INSTITUTE OF CLASSIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP,NIGERIA (ICENT)

---turning your ideas into viable businesses

Africa's foremost Institute of Entrepreneurship | NIGERIAN CONSORTIUM FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION

Africa's Most Prestigious and Forward-Thinking Professional Entrepreneurship Body

(Nigerian Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education)

A world Class Professional Entrepreneurship Qualification.
An internationally recognised qualification enabling professional entrepreneurs to develop entrepreneurial effectiveness required for employability, better career prospect as well as success in meeting future challenges


MESSAGE FROM THE REGISTRAR/CEO

You are welcome to INSTITUTE OF CLASSIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP, NIGERIA (ICENT), Africa's foremost institute of entrepreneurship doubling as De Facto Nigerian Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education. Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria is a not – for – profit professional body, legally established in Nigeria as a membership and certification institute with distinctive focus on Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management by offering of a powerful formula that does not only equip you with a well-rounded and internationally- relevant entrepreneurship education based on internationally-competitive curriculum,

but one which also provides you with extensive practical experience and industry relevant skills in turning ideas into viable businesses. We call this the “ICENT Professional Model” that grooms you to become a Future Ready Professional (FRP).ICENT is established to dignify entrepreneurship as a profession and reposition entrepreneurship education for positive impact by building, advancing and supporting aspiring and practising entrepreneurs at all levels and roles: license members as Chartered Entrepreneurs and help them to achieve outstanding entrepreneurial success.Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria is the most prestigious and forward-thinking learned society of entrepreneurs in Africa with a rich Governing Council


and Management comprising of three (3) professors of entrepreneurship, twelve (12) Doctors of Entrepreneurship and highly qualified individuals from multi-disciplinary fields, directors of entrepreneurship development centres and internationally acclaimed entrepreneurship mentors required for production of thorough-bred entrepreneurs.It is the Nigerian Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education, gathering Nigeria's leading minds in entrepreneurship and the premier organisation addressing emerging topics in entrepreneurship, serving as the vehicle by which the national entrepreneurship ecosystem can work together to share best practices, develop programmes and initiatives, and collaborate and assist each other in advancing, strengthening, and celebrating the role of tertiary institutions in educating the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

ICENT is a vehicle to develop curriculum, initiate collaborative projects with international partners in the field of entrepreneurship education, and create a platform for the global exchange and integration of best practices in entrepreneurship education. It provides a coordinated vehicle for participating members to collaborate on and communicate about the specific issues and challenges confronting university-based entrepreneurship centers.

---Dr. Nuru Oyekola –
Registrar/Chief Executive (ICENT)

WHY ICENT ?

Our Ideology

We believe that entrepreneurship is vital for economies to grow and prosper, which is why we work assiduously to build the profession by breeding professional, classic and successful entrepreneurs for sustainable development.

Our Network of Members

We have more than 3,000 fully qualified members in Africa. They are among the continent’s best-qualified and successful entrepreneurs working in every sector you can imagine.

Why Are We Here?

The following are discussed extensively.Click the link to find out more

  • Poverty is endemic
  • Paradox of Job loss in an ever-growing population
  • Need for an effective strategy
  • Existing strategies are defective
  • Existing Entrepreneurship education is too shallow and substandard
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Uniqueness of Our Programme

Our programme will inculcate entrepreneurial thinking and inspire you with an interest in starting or developing entrepreneurial ventures that have the potential to make significant impact on markets, economies and communities.

It will offer you the advanced knowledge and practical skills required to identify, recognise, assess, seize, shape, create and exploit new opportunities, as well as develop entrepreneurial management and leadership competencies that can be applied to any professional field of your choice.

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Our Results

The ICENT’s success is measured in our results. These are more than numbers – they represent the hopes, dreams and the hard work of several individuals and families each and every year.
Highlights of 2017 successes include:

  • • CESBUM student manufactured fueless generatorc
  • • 21 start-up businesses created
  • • 334 jobs created or impacted
  • • CESBUM student manufactured wooden wrist watch
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OUR PARTNERS/AFFILIATES

Ready to take the next step?

In accordance with William Pollard, “learning and innovation go hand in hand, it is arrogance of success for one to think what he did yesterday would be sufficient for tomorrow”. We need a new generation of professional entrepreneurs, who are more customer centric, technology savvy, more highly qualified, flexible and agile with skill sets that are now more comprehensive than previously.

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2020-2021 LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
  • ABOUT ICENT

    Established by Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, LFN, 2004 and Approved by the Federal Ministry of Education as a Professional Institute.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE HEAD OFFICE

    317 Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Opposite SUBEB (1stFloor) Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria
  • Corporate Head Office

    No 102, Oyemekun Road (Last Floor, 1st Wing), Opposite Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.
  • EMAIL US

    info@charteredentrepreneurs.com or
    icent@homeofentrepreneurship.com
    See full list of State Coordinators
  • CALL US

    , +2348073556701, +2348036689803, +2348023520943,
    +2348033886270, , +2348035950423, +2348089920302
  • ICENT/NDU ACEMASD 2021 - PROGRAMME OF EVENTS AND BOOK OF ABSTRACTS



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