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IBAKM® Global Group comprising of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (IBAKM®), Chartered Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (CIBAKM®) and the Association of Business Administration and Knowledge Management Professionals (ABAKMP®) is a global professional certification body approved and recognized by the Federal Government of Nigeria with membership network across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America..
IBAKM® Global Group is statutorily empowered to promote, advance and champion the art and science of Business Administration and Knowledge Management in all its aspects and ramifications and to conduct training with a view to developing human capital in the area and field of Business Administration and Knowledge Management and related subjects, courses and disciplines and to issue certificates of proficiency - certificates of membership, competency, public practice and professional diploma.
IBAKM® Global Group is an innovative membership-driven, training, certification and research-based global professional certification body for Business Administration and Knowledge Management professionals and practitioners promoting the:
- Chartered Certified Business Administrator (CBA®) professional certification;
- Chartered Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM®) professional certification;
- Chartered Certified Business Administration Practitioner (CBAP®) professional public practice licence;
- Chartered Certified Knowledge Management Practitioner (CKMP®) professional public practice licence;
- Certified Global Manager (CGMgr®) specialized certification;
- Certified Global Management Consultant (CGMC®) specialized certification;
- Certified Information System Manager and Auditor (CISMA®) specialized certification;
- Certified Strategic Auditor (CSA®) specialized certification; and
- Certified Engineering Manager (CEMgr®) specialized certification.
In addition, IBAKM® Global Group offer industry based professional training programmes in the broad fields of Business Administration and Knowledge Management leading to the award of the:
- Professional Postgraduate Certificate (IBAKM PGCert.)
- Professional Graduate Diploma (IBAKM GDip.)
- Professional Higher/Advanced Diploma (IBAKM HDip./ADip.)
- Professional Diploma (IBAKM Dip.)
IBAKM® Global Group certifications and training programmes have been articulated and/or validated by several internationally accredited tertiary education institutions for academic progression and/or conversion leading to the award of academic diplomas, graduate and postgraduate degrees.
The objectives of IBAKM® Global Group are:
-To champion, promote, advance and regulate the art and science of Business Administration and Knowledge Management in all its aspects and ramifications.
-To establish professional standards for the registration, membership, training, examination and certification of aspiring and practicing Business Administration and Knowledge Management professionals, practitioners and consultants.
-To conduct examinations and other form of assessments for the award of the Institute’s Membership Qualifications and Professional Certifications in the grades of Companion-CIBAKM, Doctoral Fellow-Dr./FIBAKM, Fellow-FIBAKM/FCBA/FCKM, Full Member-MIBAKM/MCBA/MCKM, Associate-AIBAKM/ACBA/ACKM, Graduate-GIBAKM/Grad.BA/Grad.KM, Licentiate-LIBAKM/LMBA/LMKM and Affiliate-AfIBAKM/AfMBA/AfMKM.
-To establish and maintain a register of the Institute’s membership for Chartered Certified Business Administrators (CBA®), Chartered Certified Knowledge Managers (CKM®), Certified Business Administration Practitioners (CBAP®), Certified Knowledge Management Practitioners (CKMP®), Certified Business Administration Practicing Organizations (CBAPO®) and Certified Knowledge Management Practicing Organizations (CKMPO®).
-To conduct training with a view of developing human capital in the broad fields of Business Administration and Knowledge Management and related subjects, courses and disciplines and award Proficiency Diploma Certificates; Professional Post Graduate Certificate (IBAKM PGCert.), Professional Graduate Diploma (IBAKM GDip.), Professional Advanced/Higher Diploma (IBAKM A/HDip.) and Professional Diploma (IBAKM Dip.).
-To conduct specialized, innovative and industry based certifications in the broad fields of Business Administration and Knowledge Management and related subjects, courses and disciplines leading to the award of the Certified Global Manager (CGMgr®), Certified Global Management Consultant (CGMC®), Certified Information System Manager and Auditor (CISMA®), Certified Engineering Manager (CEMgr®), Certified Strategic Auditor (CSA®), etc.
-To organize workshops, seminars, conferences, symposia, talks, etc. with a view of promoting, advancing and championing Business Administration and Knowledge Management and related subjects, courses and disciplines and to issue certificates of attendance.
-To carry out research and consultancy services in the broad fields of Business Administration and Knowledge Management and related subjects, courses and disciplines.
-To liaise, partner and collaborate with institutions, organizations, establishments, etc., both national and international, with a view to promoting ethical practices and professional standards in the Business Administration and Knowledge Management professions.
-To contribute to policy formulation at all levels, both Local, State, National and International, for the sustainability of good governance, economic growth, industrial rejuvenation, etc.
-To do all such other things as may be considered incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects or any of them.
IBAKM® Global Group is in strategic alliance with World Innovators and Education Management Organization (WIEMO®). WIEMO® is responsible for the educational management and administration including research and development of the training and certification process of IBAKM® Global Group qualifications to guarantee quality assurance and standards in line with the approved and acceptable global best practices.
