TRAINING AND MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS.

Competency Based Human Resource Administration

In view of the rapid changes in today’s business world due to due to globalization and new technologies, it is no longer enough for Human Resource Administration to acquire and apply appropriate managerial competencies that will shape their organizations for outstanding performance. This workshop is aimed at helping Human Resource Managers and Practitioners achieve this objective.

Who should attend:

Human Resource professionals and practitioners who seek to enhance the value of their people.

Content:

  • Overview of Human Resource Management.
  • Human Resource Challenge in a Globalized economy.
  • Managerial Competencies for outstanding performance.
  • Building the Competency model.
  • Linking Competencies to HR Application.
  • Employee Benefits.
  • Employee Relations.
  • Human Resource accounting.
  • Matching Reward with performance.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     – N 55, 000

Non-members            – N 60, 000

 

Corporate Cash Administration and Control

This program seeks to develop and strengthen participants’ understanding of the current trends in Cash Management. It will focus on how to optimize cash flow for both receipts and payments, accelerate remittance collection, improve disbursements control and successfully invest excess funds in short-term instruments.

Who should attend:

Managers taking on new cash and treasury management responsibilities and those looking for a refresher course in Cash Management.

Content:

  • Cash management systems and techniques
  • IT applications in cash management
  • Cash collections, concentration and disbursements
  • Information management and cash forecasting
  • The Bank-Corporate Relationship: Benefiting from bankers perspective and understanding the corporate perspective.
  • Handling short-term investments and short-term borrowings.
  • Working capital management.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members            –  N 55, 000

 

Effective Cost Administration and Control

Many organizations apply cost management techniques successfully to control operations, measure results against budget, determine pricing for goods and services and make the best use of people, money and materials. The program is designed to enable participants improve their skills in these techniques. In addition, it will expose them to new tools that would give them insights on how the cost management function of an organization can be used for competitive advantage.

Who should attend:

Accounting Officers and Managers, cost analysts, budget analysts, auditors and financial planners.

Content:

  • Overview of cost management
  • Decision-making tools in Ms-Excel
  • Actual and standard cost systems
  • Cost control and reduction
  • Budgeting and profit planning
  • Variance analysis as a process improvement tool
  • Product costing system and accounting for overheads
  • Improving processes by analyzing the true causes of product cost variance

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     – N 50, 000

Non-members            – N 55, 000

 

Inventory Accounting Administrator

The course is designed to equip participants with modern Information Technology-driven inventory management skills to improve their organization’s record keeping, establish stock levels that are appropriate for the company’s operations and prevent fraud in the store.

Who should attend:

Stores Officers and Managers, Admin. and Accounts Managers and other Officers with responsibility for inventory records and procurement.

Content:

  • Inventory as working capital
  • Inventory planning techniques
  • Management of hazardous and perishable stock
  • Inventory valuation and auditing
  • Software packages for inventory management in large and complex organizations
  • Evaluation of Inventory recording systems
  • Understanding Inventory Cycle

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Enhancing Skills and Competencies of Accounting Officers

The language of business in every industry around the globe is rooted in the accounting equation. Thus, keeping your accounting officers and supervisors well ground in modern skills is central to success. Much of this can be achieved by uncovering and correcting problems associated with poor recording of sales, expenses, equity and debt. This program is designed to enable participants learn how to reduce costly errors caused by poor reporting of transactions. This will also be able to make more informed decisions and thereby save money and reduce costs for their organizations.

Who should attend:

Officers and supervisors in the Accounts department who have the responsibilities of implementing accounting rules and processes in their organizations.

Content:

  • Accounting processes and what they mean
  • Financial Reporting systems
  • Month end closing: what to expect
  • Measuring and managing payables and receivables
  • Application of accounting software in large and complex organizations
  • Spreadsheet application in accounting
  • Budgeting and Financial control

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Administration of Computerized Accounting and Finance Department

Accurate financial information is central to the smooth running of every entity. In order to obtain such information and make sound decisions, businesses must devise a way to track income, expenses and assets in an organized way. This course is arranged to assist participants develop the skills needed to administer debt and manage financial information that are instrumental to generate better departmental results in timely manner.

Designed for:

Accountants, Accounting Leaders, Cost Accountants, Cost Analysts, Budget Analysts, Financial Planners, Auditors.

Content:

  • Effective communication and report writing for accounting purposes
  • Data protection and fraud prevention in a computerized work environment.
  • Managing the relationship between internal and external auditors, bankers and legal advisers in an organization.
  • Information and Data Management using Ms-Access
  • Understanding payroll application software
  • Financial Statement based ratios and other analytical techniques.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     – N50,000

Non-members            -N 55, 000

 

Computerized Audit Techniques in a software system

The computer based accounting function is presented to organizations with increasing challenges on how to effectively audit the new accounting systems. Participants in this program will be able to design and implement specific audit procedures that will give reliable, relevant and useful information to achieve the audit objective. They will review the work performed and provide reasonable assurances that set objectives have been achieved and communicate audit to key stakeholders.

Designed for:

Internal auditors, all those who oversee the audit function, newly qualified accountants and all individuals who have auditing responsibilities.

Content:

  • Computer audit processes
  • Planning to prevent computer systems breakdown
  • Developing a framework for managing Electronic Data Processing (EDP) staff
  • Financial statement analysis and interpretation
  • Effective communication and report writing with reference to auditing
  • Internal control for fraud prevention and detection in a computerized environment
  • Setting up accounting functions using accounting software

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members            – N 55,000

Designing, Implementing and Controlling a Corporate Budget Administration

The budget is the yardstick used by top Administrators to measure financial performance. Budget proposals must be realistic and should be compose strengths and competitive advantages of the organization. This program is equipped at equipping participants with the skills needed to design budgets and use them effectively for control purposes and achieving set goals.

Designed for:

Business leaders, Managers, Assistant Managers and Officers who have responsibility for budget preparation and monitoring and reporting.

Content:

  • Designing and implementing budgetary plans
  • Budgeting administrative expenses
  • Measuring performance: Analyzing budget variance – Actions to take after analysis
  • Effective budgetary process
  • IT Applications in budgeting and budgetary controls
  • Preparing and using operational and capital budget

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

Debt Collection and Credit Administration

Selling on credit. Generally the advantages include: the likelihood of increased business and convenience for customers whilst the disadvantages involve consumers taking longer to pay and in some cases not paying at all. This program aims at improving the participants’ skills in credit management and in reducing the turn-around time of the company’s debt to cash and avoid bad debt.

Who should attend:

Accountants, Investment and Funds Managers

Content:

  • Overview of credit sales and the associated risk
  • Using financial ratios to assess liquidity, profitability, leverage and risk
  • Credit Risk Management
  • IT Applications for credit management
  • Managing credit effectively
  • Measuring and Managing Receivables
  • Debt collection procedure and strategies

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Accounting and Finance Course for Accounts Supervisors and Officers

This course aims at improving the supervisory and operational skills of accounting staff in public and private sector organizations.

Designed for:

Accounts Supervisors and Accounting Officers in the private and public sectors of the Economy.

Content:

  • The Computer and Accounting/Finance in Today’s Business
  • Overview of Financial and Management Accounting
  • Treasury Management Control
  • Developing, Timing and Management of Accounting Reports
  • Accounting Principles, Processes, Conventions and Practices
  • Exploiting Ms-Excel in Accounting and Finance Functions
  • Statement of Cash Flow and its Analysis
  • Reconciliation of Statements from Banks and Inter-Branch Transactions using Quickbook accounting software
  • Prevention and Detection of Errors and Fraud.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     – N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Advanced Administration Instructions for Administrative Officers

Effective administration of human and material resources is indispensable for business growth and sustainability. In most entities, the administrative officers are charged with ensuring smooth outcome. This course is designed to help Administrative Officers with the advanced skills and competencies needed to effectively carry out their administrative functions.

Designed for:

Personnel/Administrative Managers, Finance/ Accounts Managers and Other Managers with administrative responsibilities. To make them robust administrators.

