PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT (D.AM)
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.
Five credits ‘O’ level (WAEC, NECO etc.) including Mathematics and English Language and three subjects or equivalent certificate.
It is expected that within eighteen months, an average candidate should complete the Professional Diploma Course.
Professional Diploma in Administrative Management Course Outline
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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