The Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) was established in 1961 and chartered by Act of National Assembly,
No. 14, 2003 as the regulatory and controlling body in charge of Management Education and Practice in Nigeria.
In view of the new charter status, the Institute is opening windows of opportunities to individuals seeking
professional qualifications and those desirous of upgrading their skills and knowledge for advancement and
promotion in the public and private sectors by acquiring professional qualifications in management.
Presently the Institute offers the following programmes:
1. Professional Diploma in Management (PDM). (Duration is two years).
2. Post-graduate Diploma in Management: In collaboration with OAU, Ile-Ife (Duration is 12 months)
3. Masters in Business Administration (To commence soon)
The following are the objectives of the courses:
(a) To help practising managers or those aspiring to become managers to participate in a correspondence-type-on-the-job
course comprising various functional areas of management so that they can become decision makers in their chosen fields,
develop as general managers, and act as agents of change.
(b) To improve managerial effectiveness in organisations and to contribute substantially to the career development of
(c) To facilitate better utilisation of management graduates in commerce, industry and government.
(d) To help in speeding up the process of professionalism in Management.