The Sustainable Enterprise Challenge Programme 2024

This program aims to provide young Lagos citizens with the necessary practical skills, knowledge, and confidence to succeed as entrepreneurs. The Sustainable Enterprise Challenge Programme is a British Council and Prince’s Trust International program executed by Nerdzfactory Company that aims to provide young people with a comprehensive toolbox of skills applicable to both future employment and personal development.

About the Program

The Sustainable Enterprise Challenge Programme is targeted towards Lagos residents aged 18 – 35 years old with 0-1 year of business experience who are interested in entrepreneurship and acquiring skills to be employable. The program objectives include equipping participants with skills development, mentorship and coaching, and business ideation development.

Some highlighted activities are:

  • The Sustainable Enterprise Challenge Bootcamp
  • The Sustainable Enterprise Challenge Workshop
  • Mentorship Sessions
  • Opportunity to pitch for a grant

The Bootcamp, Workshop and Session will equip participants with practical and hands-on knowledge, skills and resources that they need to build sustainable businesses. The program will close with a pitch/grant competition.


  • Open to young people between the ages of 18-35 years;
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs;
  • Existing entrepreneurs with an annual turnover;
  • Applicants could be young graduates, Final-year students; Unemployed youth, or NYSC Corp members.


Venue of Classes: Physical classes will be held at Nerdzfactory Company HQ in Ogudu GRA, Lagos. Virtual classes will be held on Zoom.

Deadline: January 12, 2024

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