It was real fun and educative moment for cooperative leaders and managers who participated at the 2nd Annual ICT Masterclass where we have professionals and educationists speak to participants.
The event which was held on the 1st of March, 2018 at the Rain International office, Ikeja Lagos was adjudged one of the best training workshop attended by participants started around 9am with participants registration and their souvenirs and workshop materials collected ready to learn a new digital skills.
The Masterclass kick started with a welcome address said by the Principal Consultant/CEO of Cooperative Support Services where he stated the need for cooperative leaders and managers to upgrade their ICT skills to meet up with their counterpart across the globe as the world had become a global village through the use of digital s.
The Chairperson of the occasion in person of the President of Cooperative Federation of Nigeria (CFN) was ably represented by Pastor. Adefela Odueyungbo the 3rd Vice President of LASCOFED who doubles at the Chairman of the Education Committee of LASCOFED set the ball rolling with his motivational speech and delve more into the essence of the training and why cooperators as leaders or managers must brace up to the 21st century leadership skills to expand their scope in ICT knowledge as we are already in the age of internet of things. He declared the workshop opened and the resource persons took over.
We had a Tea break that was taken with small chops before we move to the workshop business session
The first presentation was delivered by Mr. Wale Ogunjobi of ProgitalTech. He did justice to the topic The strategies of a successful digital marketing and the act of a business blogging by making the class presentations practicals and participants were given internet access to perform tasks and check out Google analytics.
The second presentation was Tapping into the business and investment opportunities on the internet. Mrs. Cynthia and Mr. Casmir. The duo from the Rain International office did speak at length and in details the online and offline business opportunities in being part of the Rain International partners promoting the seed revolutions where they talked on the efficacy and healing powers of their products known as The Core and The Soul.
The lunch was a mixture of swallows and rice, moimoi and efo riros. We ensure our participants had the best of meal to enjoy the training
The last topic for the day. What is ICT? Its importance in promoting Cooperatives was treated extensively by one of of our consultants and Presudent/CEO of Executive Cybercollege in person of Mallam Muhammed S. Bello. A renowned Cooperative professional who has over the years distinct himself being one of the pioneering leading initiator of ICT into cooperatives in Nigeria.
The ICT Masterclass came to a close at around 4pm and it was a great time for participants who gave various testimonies of how the training was going to be useful to them personally, in the it workplace and cooperative.
Participants were satisfied at the end of the Masterclass as they collected their certificate of participation at the closing session