Content:

  • Role of Administrative Officers in Organizations
  • Organizational Communication
  • Computer Applications in Administrative management
  • Management of Fixed Assets.
  • Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Security and Safety Management
  • Managerial Finance: Cost Control and Reduction Techniques
  • Budgeting and Budgetary Control
  • Understanding Human Resources Functions

Dates/Venue:

Fee:

Members                     – N 50, 000

Non-members            – N 55, 000

 

Info Tech Administration Workshop for Executive Secretaries and Personal Assistants

Today’s organizations with the automation of most business make tremendous impact on their success. The administering of these technologies is now a critical success factor in business. This course is designed to encourage and equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to gain these new technologies in a manner that ensures the attainment of organizational goals.

Designed for:

Executive Secretaries and Personal Assistants in the Public and Private Sector of the Nigerian Economy.

Content:

  • Managing Computer Resources
  • Routine Computer Maintenance
  • Advanced Word Processing
  • Graphics Management (use of imaging devices etc.)
  • Data Protection and Fraud Prevention
  • Organizational Communication
  • Information Management
  • Managing Time and Self

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members            – N 55, 000

 

Administration Course for Executive Secretaries and Personal Assistants

This course is arranged to enable executive secretaries and personal assistants gain more administration skills essential to making them more result-oriented in their functions as data banks of their bosses.

Designed for:

Executive Secretaries, Confidential Secretaries and Personal Assistants

Content:

  • Understanding Administration Concepts and Processes.
  • Role of Executive Secretaries and Personal Assistants in Organizations
  • Time and Self-Management for Improved Productivity
  • Inter-Personal Relations Skills
  • Organizational Communications
  • Computer Applications
  • Organizing of Meetings
  • Information Protection Techniques
  • Organizing your boss and his subordinates.
  • Basic Accounting and Cash Administration Skills

Dates/Venue:

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members            – N 55, 000

 

Effective Administration Level at Supervisory Course

Effective supervision is vital at the operational level in the organizations. It ensures adequate utilization and application of resources. The management skills required to achieve this objective will be given full exposition in this program.

Designed for:

Supervisors, Sectional Heads, Team Leaders, Foremen, Newly Appointed Front Line Managers.

Content:

  • Overview of General Supervisory Administration
  • The Supervisor as a Team Leader
  • Leading the group and Understanding the dynamics of the situation.
  • How to motivate people at work.
  • Controlling Group Performance by Correct Use of Procedures, Rules and Standards
  • Effective Communication and Report Writing
  • Computer Applications
  • Assertiveness Techniques
  • Time and Self Administration
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Administration Skills Appreciation Course

This course is designed to provide individuals who have been newly appointed or promoted to middle level positions with a good grounding in basic administrative practice and processes.

Designed for:

Newly promoted or appointed Managers in public and private sector organization.

Content:

  • Administration Principles and Techniques
  • Time and Self Organization
  • Leadership and Motivation
  • Effective Leadership Communication
  • Operations Administration
  • Finance and Cost Accounting
  • Marketing and Sales Administration
  • Human Resource and Industrial Relations Administration
  • Performance and Appraisal Administration
  • Computer Applications in a growing firm

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Office Administration Course for Secretaries and Personal Assistants

Effective Administration of the office and its administrative functions is a critical success factor for today’s enterprises. This course is designed to equip participants with the skills to manage and organize their offices in a manner that ensures administrative efficiency.

Designed for:

Secretaries, Chief Typists and Personal Assistants in Public and Private Sector Organizations.

Content:

  • Overview of Management Principles and the Roles of Executive Secretaries and Personal Assistants in Organizations
  • Effective Communications and Report Writing
  • Team Working and Inter Group Relationship
  • Self and Time Management
  • Managing your Boss, Colleagues and Subordinates
  • Records Management: Filling Strategies and Techniques
  • Office Management
  • Computer Applications for Secretaries and Personal Assistants
  • Information Management

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     – N 50, 000

Non-members            – N 55, 000

 

Addressing the Corporate Affairs Function For Administrators

The Corporate Affairs Function is the interference between the organization  and its external environment. Success or failure in the management of the function could determine the fate of the organization’s goals and objectives.

