About 50 professionals from various industries have been trained and empowered with valuable industrial tools as well as the tenets of economic freedom through the Cheetah generation as a touchstone.
The programme organised by The Africa Focus for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Initiative (AFEEDi), in partnership with the Centre for Petroleum Energy Economics and Law Student Association from the University of Ibadan, featuring series of sessions by industry experts including, Petroleum Data Analyst at TotalEnergies, Jerry Omoareghan; Petroleum Engineer with Chevron Nigeria Limited, Victor Momoh; Health Care and Petrol Chemicals analyst, Oluwabori Ademuson, among others.
Programme Associate with AFEEDi, Oluwatomi Omogbai, stressed the need for young professionals to take the lead in shaping their world through innovation, entrepreneurship and economic freedom principles.
The CPEELSA President, Ayodeji Adekanji, also encouraged participants to join the center as it provides a world-class milieu of advanced energy research, training, and advocacy.
A Petroleum Data Analyst at TotalEnergies, Jerry Omoareghan, started the session on data mining, cleaning, and analysis in Intermediate Microsoft Excel.
Momoh, who is also a Certified Excel Expert examined the nuances in data analysis using the Advanced Microsoft Excel tool. He showed the various ways this skill can be applied across the industrial value chain while building a case for consistent hands-on to ensure proficiency.
Ademuson, at his session, opened the eyes of the participants to basic Financial Modeling approaches to solving financial issues.
The programme also created the opportunity for the participants to network with professionals, a session led by the training mentors, Analyst, ANOH Gas Processing Company Limited, Yusuf Akinrinade; Co-founder/CEO, MySolarBid Ltd, Israel Faleye; Analyst, Petroknowledge Energy consulting services, Chibuzor Azodo and, AFEEDi Programmes Director, John dAiyee.
In his remarks, the AFEEDi President, Peter Oluleke, appreciated all the participants and challenged them to practice the tenets of economic freedom and maximise the data tools. He further called for participants to partner or volunteer with AFEEDi in moving the ship of freedom across Africa.