Calabar, March 20th 2019

Afterschool Centre for Career Development is a capacity development organization committed to assisting young persons in transitional stages of their lives set goals and walks them through the achievement of such goals. The centre provides growth opportunities and self as well as career development interventions for and with young people enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work.

As part of its objectives to providing learning and employability opportunities for people in Nigeria, Afterschool Centre for Career Development is pleased to announce the launch of its Profit and Loss Academy (The P and L Academy) in partnership with Kobo Accountant Nigeria. The P and L Academy which is part of the Data Jobs initiative is aimed at upskilling accounting undergraduates and graduates to enable them deliver accounting jobs to corporate organisations and Small and Medium Entrepreneurs using their Accounting software. Beyond the training The P and L Academy is also providing job linkages to the trainees empowering them with jobs and self- employment opportunities.

The project is also aimed to improving the technical and employability skills of Accounting graduates and Undergraduates while also providing practical industry led accounting lessons for the trainees delivered by seasoned Accountants and Tax Professionals with a culminative industry experience of 180 years.

Delivered in Partnership with Kobo Accountant Nigeria, the P and L Academy is calling on Accounting graduates and undergraduates to apply for its inaugural class billed for May 27th – 31st 2019. The training curriculum covers Accounting Basics (refresher course), Components of the Statement for Profit and Loss, Accounting as a KPI, Financial reporting, Budgeting basics and tools, Cloud Accounting and tech tools, Practical Taxation and other financial applications.

The Profit and Loss Academy holds thus:

Date: May 27th  – 31st 2019

Training Location: Calabar (Other locations include- Lagos, , Abuja, Port Harcourt)

Target Audience: Accounting Undergraduates and Graduates

Registration: http://afterschoolcentre.org/pandl/

Participation Fee : N20,000.00 (Highly subsidized)

For registration and sponsorship, Please contact our Programmes team on info@afterschoolcentre.org or call 08092728550, 07032412557.

About Afterschool Centre for Career Development:

Afterschool Centre for Career Development (formerly known as Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project) is a non-governmental, capacity development organization committed to inspiring, investing and engaging young people as well as facilitating growth opportunities for young persons in transitional stages of their lives. We ignite young people to set career goals and walk them through the achievement of such goals enabling them transit seamlessly from school to work.

At Afterschool Centre for Career Development we employ various strategic interventions to counsel, train and provide growth opportunities for young people to prepare for the world of work through a peer mentoring model. Our programmes and projects include a Pathfinder programme for Adolescents, A Pre-Tertiary Training Programme for Post-Secondary school graduates, Workplace Training for Undergraduates as well as career advancement trainings for young professionals.

Beyond providing direct services Afterschool Centre for Career Development provides a springboard for Stakeholder collaboration and thought leadership on issues regarding holistic education including career counseling, employment and youth transitions programming. Some initiatives under our thought leadership portfolio include; The Career Counsellors Coalition and the School to Work Transitions in Africa Initiative.

Interested in our work? Please contact our Partnerships and Programmes Team via +2348187508000,+2348185035437 or email info@afterschoolcentre.org , www.afterschoolcentre.org

About Koboaccountant:

Koboaccountant is a tech registered online Accounting business in Nigeria. Our business model is designed to enable us service our identified Niche efficiently and profitably. Our main goal is to provide Professional Accounting Services (PAS) to Business Startups, Small and Medium scale enterprises who prior to now weren’t able to access this services (PAS) largely due to the affordability (cost of hiring an Accountant or a Financial Consultant).