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Enterpreneurship opportunity in it[Nigeria]

With the fast rate of development in ICT, so many Africa countries continue to merry in the "Dark Age".
ICT is so big and wide to solve un-employment in any Nation.

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Enterpreneurship opportunity in it[Nigeria]

  1. 1. Entrepreneurship Opportunity in Information and Communication Technology By: OBI EBUKA DAVID 08-06-2015
  2. 2. Entrepreneur • The word entrepreneur is derived from the French word ‘enterprendre’ it means “to undertake” and literally translated means “between-taker” or “go-between”. • Entrepreneur is an individual who takes risk and starts something new.
  3. 3. Entrepreneurial • “A person that has the ability to see and evaluate business opportunity by gathering resources together to take advantage of the fore-seen opportunities”[Meredith et al]. • “Someone who creates value by combining resources to exploit opportunities”[Steven et al]. • A person involved in business activities.
  4. 4. Entrepreneurship • “Process of creating ideas that brings out exceptionality in your product”[Ajayi O.O]. • “Living the few years of your life the way others won’t, so that you can live the most part of your life the way others can’t” [Waren G]
  5. 5. Three ways to exploit opportunities • Recognize the opportunity • Access the opportunity • Implement Opportunity
  6. 6. What is IT • We use the term information technology or IT to refer to an entire industry. In actuality, information technology is the use of computers and software to manage information. In some companies, this is referred to as Management Information Services (or MIS) or simply as Information Services (or IS). The information technology department of a large company would be responsible for storing information, protecting information, processing the information, transmitting the information as necessary, and later retrieving information as necessary.
  7. 7. Some opportunities in IT • Programmers (C, Java, C#, Python, C++, Ruby on Rails) • Web Programmers (PHP, Javascript, Ajax, ASP.NET, XML) • Web Designers (HTML, XHTML, HTML5) • CMS Experts (Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress) • Mobile Developers (Android, iOS, Windows) • Database Experts (SQL, MySQL, Oracle, MS Access, Data Modelling) • Graphic/Logo Designers (Photoshop, Flash) • ecommerce Experts (PayPal, Zen Cart, osCommerce) • Social Networking Programmers (Facebook, Twitter)
  8. 8. Some opportunities in IT • Software Engineer • Quality Assurance Engineer • Database Engineer • Business Analyst • Project Manager • UI Engineer • Technical Support • Technical Writing
  9. 9. Some opportunities in IT • UX Engineer • Developer Evangelism • Business Intelligence • SEO Specialists • Application Consultant • Social Media Executive • Web Analytics Executive • Interactive Design ,Wearable and M2M • IT Security and Ethical Hacking
  10. 10. Some opportunities in IT • On the average online IT jobs, especially programming skills pay higher than other types of online work. This is usually because they require high analytical skills, more brain power, and are in hot demand. So if you are good in them you could be making reasonable income in a couple of months.
  11. 11. Beauty of IT • IT Job pays well • Stress free • Easy business startup • Can be carried as a compliment to other skills • Easy access to acquire knowledge • With the aid of internet, you can work at, as many places[Online work][Multiple income stream] • Same value of skill across Countries
  12. 12. IT Opportunities in Nigeria 5 Jobs In High Demand In Nigeria [5th march 2015] • SOCIAL MEDIA SKILLS • MARKETING SKILLS • PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS • IT/ TELECOMMS ENGINEERS • AIRLINE PILOTS Reference: http://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads/5-jobs-in-high-demand-in- nigeria.108782/ Reference: http://www.naijatechguide.com/2009/04/information-technology-nigeria- overview.html
  13. 13. 14 Tech jobs with good pays • No. 1: Software Architect, $130,891Number of Job Openings: 3,229 A software architect designs complex software applications. • No. 2: Software Development Manager, $123,747 Number of Job Openings: 2,249 A software development manager is a project leader for software projects. • No. 3: Solutions Architect, $121,522 Number of Job Openings: 3,530 A solutions architect designs and engineers complex software or computer systems. • No. 4: Analytics Manager, $115,725 Number of Job Openings: 1,408 An analytics manager performs business and financial analysis to help the company measure its success and predict its needs.
  14. 14. 14 Tech jobs with good pays • No. 5: IT Manager, $115,642 Number of Job Openings: 17,161 An IT manager runs manages a company's technology infrastructure. • No. 6: Product Manager, $113,959 Number of Job Openings: 9,918 A product manager helps run the teams that design and market a product. Though a product manager isn't a tech-specific job, it is a major role at many tech companies. • No. 7: Data Scientist, $105,395 Number of Job Openings: 3,433 A data scientist is a superhot field right now. This person helps a company find insights out of heaps of data. • No. 8: Security Engineer, $102,749 Number of Job Openings: 2,060 A security engineer designs, deploys, and monitors systems that secure a company's network, software, and other assets.
  15. 15. 14 Tech jobs with good pays • No. 9: QA Manager, $101,330 Number of Job Openings: 1,689 A QA, or "quality assurance," manager performs tests to make sure a product, service or software performs as it should. • No. 10: Computer Hardware Engineer, $101,154 Number of Job Openings: 1,264 A computer hardware engineer designs computers and all sorts of other electronic devices. • No. 11: Database Administrator, $97,258 Number of Job Openings: 9,041 A company's database is among the most important bits of software it owns, keeping track of customers, transactions, and inventory. A database administrator runs it. • No. 12: UX Designer, $96,855 Number of Job Openings: 2,010 A UX designer, or "user experience" designer, makes sure the product looks and feels good and functions in a way that is easy for people to use. Reference:http://www.businessinsider.com/14-highest-paying-tech-jobs-in-2015-2015-2?op=1
