The second edition of Warri Business Seminar took place in Warri on June 18, 2016.
It was a huge success as individuals from different institutions and backgrounds came together and were incubated for several hours by coaches who have distinguished themselves in their various fields with outstanding testimonies.
The topic of this year’s seminar is “The 3 BIG Mistakes Salary Earners Make That Ruin Their Future and Make Them Constantly Broke. The three mistakes identified were: Weak Self-Management, Bad Money Culture and Poor Investment Knowledge. Therefore participants were taught the following: Blueprint of Financial Intelligence, Fundamentals of Business Startup, Available Smart Investment Options, Ethics in Business, Time and Self-Management as well as Customer Service Awareness.
Warri Business Seminar Limited (WBSL) was however, incorporated in 2015 to Impact on individuals and create an entrepreneurial mindset with the aim of alleviating poverty while also reducing pressure on government for support in terms of job provision. WBSL is powered by three bodies namely, Breakthrough Moment, Flobal Trust Limited and Klass and Korporate Consultants.
Breakthrough Moment is an inspirational radio program which features regularly on Crown FM, Warri and has touched the lives of many youths and entrepreneurs in Warri and its environs and the Chief promoter is a retired staff of Shell Nigeria Ltd and author of several books, Engineer Chris Ekpekurede. Flobal Trust Limited is one of the Capital Market Operators licensed by Securities and Exchange Commission as Corporate Investment Adviser in Nigeria and the founder is Mr. Abayomi Adeyeri, an indigene of Owo, Ondo State, and a former Regional Head with Ecobank Limited who was recently recognized by Guardian Newspaper as one of the outstanding professionals in Nigeria in the year 2015.
Klass and Korporate is a Business Start-Up/Business Development International Consultancy Outfit with offices in Abuja, Benin, Warri and the United Kingdom. Klass & Korporate Consultants, Since Inception has facilitated the registration of over 500 SME’s in Delta State alone, thereby creating an entrepreneurial vehicle for both youths and investors. The founder, Mrs. Omoefe Siakpere, is a distinguished scholar of Corporate and Commercial law from the University of London.
Warri Business Seminar Limited is already in talks with the Delta State Government with a view to forming a formidable partnership that will further empower unemployed youths in the state.