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 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;
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.
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.
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
Upon completion of the accreditation form, it is to be submitted along with copies of the following documents:
|Basic MANDEV||N250,000:00K||2 WEEKS|
|Advanced MANDEV||N300, 000:00K||2 WEEKS|
|Mandatory Professional Trainers’ Programme||N70,000:00||3 DAYS|
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;
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.
The institution must provide the following:
1. Certificate of incorporation or enabling Law or Act.
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.
|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|