S029:The Many Ways They Became Apprentice
In our last episode: Wait! Have You Considered Apprenticeship?” we discussed how important apprenticeship can be in the journey of any successful entrepreneur. Today’s episode considers the many ways successful Nigerian entrepreneurs became apprentice in their early years.
In this episode, you will learn about the following:
- The different forms/model of apprenticeship,
- Examples of Nigerian Entrepreneurs who utilised one form of apprenticeship or the other,
- The launch of a new channel on Podlobe, Campus Palava
The Different Models of Apprenticeship
The number of young people wanting to start a business or launch a startup in Nigeria is on the rise. It is important to note that these young people, usually between the ages of 20 to 30, are not always clear on what path to take to achieving their entrepreneurial ambitions. This episode looks at the various models of apprenticeship that any aspiring entrepreneur can use.
How they became Apprentice
Great Nigerian entrepreneurs like Comos Maduka (Cosharis), Mo Abudu (Ebony Life TV), Aliko Dangote (Dangote), Nnamdi Ezeigbo (Slot) to established Tech frontiers and entreprenuers like Bosun Tijani & Femi Alonge (CcHUB), Jason Njoku(Iroko TV), Seun Onigbinde (BudgIT), Segun Abiona (Nicole and Giovanni), Abiola Olaniran (Gamsole), and Mark Essien (Hotelng) just to mention a few, were all once apprentice in one form or the other.
This episode takes a look at the type of apprentice they were in the beginning. This will help you decide what model works for you, either as a beginner or as a rising entrepreneur.