Lagos Business School, Gordon Institute of Business Science and Rhodes University have all partnered with the Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) .The six-month certificate program is offered to journalists and mid-career professionals in business and civil society to strengthen their skills in capital markets and data analysis and enhance their knowledge in financial and economic reporting. The program is a core component of the BMIA, which aims to accelerate development of a globally competitive media and financial reporting industry as well as promote transparency, accountability and good governance in Africa.