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MEMBERSHIP AND CERTIFICATIONS OBJECTIVE

The Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (IBAKM) is a global professional body for the membership, training and certification of Business Administration and Knowledge Management professionals, practitioners and consultants. The Institute is statutorily empowered to champion, promote and advance the art and science of Business Administration and Knowledge Management in all its aspects and ramifications.

The Institute membership and professional certifications are the ideal qualifications for:

  • All persons and organizations involved in the activity of or uses the knowledge and practice of Business Administration and Knowledge Management in the advancement of their individual and corporate objectives.
  • Candidates in diverse disciplines desirous of advancing their career as professional business administrators and knowledge managers, practitioners and consultants.
  • Qualified professionals and graduates in related and diverse fields, managers and executives in public and private institutions, political appointees and elected office holders, academicians and researchers, technology and innovation managers, records and information managers, administrators and human capital managers, entrepreneurs and business owners, etc. who desire to network, share knowledge and ideas as well as hone their business administration and knowledge management skills.
  • Individuals in Business Administration and Knowledge Management roles desirous of globally recognized professional membership and certifications for competence and career advancement.
  • Graduates and undergraduates of Business Administration and Knowledge Management disciplines and related fields who aspire to attain a professional level recognition as Certified Business Administrators (CBA) and Certified Knowledge Managers (CKM) to enable them to compete favorably with their counterparts in other globally recognized professional disciplines.

 

MEMBERSHIP AND CERTIFICATION BENEFITS FOR INDIVIDUALS

  • Participation at all Institute programmes; Local, Regional and Global.
  • Membership of an innovative global professional body with dual membership opportunities and multiple certifications for professional practice and career development.
  • Privilege to earn global professional certifications that gives you greater opportunities and competitive edge.
  • Being part of the BA and KM global community with diverse career development advantages and business opportunities.
  • Ability and capacity to deliver on assigned tasks as a skilled and knowledgeable professional based on ethical standards and international best practices.
  • Having required knowledge and experience to start up, grow and sustain organizations.
  • Being sought after by organizations because of the innovative enterprising professional acumen.
  • Ability to contribute to the economic growth and sustainability of Nations.
  • Formal professional recognition and endorsement of the skills, knowledge and experience acquired by practicing and aspiring professionals in the board fields of Business Administration and Knowledge Management and related disciplines.
  • Access to the Institute’s resources; library, publications, magazines, newsletters, research journals, etc.
  • Networking with highly reputable BA and KM professionals, practitioners and consultants.
  • Discounts on strategic training programmes and publications.

 

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP AND CERTIFICATION BENEFITS

  • Global certification for recognition, standards and competitive edge.
  • Listing and placement of organizations names and logo on some Institute publications.
  • Discount on corporate training and consultancy services.
  • Participation at the Institute’s Organizational Growth and Sustainability programmes; Local, Regional and Global.
  • Opportunity to advertise on the Institute’s publications and programmes at discounted rates.
  • Access to the Institute’s resources; library, publications, magazines, newsletters, research journals, etc.
  • General organizational growth and sustainability support services for effective leadership, resource management and operations.

 

HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

Honorary memberships are conferred on individuals at the discretion of the Board of Governors and Governing Council based on predetermined approved criteria.

  • Companion of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (CIBAKM)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (FIBAKM)
Companion (CIBAKM)

Fellows with outstanding performance who have contributed to the growth of the Institute and the BA and KM profession at large or accomplished individuals, business administrators & knowledge managers who through their position have contributed to the economic growth and sustainability of Nations and the BA and KM profession.

Fellow (FIBAKM)

Eminently qualified scholars or outstanding individuals with excellent performance at the top echelon of their career.  The Board of Governors and Governing Council may at its discretion confer the Doctoral Fellow of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (Dr./FIBAKM) on deserving individuals on their merit.

