Skye Bank trains 20 female entrepreneurs on business mgt
By Blaise Udunze
A total of 20 female entrepreneurs were recently trained by Skye Bank Plc under the Skye Pearl programme to assist them run their businesses efficiently, profitably and professionally.
The beneficiaries were the first set of entrepreneurs to be trained under the advisory and training support services for female entrepreneurs, a component package of the Skye Pearl programme, which is specifically developed to cater to the funding and capacity building needs of female entrepreneurs, stay-at-home mothers, among others.
Declaring the training programme open, the Regional Director, Greater Ikeja Region, Skye Bank Plc, Mr. Ndubuisi Osakwe, said the training programme was to help build capacity for women in business and equip them with the necessary skills to succeed.
Osakwe said studies have shown that with the necessary basic training in business management, women would excel as well as create value thereby contributing to the development of the nation.
He further said women in business have low record of credit default, adding that with the necessary training and business advisory, they would not only excel but become employers of labour.
In her remarks, Head, Small Business Group, Skye Bank Plc, Mrs. Ayodele Olojede, said the bank would partner with the female entrepreneurs to improve the business climate and remove obstacles to their success.