Established as a bastion of academic excellence in Abraka, Nigeria, the Delta State University (DELSU) consistently strives to offer forward-thinking educational opportunities. Continuing this tradition, the university recently launched an innovative Short-Term Certificate Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
|🎓 University||Delta State University, Abraka|
|📅 Date||Admission: Oct 25- Nov 30, 2023; Training starts: Nov 15, 2023|
|📜 Programme||Short-term Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation|
|🌐 Application||Obtainable online|
|🛠️ Courses||From “Animal Feed Production” to “Welding, Furniture/Upholstery”|
|📆 Training||Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays; 3-6 pm|
|💻 Distant Learning||Lecture modules available for distant students|
|📝 Fee||N5,000 application fee|
An Overview of the Programme
Spanning a duration of three months, these programmes are specially crafted to cater to the evolving needs of today’s dynamic job market. Candidates with a keen interest in entrepreneurship and innovation are cordially invited to apply, seizing this unparalleled opportunity to expand their skillset and horizons.
Available Skill Options and Duration
DELSU has thoughtfully curated a diverse range of skill options, ensuring there’s something for everyone:
- Animal Feed Production
- Barbing & Hair Treatment
- Bead Jewelry Making
- Catering, Confectionaries and Event Planning
- Fabric Interior & Exterior Design
- Fashion & Design
- Fishery & Poultry
- Food Processing & Packaging
- Graphics Design
- Hair Dressing
- Hat Millinery & Bridal Accessories
- Leather Works (Bags & Shoe-Making)
- Make-Up Artistry
- Paint Production, POP Interior Decoration & Screeding
- Phone/Computer Management and Repairs
- Photography, Picture Editing & Cinematography
- Soap-making & Perfume Production
- Web Design
- Welding, Furniture & Upholstery
Each of the skill options mentioned above spans a comprehensive three-month duration, ensuring participants are thoroughly versed in their chosen domain.
Application Process and Important Dates
Prospective candidates can obtain the application form online for a nominal fee of ₦5,000 (five thousand naira only) via DELSU’s official portal.
It’s crucial to mark these dates on your calendar:
- Application commencement: Wednesday, October 25, 2023
- Application deadline: Thursday, November 30, 2023
- Training of admitted candidates begins: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Training sessions are structured to be flexible, accommodating participants’ schedules. They are held on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, from 3 pm to 6 pm.
A Note for Distant Students
The university recognises the constraints distant students may face. As such, dedicated lecture modules have been developed specifically for them, ensuring they don’t miss out on this valuable learning experience.
The Short-Term Certificate Programme in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Delta State University is a testament to the institution’s commitment to fostering a culture of continuous learning. With a diverse range of courses on offer, it’s an excellent opportunity for students to diversify their skills and prepare for the future.
For more details, interested candidates can access the university’s official bulletin or follow updates on their Facebook page at @delsuinfoAbraka.