Career Starters Program

Virtual Experience Program

Preparing the next generation for Jobs of tomorrow

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What is Career Starters Program

Career Starters Program is a three-day virtual Experience programme that began in September 2020 to provide a platform for young people to network and acquire relevant Skills to succeed in today’s ever changing Job market.

At FestMan, we believe that for young people to succeed in a changing job market, they must embrace lifelong learning. We use this platform to mentor and coach  the youth to learn premium digital skills and prepare them for ‘Job of tomorrow’.

Career Starters Virtual Experience 2021

We have open the application for the next Cohort for our 2021 Virtual Experience for Career Starters. Registration is FREE and OPEN TO ALL. Application closes on 03.09. 21.

🚀Open Day - All Track

📅 4th Sept  | 9 AM – 12 PM

This session is designed to get you ready for the virtual experience. There will be interactive sessions on Personal Branding, CV writing, LinkedIn Branding and Job Interview Skills.

  • 🔸 Personal Branding
  • 🔸 CV Writing
  • 🔸 Interview Preparation
  • 🔸 Achieving career goals with LinkedIn
  • 🔸 Building Professional Networks

Career Starters: Data and Analytics Track

📅 4th and 5th Sept | Career Session: 4th – 3 PM  | Demo Session: 5th – 2 PM

Designed for those who want to pursue careers in Data analyticsData ScienceBusiness analyticsFinancial analysisMarketing and all career options.

  • 🔸 Data Analytics
  • 🔸 Business Intelligence
  • 🔸 Data Science
  • 🔸 AI and Machine Learning

Career Starters: Finance Track

📅 11th Sept  | Career Session: 9 AM  | Demo Session: 2 PM

Designed for those who want to pursue careers in Investment BankingPrivate equityCorporate Finance, Research, Strategy, Audit and Assurance and Accounting. Meet and network Industry Leaders working in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Corporate Finance, Audit and Assurance, Tax, Financial Advisory.

 

Career Starters: Technology Track

Designed for anyone interested in pursuing career in the Tech Space Software Developers, Mobile App Developers, Cybersecurity Analysts, Website Developers and Tech Entrepreneurs.

You’ll meet Experts in Software Design, Cybersecurity, Web development and Cloud Computing.

 

 

Our Network of Professionals – 2021

Paul Aninakwah
Country Manager, CIMA Ghana

🎯 Future of Finance

Frank Kommey, FCCA
Chief Financial Officer, Prudential Bank

🎯 Building Professional Networks

George E.A Anang
Strategy Analyst, LMI Holdings

🎯 Financial Modeling Foundations

Joseph Edward Mensah, ACIM
Marketing and Brand Expert

🎯 Personal Branding

Emmanuel Egyam, CFA
Investment Associate, Injaro Investments Ltd

🎯 Career Spotlight: Private Equity

Naa Lamle Lamptey
Financial Analyst | Founder, Elevate with NLL

🎯 CV Writing and Interview Skills

Opeyemi Fabiyi
Data Scientist at Cowrywise

🎯 Career Spotlight: Data Science

Alexander Asari Denkyi
Audit Associate, Big 4

🎯 Career Spotlight: Audit and Tax

Jeremy Quainoo
Country Operations Director,Jumo

🎯 Career Spotlight: Fintech

Thomas Festus Cudjoe
Founder and CEO, FestMan

🎯 Career Spotlight: Data Analytics

Program Outline

Meet Industry Leaders working in Finance, Consulting, Marketing, Analytics, Investment Banking and Private Equity.

Open Day- 4th September, 2021(9:00am – 12pm)

🔸 Personal Branding
🔸 Building Professional Network
🔸 Writing a Strategic Resume
🔸 How to rock your Job Interview
🔸 LinkedIn Branding and Networking for success

Career Spotlight – Data and Analytics Track
4th September, 2021 (2:30pm – 4:30pm)

🔸 Kickstart your career in Data
🔸 Becoming a Data Analyst
🔸 Becoming a Business Intelligence Analyst
🔸 Becoming a Data Scientist

Demo Day – Data and Analytics
5th September, 2021(2:00pm – 4:30pm)

🔸 Top Excel Skills for Analyst
🔸 Getting Started with Microsoft Power BI
🔸 Introduction to SQL

Career Spotlight – Finance Track
11th September, 2021(9:00am – 12pm)

🔸 Investment Banking
🔸 Private Equity
🔸 Audit and Assurance
🔸 Corporate Finance
🔸 Digital Skills for Finance Professionals
🔸 Future of Finance

🕺 Demo Day – Finance
11th September, 2021(2:00pm – 5:00pm)

🔸 Top Excel skills for Finance
🔸 Financial Modeling Fundamentals
🔸 Applied Excel for Finance

Ready to make a change?

Be part of this Network

Students

We connect Students with the opportunities to develop the skills to launch their career in the professional workforce.

Graduates

We support Graduates with employable skills to help them achieve their career goals

Young Professionals

We connect young professionals with networking and growth opportunities to help them succeed in thier career in this digital age. 

Saturday

Personal Branding

Joseph Mensah,ACIM

Deloitte Africa Brand Ambassador

GUIDED LEARNING

Building Professional Network

Alex Denkyi Asare,ACCA

Auditor

GUIDED LEARNING

Writing a marketable Resume

Naa Lamle Lamptey

GUIDED LEARNING

Achieving Career Goals with LinkedIn

Prince Nyamekye