What you’ll get out of this one-day hybrid (virtual & physical) event:
The ‘Personal and Business Acceleration Masterclass’ (P.A.B.A.M), will provide you with an opportunity to learn and un-learn business ideas, and procedures and network with other business owners and investors with knowledge of how to create, build and sustain wealth as an individual so that you can understand the key strategies on personal development and how to be effective and competent in the execution of business action.
You can also expect to meet with champions in their fields and government agencies such as the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Nigerian Export Commission (NEPC), Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) and more.
This one-day event will educate you through diverse presentations, panel sessions, expert and practitioner sessions, one on one accelerator meet ups and keynote addresses from visionary and innovative leaders.
Elizabeth Taylor an Archbishop Tutu Fellow, Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, Certified Mental Health First Aider, Certified Management Consultant, Service Quality Institute Certified Customer Service trainer, leadership mentor and Certified Executive/Life Coach is an experienced facilitator. As well as a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.
She is a hands-on trainer, delivering learning interventions on topics not limited to Leadership Succession Planning, Customer Strategy, Leadership & Management Development, Personal Development and more. Ms Taylor is the creator of several well received personal development tools including ‘The Best of My Life’ daily goals tracking system; ‘My Goals, My Life, goal setting workbook. The Mindfulness Journal. She is also the creator and anchor of ‘Ikigai: Journey of Self Discovery Course,’ ‘10 Action Steps to get out of an Emotional Funk’, ‘Stress Management Course’ amongst others.
She is the author of ‘45 Reasons Not to Be Ordinary’ (2014), her latest being, “Knowing When to Quit Pivot (a collection of essays) (2021).
Fife Banks is the Managing Partner/CEO at Brave ICONS Global, an emerging global professional services firm headquartered in Asokoro, Abuja FCT Nigeria. In late 2021, he founded BRAVE Multi-Family Office LLP with A-list partners with background experience in banking, finance, investment, human capital and risk management. Fife Banks is also the founder of the Africa Prosperity Partnership [APP], a post-pandemic global think tank promoting shared and sustainable prosperity across Africa through Diplomacy and Deals. He is the Chairman, of Young CEOs at the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and was recently appointed the first and only National Prosperity Policy Fellow at the National Chamber Policy Centre, Abuja FCT, Nigeria.
Popularly called ‘The Octopus’, Sam Obafemi is an unconventional thinker. He is called The Octopus because his primary preoccupation is to solve problems, and in fact, where possible, help people avoid them. He is an unrepentant believer in communities, tribes and membership, especially how to leverage these vehicles to make wealth for members. Samuel Obafemi holds several certifications in several areas of expertise. He now consults for businesses on core Strategy & Operations Advising with a focus on Business Processes, Change Management, Culture & Business Model Development. He was also a YouWiN Monitor and Consultant to YouWiN SMEs in the North-Central Region.
Nancy Nnaji is the Anchor and the Executive Producer of Moneyline with Nancy, Africa’s Primetime Business TV program, covering the latest and biggest news stories in business, stock market, finance, development, tech trends, and energy, economic growth and national development.
She is the Founder and Convener of the African Economic Congress, an annual forum that focuses on gathering key stakeholders to connect and empower Africans with the lessons learnt across the board and proffer Africa-centric solutions for African problems. Since its inception in 2019, AEC has hosted African icons such as the Former President of Ghana, His Excellency John Mahama, Former President of Malawi, Her Excellency, Dr Joyce Banda; Deputy President of Kenya, Dr William Ruto; First Lady of the Republic of Namibia, Her Excellency, Monica Geingos; Speaker, Nigeria House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, amongst others.
Nancy is a member of the Nigerian Elections Debate Group, She has moderated several Presidential/ Governorship debates within Nigeria and outside its borders. She is a sought-after Anchor and Moderator of international repute with different organizations such as the World Bank, IMF, etc, and has become an integral and fundamental asset in the policy-making agenda as she stands as a nexus between the public and the policymakers.
In her journey to upscale one individual at a time, Nancy, through Golden Aura Limited- the company responsible for producing Moneyline with Nancy on AIT, Moneyline on Radio on Raypower FM and other development programs across Nigeria, of which she is the Managing Director, has created a platform for building and mentoring the next generation of business reporters and anchors in Nigeria.
Nancy has amassed a vast network of valued, high-level relationships across the nation and beyond, and She is widely acknowledged as a pioneer and indeed a pacesetter in the industry for her great character, competencies, and domain knowledge. She has erected her brand on consistency, hard work, and self-improvement as, prior to being the Executive Producer of Moneyline with Nancy, she was the co-anchor and Producer of the Moneyshow, Nigeria's first business talk show from the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange in 2007 and for two decades, she has anchored and produced over 6500 TV shows, interviewed high profile guests in Nigeria and around the world.
Johnson Chukwu, Founder and Managing Director, Cowry Asset Management Limited; Chairman, Fidelity Pension Managers Ltd; Chairman, Virgin Forest Energy Limited; Member, Board of Directors, Royal Cross Methodist Hospital Ugwueke, Abia State; (B.Sc – University of Lagos; MBA – Lagos Business School (Pan Atlantic University, Lagos), Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA); Fellow, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI); Honorary Senior Member, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (HCIB); Member, Institute of Directors. Attended several courses including Harvard Business School (HBS), Boston, USA; IESE Business School (University of Navarra) Barcelona, Spain and Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. Facilitator with Terrapin (A World leader in business events, with offices in London, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Dubai and Johannesburg), and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). A regular speaker at AFSIC Investing in Africa Conferences (London) and media commentator on the Economy, Capital Market and Banking industry. Other working experience: Spring Bank Plc 2006 –. 2007; Guardian Express Bank Plc. 2000 –. 2006; Diamond Bank Plc. 1997 – 2000; Intercontinental Bank Plc. 1992 – 1997.
Who Can Participate?
This program is open to individuals who are interested in developing their careers and seasoned professionals who are eager to develop in person and profession.
Individuals with the zeal to advance in their personal development through core coaching by professionals will be given modules on how to go about their daily life goals.
Employers & Entrepreneurs
Employers and entrepreneurs have a basic to a medium understanding of how to manage and upskill their business and staff. As such, it will create an avenue for entrepreneurs to expand their businesses.
Start-up founders who need and desire insights on how to turn their ideas into profitable businesses.
Our desire is to give our participants a full physical event experience. Choose below the plan that best fits you.
This grants you access to the virtual event only. A private pass to the zoom room.