The objective of the SOP Creative Bootcamp series is to empower community youths through sponsored creative bootcamps while contributing to reducing the global talent shortage.
The second edition of this series, which was supported by Hub30 co-working space in Festac town, allowed for hybrid participation (i.e., physical presence in class or joining the classes online via Zoom), and was held in March 2022 (Saturdays and Sundays only) with 103 participants according to Oreoluwa Tokunboh, the project manager and Head of the group’s corporate affairs team.
The four-week project had resource persons train the participants on four major topics.
- Graphic Design (by Opeyemi Tokunbo of Insfires Studios). Mr Tokunbo extensively impacted the participants on the various methods and uses of phototshops designs. At the end of his session the participants were able to individually create designs for businsses.
- UI/UX Design (by Tobi Fisayo Ololade, a Freelance UI/UX Pro). Mr Ololade’s vast experience in UI/UX design helped the participants appreciate the knowledge and application of these skill in the industrial design and other fields.
- Content Writing (by Angela Oladipupo of TedBree). Mrs Oladipupo, a media and mass communication pro, highlighted various strategies on how to capture audiences through copywrtiting , content creation and blogging.
- Digital Marketing (by Ayodeji Oladipupo of Gratify Media). Mr Oladipupo, our content marketing and Digital Media resource person further identified the important methods and ways to achieve the best results and outcomes as it partains to the digital marketspace.
Participants were tested for knowledge appreciation at the end of the sessions and certificates were issued. Small network groups of these budding professionals were also created in order to helo them with more mentoring and eventual positioning in the industry.
Here are some images from the event and testimonials from participants