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FATE Foundation’s 2016 Calendar of Activities
Kindly note:

  • 1st Tuesdays of every month FATE Consulting Services (only for FATE Alumni however pre-booking with FATE Alumni Services required)
  • 2nd Thursdays of every month – Knowledge Building Sessions (only for FATE Alumni)
  • 4th Tuesdays of every month – Workshops & Short Entrepreneurial Courses (Fees and Facilitators will be communicated at least 6 weeks before the programme)


  • Thursday, January 14. The Nigerian Macroeconomic Environment in 2016 and Its Implication for Nigerian Businesses. Facilitator, Mr. Ayo Teriba, CEO, Economic Associates and Mr. Niyi Yusuf, Country Manager, Accenture Nigeria
  • Friday, January 29. Commencement of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme 54 class (Weekday classes)


  • Tuesday, February 2. FATE Consulting Services.
  • Thursday, February 11. Compliance Requirements for MSMEs in Nigeria. (Facilitators are Mrs. Adetola Aibangbee, Associate Director, Tax Advisory Services, KPMG Nigeria and the Lagos Internal Revenue Service)
  • Tuesday, February 23, 2015. Developing and Implementing a mid to long term Strategic Plan for your Business


  • Tuesday, March 1. FATE Consulting Services.
  • Saturday, March 5, 2015. Commencement of AEP 55 Class (Saturday classes)
  • Thursday, March 10. Financing Opportunities for Nigerian Businesses. Expected Facilitator is the Bank of Industry
  • Tuesday, March 29, 2015. Excellent Customer Service: How to Attract and Satisfy Your Customers


  • Tuesday, April 5. FATE Consulting Services.
  • Thursday, April 14. Managing Your Business in a Volatile Forex Regime. Expected Facilitator is Mr. Tokunbo Talabi, Chairman, Superflux; Deputy President, NASME.
  • Thursday, April 21. Taking Your Business Global: What Options do MSMEs have in the Export and Import Industry. Expected Facilitator is the Nigerian Export Promotion Council and the Institute of Export Operations and Management
  • Tuesday- Wednesday, April 26-27. Accounting for `Non-Accountants


  • Tuesday, May 3. FATE Consulting Services
  • Thursday, May 12. The Nigerian Agriculture Sector and Potential Opportunities within the Entire Value Chain
  • Monday, May 16. Commencement of AEP 55 classes (weekdays only)
  • Tuesday, May 31. The Most Effective Way to Utilise Social Media and Digital Marketing to Improve Your Productivity and Profit.


  • Tuesday, June 7. FATE Consulting Services.
  • Thursday, June 9. Interactive Session with Potential Investors
  • Tuesday, June 28. Building Customer Loyalty for Profitability


  • Tuesday, July 5. FATE Consulting Services.
  • Thursday, July 14. How to Set Up and Run an Effective Corporate Governance Structure
  • Tuesday, July 26. Strategic Marketing: Doing it Differently
  • Thursday, July 28. FATE Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship.


  • Tuesday, August 2. FATE Consulting Services
  • Thursday, August 11. Blood Lines: Running and Scaling Up a Family Business
  • Saturday, August 20. Commencement of AEP 57 (Saturday classes)
  • Tuesday-Wednesday, August 30-31. Developing effective People Management Systems and Structures


  • Thursday, September 15. Annual FATE Alumni Conference


  • Tuesday, October 4. FATE Consulting Services.
  • Thursday, October 13. What You Need to Know About Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights
  • Tuesday, October 25. Gaining Competitive Advantage Through Effective Brand Management


  • Tuesday, November 1. FATE Consulting Services
  • Thursday, November 4. Talents & Business: How to Run and Sustain a Creative Enterprise
  • Tuesday, November 29. Retailing Dynamics: Receivables and Inventory Management


  • Thursday, December 1. 2016 Annual FATE Celebration