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SME Growth Lab Africa is Accepting Application for Cohort 2 of Its 2024 Digital Accelerator Program

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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Finally! The SME Growth Lab Africa application is now open for this year. The SME Growth Lab Africa (SGLAfrica), a Digital Accelerator Program, is designed to empower business owners with digital skills, and knowledge.

SME Growth Lab Africa

Additionally, it fosters mentorship and community events with the aim of transforming businesses and driving economic growth.

About the SME Growth Lab Africa 

The Growth Lab is made up of businesses from over 30 African countries. They aim to be the leading digital accelerator program in Africa. Additionally, they have established partnerships with local organizations to expand the reach of their program. Also, they ensure that they can effectively support SMEs in emerging communities across the continent.

The SME Growth Lab Africa Modules

According to SME Growth Lab Africa, the learning modules for the program are highlighted below: 

Selling Techniques: In this module, participants will learn essential selling tips and ideas to drive sales, build relationships with customers, and increase their revenue.

Marketing Strategies: Here, participants will be learning the fundamentals of social media marketing, strategies for personal branding, brand perception, and many more.

Financial Literacy & Management: Also, participants will be learning all about cash management, budgeting, tracking, and securing funding for your small business.

Legal Counseling: Finally, participants will learn the importance of contracts for employees, vendors, and relevant stakeholders. Knowing your employment and labor law, privacy, and protecting the data of your clients.

Criteria Selection For SME Growth Lab Africa Program

  • Only Businesses operating in Africa are allowed to apply. 
  • Businesses must align with the program objectives and impact African countries positively. 
  • Businesses must have the potential for growth 
  • Willing to participate in community sessions 
  • Have resources to attend virtual sessions and group calls. 

Benefits of the Growth Lab Africa Program

-Training on business acumen: sales, marketing, finance & legal.

– Mentorship from business experts

– Access to business resources

– Exclusive access to community events

– Certificate of completion

– Strategic partnerships

– 24/7 support

Conclusion 

Are you interested in growing your business through this program? Click here to Apply

Note that successful applicants will have the prospect of participating in a 4-week intensive business training program in May 2024. 

Application ends on the 23rd of April 2024.

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Abdullahi Kafayat
Abdullahi Kafayat

Abdullahi Kafayat is an enthusiastic writer interested in the tech world. She's a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and has a BSc in Chemistry. You can reach her at Kafayatabdullahi17@gmail.com.

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