About KEC Career Workshop

KEC Career Workshop is an event specially designed to help reposition unemployed graduates and to prepare final year students to successfully enter the labour market and to secure appropriate graduate level jobs.

Graduate unemployment is on the increase in Nigeria and the career workshop is aimed at addressing this issue by building the capacities of participants as well providing them with the opportunity to meet human resource managers and employers of labour.

The event is a 2-day intensive workshop which will provide participants with the necessary tools to succeed in their careers. They will also have access to continuous career support even after the workshop through the KEC Graduate Advancement Programme Network which every participant will be automatically enrolled into.

Why Attend

This workshop is a unique opportunity for participants to:

  • Understand the job market and gain skills to position themselves and succeed.
  • Gain critical skills employers want.
  • Meet with potential employers of labour.
  • Dialogue with experts and get practical tips of how to win in the 21st century job market.
  • Network opportunity to meet with employers of labour.
  • Join a continuous training and career support network.
  • On-the-spot job interviews and employment
  • Automatic enrolment into KEC Graduate Advancement Programme (GAP) Network. A platform that provides continuous career and training support to participants after the workshop.


Day 1:
Arrival and Registration
Topic Speakers
Session One -
Personal Development and Career Planning
Adebayo Adegun, The Impacter
Chief Productivity Officer, CrossTie Solutions
Session Two -
Effective CV Writing
Eyitayo Ogunmola
Country Director, Utiva
Session Three –
Developing Effective Interview Skills
Chiemezie Valentine Osuorah
Head, HR & Administration, Boulos Enterprises Limited
Introduction to KEC GAP Network Maria Glover
Executive Secretary, KEC
Day 2:
A message from the commissioner of wealth and creation Pharm. (Mrs) Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf
Hon. Comm. of Wealth Creation & Employment
Training Session - Job Hunting Strategy EldaDavid Kehinde Samuel
Director/Head of Operations,
Nirmala Chellarams Centre for Entrepreneurship Skills
Panel Discussion Session Part 1
Preparing Graduates for the Job Market
Panel Discussion Session Part 2
Winning in the 21st Century Job Market
Job Fair/ Networking Session



Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer and assist us with organising a successful Career Workshop

Benefit of joining our Volunteer Team

  • Access to job opportunities from our partners
  • Attend any training of your choice at our centre
  • Your CV will be reviewed by a HR Expert Free
  • Your LinkedIn profile will also be reviewed for Free
  • Opportunity to include volunteer experience in your CV

Register your interest by clicking Volunteer


Register for the Career Workshop HERE

Date: April 20- 21, 2018

Time: 9am - 3:30pm daily

Venue: Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja