Certificate in Business Administration

Professional Certificate Programmes

Certificate in Business Administration

Learn the strategies, tools and techniques to building level of workplace productivity and efficiency.

  • Duration: 3 months
  • Cost: ₦400,000 (1000 USD)
  • Start Date: Early Januay, 2021
  • Learning Mode: Physical or Online

Economies all over the world depend on skilled business people to create jobs and bring useful goods and services to marketplaces. A degree in business administration and management could open career paths that lead to high salaries, job satisfaction, and nearly unlimited opportunities for growth.

Course Overview

This CIAPS Professional Certificate in Business Administration is a 3 months programme aimed at people interested in or already working in a business environment.
Our ideal candidates will have plans and ambitions for setting up their own businesses, entering into partnerships or managing on-going businesses for others. A lot of emphasis will be placed on start-ups and SMEs.

It is a hands-on, innovative and dynamic programme that focuses on the strategic elements of business conception and ethics, accountancy and finance, people and product management, growth and risk, organisational and legal management, sales and marketing, and international trade.

Graduates from the course will leave CIAPS with a very clear understanding of the essential features of various types of past and contemporary business organisations worldwide. During the programme each student will experience different areas of business roles and projects.

Who is this course for?

  • New graduates interested in Business Administration as a career.
  • Experienced professionals already in the field and seeking to improve their skills 
  • Candidates with plans and ambitions to manage and lead administration of a business or organization.
Registration fee

₦40,000 (100 USD)

Course fees

₦400,000 (1000 USD)

*15% early bird discounts available if you register and pay in full before 5th December

Flexible Payment Method

30% Down Payment

*Spread the balance over the duration of the course

Course Content

Key Modules to be covered in this Certificate in Business Administration include:

  • Essential Elements of Business and Management
  • Accountancy and Finance for Business Administration
  • Management and Leadership in Theory and Practice
  • Marketing and Business Communication
  • Projects, Practice and Partnership

How will you be assessed?

This Professional Certificate Programme consists of ten modules. Participants in this course will be offered the opportunity to combine practise in real workplace situations with learning in our Centre.

It is a very interactive programme and each module can have both formative and summative assessment. These assessments can be written, verbal and based on observations.

There are two options for learning:

  • Classroom at the Centre
  • Distance Learning and Online

In both cases, final assessments will be marked in London.

The CIAPS Advantage

Learn from the best

Our faculty are top international experts in their field.

Flexible study times

You can choose to have your classes on weekdays (Monday to Friday) or weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

Develop practical skills

During the programme, you will experience different areas of administration roles and projects.

Career support

We have a team of competent and passionate professionals available to assist you with career guidance, CV preparations and registrations with international professional bodies.

Enabling learning environment and friendly staff

Learn and grow in a comfortable learning environment with great welfare services.

Earn an international certificate

CIAPS is an internationally recognised professional graduate school. Earning our certificate makes you competitive locally and globally.

Applicants for this course should have a first degree or equivalent (Bachelors, HND). Having a good grade is a major advantage. Applicants without such qualifications may apply, but their applications will be subject to a more complex process and they will be required to demonstrate their ability to successfully follow the programme.

In all cases, applicants will be tested by CIAPS through written assessments and verbal interviews. Applicants will be deemed successful only if they are judged to possess a good mix of:

  • Imagination and creative thinking
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Sense of responsibility and ability to work in a team
  • Resilience and stability
  • Integrity and respect for others

*Applicants are highly advised to have access to a laptop or equivalent

Through PPP sessions, students develop projects as part of their learnings hence developing workplace skills.

This course has been designed with the clear objective of training passionate, dedicated professionals who will be capable of covering leading roles in commercial and industrial organisations. Depending on their experience and interests, graduates will leave the programme with the required competency and confidence to work in a variety of businesses and organisations as:

  • Business Proprietors
  • General Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Directors
  • Business consultants and strategists
  • Researchers
  • Regulators

What our students have to say

  • CIAPS opened my eyes to the world of possibilties and helped me to understand the rudiments of business and it propelled me into a new career after graduating as a Biochemist.

    Peter Babajide

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