The SSM/CLMI short certificate programme is designed with a principal focus on Business Management and its major dimensions like Investment, Entrepreneurship, Finance, etc as well as Logistics, Courier and Transport Management. These broad areas will be broken down to the respective courses with their contents.
The programme is meant to give an idea to participants of the quality and focus of degree programmes, particularly PhD, offered by SSM. It is, however, based on Certificate of Attendance and not by examination.
Justification for the programme
The justification for the programme is based on the challenges posed in the various course options and the environment as below:
a. The dichotomy between theory and practice.
b. Lack of proper comprehension of the business environment, especially in Nigeria and other developing countries in comparison with the industrialized nations.
c. The challenge of application and management of infrastructure in the context of business, logistics, courier and transport.
d. The inadequate knowledge of investment options and business development in the contemporary dynamic and seemingly chaotic
Expected Benefits/Outcomes of the Training
After the training, the following benefits are expected to be realized by participants:
a. Acquisition of knowledge of investment options by all participants.
b. Knowledge of business development as an essential option for business growth.
c. A clear knowledge of finance portfolios and risk management.
d. A better comprehension of the dynamics of the contemporary business environment.
e. Acquisition of professional knowledge in respect of attitude in business as well as logistics, courier and transport administration in the distribution chain.
f. Comprehensive knowledge on elements of supply chain management, including forward and reverse logistics.
g. Knowledge of effective planning in the distribution networks.
h. Knowledge of ICT in warehousing and inventory management.
i. Knowledge of security implications of the business processes.
j. Knowledge of tracking and tracing for effective monitoring and delivery.
k. Proper comprehension of government regulations on the business environment.
l. Exposure to our national and international collaborations.
m. All officers trained by the Institute will be automatically qualified to be admitted into the professional grades of ASSOCIATE/MEMBER of the Courier and Logistics Management Institute.