Designed for:

Corporate Affairs HOD’s, Managers, Advertisers and Public Relations Practitioners.

Content:

  • Corporate Affairs Function and Corporate performance: A Balanced Scorecard Approach
  • Public Relations Planning and Programming
  • Management Communication Processes
  • The Environment of the firm
  • Government and Community Relations
  • Public Relations – Financial and Ethical Considerations
  • Managing External Consultants
  • A Strategic Management Approach to the Corporate Affairs Function
  • Measuring Corporate Affairs Impact on the bottom line.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members            – N 55, 000

 

Work Ethics and Attitudinal Change for Improved Productivity

At the end of the course, participants will be able to develop a positive attitude to work and the spirit of commitment to duty for improved productivity.

Designed for:

Supervisors, Frontline Personnel and other Intermediate Staff in Public and Private Sector Organizations with responsibility for carrying out productivity improvement plans.

Content:

  • Process and Practice of Administration
  • Personality Behavioral Analysis
  • Strategies for achieving optimal goal performance through Attitudinal Change
  • Understanding Work/Business Ethics
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Setting Performance Standards
  • Delegating Effectively
  • Entity culture and values
  • Transactional Analysis

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     – N 50, 000

Non-members            – N 55, 000

 

Setting targets and goals, Performance Appraisal and Reward Administration

This program is aimed at developing participants’ understanding of key issues in employee performance management. It will focus on how to set targets, carry out successful appraisal and reward performance appropriately.

Designed for:

Heads of Departmental/ Divisions/Units in all functional areas in public and private sector organizations.

Content:

  • Performance Management and Appraisal
  • The Employee Life Cycle
  • Using Performance Management to attain strategic objectives.
  • Performance Rating Methods.
  • Effective Reward Systems
  • Target Setting for technical and non-technical jobs
  • Conducting Performance Review Discussions
  • Performance Appraisal and Employee Career Management.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Enhancing Personal Effectiveness for Administrators

This course is designed to enable Administrators improve their ability to achieve desired results through adherence to basic administration principles.

Designed for

Managers and officers of middle in both the public and private sector of the economy.

Content:

  • Principles and practice of management
  • Goal Setting
  • Time Management
  • Delegation and Empowerment
  • Effective Communication
  • Leadership
  • Motivation
  • Stress Management
  • Planning and Control

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Time Administration

If you are doing more and enjoying less, its time to get out of the time trap and back into productive time. This program is aimed at assisting the participants gain skills to organize themselves in relation to time. This would enable them to set priorities, cope with them and avoid stress even when under pressure.

Designed for:

Senior and Middle Level Managers who must learn to work and cope under pressure and still maintain good health and effective managerial performance.

Content

  • Modern Management concepts for breakthrough performance
  • Effective Management Communication Processes.
  • Self-Management
  • Developing a Balanced Lifestyle
  • Stress Management
  • Assertiveness Techniques
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Computer Applications
  • Learning to do things fast

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Administering Minutes, Business and Report Writing Skills For Executive Secretaries & Admin. Officers

Effective written communication is central to organization decision making and success. All those who prepare minutes and other forms of official reports need to be constantly updated on the latest trends and techniques involved.

Designed for:

  • Essentials of Effective Report Writing
  • How to Write Effective Minutes
  • Report Writing for Management Decision Making
  • Structure and Content of Committee/Panel Reports
  • Strategies for Holding Effective Meetings & Conferences
  • How to write effective feasibility studies and research papers.
  • Data Collection, Classification and Analysis
  • Exploiting Ms-Word and Ms-Excel for report writing
  • Reporting Project Work

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Team Building and Team Leadership Skills in Administration

Effective team building and team working remains the most reliable basis for organizational cohesiveness and success. This course will explore with pertinent case studies state of the art strategies for achieving team effectiveness in modern organizations.

