1. Providing guidance for and supervision of individual, group or commissioned research.
2. Conducting and coordinating surveys in training needs assessment and impact assessment.
3. Collection and analysis of data
4. Development and updating of data bank
5. Organizing staff seminars and publications
6. Developing and maintaining a network of resource persons and collaborative linkages with other management development institutes.
7. Collation and publication of research output and materials in form of:
o Nigerian Management Review
o Journal of Economic Management
o Monographs, books of reading and occasional papers.
o Other Reference materials available on-line