PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT (D.AM)

          Objectives

The Professional Diploma is designed to encourage person of related and non-related fields to acquire foundational knowledge required for effective job performance in an Administrative Management environment. The Institute is achieving this by exposing candidates to well structured examination syllabus which is expected to equip it graduates to effectively tackle the challenges they will meet in real work and further learning environment.

Other objectives include:

To add impetus to existing effort towards enhancing knowledge in Administrative management.

To instigate further studies of Administrative Management in Nigeria, thereby, enhancing capacities for effective Administrative Management, this should inevitably result in efficiency in practice

 Career and Academic Prospect

The programme is designed such that graduates enjoy both educational and professional career growth. This is achieved through network with employers of labour, employment consultants and academic institutions.

          Entry Requirements

Five credits ‘O’ level (WAEC, NECO etc.) including Mathematics and English Language and three subjects or equivalent certificate.

          Duration

It is expected that within eighteen months, an average candidate should complete the Professional Diploma Course.

 Professional Diploma in Administrative Management                                                                                                                 Course Outline

                    Part One                                                               

Code           Subject                                                       Credit Hour

OD101        Business Accounting                                                     3

OD102        Business and Labour Laws                                  2

OD103        Business Economics                                             2

OD104        Management Principles 1                                               2

OD105        Business Statistics                                               2

OD106        Communication in English                                   2

Part Two

OD201        Business Communication and Presentation                   2

OD202        Purchasing Principles                                           2

OD203        Office Systems and Activities management                   2

OD204        Research Methodology                                         2

OD205        Management Principles and practices                            2

OD206        Public Relations                                                   2

Part Three

OD301        Administrative Communication                                     2

OD302        Personnel and Industrial Relations                       2

OD303        Business Finance                                                  2

OD304        Marketing Practice                                                         2

OD305        Purchasing Practice                                              2

OD306        Risks and Insurance                                                      2

ELECTIVES

Farm Management

School Management

Local Government Administration

Non Governmental Organizations’ Management   

 

4.0)  RESOURCE PERSONS FOR LONG RANGE PROGRAMMES

                             Names                                               Educational Qualification

Prof. Amadasu Henry Igbinopkogei,          B.Sc,(USA), MSc,(USA)                                                                                                      Ph.D (Uniben)

ii)      Dr. Helen Andow,                             B.Sc,(Bus.Admin), MBA(Mgt)                                                                           Ph.D  Entrepreneurship (NDA)

iii)     Mr. Abu Mohammed               BA, Public. Admin, (UniMaid),  

                                                          M.Sc Public. Admin, (A.B.U)

                                                           

iv)     Dr. Tunde Jatto                       B.A Linguistic, (U.I), MPA Local                                                                                     Govt (A.B.U), Ph.D, Local Govt. (ABU)

v)      Mr. Ajakaiye Mathew             B.Sc, Mgt. Science, (Unijos),                                                                                           MBA (Mgt),           

vi)     Dr. Aliyu Mamman                 B.Sc, Econs, MBA, (A.B.U),                                                                                            Ph.D, (BUK)

viii)   Dr. Abdullah Zakari Bello       MBA, PhD (Mgt)

ix)     Mr. Tony Igbo                         B.Sc (Econs), M.Sc (Econs) ABU                                   

x)      Bar. Simon Nnadi                             LLB, (UNIZIK) BL., LLM (ABU)

xi)     Mr. Haruna Benson                    ACMA, ACA, MBA

 5.0) EXAMINATION ADMINISTRATION

5.1)   Instruction Methodology

All Professional Diploma programmes Instructional delivery is guided by syllabi and instructional manuals that are specifically tailored to achieve the Institute’s learning objectives and educational philosophy.

5.2)             Examination Administration

The Professional Diploma examination, which is administered simultaneously in all centers, is generally based on it syllabus.

5.3)             Examination Period / Time Table

The Institute’s Examination holds every year in April, August and December.

Examination time-table is released two months proceeding examination dates.

5.4)   Examination Entry Eligibility

A candidate only enters for any of the Institute’s examinations if he or she is a registered student member.

5.5)   Script Marking and Grading

In grading the performances of candidates, examiners are exclusively appointed by the Institute through the Examination Committee - a Committee of the Governing Council of the Institute.

Apart from show of knowledge of subject, other performance grade yardsticks are: methodological presentation and writing skills in English Language responses to examination questions, while also paying attention to analytical, expressive, logical abilities.

5.6)   Grading Structure of the Institute:

75 – above           =       A

65 – 74                 =       AB

55 – 64                 =       BC

50 – 54                 =       CD

40 – 49                 =       D                                                                     

0 -    39                 =       F

In order to successfully complete the programme, participants are expected to pass all courses with a minimum of 50% (a CD grade).

5.7)             Marking scheme

Knowledge                                                70%

Practical illustration                                  10%                                                      

Use of English language                           10%

Analysis and logic                                    10%

5.8)   Examination Results

Each candidate is notified of result of performance in an examination by post, email or publication on the Institute’s website www.regdmanager.org, facebook, whatsapp

5.9)             Examination

Examination is held at the end of each study period (six months) and in conformity with guidelines on examination as approved by the academic board of the Institute. Examination is held in the month of April, August and December every year, this allows four   months uninterrupted study period for each part.

5.10)           Funding / Expenditure

The programme is financed by internally generated revenue. As limited by Guarantee organisation, the Institute is guided by public sector financial guidelines and disclosure requirements in preparing her financial statements

6.0)   Employers Rating of Professional Diploma Programmes

At the moment, the Diploma in Administrative Management of the Institute is rated as a post secondary intermediate qualification.

Advanced Diploma is rated at a Higher Diploma Qualification

 7.0)  TRAINING FACILITIES

The Institute maintains adequate and ventilated number of lecture rooms and a Conference hall, all with magic boards; fully air conditioned and other facilities in its Headquarters.  The Institute encourages her franchise partners to replicate same or more across States of the Federation. The Institute has adopted modern technology for learning and teaching. 

7.1)  LIBRARY FACILITIES

The Institute has a functioning reference library with current volumes of text books, journals, magazines and newspapers.

The library recently acquired wide range volumes of Journal publication by Administrative Staff college of  Nigeria Topo- Badagry, Lagos, Nigeria. 

8.0)   CONCLUSION

The Institute is constantly seeking out better ways at enhancing its operation to meet up with its mission of entrenching best practice of organization and methods in every work environment. Therefore, we welcome inputs that will enhance the attainment of our objectives and mission

Thank you.