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Entrepreneurship Training

Entrepreneurship Training

Grooming Startups Into Successful Businesses

Entrepreneurship Training

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FROM REGISTRATION TO CERTIFICATION

Our Training Workflow

The whole training programme will last for two years and it has been divided into two stages.
Once a Telescope (trainee) goes through the two years successfully, then (s)he shall receive our certificates, based on the number of programmes (s)he registered for.

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Stage 1: Training, Mentorship & Coaching
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Stage 2: Working Experience & Skills Dev't.
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6 Portfolios: 3 Networking + 3 Career
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Certificates Upon Graduation

One begins the 1st Stage of the training programme through The Telescope TMA. Here, it’s all about training, research and skills acquisition. Whilst at it, the Telescope (trainee) receives mentoring and coaching.

The 2nd Stage of the training programme is about practical projects, portfolio building and the gaining of real working experience. Once again, Telescopes (trainees) receive further mentoring and coaching.

Each Telescope specializes in specific areas and builds 3 Career Portfolios. Additionally, (s)he will build 3 Networking Portfolios.

Upon going through the two years of training successfully, one gets to receive 1, 2, 3 or 4 international certificates as per the person’s registration.

How The Training Is Going To Be Like

Entrepreneurship Training Overview

The objective of the Entrepreneurship Training Module is to train students and make it possible for them to build their own businesses whilst still in school – even before they graduate. So we ensure that they undergo the training under the guidance of highly experienced mentors and coaches.

The training module has been designed to take them through the basics of entrepreneurship to the point where they can convert their ideas into viable successful businesses. Hence, they are trained to develop their entrepreneurial skills, gain financial literacy and understand partnerships. They also learn how to write their own business plans and build successful businesses based on the business plans that they write.

In addition to helping them to start their own companies, we help them to get credible partners from different campuses or different parts of the country so that they can start building their businesses/companies together. Furthermore, if the Telescope organization realizes that the trainee’s business idea is good and the person is very committed to making it a reality, then the person stands the chance of being selected by the Telescope organization as a business partner . When that happens, it means the person will have access to all the campuses and markets that the Telescope organization has a presence in – ie, nationwide and international.

Later in the programme, trainees learn about pitching and how to present their business ideas to potential investors so that they can get some funding.

This training module boosts the knowledge and confidence level of the trainees and upon graduation, they are able to become CEO’s and founders of their own startups.

Making The Dream A Reality

Working Experience

The entrepreneurship programme, is practical and experience-oriented from day one. This is because, it is intended to help trainees to build real companies by the time they are done with the programme. As has already been explained above, each trainee builds a real company that will eventually get registered by the time the person is done with the training.

Trainees get to know how to write business plans and business proposals. They also get to understand how best to design and write their marketing plans, operational plans, financial plans and growth and development plans.  Then they learn how to iterate the plans several times as they build their real companies.

By thus, they gain experience in business partnership formation and social media marketing as well as all the different aspects of business that one needs to understand in order to succeed as a businessman. With all that knowledge and experience, they are given the opportunity to write entrepreneurship articles to educate the public on certain aspects of entrepreneurship. These articles then get published on the Campus Fila platforms.

Aside the practical avenues available for the entrepreneurship trainees, there are also internship opportunities in The Telescope organization itself. Additionally, there are opportunities in other external organizations and all those opportunities are aimed at helping the upcoming entrepreneurs to gain real working experience.

Professional Coaches And Mentors

Training Team

International Certificates Trainees Receive

Entrepreneurship Training Certificate

The training lasts for two years. Hence, certification is done after the two-year training period has ended – not before or during the training period. But if it so happens that a Telescope’s duration in TTCJN is less than two years (due to the fact that (s)he is graduating from school), then (s)he shall be certified when (s)he is graduating from school so that (s)he can add the TTCJN certificate(s) to the academic certificate that (s)he will be getting from his/her institution.

