Accessing Capital for SME Start-up, Growth & Expansion

November 21, 2016

November 21, 2016

1 Engineering Close, Eti-Osa, Lagos, Nigeria

N 15,000.00


Event Description


Small and Medium-scale Enterprise operators experience significant challenges obtaining capital for starting and/or growing their businesses because investors and lenders consider them to be high-risk. , lack of traditional collateral, lack of basic requirements for financing and geographic isolation. This training will share with you steps, processes and procedures of for improving your chances of obtaining financial assistance with favourable terms and conditions from investors, banks and other financial institutions.



At the end of the 1-day training, participants will be able to:

  • Display understanding of the current trends, sources and ways of obtaining equity capital from investors in Nigeria
  • Sign up with Index Consulting for business Advisory and Consultancy
  • Display understanding of the current trends, sources and ways of obtaining debt capital from financial institutions in Nigeria 
  • Identify and optimize economic opportunities in the local and international market.
  • Demonstrate ability to comprehend repayment plans, packages, and interest calculations.
  • Effectively source loans and negotiate interest on loans 
  • Effectively  source and negotiate interest on loans
  • Sign up with Index Consulting for business Advisory, financing and Consultancy support  



  • Recession: Present economic scenario and implications for SMEs
  • Introduction to financial institutions and SME services institutions and services
  • Financial Advisory service to ensure The place of financial capital in business survival,; growth and expansion 
  • Sources and requirements of Equity financing
  • Sources and requirements of medium and long term debt financing
  • Sources and requirements of International working capital and t trade finance 
  • Meeting Collateral requirements of financial institutions
  • Interest calculations
  • Repayment plans
  • Introduction to special/low-interest development finance windows in Nigeria
  • Short, Medium and Long term financing
  • Economic opportunities
  • Interest calculations
  • Repayment plans
  • Recession: Present economic scenario
  • Negotiation skills

Target Audience: Business Owners/CEOs, SME Accountants, Business Start-ups,  Entrepreneurs and CEO’s, Retirees, Unemployed Graduates and Business Start-ups, Aspiring Entrepreneurs.

Class Size: 30-40 participants

For inquiry and courses registration,


please call  07086871511 | |

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