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Strategy and Business Plan Competition 2017

Welcome, #SBPC2017 Participants!

The Strategy & Business Plan Competition is the premier business plan competition for undergraduate students of Nigerian Universities. The competition is open to all full-time students. Over 60 teams from different universities have competed in previous editions and loads of cash prizes have been awarded.

WILL YOU BE THE WINNER OF #SPBC2017? Click on the orange button on your left to start your application NOW.

General Rules and Eligibility Requirements

·         Competition is open to all full time undergraduate students of Nigerian Universities.

·         Each team should have a minimum of two and maximum of three members, and all team members must be from the same university.

·     Each team must have a team advisor who is a faculty member in the students’ university.

·         All participating students must have a minimum GPA of second class lower.


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The finalists and eventual winners will be determined by a panel of Judges using a 3-part evaluation criteria to assess the performance of each team. Judges will base their assessment on criteria such as the viability of the business idea, the quality and effectiveness of the written business plan as well as the poise and professionalism of the presentation. Each judge’s score is weighted equally.


Teams will compete for cash prizes in different categories. In addition to the cash prizes, all finalists will be issued a Certificate of Participation, and numerous consolation prizes.

First Place                                                     N200,000.00

Second Place                                                N150,000.00

Third Place                                                   N100,000.00

Most Outstanding Business Plan                  N25,000.00

Most Outstanding Presentation                     N25,000.00

Business Strategy Award                               N25,000.00

Peoples’ Choice Award                                  N25,000.00


ELI Foundation reserves the right to make any adjustments to the content, structure, or format of the competition.

Would you like to be crowned the #SBPC2017 Champion? Start your application today!