The International Professional Managers Association, United Kingdom, has approved the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State as its first Advanced Internationally Accredited Collaborative Centre for Professional Excellence in Business Administration and Management in Nigeria.
A statement by the Chief Executive Officer of IPMA, UK, Prof. Mike Wooi, indicated that the centre at OOU was part of its efforts targeted at improving the skills needed for excellence and strategic performance in the public and private sectors.
Wooi said, “OOU was chosen because its leadership and management have shown a strategic focus and direction to advance professionalism and competency in Business Administration and Management.”
He added that the OOU centre would enhance the institution’s credentials in academic and professional education.
The association, according to Wooi, is an international examining, licensing and regulatory membership qualifying body that provides opportunities for improving and managerial performance and effectiveness in business, industry and public administration around the world.
“IPMA is a member of the National Academic Recognition Information Centre of the United Kingdom and recognised in Nigeria by the Federal Ministry of Education,” he added.