The Affiliate Certification Examinations comprises of the Foundation Level Examinations I and II (FLEI & FLEII) of the Business Administration Foundation Examinations (BAFE) and the Knowledge Management Foundation Examinations (KMFE). The FLEI and FLEII of the BAFE and KMFE comprises of a total of twenty four (24) subjects. Successful completion of the Affiliate Certification Examinations qualifies candidate for induction and certification as Affiliate of Business Administration (AfMBA) and Affiliate of Knowledge Management (AfMKM). In addition candidates will be awarded the Professional Diploma in Business Administration and Knowledge Management (IBAKM Dip.).
The entry qualifications for the Affiliate Certification Examinations are: Five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics or IBAKM Cert., National Diploma (ND), National Certificate of Education (NCE) or its equivalents in non-related disciplines desirous of developing a professional career as professional business administrator and knowledge manager. Please refer to the Admissions Requirements guideline for details on required qualifications. Meanwhile, 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 and pass the FLEI, FLEII, KLE, SLE and PLEI subjects of the Business Administration Certification Examinations (BACE) and the Knowledge Management Certification Examinations (KMCE). Meanwhile, candidates who desires exemptions will be required to provide an acceptable transcript of courses undertaken for consideration. 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.
Undergraduates of accredited tertiary institutions in Nigeria and across the globe as well as National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members are encouraged to take advantage of the discounted rates as provided under the Students Scheme and NYSC Scheme to get qualified.
Please complete the online membership application form
FOUNDATION LEVEL EXAMINATIONS I (FLEI) - BAFE/KMFE
The Foundation Level Examinations I (FLEI) comprises of six (6) subjects from the Business Administration Foundation Examinations (BAFE) and six (6) subjects from the Knowledge Management Certification Examinations (KMFE).
- Principles of Accounting
- Introduction to Banking and Finance
- Introduction to Business
- Principles of Economics
- Introduction to Political Science
- Business Communication
- Introduction to Records Management
- Knowledge Management Principles
- Introduction to Information Science
- Collection Development Management
- Communication and Study Skills
- Computing and Information Skills
FOUNDATION LEVEL EXAMINATIONS II (FLEII) - BAFE/KMFE
The Foundation Level Examinations II (FLEII) comprises of six (6) subjects from the Business Administration Foundation Examinations (BAFE) and six (6) subjects from the Knowledge Management Certification Examinations (KMFE).
- Business Finance
- Management Principles and Techniques
- Principles of Marketing
- Managerial Economics
- Financial Accounting
- Industrial Relations
- Introduction to Organizing Information
- Knowledge Management Theory and Practice
- Introduction to Archives
- Digital Libraries
- Knowledge Management Systems
- Data and Information Management