WIEMO® is a global innovation and education management organization established for the promotion and advancement of the art and science of innovation and education at all levels and in all fields of study, human endeavors, activities, developments, processes, professions, practices, aspects and ramifications. WIEMO® engages in the certification of persons, organizations, institutions, products and processes in line with international best practices, quality assurance and standards; education management and administration; organizational development, management and administration; product, process and service development, management and administration; talent and ideas management; human capital development and management; research and development; advisory and consultancy services; publications; promotion and development of talents, ideas and innovations; creative and enterprise development; science, technology and telecommunication development; educational support services; international cooperation, collaboration and partnership; amongst others.
IBAKM® Global Group is approved and recognized by the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Ministry of Education, Federal Ministry of Justice, Office of the Attorney General of the Federation, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Corporate Affairs Commission and the National Youth Service Corps, Directorate Headquarters. IBAKM® Global maintains strategic collaboration and partnership with institutions of higher learning, organizations, ministries, departments & agencies globally.
Yes. As a recognized, approved and accredited professional certification body, IBAKM® Global Group certificates are accepted for employment and career advancement in Nigeria and globally, both in the private and public sectors.
The Business Administration and Knowledge Management profession offers candidates multifarious career opportunities both for employment, entrepreneurial venture and professional practice.
All organizations and institutions, irrespective of size, sector or industry requires the services of professional business administrators and knowledge managers for strategic planning, business development, human capital management, sustainability of operations and optimal growth.
With its dual membership and multiple certifications, IBAKM® Global Group certified professionals remains the best at all times with outstanding competitive advantage thereby making them the first and best choice for employment opportunities.
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS - 4 to 8 months per level
SPECIALIZED CERTIFICATIONS - 6 to 12 months per certification
PROFICIENCY DIPLOMA CERTIFICATIONS - 12 to 16 months per certification
Examinations holds in April, August and December of every year while admissions are in January, May and September of every year.
IBAKM® Global Group in strategic alliance with the World Innovators University® offers candidates the opportunity to undergo a Mandatory Training Programme in preparation for the Professional Certifications, Specialized Certifications, Professional Public Practice Certifications and Licencing, Combined Honours Certifications, Professional Diploma Certifications and the Technician Certification Programme through distance learning and World Innovators University® robust e-learning platforms.
At the end of the Mandatory Training Programme, World Innovators University® will award Certificates of Course Completion to all the successful candidates while IBAKM® Global Group will award the applicable professional certifications.
World Innovators University® is the world’s leading multicultural, multilingual and innovation-driven global lifelong learning institution strategically established to develop human capital in all fields of study, human endeavors, activities, developments, processes, professions and practices through the art and science of innovation and education. World Innovators University® is established in accordance with the statutory mandate of the World Innovators and Education Management Organization (WIEMO).
The benefits of IBAKM® Global Group certifications are enormous but includes:
• Participation at all IBAKM® Global Group programmes; Local, Regional and Global.
• Membership of an innovative global professional certification body with dual membership opportunities and multiple certifications for professional practice and career development.
• Privilege to earn a global professional certification that gives you greater opportunities and competitive edge.
• Being part of the BA and KM global community with diverse career development advantage and business opportunities.
• Ability and capacity to deliver on assigned tasks as a skilled and knowledgeable professional based on ethical standards and international best practices.
• Having required knowledge and experience to start up, grow and sustain organizations.
• Being sought after by organizations because of the innovative enterprising professional acumen.
• Ability to contribute to the economic growth and sustainability of Nations. • Access to the IBAKM® Global Group resources; library, publications, magazines, newsletters, research journals, etc.
• Networking with highly reputable BA and KM professionals.
• Discounts on strategic training programmes and publications.
The qualifications required to enroll for the IBAKM® Global Group Qualifications; Professional Certifications, Specialized Certifications, Professional Public Practice Certifications and Licencing, Combined Honours Certifications, Professional Diploma Certifications and the Technician Certification Programme include:
- Doctorate Degrees in any discipline
- Master Degrees in any discipline
- Bachelor Degrees in any discipline
- Higher National Diploma in any discipline
- National Diploma in any discipline
- National Certificate of Education in any discipline
- Five (5) O' Level Credit passes including English Language and Mathematics.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, ETC.
- Recognized Professional Membership Certificates
- Advanced Diplomas
- Professional Diplomas, etc.
Candidates without academic training and qualifications will be admitted into the Technician Certification Programme.
IBAKM® Global Group is in strategic alliance with Moanglobal Professionals Group for the conduct of its general administration, finance, human resource and technology management in line with international best practices.
Moanglobal Professionals Group is a leading multidisciplinary professional practice group offering integrated world-class professional services to clients with over 10 decades of practitioners’ cumulative experience from diverse sectors and industries, both local and international. Moanglobal Professionals Group first-class innovative and technology-based professional services aimed at assisting organizations and institutions in the public and private sectors to develop, grow, remain healthy and sustain their operations at all times include: Audit and Assurance, Advisory and Consulting, Tax Services, Technology and E-Business, Research and Development as well as Training both In-Plant and Public Programmes.