The
eighth edition of the annual Springboard Road Show is expected to empower
30,000 tertiary students and young executives with

entrepreneurial
skills

and
business coaching. The six-week long nationwide tour is expected to start from
Bolgatanga on 1st February and climax in Cape Coast on 15th March, 2014.

In
a press release to mark the 100-day countdown, Mrs. Comfort Ocran, Executive
Director of the Springboard Road Show Foundation, stressed that Springboard
2014, which would be under the theme,

“Repositioning”

would
focus on three thematic areas, namely Entrepreneurship, Career and Finance.

The
Springboard Road Show is the brainchild of motivational speakers and authors,
Albert and Comfort Ocran. Since it’s inception in January 2007, it has grown to
become the nation’s biggest and most comprehensive motivational and career
development tour traveling nationwide every year.

Springboard
brings accomplished business leaders and resource persons in touch with the
emerging generation of leaders and entrepreneurs in a mentoring experience.
According to Mrs. Ocran, the 2014 edition is being repackaged like a
“mobile university” to bring participants practical career
development knowledge that they cannot get in the regular classroom. As a
special feature, exceptional participants with high potential would be
identified and placed in internships in partner companies to facilitate their
rapid development.

She
stressed that apart from the 30,000 young executives and tertiary students who
would be attending the event nationwide, organizers would also work with
technology partners and corporate sponsors to bring the experience to millions
across the world through live streaming, audio conferencing and other
technology platforms.

With
over 100,000 alumni, a number of whom now occupy influential positions in the
business and corporate world, the Springboard Road Show will continue to
provide an effective platform for empowering the nation’s youth and helping to
eradicate unemployment.

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