Social Impact Strategy and Accelerator Boot Camp

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Dear Founder,

Welcome to the beginning of an unforgettable journey into the social impact world. We want to guide and support you on your journey to changing the world. Join us to reflect, re-discover, re-conceptualize and design the future of your project at the Social Impact Strategy and accelerator Boot Camp.

Managing nonprofit organizations or a social enterprise in Nigeria to carry out a sustainable agenda of change requires more commitment and skills more than ever before.

This social impact strategy and accelerator program is an intensive and personalized program that empowers social entrepreneurs, nonprofit founders and their core teams with essential skills, insights, and tools needed to understand and navigate the social sector as well as develop critical strategies required to maximize impact, visibility, and income. At the end of this program, each start up can respond to the demands of accountability and develop more innovative, effective, and efficient start-up solutions for the pressing challenges facing our country. You will also learn how lead your team more effectively, get funding for your plans and improve your overall organizational performance.

THE CURRICULUM

Participants would participate in the following practical sessions
1. Need Analysis and Proof of Concept Development: This will take you
through the process of re-evaluating the needs and problems you are working on and guide you through data-based decision making.
2. Design Thinking: Birth new ideas through empathy, defining, ideation and prototyping. Think, analyze and build through our very interesting design thinking session.
3. Strategic Planning: Create or re-examine your vision and mission, set
priorities, set fresh organizational growth and develop clear achievable and sustainable objectives.
4. Programs Design and Management: A practical learning experience of
how to develop sustainable high impact beneficiary-centered programs.
5. Grant Writing & Alternative Fundraising Strategies: Opportunities just
like birds fly around but only those with the right information and skills are able to maximize them. You will learn practical principles of writing a winning grant and how to raise funds for personal or organizational projects.
6. Nonprofit Branding and Marketing: Sell out your programs and impact
stories by understanding how to build and market a compelling brand.
7. Organizational Leadership: Become more effective as a leader, learn how to develop and manage cross-functional teams and volunteers:
8. Monitoring and Evaluation: Get a foundational knowledge of needs and impact assessment and evaluation.

PROGRAM DESIGN

In this boot camp, we are focused on making high impact, so we will only be working with a small cohort to allow for optimal supervision. This camp is exclusively designed for professionals who want to be on the forefront of leading high impact initiatives that are systemic and sustainable. The camp will adopt experiential learning and it would be project based. At the end of this camp you would have your next year plan ready for implementation. Depending on a number of factors, the camp would be held for a duration of 3 to 5 days.

ELIGIBILITY

Preferred participants are emerging non-profit executives, social entrepreneurs or individuals who are ready to start their own nonprofits, work in the development sector or lead a social or community development project within an organization. Participants must be available for the entire course duration.

ORGANIZERS

The boot camp is brought to you by Sozo Networks, Nigeria. Sozo Networks is committed to excellence therefore every session of the boot camp is facilitated by seasoned experts in the field who are very practical and down to earth in their facilitation approaches.

TESTIMONIALS

Sozo strategy boot camp was what I needed to fine-tune my goals. I found the camp very enlightening, with simple learner friendly approaches. - Obafemi Felicia Funke. ED, TEGRI, Abuja. From just a mental picture, I now have a viable and sustainable model. - Olumide Adaramoye, Ibadan. The mode of delivery is a system I will adopt, because of its effectiveness. The strategic thinking and planning session has helped me to develop long term goals. My business and the social initiative now have synergy. I have learned many skills that make me feel untouchable by business and management pitfalls.- Diana Gbefwi-Guyit, FCT Abuja

PAYMENT

The fee is $250 but up to 90% need based scholarship is available for the early birds. Please carefully complete this form to register, please pay more attention to answering the personal essays to earn the scholarship. Our team will review your application and notify you of your scholarship award as soon as you apply.

For more information, kindly contact us through contact@sozonetworks.com