empower Nigerian youths through a youth entrepreneurship and community service programme, while simultaneously emphasizing the importance of financial literacy, ethical business practices, civic engagement and environmental awareness.

SAGE Vision

Creating better futures through social enterprises, socially responsible businesses and community service.

SAGE Mission

To help create the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders whose innovations and social enterprises address the major unmet needs of our global community.

Competitions /Events

Entrepreneurship Training for Teachers

Entrepreneurship Development Programme is a course for Master Trainers, policy makers and Administrators, and small business owner’s .At the end of these program participants will become Master Trainer, develop and manage enterprise development programmes and create and executive strategic business plans. Certificates of completion signed by the Center for Entrepreneurship Development of California State University Chico.

NATIONAL SCHOOL ENTREPRENEURSHIP EXHIBITION AND AWARDS

The National School Entrepreneurship Exhibition and Awards is a platform for teenage entrepreneurs across Nigeria to showcase their innovative business ideas and community service projects which also champion and implements one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Shortlisted teams will travel to the national competition scheduled to hold 5th – 7th June in Abuja. Click to Apply

SAGE World Cup

SAGE Global offers the world an annual event that facilitates multi-cultural integration and global business networking opportunities. Outstanding teen entrepreneurs from across the globe get the chance to compete based on their innovative business and community service projects.

Global Money/Financial Inclusion Week

Global Money Week is an initiative of the Child and Youth International to create a global money awareness celebration to engage children worldwide in learning how money works, including savings, creating livelihoods, gaining employment and entrepreneurship.

Our Team

Prof. Curtis L. DeBerg

CEO/Founder - SAGE Global

Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu (OFR)

Chairman - SAGE Nigeria

Agwu Amogu

President/CEO - SAGE Nigeria

Chinenye Udeh

Programs Manager

SAGE NIGERIA STATISTICS - 2005 TILL DATE

800
Participating Teams
1,200,000
Students Impacted
780
New Business Started
500
Community service project
1800
Teachers Trained
2600
University Mentors
9
World Cup Championship (10 years)
2
Hosting Right (2008 & 2013)

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