WELA Programmes

WELA Programmes

​• WELA Programme, Accra – Commences April, 2022
​• WELA Programme, Lagos – Commences March, 2022
​• WELA Programme, Johannesburg – Commences March, 2022

The Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership for Africa Programme (WELA) is a practical, hands-on programme that examines the issues, challenges and opportunities women face in creating, managing and leading companies in Africa.  It aims to teach women how to become effective entrepreneurs and also provides them with the skills to coach other women entrepreneurs. The 5-module programme includes Entrepreneurship mentoring throughout the duration of the programme.

WELA Accra 2022

Date

Module

Location

Time

April 08-10, 2022

Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting

Accra

3 days
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Each Day 

May 06-08, 2022

Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Strategy

Accra

3 days 
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Each Day

June 08-10, 2022

Strategy and Innovation in Entrepreneurial Ventures

Accra

3 days
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Each Day

August 10-11, 2022

Doing Business in China

Virtual

3hrs a day for 2 days 
10:00AM – 01:00PM GMT Each Day (Equivalent of 1 day face to face class)

April - August 2022

Mentoring

Face to face / Virtual

TBC

September 07-09, 2022

Africa Immersion: Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Gender in Africa

Accra
(With WELA Lagos Cohort)

3 days 
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Each Day


* Saturday, September 10, 2022 – Graduation in Accra 

Post-Programme China Immersion Module
There will be an 8-day China Immersion module in Shanghai with visits to Alibaba at Hangzhou and the Yiwu industrial city. The cost and dates of this module will be confirmed later. 

WELA Lagos 2022

Date

Module

Location

Time

March 25-27, 2022

Strategy and Innovation in Entrepreneurial Ventures 

Lagos

3 days

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Each Day

April 22-24, 2022

Entrepreneurial Sales and Marketing Strategy

Lagos

3 days

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Each Day

June 08-10, 2022

Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting

Lagos

3 days

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Each Day

August 10-11, 2022

Doing Business in China

Virtual

3hrs a day for 2 days

10:00AM – 01:00PM GMT Each Day (Equivalent of 1 day face to face class)

April - August 2022

Mentoring

Face to face / Virtual

TBC

September 07-09, 2022

Africa Immersion: Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Gender in Africa

Accra

(With WELA Accra Cohort)

3 days

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Each Day

*Saturday, September 10, 2022 – Graduation in Accra 

Post-Programme China Immersion Module
There will be an 8-day China Immersion module in Shanghai with visits to Alibaba at Hangzhou and the Yiwu industrial city. The cost and dates of this module will be confirmed later. 

Click to download  WELA Brochure

Please click here to complete Online Application for WELA

Or please download the WELA Application Form here