A One Week Accelerated Certification Training in
Public Relations, Communication & Business Promotion

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Course Description
This is a one week intensive training programme for focused and upwardly mobile individuals who need to quickly upgrade their skills in Public Relations, Professional Communication and Business Promotion for enhanced Career opportunities and earning and to obtain the prescribed certification for professional practice. 80% of the cost has been sponsored by SmartCareers to help youths, the unemployed and underemployed in Africa climb out of financial challenges and utilize their potentials maximally. Beneficiaries are to pay only a token as commitment fee. The sponsors have made provisions for two thousand participants who will be enrolled on a first come first served basis. Outstanding higher education aspirants, undergraduates and graduates of tertiary institutions seeking financial security and rewarding careers are particularly encouraged to apply. The project is also meant to help African organizations that have small training budgets to upgrade their capacity to run globally competitive organizations. 


1.         Membership of The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and similar professional bodies around the world. This confers professional status on you and helps you fulfill the law that requires you to be in Public Relations practice only if you have a license to do so.

2.         Skill Acquisition for Graduate Employment,

            Dramatic Career Enhancement and Job Security

3.         Full-Time or Part-Time Consultancy Practice

4.         Self Fulfillment.

5.         To join a rich global network of upwardly mobile professionals.

The training  covers areas such as

1. Communication Psychology,

2.Trends Analysis, Public Relations Policy, Planning & Strategy,

3.Branding, 21st Century Marketing  & Advertising,

4.Public Relations Theory & Practice

5. Communicating (and Using the Media) for Dramatic Results.

6.Etiquette and International Business Grooming

7.Public Speaking and Event Management

8.Communicating for Innovation

9.Building Impactful Organizations and Flourishing Businesses

10.Development Communication

Venue for the Training

SMARTCAREERS, 1, Eleruwa Street, Wemabod Estate, Off Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

You will start your training at home using online learning materials and complete it in the classroom during the intensive learning sessions as specified in the above training schedule. You will write the relevant exam and obtain your professional certification in Public Relations in the month you choose for your face to face intensive learning.

Exam, Training Fees and Scholarship
The post training examination and certification will be administered by Business Education Examinations Council. Writing the examination which has four subjects is optional but recommended for those who desire to obtain practice licence. The standard fee for the examination is Ninety Dollars ($90) or Thirty Thousand Naira (N30, 000). A Two Hundred Thousand Dollar Scholarship Fund has been provided by Smart Careers to assist the first 1000 applicants for the programme pay one third of this fee which is Thirty Dollars ($30) or Ten Thousand Naira (N10, 000). You should therefore pay only Sixty Dollars ($60) or Twenty Thousand Naira (N20, 000) for the entire exam. The exam fee per subject is Twenty one Dollars ($21) or Seven Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N7, 500). 33% of this amount has been taken care of by the scholarship Fund. You are free to enter for the number of subjects you consider convenient.

The standard fee for the training is Two Hundred and Sixty Dollars ($260) or Ninety Five Thousand Naira (N95, 000). You are to pay only One Hundred and Ten Dollars ($110) or Forty Thousand Naira (N40, 000) only for your training. The difference of One Hundred and Fifty ($150) or Fiffty Five Thousand naira (N55, 000) has been taken care of by a Two Hundred Thousand Dollar ($200, 000) scholarship Fund provided by Smart Careers (about Sixty Five Million Naira- N65M). The scholarship fund is meant to assist individuals in the age bracket of 16-40 years who desire to be trained and earn Professional qualifications in Public Relations so they can achieve financial security. Applicants must be Africans and be happy to study for their credentials in Lagos, Nigeria. The table below summarizes the financial benefits of the scholarship offer.

The total fee payable by people coming through the scholarship route is N60,000 only. This amount covers both their training and exams. This scholarship has been made possible by the sponsorship from SMARTCAREERS.

Call +2348023249654 or email info@smartcareers.solutions if you have any question. You will receive your professional diploma within one month of successfully writing your exam.

Course Facilitators

 Peter Ogudoro who did his doctoral programme in Education and Development Communication at the University of Reading, England and with over three decades of Management experience is the Lead Facilitator. His detailed profile is available here. Other facilitators include Mack Ogbamosa, Attorney, Media Consultant and Corporate Governance Practitioner, Marvellous Daniel, Image Management Consultant and CEO, Memories, and Guest Presenters from the professional Communication community. To register, click here  or call +2348023249654.


To register, make your payment into First Bank of Nigeria account number 2001386194 in favour of Ogudoro Leadership Trainers & Management Consultants, the professional trainers administering the programme. Request IBAN details if you are making payment from outside Nigeria.


Document your registration here after making payment (it takes only one minute) or call 08023249654 if you do not have access to internet. You may also wish to visit the course administrators at 4, Talabi Street, Off Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos for any help.

 If you have any challenges bordering on how to fund your participation in this programme, call +2348023249654.

You can also choose to fill your form now that you are online in order to have a space reserved for you. To do that, click here.

Further Question?

Call +2348023249654 for any special help.

You will find the training a total experience. Even your kids and friends will be welcome to the cocktail party that will mark the end of your programme.

The programme blends theory with practice and ensures you take more than certification away.
Sending your particulars by text message to +2348023249654 once you pay for your training is what guarantees you a seat. To secure your seat, click here.

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