The 21st edition of Lagos Business School’s Owner Managers Programme (OMP 21) came to an end last Friday, August 5. The six-month programme was facilitated for business owners/managing directors of small and medium scale organisations. The programme was designed to equip participants with knowledge, which will lead to an increase in the performance of their companies.
Theprogramme had 32 participants in attendance drawn from various sectors of the Nigerian economy. Many of the participants were impressed with the quality of information they received and had wonderful things to say about the programme in general.
Tosin Omayajowo, Executive Director, Connect Marketing Services said, “I came expecting to be impacted by one of the best schools in Africa, and I came out with the understanding of how to take my business to the next level in the area of process management, risk management and financials.”
“I have been able to understand the power of superior thinking, and I have increased my network and that’s very important because network has a bearing with net worth”, he added.
For GbolahonAdenuga, Managing Director, Premier Standard Industrial Limited, he noted that the programme has broadened his mind and revealed new business tactics and strategies. “It has been an eye opener, it has exposed me to different ways of thinking and doing business, it has also helped establish very valuable networks “, he said.
According to some of the participants, the knowledge gleaned from the programme will have a lasting impact on their businesses . Rotimi Olateru-Olagbegi, Director, O’Brien Compliance said, “The teachings, learning and faculty have really impacted my business. My business model has changed”. He added that ”in an industry where people are dropping salaries of their staff I have been able to increase the salaries of my staff”.
The programme came to a close with a cocktail networking session.