Bristow Helicopters Ex—Workers Begin Entrepreneurial Training In Lagos
…Urged To Invest Resources Wisely
Former staff of a leading helicopter service provider; Bristow Helicopters Nigeria operation have been urged to invest their benefits wisely by taking advantage of new opportunities in the businesses environment.
The ex-staff at an entrepreneurial training organised by Bristow Helicopter were also challenged to seek for opportunities in various sectors of the economy.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the three-days programme in Lagos, Facilitator of the Training Programme and Chief Executive Officer of Safecrest Services Limited, Mr. Solomon Ohiomah, stated that the programme was designed to assist the participants to amongst others, plan for a qualitative life after former employment and identify available business opportunities in the business environment.
The programme was also to give a guide to the fundamentals of generating business ideas, preparing business plans, setting up and managing a business as well as personal finance management.
Ohiomah explained that leaving formal employment is neither a calamity nor a death sentence, rather time to retire, re-fires into other areas of human endeavours and a time to embark on new ways of life.
He urged governments and companies must prepare workers to look forward with confidence to retirement, as a new and inevitable phase of life.
The workshop features paper presentations on framework for personal financing planning, economic and coping strategies in a recession, career and personal development.
Others are forms of business and how to register them, writing bankable business plans and sources of start-up capital as well will-preparations, prudent management and investment and pension and gratuity administration.