About Us


To Research, Develop and Present the most Qualitative Leadership and Management Education adapted to our specific needs as a nation at an affordable fee.


The Institute was formally inaugurated in 1993 at the Conference Center of Petroleum Training Center (PTI) Effurun near Warri in Delta State. As an organization founded in public interest, it was incorporated under the C.A.M Decree of 1990 with registration number RC: 270345.

Networking And Affiliation

To effectively and efficiently execute our objectives and missions, we have need to network or affiliate with several organizations both Local and International such as:

  • Institute of Development and Policy Analysis
  • Institute of Industrial Administration
  • Center for Management Development
  • Industrial Training Fund (ITF)
  • Center for Advocacy against Corrupt Practices (CACORP)
  • Nigerian Institute of Management
  • National Association of Chambers of Commerce (NACCIMA)
  • Council for International Development
  • Federal and State Ministries
  • The British Council
  • Citizenship and Leadership Training Center (Presidency)


To achieve NUMBER ONE ranking as a provider of productivity improvement strategies, inculcation of global best practices and change management.


Much of the research activities and programmes facilitation are carried out through a network of individual researchers, practitioners and experts within and outside Nigeria who in most cases are Professional Fellows of the Institute.

Benefits Of Membership

Membership enables active participation in the institute’s general, regional and quarterly conferences. You can also make presentations showcasing your abilities for recognition and opportunities.

Membership also links you to a network of leaders in government, armed forces and industry captains in the private sector.
There are also special interactive high-level sessions that provide the tool kits, connections and resources that will help you fast-track your career in our world “who do you know”.

Members receive full membership certificate, identity cards, wall plaque, and could subscribe to our periodic publications and releases.

Strategic Approaches

Public Lectures, conferences (National and Regional) Professional Seminars, In-plant Training Workshops, Open Lifestyle Lectures and Publications


The Institute is financed from membership fees, participation fees from training programmes, and freewill donations from individuals and corporate bodies who over the years have been impressed by the quality of our research work and programme presentations across the country.


Individuals who currently occupy supervisory, managerial or leadership positions in the public or private sector, academia or armed forces are admitted to membership of the Institute.

Possession of a University degree, equivalent professional qualification, and membership of other professional bodies is an advantage.

The current grades of membership are as follows:

  • Professional Fellow
  • Professional Member
  • Associate Member
  • Graduate Member
  • Honorary Fellowship Award

Honorary Awards

Nominees for Honorary Awards are individuals and organizations who in the opinion of the Administrative committee have distinguished themselves theoretically and or experientially in diverse professional or occupational fields.

Contributions in professional areas involving legislative, political and legal patterns of service delivery are also recognized and appreciated via these awards.

Some recipients are recognized and honoured for their creative, powerful, influential and diverse contributions to business, industrial development, employment generation and excellent leadership.

The primary objective in each category is to encourage professionalism, promote excellence and discourage complacency.