“Africa's greatest opportunity and its greatest challenge are its youthful population. NUTM is uniquely positioned to harness that population into a powerhouse of STEM talent for Africa and the world.”
Dr. Omobola Johnson
Dean, NUTM Scholars Program
Member, Governing Board, NUTM
The NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) is a one-year full-time interdisciplinary postgraduate program in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design. During the program, Scholars will learn and study concepts in technology, entrepreneurship and design, management and leadership. The NSP intends to groom stellar young leaders from a diverse range of backgrounds across Africa to be change agents for the region and the world.
An entrepreneurship capstone project to enable Scholars build a venture from scratch during the NSP.
A full-time opportunity to shadow senior leaders through a six week internship.
A short study trip to a select location to gain exposure to international business and culture.
Guest lectures, workshops and individual mentorship by eminent leaders and entrepreneurs.
A workplace ready toolkit consisting of coursework, industry sessions, simulations, individual and group feedback.
Senior Vice President and Provost, WPI; Former Professor, Princeton University; Former President and Provost, AUST
PhD, University of Cambridge
Professor of Management, Cornell University; Former Faculty, INSEAD; Chair of Board, Global Business School Network
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Professor, Computer Science, WPI
PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Co-Founder, Co-creation Hub; Co-Founder, Tender Information Service
MSc, Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity
CEO, Economic Associates; Faculty, Lagos Business School
PhD, University of Durham
Professor and Undergraduate Curriculum Chair, University of Pennsylvania
PhD, California Institute of Technology
Associate Professor, Marketing, University of Georgia
PhD, Purdue University
Professor, University of Pennsylvania; Visiting Professor, Ashoka University
PhD, Yale University
Global Prosperity Lead, Clayton Christensen Institute
MBA, Harvard Business School
Founding Dean, NSP; Senior Partner, TLcom Capital; Former Minister of Communication Technology
PhD, Cranfield University
Faculty, Lagos Business School; Executive Coach
PhD, Aston University
Faculty, American University of Nigeria; Associate Researcher, Paris VII University’s Laboratory of Social and Political Change
Assistant Director and Faculty, 9.9 Writing; Executive Coach, Naropa Fellowship
Masters, Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi
Former COO, IMB Securities; Founder & Executive Vice Chairman, Boys to MEN Foundation
NSP is delivered in partnership with the academic and industry institutions of global repute.
Demonstrated leadership experience and an ability to overcome challenges
Strong passion for an idea with potential impact in Africa
Awareness of global trends in technology
High personal integrity, self-awareness and initiative
Good academic record
Strong written and verbal communication skills
|Technology||Entrepreneurship and Design||Management||Leadership||Perspectives||Critical Thinking and Writing|
|Introduction to Computing||Design thinking||Economics of Globalization||Foundations of Leadership||African History||Rhetoric and Public Speaking|
|Science and Technology for African Development||Market Creating Innovation||Accounting & Finance||Contextual Leadership||Gender||Writing the Professional Self|
|Data Analytics/Big Data||Social Entrepreneurship||Marketing||Heart of Leadership||Sustainability||Habit building courses|
|Digital Transformation and Innovation||Human-Centered Design||Operations Management||Group Dynamics||--||Interactive workshops/tutorials|
|Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning||Raising Capital/Fundraising||Strategy||Negotiations workshop||--||Critical Thinking and Public Speaking for Effective Communication|
Diversity is a core part of the NSP. Scholars are selected from various regions in Nigeria and Africa with varied
academic and professional backgrounds.