ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN ADMINISTRATION NIGERIA

Chartered Institute of Administration


This programme leads to the following awards of Chartered Institute of Administration.
(a) Chartered Administrators Professional Examination Certificate, the Advanced Professional Diploma in Administration (APDA).
(b) Associate Professional Membership Certificate (ACIA)
(c) Chartered Administrators Professional Practicing License

In addition, candidates without Degree as entry qualification studying for APDA, are simultaneously studying towards meeting the requirements of our foreign partner Universities for the award of B.Sc Degree; without having to undertake additional courses of the Universities.

Course Structure
This comprises the following Levels: Fundamentals, Operational, Management, and Strategic; to be completed strictly in that sequence, subject to any exemptions awarded; plus Research Project, and Mandatory Professional Administration Workshop.

Summary of Subjects
A) Fundamentals Level
1. Business Communication And Research Reporting
2. Business and Corporate Law
3. Business Mathematics
4. Economics and Business Environment
5. Financial Accounting

B) Operational Level
1. Business Taxation
2. Distribution and Logistics
3. Marketing Operations
4. Management Accounting
5. Production and Inventory
6. Purchasing and Supply Operations

C) Management Level
1. Financial Reporting
2. Human Resource Management
3. Organizational Management
4. Pensions Management
5. Project Management
6. Public Sector Management

D) Policy and Strategic Level
1. Corporate Control, Ethics and Governance Strategy
2. Enterprise Strategic Administration
3. Performance Strategy
4. Strategic Financial Administration
5. Strategic Purchasing and Supply Chain Administration

Hardcopy of the detailed syllabus will be issued to each registered student.

Entry Requirement
Any of the following qualifications in any discipline will be accepted: Degree, HND, Professional Examination
Certificate, Diploma in Business Studies of Chartered Institute of Administration, National Diploma (ND), National Certificate of Education (NCE), or equivalents.

Exemptions
Holders of Degree or HND in Business Administration and Management will be exempted from all subjects of Fundamentals
and Operational Levels; in addition to Human Resource Management and Organizational Management in
Management Level.

Subject-for-Subject exemptions on the Fundamentals, Operational, and Management Levels may, at the discretion of the Governing Council, be awarded to holders of other qualifications which indicate sufficient coverage of Institute’s syllabus.

Duration
The minimum duration for completing all levels of the Professional Examination, where no exemptions are awarded, is 4 semesters (i.e. one semester for each Level).

Where exemptions are granted from all subjects of Fundamentals, Operational, and Management Levels, the candidate will require a short duration of only one semester to complete the Final Strategic Level.

COLLABORATING PARTNER UNIVERSITIES
1. Shepherd University, Republic of Benin
2. Adonai University, Republic of Benin

RECOGNISED TEACHING CENTRES
In addition to Nigerian College of Administration, there are other Recognized Teaching Centres for the PDBS and APDA courses in several cities throughout Nigeria preparing students for the examinations of the Institute, from which the students can make a choice. Students are also free to study privately and register for the examinations as independent candidates. 

EXAMINATION DATES/CENTRES
PDBS and APDA Examinations are held in June, and December each year, in accordance with detailed Time Table for each
examination diet to be published or notified to the candidates before the examination. Subject to sufficient entries the examinations will be held at the following cities: Aba, Abuja, Eket, Enugu, Ibadan, Lagos, Owerri, Nassarawa, Port-harcourt, Uyo, Warri, Zaria.

The Examinations are open only to Registered Students who are either taking Institute’s examination courses with the Recognised Teaching Centres or who are studying privately as independent candidates.

COURSE FEES
List of fees payable for the programmes are obtained free of charge at OMNIBUS RESOURCE AND TRAINING CENTRE. Or via email on request.

HOW TO APPLY
Application form is obtainable in person or by email at:
OMNIBUS RESOURCE AND TRAINING CENTRE, on payment of N15,000 for APDA Professional course, or N14,000 for Professional Diploma in Business Studies.

Payment is by direct cash deposit into the bank account of OMNIBUS GLOBAL FOUNDATION with UBA PLC (A/C No: 2084651967). The bank deposit slip should be submitted before the Application Form for Student Registration is processed.
Email: INFO@OGF-ACADEMY.COM

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