Events

With our events we support ambitious, young talents by preparing them for the next step and enhancing their practical skills. The events are organised in collaboration with the partners of the New Career Platform and are taking place in Accra. Check out the upcoming events here!

Registration open for 2021 edition

The 8th edition of the New Business Challenge takes place in the summer and fall of 2021. Students and starters from Ghana and The Netherlands can register till June 4th 2021.

The NBC exists of a Summer School and Expedition Trips to The Netherlands and Ghana. You will learn about the business relationship and opportunities between Ghana and The Netherlands, the existing policy programs, brainstorm with entrepreneurs and companies on business solutions, collaborate with students from the other country, get professional coaching and training, and have a chance to travel to The Netherlands and Ghana! Travel and accommodation costs are completely covered.

Register here.

Workshop: Job Search Skills 

Which job search skills make you a more competitive candidate?
What are the key elements of a cover letter?

The New Career Platform is excited to present a workshop on Job Search Skills.

This workshop will be delivered by Jemila Abdulai Founder of Circumspecte alongside Minoek Wijs, Executive Search Associate of Jobnet Africa, and Beatrice Anowah Brew, a Career skills trainer.

 

Date: Friday, the 12th of March, 2021
Time: From 10 am to 2pm GMT
Venue: Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research
Registration: Registration Closed

 

 

Online Workshop “CV Writing”

Are you job searching? Would you like to know what recruiters look out for on a CV?

The New Career Platform is excited to present an online session on CV Writing. This training will be facilitated by Jemila Abdulai, founder of circumspecte.com.

Join us as we dive deep on crafting an effective on-page CV(resume) that is optimised for job searching.

 

Date: Friday, 19th February, 2021
Time: 12:30pm -2:30pm GMT
Via Zoom
Registration: Registration Closed

Workshop “Brand Design for Entrepreneurs”

What does it take to create a solid business brand?

The New Career Platform is organizing a session on Brand Design for Entrepreneurs. This session will be facilitated by the Ghana Design Network.

This workshop will take you through creating a strong brand as you set up your small business or create your own brand as entrepreneurs.

 

Date: Friday, 22nd January, 2021
Time: From 10 am to 1 pm GMT
Location: iSpace Foundation, Spintex
Registration: Registration Closed

 

Online Workshop “Digital Skills: Networking Online During A COVID-19 Era”

There is now more than ever the need for online cooperation. Digital skills have become necessary and crucial especially in this COVID-19 Era.

We are organizing a workshop on Digital Skill in collaboration with the Circumspecte. This online workshop will equip you with the right set of skills needed to effectively thrive and cooperate online.

Date: Friday 6th November
Time: From 10 am to 1 pm GMT
Location: Zoom
Registration: Registration Closed

Online workshop ‘Access to Finance’

What are the available eco-financing sources that exist in Ghana? And are you able to make basic financial projections as an entrepreneur?

We are organizing a workshop ‘Access to finance’ in collaboration with  MDF West Africa on Thursday 1 October and Friday 2 October. The aim of the training is to assist you on becoming financially sustainable as an entrepreneur. The masterclass will be very hands-on, you will leave with an action plan. Sign up now to participate in this workshop!

Date: Thursday 1 October and Friday 2 October
Time: From 10 am to 1 pm GMT
Location: Zoom
Registration: Registration Closed