Diploma/Associate programmes

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Objective of this programme

The objective of this programme is to provide a well structured and qualitative world class training programme in Investment management and investment advisory services to individual who wish to be qualified as professional Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers.

Admission Requirements

In line with the admission requirements approved by the Governing Council of iapm, the following are eligible to apply;

  1. Graduate of APFN/University of Lagos Executive Diploma Programme in Investment and Pension Techniques.
  2. Holders of Bsc, HND and Advance Diploma in any discipline from a recognized institution with a minimum of three years working experience.
  3. Holders of professional qualifications such as ACA, ACCA, ANAN, ACIIN, CIB, NIM, ACIS, ACTI, APFN, etc.
  4. Matured candidates who do not possess the minimum requirements but have worked for 10 years or more in Investment, Pension, Trust, Finance, Accounts, Stockbroking, Actuarial departments of organizations who are members of iapm or those that have attended a minimum of 4 of iapmorganized courses will be considered.

Course Details

Duration: Three Months Intensive (Weekends Only)
Venue: To be advised
Closing Date: Completed Application Form must be submitted on or before April 29th, 2016.

Method of Application

Application forms are available at the Associations' Secretariat, at 46, Marina, the Reinsurance Building (10 Floor), Lagos. Or at Abuja and Port Harcourt contact offices or download the form below and submit with a fee of N5,000 cheque or bank draft made payable to the Association of Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers or pay to the Association's account No. 0002838280 in any Branch of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc., nationwide and attach the evidence of payment with your form on submission.

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The experience was worthwhile. It has not only broadened my knowledge on risk management but had stimulated further interest in the subject

Umeh First Guarantee Pension Ltd

The program was well structured; the environment was excellent; staff were polite and helpful...

Maryam NDIC

The training is quite impactful.

Cornelius Lagos Building Investment Co. Ltd

Very detailed and rewarding experience. Very knowledgeable and experienced resource persons

Waziri NEXIM Bank.

The program was well structured; the environment was excellent; staff were polite and helpful...

Maryam NDIC

I had nice experience; the environment is conducive for learning and the trainers have performed well.

Obiobanya Traders Trust and Investment Co. Ltd

I came to this programme with lots of hopes in understanding operation and market risks- I must confess that these hopes were met. It was a wonderful training with wonderful deliveries from subject experts

Oriola UBA

The course was really an eye opener. I benefited a lot in the area of investment techniques

Hamza NNPC Pension Fund Ltd

It was a rich and rewarding experience.

Ngerem Coronation Merchant Bank

I have been more informed or exposed to the financial markets/investment/income generations.

Utoyo TrustBond Mortgage Bank Plc

The training met my expectations and I am glad I came because the course will aid my job

Eniola Sterling Ass Nig Ltd

Memorable and Educating

Obende NSITF

Informative, impactful and I must say I have gained a lot, made me more resourceful

Oyedeji TrustBond Mortgage Bank Plc

It was very rewarding and facilitators were good in their delivery...

Adeniyi Grand Treasurers Ltd

Very rewarding course, excellent facilitators with great delivery. Location just okay and food right

Komolafe CBN

I particularly like the practical approach of the facilitators who have drawn on their experience to impact knowledge

Ige PAC Asset Mgt Ltd

With the experience of the training environment, the training is fantastic

Ibrahim UBA

It was very educative and fun

Alayaki CACUS Building Investment Co Plc

It is indeed an excellent and mind-blowing experience; organization is superb and have a good learning environment

Mbah TrustBond Mortgage Bank Plc

This course is an eye opener for me. The knowledge gained will positively affect my delivery in my organization and personally. it will help me in my investment plans.

Ganiu Custodian and Allied Insurance

The training was well understood and interesting, will also recommend it to my colleagues and management.

Yerindideke Linkage Assurance Plc

Very interesting, knowledgeable and experienced facilitators

Doyin UPDC

It was incisive, interesting and educative, I have been positively impacted..

Dolapo Union Trustees Ltd

I appreciate my coming mixing with different people and managing directors/CEO from different companies. Getting other people’s experienced knowledge is fantastic.

Adepoju Sterling Asset Mgt & Trustees Ltd

It’s very insightful, enlighten, rich and qualitative. It’s a worthy investment in capacity building.

Aremu UBA

I found the courses very enlightening and they have given me a better understanding of the types of investment instruments I would come across during the course of my job.

Adefala BOI

The experience was quite good and excellent...

Mohammed NSITF

The course has introduced me to certain areas of risk management that, hitherto only know on the surface. Honestly, I’m more informed now.

Abubakar NEXIM Bank