By Tare Youdeowei
LAGOS—Through its transformational curriculum called Poise Graduate Finishing Academy, PGFA, the Group Managing Director of Poise Nigeria, Mrs. Ukinebo Dare has disclosed that the foundation trained over 33,000 Nigerian graduates with employability skills.
She said that PGFA gives Nigerian graduates a head start to the Nigerian labour market by equipping them with the right skills to get the job of their dreams.
According to her, students who have passed through the school have been able to unlock the secret formula to winning the hearts and minds of employers with most of them taking over the job market.
She said that the school is currently improving the Nation’s GDP one individual at a time by refining and developing Knowledge, Attitude, Skills and Experiences to position graduates for a successful career.
“So far, PGFA has trained over 33,000 graduates in Nigeria with employability skills like business canvas and plan writing, self-awareness, business communication and etiquette and so on. The trainees are also exposed to digital skills, IT skills which improves their communication skills in listening, writing or oral. The skills acquired have connected 528 graduates to jobs in the private sector,” she explained.
At a recently organized job fair for the graduates passing out, she disclosed that employers were delighted at the level of quality and preparedness of the participants.
An employer from the insurance industry said: “the candidates I interacted with today showed diligence in preparedness and demonstrated a higher quality of IT skills compared to other graduates.”
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