Nigeria
July 2, 2014

WECONNECT INTERNATIONAL–ACCENTURE BUSINESS PROCESS INNOVATION TRAINING

On July 2, 2014, Accenture welcomed 30 women business owners from WEConnect International into their Lagos headquarters for the WEConnect International – Accenture Business Process Innovation Training.

Our guest speakers included Executives from Accenture who discussed the importance of innovation in business and how to build a corporate culture that embraces innovation; the co- founder of Jumia Nigeria who talked about the technicalities of running an e-commerce business and the future of the industry in Nigeria and Africa as a whole; an Executive from ExxonMobil who taught our participants how to minimize their total system costs (operation costs) so that they can better compete in bidding processes with Chinese, Indian, and American/European firms; an Executive from IBM who talked to the participants about the importance of gathering and using data; and the Executive Director WEConnect International in Nigeria who taught the women how to Align and Execute their Business Strategies.