The Platform: Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) 2024 For Young Nigerians

The Platform Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is an intensive in-residence leadership and enterprise program designed to equip high performing young professionals with critical skills and mentorship to inspire innovation, drive success in the marketplace and transform the Nigerian economy

‘Poju Oyemade is the Senior Pastor of The Covenant Nation (TCN), Lagos. Pastor Poju has spent over 25 years passionately serving others by teaching biblical insights to be applied in everyday living to see life-changing results.

He’s the convener and visionary behind The Platform Nigeria, a biannual conference featuring keynotes from global leaders; Covenant Capital, an initiative to provide business advisory and financial support to entrepreneurs; and The Platform: Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB), an intensive 4-day in-residence program for high potential 20 to 25-year-olds in Nigeria. He is the host of major TV programs like Insights for Living and The Quantum Leap (TQL).

YPB Young Professionals Bootcamp

Application DeadlineMay 5, 2024
Country to studyNigeria
SponsorYoung Professionals Bootcamp (YPB)
GenderMen and Women

Benefits of YPB Young Professionals Bootcamp

The bootcamp offers three distinct streams, ensuring that no matter where your interests lie, there’s a path crafted for you:

  • Corporate Career: A deep dive into the critical attributes needed to forge a successful corporate journey.
  • Creative Industry: An exploration of the creative economy, offering writers, photographers, entertainers, and more the skills to monetize and scale their craft.
  • Entrepreneurship: A primer for aspiring entrepreneurs to validate ideas and navigate the steps to establish and grow their ventures.

Selected candidates are provided with accommodation, meals, and training materials, ensuring a focus solely on learning and growth. This full support underpins the bootcamp’s commitment to an intensive, distraction-free environment where theory meets practical application.


  • Professional skills: Fellows are exposed to critical skills, tools, and resources they require to thrive in their chosen career, via general training on leadership and curated sessions for entrepreneurs, corporate professionals, and creatives.
  • Mentorship: Fellows meet, engage and learn from the insightful stories and experiences of established industry mentors across business, corporate career and creative industry.
  • Community & Networking: Fellows connect with one another and nurture rewarding relationships that will accelerate their career trajectory in the short and long term.
  • Post-Bootcamp Support: Fellows expand on the skills and contacts they gain throughout the program by taking advantage of continuous professional development, networking, and collaboration opportunities provided by The Platform YPB.

Requirements for YPB Young Professionals Bootcamp

  • Age Requirement: Final year students or recent graduates aged 20-25 by June 2024.
  • Nationality: Must be Nigerian.
  • Qualities: A demonstrated desire to solve problems and achieve.

Selection Process


  • Applications Open: April 8th, 2024
  • Deadline: May 5th, 2024
  • Decision Communication: May 2024
  • Bootcamp: June 2024

Application Deadline

May 5, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) on to apply

For more details, visit YPB website