Abuja, April 28, 2019 The Centre for Management Development (CMD), an agency of the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, is to organise 123 training and development short courses for government and private sector officials in 2019.
Details of the courses captured in the outfit’s Annual Training Programmes Calendar, showed that the first programmes were held in March, while the rest had been spread across the year.
The CMD, which was established to drive Federal Government’s vision, plans and training programmes, will train participants in various areas that cover economic management, communication, business and research, as well as Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
Further details of the programmes showed that some would be held in Lagos, Ibadan, Abuja and Owerri, while others would hold in Kano, Uyo and Gombe.
Seven of the programmes will focus on Accreditation and Curriculum Development, 33 courses will focus on Learning and Development, while 29 courses are on Economic Management, Finance, Planning and Evaluation.
According to the calendar, the centre will organise 20 programmes in Entrepreneurship and Business Development, 13 in Research and Consulting and 17 in ICT.
The centre will also organise four conferences for management trainers, heads of research and development institutions and the heads of training and development in the country.
NNN reports that CMD is a resource institution established in 1973 by the Federal Government as the operational arm of Nigerian Council for Management Development (NCMD).
It has overall responsibility for the stimulation, promotion and coordination of management education, training and development in Nigeria.
The centre is the apex management regulatory agency responsible for the country’s human and capital development.https://nnn.ng/management-development-centre-to-hold-123-courses-in-2019-document/