NerdzFactory School Lagos Program 2022 (Fully Funded Graphic Design and Product Design Training)

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Application deadline: February 25, 2022

The Lagos School of Design Curriculum aims to equip Lagos residents with graphic design, product design and workplace skills while creating the exposure needed to launch their careers and earn an income in the technology sector and beyond. Implemented under the Lagos State Employability Support Project, the program is funded by the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) and the United States Africa Development Foundation (USADF) and is implemented work by NerdzFactory Company.

The goal of the program is to equip young people with design skills, soft skills and entrepreneurship, as well as connect them to economic opportunities while helping businesses access skilled talent.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Residing in Lagos
  • Between 18 and 35 years old
  • Availability for the entire duration of the training
  • post-secondary education

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • 100% scholarship
  • graphic design training
  • Product design training
  • Soft skills training
  • Training allowance
  • Internship placement for top performing interns
  • Mentoring

COURSE MODULES

GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Design elements, design principles and design thinking
  • Typography
  • Design inspiration and research
  • Design of logos, business cards, book covers, event flyers, movie posters, etc.
  • Professional images, gradients and color schemes
  • Canva Masterclass

PRODUCT DESIGN

  • Introduction to UI/UX design
  • Product design (UI/UX) with Figma
  • Product design research
  • Iconography
  • Visual hierarchy
  • Prototyping
  • Delivery

COMMON SKILLS

  • Emotional intelligence
  • Effective communication
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • Build your project portfolio
  • Monetize your skill
  • Independent
  • Get your first design job
  • Starting your business

For more information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the NerdzFactory School Lagos 2022 Program

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