Culturecode grew out of CHINI Africa’s learning and training programmes. For years, we have served as a dependable ally for organisations in Nigeria and Ghana to meet the training requirements of their staff.  Our unique position as representative for Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the world’s number one industry awards festival, avails us the opportunity of seeing talent development from the highest possible perspective. We have also partnered with some of the industry’s best including Miami Ad School and the Berlin School of Creative Leadership to ensure that we offer nothing but the highest standards. And that's why it's no wonder, we have remained the number one choice for training for leading organisations and individuals alike in the regions we operate. 

Available Programmes

Our programmes cut across all aspects of marketing communications from Creative Advertising to Media Planning, Buying and Strategy, Public Relations, Account Planning, Digital Media, Audio and Video Production etc.  For programmes provided in conjunction with our partner institutions, the participants have the added benefit of getting a double certification from ISMC and the partner institution. 

Programme Types

Our programme formats include open classes held either within our premises or designated hotel or other facilities which are open to individuals to subscribe. We also offer corporate organisations bespoke classes which can be held at an agreed suitable location or as an office implant class. We offer short intensive workshops that span 1 – 3 days as well as longer in-depth training programmes that last up to 3 months or more. We also provide counselling, registration and visa assistance for those who will like to do a full-time diploma, bachelor’s or master’s degree programmes at one of partner schools abroad. Our very popular Miami Ad School Scholarship Competition has seen many Nigerians study on scholarship in Miami Ad School campuses in Europe and America. Many of the graduates are now working in different parts of the world. 

Quarterly Programmes

How to Create Great Ad Campaigns 

This course is conducted by Miami Ad School Europe. It is made up of classes in Writing and Storytelling as well as Concepting and Integrated Concepting. It was developed in 2011 as a quick intervention to meet the creative challenges of Nigerian ad agences by providing the Miami Ad School quality of training without the need of travelling or leaving work. It has since been adopted by all the leading agencies as the standard training programme for creative staff.   Register here.

Introduction to Creative Thinking

This unique 10-week course from Miami Ad School is designed to provide basic, but world class training for young talents, especially those who have just finished their tertiary education in whatever field, who wish to work in the Creative Communications Industry. It is fully backed up with an enviable completion certificate from Miami Ad School. Register here.

Digital Tools Training

The Digital Tools Programme offered in conjuction with Miami Ad School will help you get ahead in today’s digital communication world. The programme includes classes in print layout and website design. Register here

Advertising Creativity

This is an affordable 10-week intensive creative training programme delivered via videoconferencing and other technology channels by highflying creatives located in different parts of the world.  The programme includes three course: Copywriting, Creativity and Art Direction. Register here.

Media Planning & Buying

This is a high profile media course for upcoming talents in the Media Planning and Buying. It’s a 3-month programme led by top industry media specialists. Register here.

Strategy Planning

The Strategy Planning course is a 10-week intensive course delivered by videoconferencing. Key topics will include – Insights, Research, Brand Positioning, Behavioural Economics, Trend Spotting etc. Register here.

Leadership Programmes

We run the Creative Leadership Accelerator Programme (CLAP) in conjunction with the Berlin School of Creative Leadership either as an open programme or specially tailored to a company’s need at their request. The programme is designed to help creative leaders in the advertising and related brand services industries face an increasingly complex and dynamic marketplace.

We also facilitate participation in other Berlin School programmes such as workshops in Berlin and the Cannes Creative Leadership Programme, a two-week programme organized by Cannes Lions and the Berlin School of Creative Leadership. The first week of the programme takes place in Berlin and the second week takes place in Cannes during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.  


We organize internship programmes for young school leavers who want to gain industry experience while taking the programme. Some courses like Introduction to Creative Thinking are already designed to include an internship plan with a leading ad agency. In all, virtually everyone that goes through the programme gains employment on completion.