Introducing the FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme

This serves as a special invitation for you to tune in to the FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme on Inspiration FM 92.3 Lagos

FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme
FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme

The FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme is aired by 4. 30 pm every Monday. it is a richly rewarding 30 minutes programme that will cover a variety of topics to help entrepreneurs manage their businesses successfully, acquire leadership skills and overcome operational challenges.

History has taught us that more businesses will fail than survive, so it is wise not assume because you are smart and you have great idea(s) means you will succeed in business, it does not always follow. As an aspiring or emerging entrepreneur one of the things you’ve got to commit to is a lifetime of constant learning and re-learning and FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme is a great place to learn new strategies from accomplished and highly successful entrepreneurs.

There will also be lots of prizes to be won FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme.

The FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme will feature interviews with successful entrepreneurs to discuss business strategies and a call-in segment that enables listeners to comment and ask questions. Top class entrepreneurs and management experts in the country like Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, Founder & CEO of Chair Centre; Mr. Lanre Olusola, of Image Management Consulting (IMC), Mrs. Nike De Souza, Founder People Prime Ltd, and many others, will be guest speakers on the programme.

FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme schedule

Radio Programme Date: May 16, 2011

Topic: Entrepreneurship: Getting Started

  • DNA of an entrepreneur—the attributes
  • The risks and rewards of entrepreneurship
  • Identify necessary skills needed in your business
  • Visualizing your ideas

Facilitator: Mrs. Ibukun Awosika – CEO Sokoa Chair Centre

Radio Programme Date: May 23, 2011

Topic: Personal Development & Goal Setting

  • Evaluate your values, strengths, weaknesses, entrepreneurial and leadership skills
  • Understand the importance of improving personal effectiveness
  • Know how to set SMART goals
  • Know how to prioritize goals
  • Know how to achieve set goals

Facilitator: Mr. Lanre Olusola, Principal Catalyst, Impression Management Consultants

Radio Programme Date: May 30, 2011

Topic: Identifying and Assessing Business Opportunities

  • Understand various sources of entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Be able to assess the viability of a business
  • Be able to identify business ideas and exploit untapped opportunities in the market place.

Facilitator: Mr. Mac Atasie Managing Director/CEO of NEXTZON Business Services Ltd

Radio Programme Date: June 6, 2011

Topic: Start–up Cost and Financing Opportunities

  • Identify the sources of start-up and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses
  • Know how to calculate start up costs for a business
  • Understand the basic elements of the capital market
  • Learn about Nigerian initiatives to encourage business growth
  • Using financial tools to assess viability e.g. net present value (NPV), internal rates of return (IRR) , payback period (PYB) and return on investment risk assessment (ROI)

Facilitator: Yvonne Oyetakin, FirstBank

Radio Programme Date: June 13, 2011

Topic: Developing Business Model and Business Strategy

  • The importance of having a business strategy
  • How to develop a strategic plan for the business
  • Know how to implement various business strategies and models
  • Know the challenges that come with business strategies and models

Facilitator: Yinka Johnson, FirstBank

Radio Programme Date: June 20, 2011

Topic: Business Risk Assessment and Management

  • Understand the diff types of risks using SWOT analysis
  • Identify and manage potential impact of risk on business objectives

Facilitator: Seyi Oyefeso, FirstBank

Radio Programme Date: June 27, 2011

Topic: Organizational Management

  • Know how organizations are structured and the challenges associated with it
  • Learn how to delegate responsibilities for job tasks
  • Understand the importance of creating a board of directors
  • Develop a personnel organizational plan with job descriptions and include key performance indicators

Facilitator: Mrs. Bisola Longe, CEO, Human Capital Development Consultants

Radio Programme Date: July 4, 2011

Topic: Business Plan

  • Understand the importance of having a Business plan
  • Know how your business can grow through a well written plan
  • Identify tips on presenting business plans and concepts to potential investors

Facilitator: Mr. Niyi Yusuf. Country Managing Director, Nigeria Accenture

Radio Programme Date: July 11, 2011

Topic: Market Research& Strategy

  • Learn the importance and components of market research
  • Know the importance of segmenting customers
  • Know the differences between primary and secondary sources, as well as how to collect and analyze both types of data
  • Understand the importance of consumer’s perceived value, competitor’s behaviour and costs in setting prices
  • Understand the importance of selecting the right channels of distribution in order to target key demographics

Facilitator: Mr. Tunde Owolabi, FirstBank

Radio Programme Date: July 18, 2011

Topic: Foundation of Marketing I: Pricing, Selling and Distributions

  • Understand the importance of consumer’s perceived value, competitor’s behaviour and costs in setting prices
  • Understand the importance of selecting the right channels of distribution in order to target key demographics
  • Learn the importance of effective communication to enhance selling techniques
  • Planning your finances

Facilitator: Mrs. Folusho Laniyan MD, UTC

Radio Programme Date: July 25, 2011

Topic: Building a Team: Hiring and Keeping Staff

  • Understand the need to have well qualified staff
  • Understand the importance of building a team
  • Know how to motivate your staff

Facilitator: Mrs. Nike De Souza, Managing Director People Temp Limited

Radio Programme Date: August 1, 2011

Topic: Branding Strategies

  • Be able to identify your brand objectives
  • Know how to position your company strategically

Facilitator: Mr. Oge Udeagha, First Bank of Nigeria

Radio Programme Date: August 8, 2011

Topic: Success Principles & Self Motivation

  • Now that you have started that business your ability to determine essential keys to achieving success
  • Know the principles that guide successful people
  • Be able to know what holds you back
  • Know what to do to achieve your goal

Facilitator: Mr. Fela Durotoye. MD, Visible Impact

Please be the judge, is the roll call of successful individuals that will feature on the FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme not impressive?

Do me one favour, please tell everyone you know about the FATE Foundation and First Bank Business Path Radio Programme.

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