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Professional Development Short Courses

Professional Development Short Courses

Learning should not end after formal education. Lifelong learning, the ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge can enrich your life and make you a better person every day. Consistently seeking professional development can keep you ahead of the curve, wherever you are in your career.
Defined as the acquisition of skills and knowledge used for personal development and for career advancement, Professional Development will generally include all types of learning opportunities from specific training, college and university education to attending conferences and workshops, and it never ends.
View below some of our professional short courses and register to be part of the next scheduled training

Without continual growth and progress, such words such as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning — Benjamin Franklin

Implementing project management across the organization helps create a strategic value chain that gives companies an edge on their competitors, particularly in high-risk sectors and markets. Being able to deliver projects on time and within budget often determines whether a company will get the next job or whether its new product hits the market. A strong project management discipline brings exceptional value to business. This program brings to your career and organization a competitive edge over your competitors.

Its a one day schedule.

At the end of the training, participants will be awarded PROFICIENCY in PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS

Course Outlines:

  • What is Project
  • What is Project Management?
  • Phases of a Project and their purposes
  • Project Definition phase
  • Gantt Charts for effective Project Management
  • Behavioral Models for Project Management
  • Work Breakdown Structure
  • RACI Matrix for Project Management
  • Project Managers role in Change Management
  • Project Scope
  • Procurement and Quality Processes in Project Management
  • Perils in Over-promising in Project Management

Next Schedule Date: May 19th | June 19th, 2017  Fee: 15,000 Naira

*Register below to be part of the class

Whether it’s in person or via email, with a sponsor or a stakeholder, effective communication serves as the bedrock of business. It can sway public opinion, give teams a sense of purpose, persuade executives to increase funding and boost project success rate. In a complex and competitive business climate, organizations cannot afford to overlook this key element of project success and long term profitability. This training aims to help you develop and sharpen your communication skills in order to excel more in your career and organization. It’s a day scheduled program
At the end of this course, participants will be issued a Professional Diploma in Business Communication and Negotiation

Next Schedule Date:  May 16th | June 28th , 2017     Fee: 15,000 Naira

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Learning how to negotiate and improve on interpersonal skills is an important part of business communication. Negotiation never stops. It is the way that organization with differing values and interests find constructive ways to live and work together in harmony. The ability to negotiate successfully with exemplary communication skills is essential to success in all your interactions with other people. Develop and sharpen you negotiation skills using effective communication skills, learn new tactics for negotiating and ensure you get the most of a discussion, deals, sales.

The program is a day scheduled program.

At the end of this course, participants will be issued a Professional Diploma in Business Negotiation Skills

Next Schedule Date: May 11th | June 9th, 2017  Fee: 15,000 Naira

Course Title: International Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Diploma in Supply Chain Management prepares you for a career in production, service, government or retail industry. It allows candidates to develop advanced knowledge and understanding of different aspects of supply chain.  It is aimed at potential employees and professionals who plan career in supply chain management and seek broader knowledge in logistics, purchasing and supply chain sector. This course will help you develop insights into supply chain approaches, trends, issues and purchase function that arise in contemporary world. It is thought by seasoned professionals and enriched with detailed topics of the field that covers vivid case study, explanation and description of functions, relationships, integration and future challenges thereby making this qualification an aspiring achievement for professionals. With supply chain diploma, you may work as a supply and procurement manager, distribution manager, inventory manager, import/export goods manager, transportation manager, e-Business or electronic trading manager, or operations manager

Target Audience: The diploma is of considerable benefit to anyone who is currently working in, or hopes to work in, the area of Supply Chain or general management.

At the end of this practical course, participants will:

  • develop insights into supply chain approaches, trends, issues and purchase functions
  • be able to take and pass for the International qualification network examination and other supply chain professional bodies examination.