Designed for

Managers, Heads of Departments, Team/Project Leaders and Leaders of Special Business             Units.

Content:

  • Team Building and Team Working
  • Leadership Skills for Team Effectiveness
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Performance Management and Appraisal
  • Communication Skills for Team Effectiveness
  • Time and Self-Management
  • Team Reward Strategies
  • Exploiting Intellectual Capital for Team
  • Effectiveness

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT COURSES

 

Skills Improvement on Inventory

The need to strike a satisfactory balance between the costs of stock and the delivery of excellent customer service is a major challenge to managers of materials and inventory. This course is designed to equip the participants with the skills to improve on inventory turnover ratio, become more responsive to customers’ needs, reduce inventory costs and improve on record-keeping accuracy.

Designed for:

Managers who have responsibility for the efficient and effective management, purchasing, administration and control of inventory and stock.

Content:

  • The Strategic Role of Inventory in Organizations
  • Inventory Forecasting and Demand Management
  • Determining the Optimal Level
  • Stores and Warehouse Management in large and complex organizations
  • Preservation and Care of Materials
  • Inventory Accuracy and Audits
  • Improving Inventory Turnover Ratio
  • Inventory Planning Techniques
  • IT Applications in Inventory Management

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Projects Administration

The ability to administer projects successfully is an required skill for organization development. This program will afford participants the opportunity to improve their project management skills. You will benefit by being to plan, execute and control projects successfully within time, budget and quality constraints.

Designed for:

All those who responsibility for the successful planning and execution of projects. Projects Managers, Engineers and Leaders. Construction Managers, New Product Development Managers, Consulting Engineers, R&D Managers.

Content:

  • An overview of Project Management
  • Project Definition, Planning and Scheduling
  • Project Leadership
  • Team Building for Project Execution
  • Project Cost Estimation and Budgeting
  • Project Control and Reporting
  • Critical Success Factors in Project Management
  • IT Applications in Project Management
  • Managing Project Risks

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Best Practice in considering Supply Chain Administration

Forward looking organizations are shifting their focus beyond gains from internal operational improvement to the new frontier which lies in exploiting opportunities for cooperation and collaboration in the supply chain. The shift from individual company performance to supply chain performance enhances the ability to meet the end-customer needs regularly, and on time. Participants will learn how to put supplier and customer partnership to work in order to reduce costs and improve service level.

Designed for

Senior and Middle Level Managers involved in managing parts of their organization’s supply chain. Senior Managers in Production, Logistics, Marketing and Finance will also benefit.

Content:

  • Supply Chain Management Overview
  • Managing Purchasing and Procurement
  • Planning Processes in supply chain management
  • Inventory Management
  • Physical Distribution Management
  • Service Level Management
  • Supply Chain Management Metrics
  • E-Commerce and IT Impact on Supply Chains
  • Review of Key Supply Chain Management Issues

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Examining Maintenance Administration

Competitiveness in the market place presents organizations with a compelling need to ensure that equipment availability, utilization and maintenance responsiveness are maximized. This program will afford participants the opportunity to learn how to initiate and sustain a system for maintenance improvement and effectiveness.

Designed for:

Middle and Senior Level Managers in Engineering, Maintenance, Manufacturing/Production, Plant and Industrial Engineers.

Content:

  • World Class maintenance concepts and practice
  • Measuring maintenance contribution and effectiveness
  • Key Result Areas for Maintenance
  • Total Productive Maintenance
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • Preventive Maintenance Optimization
  • IT Applications for Maintenance Management
  • Planning and Budgeting for maintenance

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Giving Attention to Quality Administration Practices

Every organization that is serious about improving the degree to which its products and services meet customer requirements as well as ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of its business processes must pay particular attention to the management of quality. This program is designed to provide participants with quality management principles, techniques, tools and skills to ensure that products and services met specified standards and customer expectations all the time.

Designed for:

Quality managers and professionals, unit/departmental heads, team leaders and all those who have responsibility for ensuring quality in product and service outputs.