 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP – Open for everyone to join irrespective of academic discipline or profession

Fellow (FIBAKM) Fellow of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (FIBAKM)
Member (MIBAKM) Member of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (MIBAKM)
Associate (AIBAKM) Associate of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (AIBAKM)
Graduate (GIBAKM) Graduate of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (GIBAKM)
Licentiate (LIBAKM) Licentiate of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (LIBAKM)
Affiliate (AfIBAKM) Affiliate of the Institute of Business Administration and Knowledge Management (AfIBAKM)

 

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP – For Public and Private Organisations, Institutions and Firms

  • Class A – PLATINUM,
  • Class B – SAPPHIRE¸
  • Class C – DIAMOND,
  • Class D – GOLD and
  • Class E – SILVER.

 

CERTIFICATIONS – For Professional Business Administrators and Knowledge Managers

Fellow (FCBA/FCKM) Fellow Certified Business Administrator (FCBA)

Fellow Certified Knowledge Manager (FCKM)

Full Member (MCBA/MCKM) Member Certified Business Administrator (MCBA)

Member Certified Knowledge Manager (MCKM)

Associate (ACBA/ACKM/PGDip.BAKM) Associate Certified Business Administrator (ACBA)

Associate Certified Knowledge Manager (ACKM)

Professional Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Knowledge Management (IBAKM PGDip.BAKM)

Graduate (Grad.BA/Grad.KM/GDip.BAKM) Graduate of Business Administration (Grad.BA)

Graduate of Knowledge Management (Grad.KM)

Professional Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Knowledge Management (IBAKM GDip.BAKM)

Licentiate (LMBA/LMKM/ADip.BAKM) Licentiate of Business Administration (LMBA)

Licentiate of Knowledge Management (LMKM)

Professional Advanced Diploma in Business Administration and Knowledge Management (AIBAKM Dip.BAKM)

Affiliate (AfMBA/AfMKM/Dip.BAKM) Affiliate of Business Administration (AfMBA)

Affiliate of Knowledge Management (AfMKM)

Professional Diploma in Business Administration and Knowledge Management (IBAKM Dip.BAKM)

 

SPECIALIZED CERTIFICATIONS – For Global Managers and Consultants

CGMgr/PGCert in Global Management Certified Global Manager (CGMgr.)

Professional Post Graduate Certificate (PGCert.) in Global Management

CGMC/PGCert in Management Consulting Certified Global Management Consultant (CGMC)

Professional Post Graduate Certificate (PGCert.) in Management Consulting

 

PUBLIC PRACTICE LICENCE – For Practicing Professionals, Organizations, Institutions and Firms

  • Certified Business Administration Practitioner (CBAP)
  • Certified Knowledge Management Practitioner (CKMP)
  • Certified Business Administration Practicing Organization (CBAPO)
  • Certified Knowledge Management Practicing Organization (CKMPO)

NB: To qualify for the Public Practice Licence, candidates are expected to be IBAKM Certified Business Administrators (CBA) and Certified Knowledge Managers (CKM) with proven experience.  Organizations, Institutions and Firms are expected to be Corporate Members of the Institute.

 

OUTSTANDING PRACTICE AWARDS – For Practicing Professionals with notable landmark achievement in Public Professional Practice

The Institute Outstanding Practice Awards are designed to reward IBAKM licenced practitioners with notable landmark achievements in BA and KM professional practice.  Recipients of the awards will be selected based on;

  • years of experience in practice;
  • contributions made to the advancement of the BA and KM practice, local and international;
  • competence, innovation and creativity in professional practice;
  • quality management and ethical standards in professional practice;
  • feedback from notable clients, mentees, colleagues, subordinates, superiors or partners;
  • overall contribution to the growth and development of the Institute, and
  • any other criteria the Board of Governors and Governing Council may deem necessary.

The Outstanding Practice Award will be conferred based on the candidate’s membership and professional certification grade as follows:

  • Doctor of Professional Practice (DPP) Certificate in Business Administration and Knowledge Management Practice for holders of FIBAKM/FCBA/FCKM in addition to CBAP and CKMP.
  • Master of Professional Practice (MPP) Certificate in Business Administration and Knowledge Management Practice for holders of MIBAKM/MCBA/MCKM in addition to CBAP and CKMP.
  • Bachelor of Professional Practice (BPP) Certificate in Business Administration and Knowledge Management Practice for holders of AIBAKM/ACBA/ACKM in addition to CBAP and CKMP.