The Gamma and Beta group trainees under the Youth Entrepreneurship and Employability Program (YEEP) of the No Business as Usual (NBU) Project have been imparted with essential skills needed to secure jobs and succeed at the workplace.
This was realized on 15th October 2020 when officials of the project took them through a day’s training program on cooperate skills which focused on areas of expertise needed by employees to deal with real life challenges at work place.
The event was called to play consequent to the skyrocketing number of youth who are unaware of basic essential skill; denying them the opportunity to acquire and leverage on for corporate success.
It explored the complexities of the corporate world and the basic essentials skills that the youth need to succeed in the corporate environment.
Dubbed; “CORPORATE MEET-UP 6.0” and held under the theme “ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR CORPORATE SUCCESS”, the event again schooled participants on the big five essential skills that are crucial for corporate success, exposing them further to case studies that highlighted each of the essential skills to enable them learn first-hand its relevance in the corporate world.
It took the form of a speaker presentation, break-out and questions and answers sessions. The training was premiered by officials via the project’s social media pages to reach more audience as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.
At the program, Ms. Roberta Aryeetey, Youth Coach, NBU Hub took participants through basic email etiquettes as well as rules and regulations regarding email correspondence.
Mr. Obeng Okofo Dartey, Administrative Assistant , KNUST-COE Innovation Centre also gave a presentation on Big five essential skills required for corporate success such as communication skills, skills in problem solving, time management, networking and ways to acquire them.
Speaking in an interview with media, he made an indication that finding a job and starting a business has become very competitive following the onset of technology.
On that score, he charged participants to use the knowledge gained through the training effectively; the only way they can succeed in the corporate world.