The Associate Certification Examinations comprises of the Professional Level Examinations I (PLEI) of the Business Administration Professional Examinations (BAPE) and the Knowledge Management Professional Examinations (KMPE). The PLEI of the BAPE and KMPE comprises of a total of twelve (12) subjects. Successful completion of the Associate Certification Examinations qualifies candidate for induction and certification as Associate Certified Business Administrator (ACBA) and Associate Certified Knowledge Manager (ACKM). In addition, candidate will be award the Professional Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Knowledge Management (IBAKM PGDip.).
The entry qualifications for the Associate Certification Examinations are: Grad.BA/Grad.KM, IBAKM GDip., Higher National Diploma (HND) and Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Knowledge Management disciplines or its equivalents 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 and IBAKM/Master Degree combined honours qualifications will be required to satisfactorily sit for and pass the FLEI, FLEII, KLE, SLE, PLEI and PLEII 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.
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PROFESSIONAL LEVEL EXAMINATIONS I (PLEI) - BAPE
The Professional Level Examinations I (PLEI) for the Business Administration Professional Examinations (BAPE) comprises of five (5) subjects.
PROFESSIONAL LEVEL EXAMINATIONS I - KMPE
The Professional Level Examinations I (PLEI) for the Knowledge Management Professional Examinations (KMPE) comprises of six (6) subjects.