Our Programmes

The Institute provides holistic professional and non-professional curricular that enhance emotional intelligence leading to the emergence of transformational leaders.

Professional programmes comprise the Executive Professional Programme (EPP) and Emerging Leaders Programme (ELP).

Executive Professional Programme (EPP)

The Institute’s Executive Professional Programme (EPP) is designed for executives and senior professionals in public and private sectors already in positions of strategic responsibility in their organizations where they are expected to provide vision, lead a team, and drive change. The programmes are structured to be flexible so that candidates can study while maintaining their jobs. There are scheduled interactive sessions at any of our designated locations. Specific day is set for candidates to present their research papers  prior to graduation.

Programme Duration

Each EPP takes about Six (6) months for completion of coursework, research and seminar presentations, field trips, and mentoring engagements.

 Some courses in EPP include:                                                                                  

  1. Professional Certificate in Strategy & Organizational Leadership (PC- SOL)
  2. Professional Certificate in Policy Development & Governance (PC- PDG)
  3. Professional Certificate in Leadership and Statecraft (PC-LS)
  4. Professional Certificate in Gender and Transformative Leadership (PC-GTL)
  5. Professional Certificate in Educational Leadership (PC-EL)
  6. Professional Certificate in Conflict Transformation & Peace Building (PC-CTP)
  7. Professional Certificate in Ministerial Leadership (PC-ML)
  8. Professional Certificate in Transformative Leadership (PC-TL)
  9. Advanced Certificate in Strategic Leadership (ACSL)
  10. Leadership Trainers’ Certification Course (LTCC)

b. Emerging Leaders Programme (ELP)

The Emerging Leaders Programme is designed to broaden the visionary capacity of young men and women to prepare them for present and future leadership roles. Six months is required to complete the coursework, research and seminar presentation, field trip and mentoring attachment. Only youths, ages 20-35 with a minimum of OND, are eligible to apply.

 Emerging Leaders Programme Include:                                                                                                                                    


Emerging Leaders ProgrammeDuration
a. Global Citizenship & Leadership Programme (GCLP)6 months
b. Leadership for Politics and Governance (LPG)6 months
c. Entrepreneurial Leadership Certificate Course (ELCC)6 months

Programmes Component

All Professional progarmmes have the same component, whether Executive Professional or Emerging Leaders Programmes. These include:

  1. Course work                                                50%
  2. Seminar Presentation                               20%
  3. Mentoring Engagement                           20%
  4. Field Trip                                                    10%

Total                                                                      100%

(Minimum Grade for Graduation is 60%)

Fees for Professional Programmes

Executive Professional Programmes

  1. Application fee:   N20, 000
  2. Programmes Fee N350, 000

Emerging Leaders Programme

  1. Application fee   N10, 000
  2. Programmes fee N150, 000

Note: Fees are inclusive of meals during classes and specified copies of recommended Books and texts. Fees exclude field trips, VAT and mentoring Engagements.

2. Non-Professional Programmes

Non- Professional Programmes comprise short courses that could be held as group programmes for staff from the same organisation or as open events.  Groups or organizations may request to have for any of the Courses conducted for them On-site at their own schedule.

Non-Professional courses include:

Non-Academic coursesDuration
1. Leadership Development & Mentoring for Women in Politics3days
2. Project Cycle Management Course5days
3. Effective Leadership for Cooperative Societies5days
4. Community Leadership for Integrated Rural Development5days
5. Effective Classroom Mgt for Academic Enhancement5days
6. Effective School-Based Leadership for School Administrators & Principals5days
7. Report Writing & Minute Taking for Secretaries & Personal Assistants5days
8. Effective Communications for Conflict Mgt & Mediation5days
10. Effective Council Memo, Speech & Report Writing in the Public Service5days
11. Effective Writing for Career Excellence in the Public Service5days
12. Advanced Presentations & Public Speaking5days
13. Strategic Planning for Organisational Development5days