Impact Week 2017 – Lufthansa to Train 200 Unilag Students


German mega carrier, Lufthansa is organising the training of 200 students from University of Lagos who will undergo six-days coaching with international trainers.

The airline said it is bringing its internationally acclaimed Corporate Social Responsibility project to Nigeria. ‘Impact Week 2017’ which would be held at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) campus in Akoka from October 20 to 26.

Impact Week is a one-week programme aimed at training participants to develop sustainable business models using different innovation techniques like the innovative ‘Design Thinking’.

“We are excited to have a team of UNILAG professionals, Lufthansa international staff and other experts come together with around 200 students to develop their skills, broaden and take on the tasks of thinking about solutions for socio-economic challenges right here”, Lufthansa General Manager Nigeria, Robin Sohdi.

Director Entrepreneurship Centre, UNILAG, said “It is exciting to have the Impact Week in Nigeria and more importantly in University of Lagos to support a life changing experience for our teachers and students by Lufthansa Germany Airlines.”

The Impact Week is aimed at coaches and students who generally have great untapped ideas, creative energy and an eagerness to learn and improve things. This six-day event will help participants find, test and develop business ideas with great innovation. It will further prepare and motivate students to engage in entrepreneurship and give them platform to start their own business and find their role in the society. The focus is on seven core sectors (tracks) which affect daily life in Nigeria.”