"Our small and medium-sized enterprises are the life blood of our economy. They are the images that power growth and innovation. It is our duty to provide them with the necessary support and resources they need to flourish."
His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFRPresident, Commander-In-Chief, Federal Republic of Nigeria
I welcome all business owners, founders, startups, entrepreneurs, youths and indeed all MSMEs in Nigeria and beyond, to the SME Digital Academy. We are committed to your growth and success as an entrepreneur and hence our mission is not just to educate but to empower and equip you with the tools and insights needed to thrive in the competitive landscape of the modern business world.
Whether you are an established business owner, a budding entrepreneur, or someone eager to embark on your entrepreneurial journey, our platform serves as your gateway to a wealth of knowledge and practical skills that can be accessed anytime, anywhere, and on any device. Each of our meticulously crafted courses is accompanied by a Certificate of Completion personally endorsed by the esteemed DG-SMEDAN, ensuring the credibility and recognition of your efforts and achievements.
As your DG/CEO, I can assure you that we will continue to design projects and programmes to elevate your business and give you the ecosystem to survive, thrive and scale your business. Envision a Nigeria where millions of businesses have knowledge of several areas - how to raise money, design pitch decks, use digital tools, know about eCommerce, customer service, sales & marketing, risk management, financial education, legal, insurance and much more. You will then understand that being an entrepreneur is not easy and it is only through adequate knowledge can we collectively build a thriving MSME sector.
Join our vibrant community of passionate individuals, and embark on a transformative journey that is not only about learning but also about innovation, growth, and the realization of your dreams. Together, let's pave the way for a prosperous and thriving SME landscape in Nigeria and beyond.
With over 41 million MSMEs across Nigeria and a continuous stream of new businesses established each month, often without a structured foundation, we recognize the vast potential of these enterprises. Despite their size, many of these businesses play a crucial role in creating employment at the grassroots level and have the potential to do even more. At SME Digital Academy, we are committed to empowering small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the next generation of entrepreneurs in Nigeria and across Africa. Our strategic objectives guide our mission and drive our efforts to make a significant impact on the business landscape.
Train 5 Million MSMEs in 4 Years
Create 1 Million New Jobs
Empower 2 Million Young Nigerians to Startup New Businesses
Grow Wealth and Revenue for MSMEs and the Government
Build the Largest Digital Ecosystem for MSMEs in Africa
FEATURED COURSE OF THE MONTH
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The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) collaborates with Sapphital and the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) to offer high quality courses on Financial Inclusion to individuals and MSMEs across Nigeria.