The KEC Career Workshop is an annual event specially designed to help position job seekers, reposition underemployed graduates and to prepare final year students (upon graduation) to successfully enter and compete in the labour market. The ultimate aim is to create an opportunity to secure graduate level jobs for them.

The KEC Career Workshop 2.0 is themed “Preparing the Workforce for the Future.” Technology and Artificial Intelligence is already changing the employment landscape and will continue to do so. As a young person, are you ready for the future? This workshop will prepare you with the right skills to succeed in the future. It will also provide you with the opportunity to discuss and network with hundreds of employers of labour, recruiters, captains of industry and other professionals.

Event Information

VENUE: Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

DATE: Saturday, May 11, 2019.

Target Audience

Final Year Students of tertiary institutions

Job Seekers/Under employed graduates

Employers of Labour /Recruiters/Business Owners/Professionals


To register for this workshop, kindly click on the registration button below



Opening Remarks:

Moderator for Panel Discussion Session:

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Epedeme Inyang
Senior Consultant,
Aderinola Oloruntoye
Dean, Digital and Innovation Workforce Group.
Adewale Oyerinde
Adewale Oyerinde
Deputy Director, Membership Services NECA
Olayiwola Oladapo
Olayiwola Oladapo
Dir. Strategy Advocacy & Stakeholder Relations CIPM
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Dr. Lanre Amodu
Ag. Registrar,
Covenant University.
Training Session Facilitators:
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Joseph Oluwole
Learning & Development Manager, Pladis Global
Boluwatife David
David Boluwatife
Principal Partner Procuitas Resource




8:00 - 9:00 AM Registeration of participants
9:00 - 9:30 AM

Official Opening

Welcome speeches and remarks by:
Mr. Charles Nwodo Jnr.
The Knowledge Exchange Center
Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf
Honourable Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment
Innocent Chukwuma
Regional Director
Ford Foundation, West Africa
9:30 - 9:45 AM Presentation on the Graduate Advancement Programme Network
Maria Glover,
Executive Secretary, The Knowledge Exchange Centre
9:45 - 10:00 AM Keynote Address by Epedeme Inyang Senior Consultant, Darlberg
10:00 - 12:00 AM
Panel discussion on“Megatrends and Responses to the Future of Work in Nigeria.”
Moderator - Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr. (CFA), Channels TV  

Technology:  What is the impact of technology on the future of work?
Panellist: Aderinola Oloruntoye Dean of Faculty ,
Digital Business Programme, Workforce Group
Human resource development: How should the current approach to workforce development change?
Panellist: Dr. Oladapo Olayiwola
Director of Strategy Advocacy and Stakeholder Relations CIPM

Regulatory environment: What sort of regulatory environment would better respond to the seismic change to the future work environment?
Panellist: Adewale Oyerinde ,
Deputy Director, Membership Services, Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association (NECA)

Education:  What do young people need to do to be adequately prepared to join (or remain relevant in) the workforce of the future?
Panellist: Epedeme Inyang ,
Senior Consultant, Darlberg
Panellist: Dr. Lanre Amodu,
Ag. Registrar, Covenant University
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch break and Networking session
1:00 - 1:30 PM
First Training Session:    
Topic: How to prepare for the future – focusing on personal attitude to learning.

Facilitator: Joseph Oluwole | Learning & Development Manager, Pladis Global
Target Audience: Final Year Students/Unemployed Graduates/Young employees
1:30 - 1:45 PM
Question Time
1:45 - 2:15 PM
Second Training Session:    
Topic: Developing a roadmap for personal development and upskilling.

Facilitator: David Boluwatife | Lead Consultant, Procuitas Resources Limited
Target Audience: Final Year Students/Unemployed Graduates/Young employees
2:15 - 2:30 PM
Question Time
2:30 - 5:30 PM
Job Fair and Networking Session
Target Audience: Final Year Students/Unemployed Graduates/Young employees


Other Sponsors/Partners:

To participate in the Job Fair, register to book a stand for your organisation.

To advertise or to sponsor the event, please call Maria on 07059293437 or Aghogho on 08113898190

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