THE BOT OF GLORIOUS VISION UNIVERSITY ORGANISES SECOND CAPACITY BUILDING FOR STAFF, FOCUSES ON GRANT WRITING FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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The Glorious Vision University (GVU) hosted its Second Grand Writing Series Workshop on 26-27 August 2022 at the college of law of the institution. The edition was targeted at capacity building for promoting entrepreneurship activities and skills development of staff in attracting funds to innovative ideas in teaching, research, and community development.

The idea for a capacity-building workshop for staff of the GVU on grant writing workshop focus on entrepreneurship was crafted by the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Glorious Vision University and passionately supported by the University management led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof Babatunde Idowu who declared the event opened. He inspired staff participants at the workshop to give in their best to attract funds to drive entrepreneurship programmes that will stimulate students to develop innovative skills for self-development, wealth creation, contribution to the community, and national development with global impact.

The BoT of  GVU was represented at the event by Pastor (Dr.) Oloyode and Dr. Abiola Kehinde Adesoye.  The workshop facilitating organization, Global Centre for Resources and Policy Development presented papers and practical sessions. Dr. Abiola Kehinde Adesoye presented papers on the preparation of concept notes of grants and techniques of grant writing and best practices in grant management while Dr. Olufemi Mosaku Johnson presented a paper on grants, concept notes, and proposal writing.  Staff participants were distributed into three engaging groups for practical sessions and assignments on the various papers presented. Social media channels were further developed for the mentorship of the participants by the facilitators.

The elated Vice-chancellor of GVU who was present at the various sessions appreciated the BoT for supporting the university in a capacity workshop to promote the status of the University for global impact. He expressed hope that the outcome of the workshop will soon begin to manifest as the previous one was already yielding dividends for staff and the university.

The BoT secretary, Pastor Oloyde encouraged staff to support the University by putting the knowledge acquired in the workshop to develop the university as the proprietor, The Apostolic Church Nigeria, LAWNA Territory, will continue to give the University the needed support for the growth and development of humanity and the nation.

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