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Poise Graduate Finishing Academy re-engineers the nations work force



In Nigeria every fresh graduate at some point before leaving school wonders what is next for him or her in the labour market taking into consideration the high level of unemployment in Nigeria. Gone
are the days when getting a job was a cup of tea as human resource managers are now tasked with searching for the very best skilled individuals to avoid employing individuals they have to spend heavily on to train, it’s all about minimizing expense. Unfortunately, undergraduates hardly acquire these skills at the University level in Nigeria because more focus is placed on the theoretical and technical education which is one of the reasons graduates with first class honors still roam the streets till today.
Poise Graduate Finishing Academy re-engineers the nations work force
Kudos must therefore be given to the current GMD, Poise Nigeria – Mrs. Ukinebo Dare who led the curation of the transformational curriculum seven years ago which led to the formation of the Poise Graduate Finishing Academy (PGFA), an institution that gives graduates a head start to the Nigerian labour market by equipping them with the right skills to get the job of their dreams. 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. 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.
Poise Graduate Finishing Academy re-engineers the nations work force
So far, PGFA has trained over 33,000 graduates in Nigeria with employability skills like business canvas and plan writing, self-awareness, business communication & 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 528graduatesto jobs in the private sector.
Poise Graduate Finishing Academy re-engineers the nations work force
At a recently organized job fair for the graduates passing out, 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".
In an interview with the Managing Director of Poise Graduate Finishing Academy, Mr. Asher Adeniyi, he stated that the platform is set out to empower young people with skills and values that will enable them make lasting contributions in every sphere of life. As a result of the unpleasant unemployment situation faced by youths in Nigeria however, getting a good job might prove to be extremely difficult but when the necessary skills are acquired from Poise Graduate Training Academy, graduates would not just get the jobs but also make valuable contributions to the institutions they work for.He stated that students can apply for the 2018 entry session to participate and benefit for a lifetime opportunityon the Poise Graduate Finishing Academy website or by sending their CV to [email protected]
Poise Graduate Finishing Academy re-engineers the nations work force
Poise Graduate Finishing Academy re-engineers the nations work force
Poise Graduate Finishing Academy re-engineers the nations work force