*Triciabiz Launches Online Business School for Entrepreneurs in Africa*
Business coach and trainer, TriciaBiz has launched an online business
school, Business Lab Africa with the aim of helping entrepreneurs in Africa
succeed in business. The school, which offers a new approach to learning,
is subscription-based and is geared towards providing quality content at a
price MSMEs can afford.
According to its management, not only is BLA easily accessible via mobile
or web, it also offers knowledge that is practical, qualitative and locally
relevant. Courses on the BLA curriculum, are taught by business experts
from around the world covering a wide range of business subject areas
including Marketing, Sales, Global Expansion, Business Structure and
Processes, Business Models and more.
Speaking on the operations of the platform, Lead Trainer of the school,
Tricia Ikponmwonba said that BLA’s faculty consists of trainers with deep
business knowledge having consulted and trained for several Fortune 100
companies and taught a combined pool of over 1 million entrepreneurs
through their online and in-class courses/workshops. She revealed that the
school has trained over twenty thousand people in Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda,
United States, United Kingdom and the UAE.
“At BLA, we are poised towards our simple goal; helping entrepreneurs
succeed in business. To achieve this, we have adapted a blended learning
model where we make use of several methods that simplifies the entire
“One of our methods is instructor learning which is achieved via recorded
videos addressing specific sub-topics under the subject area for the month,
Live classes with experts to answer burning questions you might have and
“worksheets/templates for guidance,” she said.
The school also uses peer-to-peer learning in its online community where
fellow learners can teach each other ideas that have worked for them and
build on the belief that to teach is to learn twice and most importantly
the use of case studies.
Ikponmwonba said that BLA boasts of differentiating factors from other
learning platforms which includes using content that is curated
specifically for the African market, the use of recorded videos and live
classes for access to the experts and for further learning through Q and A.
“We also have a support system consisting of community coaches who are on
ground to respond to any questions learners have which can be communicated
in the comment section of each lesson,” s/he said.
By 2022, BLA hopes to have empowered 100,000 entrepreneurs with the
much-needed tools to succeed.
Entrepreneurs who were present at the launch include: Funke Bucknor, CEO
Zapphaire Events; Jimi Tewe, CEO The Jimi Tewe Company and Gbubemi Fregene,
Head Chef at Chef Fregz.
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