Automated Accreditation

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):

Accurate Research and Consultancy

1. Providing guidance for and supervision of individual, group or commissioned research.
2. Conducting and coordinating surveys in training needs assessment and impact assessment.

ICT Driven Manpower Development

One of the core statutory functions of the Centre for Management Development (CMD) is developing and promoting high national standard of management education.

PGD/MBA Programmes

The Academic Programme Division (APD) was saddled with the responsibility of coordinating these postgraduate programmes in collaboration with the University of Ibadan. Specifically, the main functions of the Division include:-



The Centre for Management Development (CMD) is a resource institution established in 1973 by the Federal Government of Nigeria as the operational arm of the Nigerian Council for Management Development (NCMD), which has over-all responsibility for the stimulation, promotion and training in the public and private enterprises of the Nigerian economy. Though established in 1973, it was Decree 51 of October 4, 1976 that gave both the Council and the Centre their legal status.

In 2004, the Centre’s mandate was enlarged when the Federal Executive Council in-line with the Federal Government’s reform policy approved the merger of CMD and the National Centre for Economic Management and Administration (NCEMA), Ibadan. Through the merger, CMD assumed the additional responsibility to strengthen the skills of public officers involved in economic planning, budgeting, project design, implementation and monitoring as well as economic policy formulation and implementation.



Committing to staying at the cutting-edge knowledge through research, training and professional development as the basis for nurturing the nation’s managerial human resource.


Engaging in practices that impact positively on, and maximize value for clients or other stakeholders in an ethical manner.


Reflecting competence and promoting distinctive management standards and best practices in collaboration with management development organisations, trainers and stakeholders.


Commiting to the culture of excellence that underpin organization processes for effective and efficient service delivery.