An accreditation or affiliation is an educational institution that operates independently, but also has a formal collaborative agreement with another, usually larger institution that may have some level of control or influence over its academic policies, standards or programs. Center for Excellent Training & Consultancy (CETraC) is in partnership affiliation with the Institute of Project Management Professionals for the award of all its Professional Certificates, Professionals Diploma, Professional Post Graduate Diploma, Mini-MBA, etc. The Institute of Project Management Professionals is affiliated to national and international professional institutions for mentorship of professional academic training programmes.
As part of professional’s academic recognition and mentoring of professional membership examination, on the 12th of October 2017, the Institute Executive Board Members applied to affiliate with the National Board of Professional & Technician Examination (NABPTEX). Base on the assessment conducted by NAPTEX Assessment Committee at the Institute Head Office in Accra-Ghana, the Board of National Board of Professional & Technician Examination (NABPTEX) approved the Institute of Project Management Professionals request for affiliate for mentoring and monitoring of its professional membership examinations.
As part of offering world recognized international graduate and advance diploma programmes to our important students and professionals, the Institute affiliate to the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM-UK). In this affiliation, Institute of Commercial Management (ICM-UK) award all Graduate Diploma, Advance Diploma and Diploma qualification to students after meeting the statutory requirements of ICM. ICM is an Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqual, the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, in England.
In other that partner with professional institutions to professional education to all individual around world, the Institute is fully accredited by West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to offer Advance Business Certificate Examination Diploma Programmes. The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), a non-profit-making organization, with its headquarters in Accra, Ghana, was established in 1952 after the Governments of Ghana (then Gold Coast), Nigeria, Sierra Leone and The Gambia enacted the West African Examinations Council Ordinances in 1951. Liberia became the fifth member of the Council in 1974.
The Institute of Project Management Professionals is accredited by Technical Examination Unit of Ghana Education Services to offer Diploma in Business Studies programmes, and Diploma in Public Finance and Accountancy I & II. Until 1850, the development of Education in Ghana (then Gold Coast), was entirely in the hands of the Christian Missions. The system was devoid of any cohesive national policy. Government interest and participation in Ghana took centre stage between 1850 and 1925 with the passage of several Education Ordinances i.e. Governors Hill (1852), Row (1882), Griffith (1887) etc. etc. all aimed at correcting imbalances and injecting dynamism in the system. Governor Row’s Education Ordinance among others, provided for the establishment of Industrial Schools followed by Agricultural ones. The needed impetus to those Industrial and Agricultural schools came with the introduction of the Governor Rodyer’s Education reforms of (1908 – 1919) which mandated Government to take direct interest in technical education.
As part of meeting the international professional training and competency-base standard, the Institute of Project Management Professionals follows the Instructional Designer Competencies, Training Manager Competencies, Evaluator Competencies, and Instructor Competencies of International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction. The International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (ibstpi®) is a not-for-profit corporation that provides leadership to the community by setting the standards. The Board is composed of up to fifteen professionals of the highest repute in their respective fields of expertise who spearhead the research & development of standards, competencies, products and services. They are selected to broadly represent the constituencies that they serve. Directors of the Board represent universities, government departments, businesses and consultancies directed at the charge of the organization.
The Institute of Project Management Professionals is in collaboration with LUCAS College. LUCAS is a tertiary higher education institution accredited in Ghana since 2016. Starting January 2017, LUCAS is offering Bachelor and Master’s programmes accredited by the Ghana National Accreditation Board (NAB). Their mission is to the Leaders University College for Applied Science (LUCAS) is to bridge the gap between the working world and academia. Through hands on teaching, we train and equip you to thrive and find success in the professional world.
The LAWEH Open University College is the first and only accredited Open University College in Ghana and second in West Africa. The University was established in the year 2014 as an open supported learning institution to offer certificates, diplomas, degrees and postgraduate Programmes. LAWEH is a global partner of Open University of Tanzania. LAWEH Open University College has its Headquarters situated at Teshie-Nungua on the Addogon road, off the Spintex-Baatsona Road, near Lekma Polyclinic, Accra-Ghana.
Entrepreneurial University of Costa Rica (Business University of Costa Rica) was established and approved by the Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada (CONESUP) of the Costa Rican Ministry of Public Education, with a charter. The University is also fully accredited and registered under the laws applicable to Costa Rica and is also fully accredited by the Costa Rican Ministry of Education. UNEM is also officially listed with UNESCO and International Association of Universities (IAU) and registered with Ghana National Accreditation Board (NAB).