Next Schedule Date: 24th, 25th & 26th March, 2017

Fee: 50, 000 Naira

Discount of 15% is available for a group of not less than 3 participants

Procurement Management deals with getting work done by people who are external to the project team. Procurement management includes monitoring the contracts, change the control process to manage contracts or purchase orders. Procurement management is a process where goods and services are obtained from different organization.  Even though there are other management techniques, procurement management has several advantages over the other.  It helps an organization to save more money spent when purchasing goods and services from others.

At the end of this course, participants will receive a Professional Diploma Certificate in Procurement & Contract Management
Duration: One day
Next Schedule Date: May 18th | June 21st 2017   Fee: 20,000 Naira.

This course provides an insight into human resource management and training within the context of organizations at a national and international level. You will study the way in which employee and organizational development are closely related to HR topics such as recruitment, performance appraisal, teamwork and motivation. This program emphasizes detailed understanding of processes, systems, and practical “how-to” knowledge for administering HR programs and moving into strategic positions as consultants within or outside the organizations.

The training also prepares you for the IQN diploma in HR examination, the PHR, SPHR and GPHR certication exams

At the end of this course, participants will be issued Proficiency in Human Resource Management.

Certificates are awarded after completing an assigned write up on contemporary human resource issue not less than 1000 Characters.

Course Contents

  • Module 3: RECRUITMENT
  • Module 4: SELECTION

Next Schedule Date: March 21st, 22nd & 23rd 2017Fee: 50,000 Naira.

This Business Process Management Course is a dynamic classroom instructor led program covering phases of BPM, key optimization tactics, critical BPM documents and tools, process-based organizations, Business Process Outsourcing, Lean Management and vital links to business strategy.
At the end of this course, participants will be issued a Professional Diploma in Business Process Management
Next Schedule Date: June 13th & 14th, 2016. Fee: 25,000 Naira

Quality management ensures that an organization’s product or service is consistent. It has four main components: quality planning. Quality control, quality assurance and quality improvement. Quality management is focused not only on products and service quality but also on means to achieve it.

This course is facilitated by one of our most revered industry professional and facilitator. He is a certified project management professional as well as six sigma black belt professional.

At the end of this course, participants will receive a Proficiency Certificate in Total Quality Management
Next Scheduled Date: May 27th & 28th | June 30th & 31st, 2017
Fee: 35,000 Naira

Exert your ambitious career through strategic issues. This course provides the opportunity to analyze existing performance and vision of an organization. It also deals with evaluation of different business plans to formulate appropriate and efficient business strategies. Our seasoned faculty will carefully take you through practical approach, scenarios, tools and techniques required for decision making, strategic issues of a company in national and international context and a variety of concepts pertaining to senior managements know-how to fulfill company objectives.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to;
• Demonstrate and Formulate the Objectives, position and strategy of business
• Assess the likely consequences of strategic choices and recommend strategies to meet the objectives of a business.
• Formulate and implement organizational change management projects

Next Scheduled Date: May 27th, 28th & June 3rd, 4th | June 24th, 25th & July 1st, 2nd, 2017
Fee: 50,000 Naira.

Performance management aims at building a high performance culture for both the individuals and the teams so that they jointly take the responsibility of improving the business processes on a continuous basis and at the same time raise the competence bar by upgrading their own skills within a leadership framework.

It is a one day scheduled course delivered by our competent HR consultant.

Audience Profile:    Specialists in the Human Resource field who need to expand their knowledge and expertise in all aspects of Human Resource Management, Business owners and executives, Business attorneys, Business consultants, MBA students/Graduates. This course is also useful for individuals who want to gain valuable insight about their performance and how they are perceived by others.

At the end of this course, participants will receive A PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE IN PERFORMANACE MANAGEMENT.

Course Outline:

  • Performance Management
  • Performance Appraisal
  • 360 degree feedback
  • Case Study

Next Scheduled Date: May 26th | June 26th, 2017
Fee: 20,000 Naira. The fee covers training, materials, meals and certificate.

For businesses, relationships matter more than ever. Companies that inform and engage aren’t just selling – they’re building relationships. Of course customers don’t expect you to be perfect, but they expect you to fix things that go wrong.