Content:

  • Overview of Quality Management
  • Quality Management Standards
  • Leadership and Organizational Issues in Quality Management
  • Customer and Market Focus
  • Quality information, Metrics and Analysis.
  • Process Management

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                      –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Operations Administration Course for Administrative Officers

This course is designed to enable Administrative Officers and Managers develop a better understanding of operational issues and by so doing improve their overall effectiveness.

Designed for:

Personnel Managers, Administrative Officers, Finance/Accounts Managers and other Managers with Administrative responsibilities.

Content:

  • Challenges of Administrative Impact in a Developing Economy
  • Purchasing and Supply Administration
  • Maintenance and Facility Administration
  • Health/Safety and Environmental Administration
  • Cost Control and Reduction Techniques
  • IT Applications
  • Performance Administration
  • Physical Distribution Administration
  • Legal and Insurance Issues in Administration.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Customer Service Administration

Managers have the responsibility for leading their people towards achieving customer service excellence. This course is designed to equip participants with the skills needed to develop customer service strategies that align with overall organizational goals. They will also new approaches for motivating and inspiring staff for service excellence as well as how to measure and assess organizational customer service performance.

Designed for:

Senior and Middle Level Managers who have the responsibility of managing their organizations’ customer service.

Content:

  • Understanding the Challenges of Customer Service
  • People Management in a Competitive Environment
  • Developing Creativity and Continuous Improvement
  • Creating and Sustaining Corporate Culture, Value and Image
  • Customer Service Metrics
  • Achieving Quality in Service Operations
  • Communication Skills for Managerial Effectiveness
  • Developing appropriate customer service strategies

Dates/Venue:

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Health, Safety and Environment Administration

Safety, health and environmental issues have significant implications for organizational success. This is because the costs to organizational of accidental injury and work related illness have been estimated at up to 10% of gross trading profit. This course has been designed to raise participant’s awareness of critical safety, health and environmental issues and challenges in the workplace. It will also help improve the skills and knowledge of participants in managing their organization’s safety, health and environment risks and ensure compliance with appropriate legislation.

Designed for:

Managers who have responsibility for health, safety and environmental issues in their organizations.

Content:

  • Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation
  • Risk Assessment and Control
  • Safety, Health and Environmental Management Performance
  • Insurance Issues in Health, Safety and Environmental Management.

Dates/Venue:

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Procurement Administration

This program will provide participants with the skills to effectively and efficiently manage the company’s procurement functions.

Designed for:

Purchasing, Buying, Control, Project and Other Managers with procurement responsibility.

Content:

  • Strategic and Operational Procurement Management
  • Managing Purchasing Operations
  • Tender Management
  • Contract Management
  • E-Procurement
  • Managing Procurement Information System.
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Supplier Rating
  • The Make or Buy Dilemma in Procurement Management

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Technical Report Writing and Communication Skills for Administrators

This course is designed to enable all those who are involved in technical work acquire essential skills for preparing technical reports.

Designed for:

Supervisors, Foremen, Front Line Managers, Laboratory Personnel, Personal Assistants and all those whose duties involve preparation of technical reports.

Content:

  • Features of Technical Reports
  • Preparing to write a Technical Report: What do you need
  • Report Writing for Management Decision Making
  • Structure and Content of Experimental Reports.
  • Computer Applications for Technical Report Writing.
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Records and Data Management
  • Graphical and Statistical Tools for Technical Reports
  • Structure and Content of Production Reports.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     – N 50, 000

Non-members            – N 55, 000

 

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT COURSES.

Computer Proficiency for Administrators

The effective use of computers has become a basic requirement for all managers. It is therefore for managers to align themselves with the use of computers so as to remain relevant. This course is designed to equip managers with basic skills in computing for effective utilization of Information Technology resources in their organizations.

Designed for:

Managers who need computer proficiency to enhance their job performance.

