2017 SAGE YEAR PROGRAMS

SAGE COODINATORS SUMMIT:

  • Training – New SAGE business model curriculum
  • Strategy – Planning and coordination of SAGE program and its activities
  • Ensuring implementation of SAGE policies and practices

Date: 1st February, 2o17

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International Global Money Week
Theme: Learn .Save .Earn

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.

Date: 27th March -2nd April

SAGE Regional /State Competition

This competition is an inter- state competition which provides various teams across the state the opportunity to benchmark, learn and network with other teams across the state.
This competition delivers the two best teams to represent a state at the SAGE National Awards and Exhibition.

Date: 25th -26th May

Campus Jump Start

An initiative of SAGE Nigeria in collaboration with California State University Chico Center for Entrepreneurship Development.
The core objective of the Campus Jump Start (CJS) is to provide support for university and polytechnic students to build their own businesses on campus and also help them take their campus ventures off-campus.

Entries starts in March

SAGE NIGERIA ALUMNI PITCH

CALL FOR ENTRY

SAGE Nigeria Alumni are challenged to showcase their best business models to a panel of influential judges.
Each selected participant is given seven minutes to convince the judges and audience participants that their business ideas provides a SOLUTION to a Problem in their community and is worth investing.
Shortlisted candidates

  • Scholarship to participate at the 2017 SAGE National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Expo 5th – 8th June.
  • Pitch to investors.
  • Free mentorship and business incubation at the SAGE Innovation Centre.

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GOUNI PITCH PARTY

CALL FOR ENTRY

GOUNI students are challenged to showcase their best business models to a panel of influential judges and multitude of fellow students for a chance to win prizes.
Each selected participant is given seven minutes to convince the judges and audience participants that their business ideas provides a SOLUTION to a Problem on GOUNI Campus and is worth investing.
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SAGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION EXPO

CALL FOR ENTRY

Are you a SAGE Team or you are engaged in ANY Socially Responsible or Social Enterprise business and community service projects in your school or community?
Participate at the 2017 SAGE National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Expo, where teenage entrepreneurs will showcase their innovative business and community service projects to a panel of influential judges who are civic and business leaders.
This panel will determine which team is the most innovative and creative in entrepreneurship and Community service.

This event brings Young creative SAGE team entrepreneurs from all over Nigeria to exhibit, interact, network and compete with their social and community service project businesses and fight for the right to represent Nigeria at the 2017 SAGE World Cup.

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SAGE WORLD CUP

SAGE Global offers the world an annual even 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.

Summer -August

National School Entrepreneurship Program NSEP

National School Entrepreneurship Programme (N-SEP) is an initiative of SMEDAN and SAGE Nigeria conceptualized to deliver hands-on Entrepreneurship and Community Service learning in Primary and Secondary schools across Nigeria.
This project will engage 370,000 pupils will be directly impacted in the first year as they create over 3,700 micro businesses and community service projects. Over 5,000 teachers will be trained on how to deliver hands-on entrepreneurship and community service education to students in primary and secondary schools. 18,500 business and civic leaders will be recruited as Business Advisory Board Members thereby enhancing community participation. About 370,000 students bank accounts is projected to be operated along with about 3,700 school enterprise bank accounts to be operated in estimated 3’700 school banks.

SEPTEMBER

1ST Africa Youth Entrepreneurship Education Summit -AYEES

SAGE in collaboration with other international partners is organizing “A-YEES”. The summit will seek to provide solution to the highly unmet need in Youth Entrepreneurship education. It our belief that massive youth entrepreneurship education hold the key to the youth unemployment crisis in Africa.

Date: 4th -7th December

Venue: Abuja Nigeria

SAGE Donor Reception and Awards Dinner

At the end of every year SAGE Nigeria appreciates and awards all our partners and sponsors over the year.

Date: December

Get involved

  1. Invest financial Capital. Your funds are vital to improve SAGE program and expand it nationally so we can reach every student in Nigeria.
  2. Volunteer your time and talent as team’s BAB member (Business Advisory Board for any SAGE team) team mentor or as SAGE competition judge. Either way, you are creating a positive social change.
  3. Become a SAGE Coordinator in your state or community.
  4. Start a SAGE team in your alma mater(click here).
  5. Start a SAGE team in your community (click here).
  6. Start a SAGE team in your school (click here).
  7. Register(school principals) your school(click here).