Road to Growth in Nigeria

Our flagship seven-week training programme Road to Growth has been delivered in Nigeria since 2015.

With the support of our partners, the ExxonMobil Foundation and the Enterprise Development Centre, we have been running our seven-week intensive Road to Growth business training programme in Nigeria since 2015.

Road to Growth is one of the Foundation’s five flagship programmes. The seven-week business management and investment readiness programme programme uses a unique, custom-built online learning tool. It also presents the women who participate with networking opportunities within the group, serving as a highly successful professional and personal support system.

So far over 2,700 women have participated. For more information about the history of the programme, please take a look at our Road to Growth programme page.

Road to Growth's impact in Nigeria

86% of participants demonstrated improved business knowledge in 2022.

Having completed the Road to Growth programme, I am now able to impart the knowledge learned to the people that I consult for. Sola Adesakin, Road to Growth alumna in Nigeria

63% of participants reported improved levels of confidence after taking part in the programme.

Road to Growth: an intensive business management and investment readiness programme

Road to Growth is one of the Foundation's five flagship programmes, which also include Road to Leadership, Road to Finanace, HerVenture and the Mentoring Women in Business programme. The programme is delivered over seven weeks, covering a new topic every week. Road to Growth is currently delivered in Nigeria, Kenya and Guyana.

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Our partners

Road to Growth in Nigeria is supported by our partner the ExxonMobil Foundation and delivered with our partner the Enterprise Development Centre.