  16. 16. 14 Tech jobs with good pays • No. 13: Software Engineer, $96,392 Number of Job Openings: 99,055 A software engineer is software programmer. Every company needs software engineers, from the tech companies building software to sell to others, to the enterprises building apps for internal use. • No. 14: Sales Engineer, $90,899 Number of Job Openings: 5,508 A sales engineer is the technical resource for the sales force who helps ensure bids and contracts meet the customers' technical specifications.
  17. 17. Average Salary of other Courses in Nigeria • (basic salary + allowances) of a fresh graduate i.e equivalent of level 8, aside from the oil coys should be btw 100k-150k. • The oil coys pay d highest at an average around 250k-350k, then follow by shipping and manufacturing. Btw the insurance and bank coys, I don't know the one that pays better.
  18. 18. 10 Hottest Skills for IT in 2015[ComputerWorld] • Programming/Application Development • Project Management • Help Desk/Technical Support • Security/ Compliance governance • Web Development • Database Administration • Business Intelligence/Analyst • Mobile Application and Device Management • Networking • Big Data Reference: http://www.computerworld.com/article/2844020/10-hottest-it-skills-for-2015/
  19. 19. 10 MOST MARKETABLE COURSES IN NIGERIA • Medicine • Estate Management/Architecture/Building/Survey/Civil Engineering • Chemical/Petroleum Engineering • Geology • Computer Science/Computer Engineering/IT courses • Economics/Accounting/Finance • Mechanical, Electrical & other related Engineering courses • Nursing/Laboratory Science • Law • Mass Communication/Journalism Reference:http://www.jarushub.com/10-most-marketable-courses-in-nigeria/
  20. 20. Unemployment in Nigeria Unemployment Hits 28.4% as of June 2015 Reference: http://ieconomics.com/nigeria- unemployment-rate-forecast
  21. 21. Unemployment In United State • Unemployment Rate in the United States increased to 5.50 percent in May of 2015 from 5.40 percent in April of 2015.
  22. 22. Seek ICT Job Ads to July 2012 • Reference:http://techblog.nz/368-ICTTrendsUpdateontheSkillsShortage
  23. 23. Statistics Jobs Demand Trend • This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Statistics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category
  24. 24. Statistics Salary Trend • This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Statistics within the UK. • Reference: http://www.itjobswatch.co.uk/jobs/uk/statistics.do
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  26. 26. Trend of IT[Paradigm shift] • Mobile application/OS • Project Management • Network security • Big Data
  27. 27. 5 Reasons You Should Start an Online[IT] Business in Your 20s • Fewer commitments when young • Create long-term financial security • Faster personal growth and maturity • Ability to work from virtually anywhere in the world • Less overhead and financial commitment to start
  28. 28. Top Ten ways to make money online with integrity • Teaching and Training • Offering a service • Creating and selling products • Membership sites and continuity programs • Affiliate Marketing • Building a site and selling Ads • Selling Sponsorship for branded content • Events • Masterminds and Coaching • Getting Creative
  29. 29. Business Opportunity A business opportunity is a consumer need or want that can potentially be met by a new business. Sources of opportunities include: • Problems. Many well-known companies were started because an entrepreneur wanted to solve a problem. • Changes. Our world is continually changing. Change often produces needs or wants that no one is currently meeting. • New Discoveries. The creation of totally new products and services can happen by accident. • Existing Products and Services. You can get ideas for opportunities from businesses that already exist by looking for ways to improve a product significantly. • Unique Knowledge. Entrepreneurs sometimes turn one-of-a-kind experiences or uncommon knowledge into a product or service that benefits others.
  30. 30. Thinking Creatively Creative thinking is a thought process that involves looking at a situation or object in new ways. • Challenge the Usual. Ask lots of “Why?” and “What if?” questions. • Think Backward. Start by imagining the end result you want. • Be Flexible. Force yourself to examine things from different angles. • Judge Later. When brainstorming ideas, don’t worry about being practical. • Draw Idea Maps. Use whiteboards, chalkboards, and poster boards to sketch out ideas. • Brainstorm in a Group. Ask your friends, family, and classmates to help you generate ideas. • Daydream. Letting your mind wander is okay; just make sure you pick an appropriate time.
  31. 31. Turning Ideas into Opportunities Four common ways to turn ideas into opportunities are: • Starting a new business • Buying an independent business • Buying a franchise[A business established or operated under an authorization to sell or distribute a company's goods or services in a particular area] • Becoming an inventor
  32. 32. Evaluating an Opportunity The feasibility of an idea refers to how possible or worthwhile it is to pursue it, to see if it is actually an opportunity. Three methods for determining the feasibility of business ideas are: • Cost/Benefit Analysis. This is the process of adding up all the expected benefits of an opportunity and subtracting all the expected costs. If the benefits outweigh the costs, the opportunity may be worthwhile. • Opportunity-Cost Analysis. An opportunity-cost analysis examines the potential benefits that you forfeit when you choose one course of action over others. • SWOT Analysis. This is a business evaluation method that draws its name from the four areas it evaluates—Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats.
  33. 33. How to acquire IT-Skills Know the basics W3schools Go and face interviews Dont be afraid to try out Daily update yourself Follow free online courses Do a lot Meet and get to know new people Ask Out
  34. 34. Thank You
  35. 35. Other Services: • Mobile Application Programming[Android apps, Windows apps, Iphone apps, Mobile Web apps]. • Desktop Application Programming[Advance java, c#, c, c++, etc]. • Dynamic Web Application Development.[cms and others]. • Blog Creation • Graphics Design, Logo Design… • Database Administration [mysql, ms sql]. • Computer Security. • Project Management Professional • PeachTree Accounting • Tutorials We are ready to serve you… Call: 08130770663 [David] Or 07037900456 [Tolu] 08161199202 [Patrick]

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