We have three different types of certificates in TTCJN:

  • Training & Working Experience Certificate.
  • Leadership & Management Certificate.
  • Volunteerism Certificate.

Training And Working Experience Certificate:

We have four training programmes that one can register for. After signing up, one will have to register for the one(s) that (s)he is interested in and after going through the training successfully, (s)he will receive a certificate based on the number of programmes (s)he registered for. So a Telescope can get 1, 2, 3 or all 4 certificates at the end of his/her training.

 

Entrepreneurship Training And Working Experience Certificate:

If one registers for the Entrepreneurship Training programme, then (s)he is going to receive a Entrepreneurship Training Certificate at the end of the two-year training period.

See the other certificates that a Telescope can get.

2-Year Training Programme

Entrepreneurship Training Phases

As has already been said, each of our training programmes is a two-year programme and runs synchronously with the other training programmes. The training is in two stages.

  • Stage 1: One begins the 1st Stage of the training programme through The Telescope TMA, which is all about training, research and skills acquisition. Whilst at it, the Telescope (trainee) receives mentoring and coaching.
  • Stage 2: The 2nd Stage of the training programme is about practical projects, portfolio building and the gaining of real working experience. Telescopes (trainees) specialize in their areas of choice and build the three professional portfolios by doing research and practical projects to gain more working experience. Once again, they receive further mentoring and coaching.

Entrepreneurship Training Phases

With respect to the Entrepreneurship Training, this is how the training will go for the three phases of the training.

  • Phase 1: [From scratch to Business Plan] - Telescopes learn how to start their ideas from scratch and how to get the various components needed for the business plan of their startups.
  • Phase 2: [Putting all the different components of one's business plan together to form a viable Business Plan] - After getting the components of the Business Plan, Telescopes learn how to write and develop the actual Business Plan for their startups.
  • Phase 3: [Bootstrapping one's business and developing a MVP] - Once the Business Plan is ready, then it is time for implementation. Telescopes implement their Business Plans, learn how to bootstrap their businesses and try to secure a MVP.

This training module boosts the knowledge and confidence level of the trainees and allows them to build and register real businesses whilst still in school. Upon graduation, they become the CEO’s of their own startups.

The Training Process

Curriculum, Activities And Events

Curriculum

We have a specially designed training curriculum for the Entrepreneurship Training Module and some very knowledgeable facilitators take trainees through it. The curriculum cuts out some of the plenty things that usually the classroom training tries to make students learn. Here, we focus on some of the key areas of entrepreneurship that one will need to know so that after the training, (s)he will be able to full start, run, manage and grow a company successfully. The full details of the training schedule is given out during the orientation session after new trainees sign up.

Activities

  • Practicing Specialized Tutorial Videos And Instructional Manuals.
  • Online Tutorial Sessions.
  • Publication Of Entrepreneurship Articles On Website And In Newspaper.
  • Field Assignments.
  • Face-To-Face Interactive Video Conferencing With Facilitators.
  • Online Group Discussion Sessions.
  • A Supporting Community To Promote Your Works.

Events

  • Courtesy Call On Successful Entrepreneurs To Visit And Learn.
  • Field Trip To Some Major Businesses To Visit And Learn From The Pros.
  • Entrepreneurship Seminar.
  • Aptitude Test In English.
  • Editorial Boards Conference.

Professional Value Addition

Entrepreneurship Training Portfolios

A portfolio is like a CV or resume for a specific aspect of one’s life. It adds value to a person and enhances the certificates and CV of the person. So in TTCJN, our training programmes have all been designed such that, as the student is being trained, (s)he also builds three different portfolios for himself or herself. The three different portfolios we help trainees of the Entrepreneurship Training Module to build are:

  • 1. A Professional Portfolio: Articles, news reports, activities and events related to the programme the trainee is studying in school.
  • 2. An Interest Portfolio: Articles, news reports, activities and events related to something that the trainee is passionate about.
  • 3. A Social Work Portfolio: Articles, news reports, activities and events related the trainee’s volunteerism and selflessness activities.
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