Content:

  • Developments in Information Technology
  • Electronic Spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel
  • Word Processing System with Microsoft Word
  • Electronic Filling Systems with Microsoft Windows
  • Security, Backup and Standard System Functions
  • Internet Browsing, Sending and Receiving E-mails.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Understanding the skills in Microsoft Office Applications

The world is getting more and more computerized thus making the computer a more necessary tool in every human activity. This is pronounced in the business environment where the computer has become the de facto standard work tool. This course is designed to equip participants with the essential skills needed to use computers to enhance their job performance.

Designed for:

Supervisors, Secretaries and all those who need computer literacy to enhance their job performance.

Content:

  • Using and Working with Windows 2000
  • Using Microsoft Word for Word Processing
  • Using Microsoft Excel for data analysis and business functions
  • Using Microsoft PowerPoint for professional presentation.
  • Exploiting the Internet to drive business activities
  • Development in ICT

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Applying Microsoft Access for Administrative Tasks

Microsoft Access is an easy-to-use Database Administration System. As a component of Microsoft Office, it is easy to come by. However, not many people have been able to explore the tremendous benefits of this application software apart from Microsoft Word and Excel which are commonly used. This course is designed to equip participants with basic database management skills in Microsoft Access, so that they can effectively use it to automate their administrative functions and any other database needs.

Designed for:

Administrators/Personnel and Human Resource Managers

Content:

  • Introduction to Database Management System
  • Creating Databases, Designing Tables and Working with Datasheets in Microsoft Access.
  • Creating and working with Queries for data retrieval
  • Creating and working with Forms for data capturing.
  • Creating and working with Reports for information and decision-making
  • Case Studies

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Mastering Microsoft PowerPoint for Professional Presentations

The recent development of the digital computer as a multimedia equipment coupled with the development of graphics software that can display videos and animations has made learning processes a lot easier and convenient. This course is designed to equip training and sales executives and those who have to make presentations with the skills of Microsoft PowerPoint (a presentation software) and multimedia projector to enhance the quality of their presentations.

Designed for:

Training Managers, Sales executives, IT Professionals, Business Consultants, Analysts and other professionals who make presentations.

Content:

  • Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Sample Presentations
  • Developing Presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Connecting Computer System to a Multimedia Projector for presentation delivery.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     – N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Demonstrating Techniques in Desktop Publishing

This course is designed to equip participants with the essential skills for using the major and most common desktop publishing software to be more effective in desktop publishing functions.

Designed for:

Supervisors, Secretaries, Computer Operators, Graphic Artists with basic computer literacy and all key officers involved in desktop publishing.

Content:

  • Using Microsoft Word for word processing functions
  • Using Page Maker for preparing documents for publications
  • Introduction to Corel Draw
  • Using Corel Draw for creating and designing pictures, banners and other graphical objects for desktop publication.
  • Case Studies and Sample Publications.

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50, 000

Non-members             – N 55, 000

 

Compliance Skills in Microsoft Office Tools

Today’s Microsoft Office tools come with more advanced features that are meant to enable users automate most of their word processing functions, beyond just typing and printing. This course is designed to expose the participants to these advanced features.

Designed for:

Executives/Senior Secretaries and Personal Assistants.

Content:

  • Recent developments in Information and Communications Technology
  • Using Windows 2000
  • Advanced features of Microsoft Word
  • Advanced features in Microsoft Excel
  • Using Microsoft Outlook for inter-office communications
  • Developing professional presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint

Dates/Venue: To be determined

Fee:

Members                     – N 50 ,000

Non-members             -N 55 ,000

 

Effective Administration Applying Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel as an electronic spreadsheet comes with advanced features that can assist in effective management accounting functions. These features are used for decision-making, forecasting, projection and data analysis. This course is designed to equip the participants with the skills for using these features.

Designed for:

Senior Accountants, Chief Accountants, Business Owners and Entrepreneurs.

Content:

  • Introduction to Microsoft-Excel
  • Creating and Working with Worksheets in Microsoft-Excel
  • Creating and using charts to represent data graphically in Microsoft-Excel
  • Performing decision-making functions and forecasting in Microsoft-Excel
  • Data Analysis using Microsoft-Excel

Dates/Venue:

Fee:

Members                     –  N 50,000

Non-members             – N 55,000