Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, Director General/Chief Executive Officer, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)
To explore and maximize the opportunities presented through emerging technologies, the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in partnership with Sapphital Learning Ltd, has developed the SME Digital Academy to Educate, Empower and Elevate millions of MSMEs in Nigeria and across Africa. 

This is in line with the Federal Government's Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) to develop the non-oil sectors with focus on small businesses. 

On the SME Digital Academy, Small Business Owners, Freelancers, Startups founders and their employees will have access to learn a wide variety of courses, on-the-go, on any device, from any location, at their convenience, to greatly improve their businesses. 

All courses come with Certificates of Completion signed and endorsed by the DG-SMEDAN which become part of your Business documentation and Profile. 
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Graduation Ceremony of 1st Batch - Jan - Mar 2021

It was a great event on Wednesday April 21, 2021, as the Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dr. Umaru Dikko Radda and the MD-Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM), Abba Bello, officially Graduated the First Batch of Learners on the SME Digital Academy from across 16 States of Nigeria.  
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Maryam has a small business. She learns on the SME Digital Academy and she was among those celebrated during the Official Certificate Ceremony by the DG-SMEDAN. Watch her story.  

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SME Original Bundle

Get 75% Off on the SME Original Series. 7 top quality courses for the price of 2. Save up to N49,500.00 and get 7 signed Certificates of Completion in your name and your business.

Young Entrepreneurs Academy

Are you a fresh graduate, final year student, Youth Corp Member who is, or thinking of becoming, an Entrepreneur? Get the skills and knowledge you need and get Certified by SMEDAN. There is more - We are giving 80% off. 
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Featured MSME Courses


The SME Digital Academy is guided by the principles of Excellence, Value-Creation and Social Impact. We bring the finest instructors and share their wisdom with other business owners. We understand the importance of Value and Impact to communities and families and will strive for top-quality at all times. 


The modules and lessons are designed in a practical way, with real-world localized examples relevant to your business. We will be the preferred learning platform for Businesses in Africa. 


The strategies shared and knowledge gained can help you to immediately set up your business or scale up existing operations. We work with our instructors to cover diverse areas of learning.  


We work with fellow agencies of Government, International bodies, Private Companies and indeed instructors and businesses to build an ecosystem that will grow the SME Sector. 

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SMEDAN, NEXIM To Assist MSMEs With Access To Finance

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Your Certificate of Completion 

Each course is backed by a Certificate of Completion in Your Name / Business Name signed and approved by the DG-SMEDAN. There is no limit to how many courses and certificates you can have and it is available as eCopy which you can access in your profile, forever. Brag about them, share them on Linkedin, Twitter or Facebook  or showcase them among your Business Documents when applying to local and international institutions.