ACCREDITATION AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT.

The NCMD Act, Cap 99 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (2004) which established the Nigerian Council for Management Development (NCMD), empowers it to setup and maintain standards in Management Education, Training and Development, including Accreditation of Trainers and Training Institutions.

The Accreditation and Curriculum Development Department is charged with carrying out the Centre’s role of standardization of capacity building activities through streamlining and control.
To achieve the Centre’s goals, the Accreditation Division in the Accreditation Department was set up to manage the entire Accreditation and Registration Process for both Individuals and Institutions.

THE ACCREDITATION AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT HAS THREE (3) DIVISIONS, NAMELY:

1. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT DIVISION;
2. ACCREDITATION DIVISION; AND
3. QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION

Accreditation Division

The accreditation Division provides information and advisory services to trainers and training firms/institutions on accreditation and registration. Division handles the coordination of (among others):

o sale/collection of completed forms;
o preparation of: accreditation assessment visit
• certificates for successful applicants and organisations
• annual directory of accredited trainers and training organisations.
• the Annual Directory of Management Development Programmes in Nigeria.

Curriculum Development Division

The Curriculum Development Division is concerned with developing/reviewing the Curriculum of the Centre’s programmes, as well as the review and upgrading of syllabi for management studies, the compilation of training programme and the publication of the directory of training firms/institutions and individual trainers in the country.

Quality Assurance Division

This division is charged with ensuring that the programmes/activities carried out in the Centre, as well as by other individual trainers and firms/institution, are carried out not below the least established standards.

ACCREDITATION APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

A. INDIVIDUAL TRAINERS

To apply for accreditation as a management trainer, certain requirements, a candidate must:

1. Be a graduate of a recognized University, Polytechnic or other similar institutions of higher learning in Nigeria or abroad AND /OR
2. Be a holder of a professional qualification e.g. ICAN, ACA, ACCA, CIPM, AIB, ACIS etc. as approved by Government; AND
3. be holder of CMD’s Train-The-Trainers’ (Basic and Advanced MANDEV) certificates.
4. Have at least three years post-management training experience. 5. Purchase an accreditation form at the cost of N50, 000:00K only.

Upon completion of the accreditation form, it is to be submitted along with copies of the following documents:

  • educational qualification(s);

  • professional certificates;

  • basic and advanced mandev certificates;

  • curriculum vitae; and

  • photocopy of receipt for the form.
COURSE FEE DURATION
Basic MANDEV N250,000:00K 2 WEEKS
Advanced MANDEV N300, 000:00K 2 WEEKS
Mandatory Professional Trainers’ Programme N70,000:00 3 DAYS

B. TRAINING FIRMS

The firm must provide the following -
1. CAC documentation and any other relevant document which indicates training, research and consulting
2. Certificate of incorporation
3. Location/Address
4. At least three accredited individual trainers, one of whom must be on the company’s payroll
5. Comprehensive faculty list
6. At least three years of relevant management training experience
7. A well-equipped library
8. Functional training facilities e.g. Training Room(s), Audiovisual Equipment, Computers etc.

Fee for accreditation form: ₦ 100,000.00k (for 3 years)

Upon completion of the form, it is to be submitted along with the following documents:

1. CAC documentation and any other relevant document which indicates training, research and consulting;
2. CVs of directors of the firm;
3. CVs of facilitators and their accreditation certificates, if any;
4. Company profile; and
5. Copy of payment receipt issued.

Once the form has been submitted with all relevant documents, the firm will be shortlisted for accreditation visit. Also, the firm will be issued a letter of‘To Whom It May Concern’, which is to serve as a Provisional Accreditation if the Faculty members have attended Basic and Advanced MANDEV, pending the time the Nigerian Council for Management Development (NCMD) accreditation is ready. However, the letter is valid only for six (6) months.

C. PUBLIC TRAINING INSTITUTIONS (established by Act/Law and private organizations of similar standing) Fee: N1,000, 000:00(for 3 Years)

D. PRIVATE TRAINING INSTITUTIONS Fee: N1,000, 000:00(for 3 Years)

The institution must provide the following:
1. Certificate of incorporation or enabling Law or Act.
2. Location/Address.
3. At least five accredited individual trainers, all (five) of whom must be on the company’s payroll.
4. Comprehensive faculty list 5. A well-equipped library.
6. Functional training facilities e.g. Training Room(s), Audio-visual Equipment, computers etc.

The process for Institutional accreditation is the same as that for a firm, except, as stated earlier; all five accredited trainers must be on the payroll of the institution. Documents to be submitted are also the same as that for a firm. The firm/institution will be notified of when the Accreditation panel will visit for assessment.

D. RENEWAL OF MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATE AND ATTENDANCE AT TRAINING FORUM

1. Membership Certificates for the training institutions, firms and individual trainers are subject to renewal after 3 years.
2. Individual trainers seeking renewal must participate at least once in the Centre’sAnnual Management Training Forum/Mandatory Professional Trainers’ Programme and update their skills in their areas of specialization e.g. Human Resources Management, Financial Management, Entrepreneurial Development, ICT etc.
3. Training institutions and firms seeking renewal must have their accredited training staff participates at least once in the Centre’s annual management forum as in the case of individual trainers.
4. Fees for Renewal forms For Institutions, Firms and Individual are:
   
FORM FEE DURATION
Public Training Institutions (100 million share capital) N500, 000:00K 3 Years
Private Training Institutions (5million share capital) N100, 000:00K 3 Years
Private Training Institutions (5-20 million share capital) N200, 000:00K 3 Years
Private Training Institutions (20-100 million share capital) N300, 000:00K 3 Years
Training Firms N50, 000:00K 3 Years
Individual N20, 000:00K 3 Years
All payments are to be made to:
CENTRE FOR MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT
PROJECT ACCOUNT-TSA: 0020075161027

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