Going For Growth


Ecobank SME Club, in partnership with Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) of the Pan­Atlantic University, is calling for applications from established companies interested in moving to the next stage of growth to enroll in ‘Going for Growth’ (G4G).

The G4G programme is a one­year programme aimed at increasing the business growth of 20 selected companies. The CEOs of the selected companies will lead a team of two, or three to the programme.

Growth objectives will be set and performance reviewed on a quarterly basis. Each participating company will receive support from EDC to enable them achieve their set objectives.

These will include:

a. Strategic session with experts

b. Quarterly retreats/workshops

c. Mentoring

d. Business matching

e. Process improvements services

At the end of the programme, the top three companies will be named “Ecobank’s SME Ambassadors” for one year (2016/17).

Selection Criteria

  • Business must be at least five years old
  • Must have a Turnover of N50million
  • Minimum of 5 staff

Step 1 – Check Your Eligibility

Check that you are qualified to apply.

Step 2 – Register

Click here to register if you have not already done so

You will receive a confirmation email from "Road to Growth Programme" with all the details you will need to log in.

Step 3 – Complete Application

Once you have successfully registered, log in and click the “Start Application” button on the Start Application Tab on this page. To return to your application, click the “save and continue” button and come back to it at any time. Once you are done with your application, click on the “Submit” button at the end of the form to send it to us.

Step 4 – Keep Informed

After the closing date you will be notified if you have been shortlisted for interview which is the next stage of the competition.

Application Process

To apply, please follow step 2 and 3 above

We will evaluate applications as they arrive, and make decisions on a rolling basis. Thus, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

For questions please send an email to g4g@pau.edu.ng or SMECLUB@ecobank.com