We believe that entrepreneurs and innovators will build the future of Africa. VP Academy is positioned to equip these entrepreneurs and innovators with the skills they need to get the job done.
The Academy offers four learning tracks to cater to a wide range of skills necessary to optimize a digital economy:
- The Talent Accelerator for digital technology and startup ecosystem intrapreneurship skills
- The Innovation track
- The Entrepreneurship track for social and commercial entrepreneurship
The Talent Accelerator
The Talent Accelerator is for young people looking to grow their skills in digital technology or acquire intrapreneurship skills relevant to the startup ecosystem.
The Innovation Track
The Innovation Track is for individuals who want to hone their skills for innovation such that they can analyze and improve or overhaul systems, processes, products, etc in a variety of settings whether in their own business or within the organization in the public or private sector.
The Entrepreneurship Track
This Track has 2 Segments:
The Commercial Entrepreneurship Segment. This is for persons who want to set up or grow businesses that are tech-driven and profitable.
The Social Entrepreneurship Segment which is for people who want to set up or grow a social enterprise leveraging tech to solve problems for the bottom of the pyramid.
Digital Explorers is a career advancement program for Nigerian ICT specialists through real work placements in Lithuanian ICT companies and skills enhancement in emerging technologies.
Digital Explorers program ensures that the migration of Nigerian ICT talents in Lithuania is legal while providing individual travel support for each participant.
In addition, the Digital Explorers program invites ICT companies to participate in business missions to Nigeria and create opportunities to enhance economic cooperation between Nigeria and Lithuania.
Customized Learning & Curriculum Design
The Customised Learning program offering is designed to provide customized learning programs and curriculum design for clients who desire to achieve certain outcomes or target specific demographics, groups or geography.
Clients we have worked with to design customized learning programs for include the World Bank and Sterling Bank.
What is VP Academy?
VP Academy is a school for entrepreneurs and innovators that offers a learning experience that teaches people to know, understand, analyze, and apply knowledge gained from the Academy’s learning tracks.
How do I apply?
All applications must be submitted via the VP Academy Online Application portal.
What are the entry requirements?
VP is seeking individuals who are highly motivated and passionate about building the future of Africa. Other requirements are available on the VP Academy Online Application
Do I need to have prior experience in entrepreneurship to attend?
No, you do not. All people at different stages of entrepreneurship are welcome to apply.
If selected, how much will the academy cost?
Course prices at VP Academy vary. You can find specific course details in the academy brochure when they become available.
How much work is involved?
The Academy offers a blended learning approach where learners take courses online and participate in offline learning and practice sessions with peers, mentors, and facilitators.
How long is the VP Academy for? Will I need to re-apply every year?
The course duration at VP Academy varies. You can find specific course details in the academy brochure when they become available.
How do I request more information regarding the Academy?
You can send an mail to [email protected] and we will respond to your inquiry.