NEW PATH is a Career Re-Direction Training Program focusing on women to initiate a career management process for themselves. NEW PATH is an active and purposeful programme that takes you through a process to explore management of personal career goals, expectations and outcomes.  It seeks to open doors to careers  and opportunities that women might not have considered. It seeks fit skills, passions, opportunities, networks and experiences into women’s career plans. This training creates the opportunity to reflect on your career path by learning how to research options, realize your strengths, acquire new skills and forestall redundancy. It will help participants to muster the courage to make the changes that they desire, and discover a NEW PATH in career that is right for them.


The NEW PATH program offers a clear picture of everything that really matters in career re- jigging. It looks at natural abilities, aptitudes, personality, values, commitments, passions and lifestyle and the employment needs of individuals. It is a career development program planned to integrate a series of activities related to women career planning and at the same time balancing other personal needs as they strive to enter or continue in the labour market.

The main objective of designing and developing a women’s career management program is to provide the opportunity to expand their horizons, upgrade and use their skills to maximum in other to attract the kind of careers they desire.

It will use a process based approach to addressing innate questions and help to resolve grey areas leading participants to the best possible career decisions. Along with this, NEW PATH will stimulate a positive change in the attitude and behaviour of women in seeking or retaining their career path.

New Path Training Modules


  • Designing and implementing my new career path
  • Turning Vision into purpose
  • Managing change
  • Understanding my Skills Set
  • Strategies for implementing a career path
  • Work-life Balance


  • Entrepreneurship: -Your unique Personal Brand
  • Understanding the Market: Developing Strategies for entering into your Brand Market
  • Building a Start-Up
  • The World of Digital Entrepreneurship
  • My New Path Action Plans and Implementation Strategy

Specific Benefits

The program will guide participants toward an exhilarating new to life and work. It will provide opportunities for:

  • Personal fulfillment
  • Professional reorientation
  • Future Job Security
  • Better income potentials
  • Alternative career options

Target Audience

This training is designed for young people especially women of all age groups. Regardless of the reasons for being out of work, the right career is out there for everyone. This program is for you if you:

  • have just graduated from school and currently unemployed
  • have begun to lose interest in your job routine
  • ready to make a mid-career change or approaching retirement
  • returning to the workforce after an absence
  • seeking a real career, not just a “job”
  • looking for work with meaning or that makes a positive difference
  • your company is downsizing or your industry is facing a recession
  • You are in between jobs or been out of work for a while
  • You desire a work-life balance for yourself or your staff
  • You a woman desiring to start a new business

Participants can also come from groups within organisations including Women associations.

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Dr Francisca Odeka BSc (Mass Com) Msc (Mass Com.) PhD (Glas) Social Policy Dr. Francisca Odeka is a Public Sector Reform Expert especially in the area of Performance Management, Capacity Building, Quality Assurance, Policy Development and Implementation and Monitoring and Evaluation. She is a seasoned consultant with extensive expertise in Capacity Building and Training Delivery and have over the years developed Capacity Building Programmes and Performance Management Tools to support organizations ensure that the employees are working to their optimum. Dr. Odeka is a top management coach; she has attended courses in business management and women entrepreneurship in Harvard Business School. Other areas of expertise are in the area of Human Resource Management, Strategic Leadership, Risk Management and Public Protection. Dr. Odeka who is a trained Mass Communication Expert, returned to Nigeria in 2010 to play her part in the development of the Country. She is passionate about Change in all aspects of the public sector and advocates this through her Change Management Lectures.