Through a combination of lecture, audience participation and role play, participants will learn specific skills for working through common customer service scenarios including turning around negative service situations, delivering customer service remotely, listening and analyzing skills, and increasing sales and customer loyalty.
At the end of this course, participants will be issued a Professional Diploma in Customer Service
Next Schedule Date: May 30th, 31st | June 27th, 28th 2017
Fee: 50,000 Naira

Program Description:

This course covers important and vital aspect of warehousing of goods for profit. The physical location, the warehouse, is a storage facility that receives goods and products for the eventual distribution to consumers or other businesses.
Learning Objectives:
This training is designed to enable participants
Recognize the importance of an organized and effective warehouse storage system
Know and appreciate the modern trends in warehousing
Learn the use of inventory management in warehouse management
Adopt the different warehouse procedures and best practices in warehouse management.

Day One Topic
The changing role of warehousing in Supply chain
Inventory control and management
Warehouse Layout and operational Competencies
Review and Question session

Day Two
Material handling and Ergonomics
Strategic warehouse Management
Syndicate Group work
Group work Presentation, Review and Question session

Next Schedule Date: June 27th, 28th & 29th
Fee: #35,000

Program Description
Retail businesses vary in size from a small one-man operation to large international organizations. The needs of the consumer has now produced an amazing variety of retail outlets, all of which need to have organised managers.

Course Highlight

Our Retail Management course is the ideal tool for professionals wanting to gain knowledge in the field of retail management, whether it is for the purpose of entering the retail trade through the establishment of a small business, or wanting to gain knowledge to allow for further study in the fields of management to enter a retail organisation at a higher level.
At the end of this course, participants will be issued Professional Diploma Certificate in Retail Store Management.

Fee: #50,000
Next Schedule Date:July 1st, 2nd & 3rd 2016 (10am-4pm)

Course Description
While good business etiquette will not make up of technical depth in the workplace, bad manners and poor etiquette can cost you your job. Developing corporate behaviour is essential to attracting and retaining best jobs. This course will take you through Resume writing and also equip you with necessary corporate etiquette.

Course Highlight
Our Talent Management Consultant will take you through the nitty-gritty of Resume Writing, Corporate Etiquette and Corporate behaviour.

At the end of this course, participants will receive a Proficiency Certificate in Corporate Etiquette

Next Schedule Date: 13th March, 2017(10am-5pm)
Fee: #10,000

Program Description:

This course covers important and vital aspect of fleet management life cycle. Fleet management practitioners and owners must keep abreast of the latest development, practices, technological advancement and abroad spectrum of related issues so as run their own fleet profitably or provide their client with the best service.

Learning Objectives:

This training is designed to enable participants

  • The knowledge and techniques to manage their fleet efficiently.
  • Will learn practicable and applicable latest technologies.
  • How to reduce cost and maximize profit.
Day One Topic
Managing Fleet
Fundamentals of Fleet Management.
Fleet Management: An Essential service function.
Fleet organization, administration and maintenance practices.
Analysis of company transport requirements
v Managing fleet for Optimum Result.
Vehicle selection and Acquisition.
Vehicle Replacement Planning.
Efficient management of costs and resources.
Setting Key performance standards.
Review and Question session
Day Two Managing the Business for Business for the Future

Financial Aspects  of Fleet Management and financial in fleet operations
Fleet cost control strategies
Setting Operation / Financial Targets & Standards.
Fleet Financial Option and Risk Management

Building a Sustainable Business
Fleet Managing Business models
Fleet performance measurement and benchmarking
Implementing strong risk management policies
Sourcing, managing and developing people for fleet management.
Fleet replacement and disposal
Review and Question session
Day Three Managing Drivers

Linking Employee performance to the reward system.
Total competitive compensation structure
Pay for performance philosophy
Driver and vehicle management
Motivating and Rewarding Drivers for Optimum performance

Syndicate Group work
Group work Presentation, Review and Question session

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