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Bringing skills back home emeka anazia

  1. 1. <ul><li>BRINGING SKILLS BACK HOME </li></ul><ul><li>By </li></ul><ul><li>Emeka Anazia </li></ul><ul><li>Head, Learning and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria </li></ul><ul><li>Presented at the 1 st ELITE NIGERIA CAREER FORUM for Nigerians in Diaspora </li></ul><ul><li>December 15-16, 2009 - Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. </li></ul>
  2. 2. REASON FOR SOJOURN: Nigeria then & now <ul><li>THEN </li></ul><ul><li>Terrible Government – Military dictatorship </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Very Bad Economy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Desire to improve skills and knowledge base </li></ul><ul><li>NOW </li></ul><ul><li>Democracy – Continually evolving </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Bad Days are over! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Economy - Tertiary Education graduates, International Public Servants, Nigerian expatriate experts </li></ul>Emeka Anazia 0802 314 6630 [email_address]
  3. 3. NIGERIA’S ECONOMY & THE DEVELOPED COUNTRIES <ul><li>DEVELOPED COUNTRIES </li></ul><ul><li>Economies of the West Saturated </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities narrowing down </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The issue of burden of taxes and fees in the west </li></ul><ul><li>NIGERIA </li></ul><ul><li>Development currently in infant stage </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities abound in the different sectors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Large and level space for highly skilled persons </li></ul><ul><li>Government is highly committed – Diaspora content in Vision 2020 </li></ul>Emeka Anazia 0802 314 6630 [email_address]
  4. 4. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS IN REAL TERMS <ul><li>Edge Over “Resident” Peers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High regard for good foreign qualifications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Job Mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Value of earnings in Real Term </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost of living in Nigeria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities for investments and return on investment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Very juicy perks for some high flying jobs, including wages denominated in foreign currencies </li></ul><ul><li>Variable pay regimes available </li></ul>Emeka Anazia 0802 314 6630 [email_address]
  5. 5. OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME AGENTS OF OUR NATIONAL REBIRTH <ul><li>Early Beginnings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nigeria gave us a birthplace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some of us had our early beginnings here </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All of us have our roots here </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sojourn facilitated by Scholarships </li></ul><ul><ul><li>from the Federal and State Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>others funded by organisations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>organisations operating in Nigeria </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>organisations and nations with which Nigeria has agreements </li></ul></ul>Emeka Anazia 0802 314 6630 [email_address]
  6. 6. OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME AGENTS OF OUR NATIONAL REBIRTH <ul><li>It’s Time to Give Back </li></ul><ul><li>Nigeria is our only Home/Native Country </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No matter how naturalised and successful we are as full-blooded Nigerians overseas, we are still “considered” aliens in many respects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Opportunities are endless and massive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Now is the time to come back home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The case of Malta </li></ul></ul>Emeka Anazia 0802 314 6630 [email_address]
  7. 7. CONCLUSION <ul><li>It’s time to claim your inalienable right to participate and benefit from Nigeria’s affairs </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage on your competitiveness/competence </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities are endless and massive </li></ul><ul><li>Seize the moment </li></ul>Emeka Anazia 0802 314 6630 [email_address]
  8. 8. <ul><li>CONTACT </li></ul><ul><li>Emeka Anazia, MITD </li></ul><ul><li>Head, Learning & Development </li></ul><ul><li>Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria </li></ul><ul><li>CIPM House, CIPM Avenue </li></ul><ul><li>Off Obafemi Awolowo Way, Central Business District </li></ul><ul><li>Alausa-Ikeja </li></ul><ul><li>Cell: 0802 314 6630 </li></ul><ul><li>Email : [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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