General Electric (GE) is going to begin a skill training programme this November in Lagos Nigeria, themed "GE Lagos Garage" with the aim of improving and promoting Nigeria's most promising entrepreneurs.

The programme is set to kick off from the 14th of November to December 9th.The applications are still open till midnight November 1,2016.

It's going to be a very innovative and intuitive programme as participants will work with a variety of world-class instructors, investors, technical experts, and partners that would guide them through and also widen their IT knowledge as they will be using 3D printers to create products.

According to reports:

GE created the Garages program in 2012 to reinvigorate America’s interest in invention, innovation, and manufacturing. In 2014, Garages went global with three weeks of workshops at GE’s regional headquarters in Lagos, using the latest in advanced manufacturing technologies. CNC mills, 3D printers, and laser cutters filled the first-ever fabrication lab in West Africa, driving innovation in the region.
The GE garage will train participants on the latest manufacturing technologies to enable innovation through rapid prototyping. They will learn and apply the core principles of design thinking, product development, finance, marketing, sales, and customer acquisition in real-time to their ventures. and also providing access to a robust mentorship network, supporting entrepreneurialism with an aim to drive growth across all sectors of industry.

The programme is being managed by NeuBridges,which is a Nigerian consulting company that helped the programme launch back in 2014.


Interested Applicants should apply HERE