Employability & Enterprise Solutions on Radio (ESOR)

Published on June 24, 2014 um 11:18

Summary of your idea

The main objective is to use Radio in the dissemination of employability and enterprise modules to youths who are in the process of transiting from school-to-work as well as go into entrepreneurship. The activities include a live training radio session on employability skills, a live-call-in session where young people ask questions on the job market and guide on how to start a business venture, a social media platform where further questions are discussed and answers provided as well as job opportunities made available for job seekers and information on business support grants made available for budding entrepreneurs. A mobile application will be developed for the programme which will enable subscribers and listeners have access to job alerts, business support tips, seed funding opportunities and personal development ideas.

Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development

Global youth unemployment rate currently stands at an all-time high which is a huge worry to many governments and society at large. Youths between the ages of 18-35 who lack adequate employability and enterprise skills and the needed local know-how on entrepreneurship and work-readiness. Success of the idea is to be measured on dedicated social media platforms which will track information and module usage by subscribers and listeners as well as the number of listeners and subscribers who go on to secure job placements and start their own businesses as a result. The expected impact is believed to be over 20 million peoples both direct and on-line followership.

Plans for implementation and sustainability

The business model is an information-driven model where the idea gets funded by corporate organizations who buys slot during the show, the download of the application by listeners. The financing will be done with sponsorship deals gotten from brands willing to advertise on radio as well as use their marketing budget to reach the youth population. Collaborators are radio stations, studio houses, production agencies and employers of labour as well as business owners.

Your profile

I am currently 26 years old. I am a graduate of the University of Benin in Nigeria with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science & Public Administration (Education). I am motivated by the very essence to be a point of solution to varying challenges facing humanity in politics, government, leadership, business and personal effectiveness. As part of my unique qualities which has contributed to my success in Life is the ability to critically analyse events and speak with great fluency as well as mobilize and network with people seamlessly to achieve results. I have recieved amongst many awards so far the TYDF/AGDC Most Outstanding Leader Award Male Category, AGDC most Valuable Addition to the organization, Outstanding Performing Intern Olakunle Soriyan Company.

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Stage of Idea

start-up stage

Your idea has a positive impact on

peace-building , education, poverty reduction, empowerment of women, youth

Godbless Speaking on Nigeria Info 99.3 FM on WHAT IT MEANS TO BE EMPLOYABLE

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Comments

July 24, 2014 19:39

Nice idea. I see a project that would serve as an enabler to the youth as regard employability.

June 28, 2014 23:11

This idea will add value to the teeming population of the unemployed. The App is also very apt. I commend this novel initiative

June 28, 2014 23:11

This idea will add value to the teeming population of the unemployed. The App is also very apt. I commend this novel initiative

June 28, 2014 23:11

This idea will add value to the teeming population of the unemployed. The App is also very apt. I commend this novel initiative

June 28, 2014 23:11

This idea will add value to the teeming population of the unemployed. The App is also very apt. I commend this novel initiative

June 28, 2014 23:11

This idea will add value to the teeming population of the unemployed. The App is also very apt. I commend this novel initiative

June 28, 2014 23:11

This idea will add value to the teeming population of the unemployed. The App is also very apt. I commend this novel initiative

June 28, 2014 23:11

This idea will add value to the teeming population of the unemployed. The App is also very apt. I commend this novel initiative

June 27, 2014 21:56

Godbless Otubure is a talented and motivational speaker. He is someone with lots of potential and I believe he deserves the award. He has impacted lot of graduates and has equipped graduates with employabilitu skills.

June 27, 2014 20:58

With programs like this and with committed approach from the benefitting youths, unemployment will soon become a thing of the past.

June 27, 2014 20:56

Godbless and AGDC touched my Life through programs like ESOR and I don't think I will ever recover from the effect. The world need to hear about this.

June 27, 2014 18:58

A deeply enlightening and very pragmatic approach to the tackling of unemployability and lack of creativity in the economy. Have'nt recovered from my last training yet!...AGDC 2013!..awesome

June 25, 2014 12:25

The use of technology and media is critical to solving the age long problem of youth unemployment

June 24, 2014 14:08

An empowering program for Nigerian youths.