Redwood Unveils Edu2work, A Student Entrepreneurship Program

L-R: Group Managing Director, Republicom Group, Tunji Adeyinka; Chairman, Republicom Group, Dr. Fisayo Oyedeji; Acting Director of Entrepreneurship Development Centre, Caleb University, Dr. Oluwaseun Folorunsho; Managing Director, Redwood Consulting, Hannah Oyebanjo, Lecturers from Caleb University and Caleb University Students at the Edu2Work Entrepreneurship Program themed: Realities of Entrepreneurship in the Workspace in Lagos recently.



10 Outstanding Students Rewarded for Excellence 

Redwood Consulting, a composite marketing organization has launched Edu2work, a leading platform in fostering entrepreneurial skills among higher institution students, successfully concluded its Entrepreneurship Program themed “Realities of Entrepreneurship in the Workspace.” The program, which spanned four weeks, featured renowned speakers and provided invaluable insights for over 1200 participating 300-level students of Caleb University.

At the heart of Redwood’s initiative is the recognition and celebration of academic excellence and entrepreneurial potential. The top 10 students at Edu2Work, who demonstrated exceptional commitment and proficiency throughout the sessions, were awarded N25,000 each, and a certificate of entrepreneurial excellence. The distinguished awardees are Igbokwe Ikenna, Igbokwe Kenneth, Roberts Emmanuel, Kachi Akwiwu, Enweaba Happiness, Olagoke Favour, Oni Onioluwa, Asanga Ekene, Nnorom Amara, and Promise Aro. Each participant also received a certificate of participation, acknowledging their dedication to the program.

Chairman of Republicom Group, Dr. Fisayo Oyedeji, emphasized the opportune moment for young entrepreneurs, saying, “Every time I see young people interested in entrepreneurship, I say you were born at the right time because this is the right time to be an entrepreneur.” He highlighted the importance of risk-taking in entrepreneurship, stating, “Your ability to take risks sets the precedents for your success as an entrepreneur because you will always operate on a frequency of uncertainties.”

Reflecting on the impact of the program, Acting Director of Entrepreneurship Development Centre, Caleb University, Dr. Folorunso Oluwaseun, said, “The entire session was an experience; the students felt like they were outside the university. It encapsulated all the experiences a future entrepreneur should have a taste of. She said, ‘Edu2work is a platform to fulfil my long-standing ambition of grooming more entrepreneurs.'”

Managing Director of Redwood Consulting, Hannah Oyebanjo, said, “We just launched the Edu2Work Students Entrepreneurial Program and over 1200 students trained. The initiative is geared at bringing university students close to the realities of entrepreneurship. So, we developed a 4-week curriculum of 2 hours of lectures by industry experts and weekly assessments. The best 10 students were awarded N25,000.00 each plus a sit-in learning session with the Directors of the Republicom Group, where Redwood Consulting belongs.”

The free entrepreneurship programme focused on crucial aspects of entrepreneurship, with speakers of high repute such as Dr. Fred Akintuwa; Kehinde Salami; and Onome Odili; sharing their insights on topics such as; The winning mindset and ethics, to excel working for SMEs; the importance of a proactive mindset, ethical conduct for success in SMEs; understanding types of SMEs, how they think, and how they win; diverse landscape of SMEs, their mindsets and winning strategies; how to make a difference in the workspace; keys to sustainable growth before startup; essential factors in contributing to sustainable growth as well as how to prepare for their entrepreneurial journeys.


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