The Professional Graduate Diploma (IBAKM GDip.) Proficiency Certification comprises of two parts for each programme; Part I and II with a total of twelve (12) subjects and a project research work. Successful completion of the Professional Graduate Diploma (IBAKM GDip.) Proficiency Certification Programme qualifies candidate for induction and certification as Graduate of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (GIBAKM) or Associate of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (AIBAKM) depending on the candidate’s entry qualification in addition to the award of the professional Graduate Diploma (IBAKM GDip.) proficiency certification.
The minimum entry qualification for the Professional Graduate Diploma (IBAKM GDip.) Proficiency Certification is IBAKM HDip., HND, Bachelor Degree or equivalents. For further details on admission requirements please click on Business School and select Professional and Academic Linkage Programme (PALP).
The IBAKM Professional Diploma Proficiency Certifications are innovative qualifications designed to train and develop human capital in the broad fields of Business Administration and Knowledge Management and related subjects, courses and disciplines. The programme curricula is a blend of theory and practice aimed at assisting candidates acquire relevant professional knowledge, skill, expertise and experience for competence, innovation, entrepreneurship and professional practice.
The Professional Diploma Proficiency Certification is another innovative entry route for candidates desirous of developing a professional career as professional business administrator and knowledge manager. A list of some job roles, functions and titles undertaken by Business Administration and Knowledge Management professionals and practitioners are available at Career Prospects.
Candidates who desire the IBAKM/Bachelor Degree combined honours qualifications will be required to satisfactorily sit for, pass and complete the IBAKM Dip, IBAKM HDip. and IBAKM GDip. subjects and programme in addition to satisfying all requirements for induction into the applicable membership grade of the Institute. Meanwhile, candidates who desires exemptions will be required to provide an acceptable transcript of courses undertaken for consideration. Candidates with HND in respective disciplines who desire a Degree conversion can take advantage of the opportunity. Holders of HND and Bachelor Degree in other disciplines who desire an academic Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) can also take advantage of the opportunity. Please note that all academic qualifications and degrees will be awarded by collaborating accredited tertiary institutions and universities in line with its specific academic policy.
To qualify for the Certified Business Administrator (CBA), Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM), Certified Business Administration Practitioner (CBAP) and Certified Knowledge Management Practitioner (CKMP) qualifications candidates are expected to have at least completed the ASSOCIATE CERTIFICATION EXAMINATIONS. Meanwhile, to qualify for the Certified Global Manager (CGMgr.) qualification candidates are expected to have attained the MCBA/MCKM qualifications.
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