QUALIFY AS A CHARTERED ADMINISTRATOR (ACIA) – By Passing the ACIA Professional Qualifying Examination

ACIA PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
—–GRADUATES MEMBERSHIP QUALIFYING COURSE—–

CORPORATE PROFILE

Chartered Institute of Administration
Chartered Institute of Administration, Chartered by Act No. 103 of 1992 (now Act of the National Assembly Cap C7 Laws of Federation of Nigeria 2004), is the professional body empowered by Government to regulate the training in, and practice of Administration, within a professional framework throughout Nigeria.

The Institute is governed by a Council of members, including a representative of the Honourable Minister of Education.

ACIA Professional Qualification is accredited by Federal Ministry of Education for employment in all sectors of the economy.

Nigerian College of Administration
Nigerian College of Administration is recognised as the statutory official professional education and training school of Chartered Institute of Administration, offering registered students prescribed courses of study to qualify as Chartered Administrators and Associate professional membership (ACIA).

METHOD OF STUDY AND
COURSE CALENDAR

The courses are offered on Part Time (Weekends) and on Distance Learning; commencing in January and July each year; or on such other dates as announced by Nigerian College of Administration.

 PROFESSSIONAL AWARDS

Candidates who successfully complete the ACIA Professional Qualifying Course will receive the following awards:

a) Chartered Administrators Examination Certificate in Professional Administration.

b) Associate Professional Membership (ACIA)

c) Chartered Administrators Public Practising Licence, for engaging in
self-employment in Entrepreneurship and Management Consultancy
in Professional Administration specialisms. This requires additional
training in specialised areas of professional Administration.

 ACIA COURSE STRUCTURE

ACIA is a multi-disciplinary professional qualification. Its course structure comprises four Professional Examination Levels, namely:

1. Fundamentals of Administration (FA)
2. Professional Qualifying Examination 1 (PQE 1)
3. Professional Qualifying Examination 2 (PQE 2)
4. Professional Practice Examination (PPE)

Each Examination Level has three streams (faculties ) of Professional Administration specialisms from which candidates will choose one faculty of study, namely:

a) Corporate Administration
b) Financial Administration
c) Public Administration

SUBJECTS OF STUDY

The subjects of study for Fundamentals of Administration (FA) Level are the same for all faculties of study. The subjects are:
1. Business Communication
2. Business and Corporate Law
3. Business Organisation
4. Cost Accounting
5. Economics
6. Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

The subjects of study for the other Professional Examination Levels, namely: PQE 1, PQE 2, and PPE are contained in the Table of Distribution of Courses printed herein.

DETAILED SYLLABUS

The detailed syllabus for each ACIA Subject of Study is contained in the ACIA Examination Regulations and Detailed Syllabus, which is issued free to each registered student.

EXEMPTIONS AND
STUDY PERIOD

Candidates whose entry qualifications indicate sufficient coverage of ACIA Syllabus will be awarded exemptions on subject for subject basis.

Study period is 16 weekends for each Level of the course.

DISTANCE LEARNING

Candidates on distance learning will receive our study materials which they will read privately in the comfort of their homes, in consultation with their assigned personal tutors.

THE PROFESSSIONAL
EXAMINATION

The ACIA Professional Qualifying Examinations will be held in June and December each year; or on such other dates as announced by Nigerian College of Administration.

ENTRY QUALIFICATION

Intending Candidates are required to have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, or Higher National Diploma in any discipline, awarded by Institutions recognised by National Universities Commission and National Board for Technical Education, respectively.

COURSE FEES

Students are required to pay the following fees for ACIA Professional Qualifying Course, plus any additional fees charged from time to time to reflect prevailing circumstances.

1.1 Application/Student Registration Form ——————— ₦10,000

1.2 Tuition Fee for each Level of the Programme
payable before joining classes:
a) Part Time Study —————————————————- ₦50,000
b) Distance Learning ————————————————– ₦60,000

1.3 Examination/Exemption Fee Per Subject
payable before examination registration ————————- ₦5,000

1.4 Project Research Supervision fee
payable before approval of project topic ————————- ₦15,000

1.5 Mandatory Professional Administration Workshop
payable on completion of course ———————————— ₦20,000

1.6 Professional Membership Induction fee to be determined by
Governing Council of Chartered Institute of Administration on completion of course.

All College fees shall be paid by direct cash deposit/transfer into the bank account of Nigerian College of Administration with First Bank (A/c No. 2018190845) or Zenith Bank (A/c No. 1010223085). The bank deposit/transfer slip should be submitted to the administrative office of the College for processing.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Aapplication form is obtainable at our offices and at Approved Study Centres or download it on our Website; to be completed and returned with bank deposit or transfer slip for non-refundable application fee of ₦10,000 paid direct into the bank account of Nigerian College of Administration with First Bank (A/c No. 2018190845) or Zenith Bank
(A/c No. 1010223085).

CLOSING DATE

Candidates are required to process their admissions including payment of tuition fees at least one week before commencing date of the programme.

TABLE OF DISTRIBUTION OF COURSES

LEVELS CORPORATE ADMINISTRATION STREAM
FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION STREAM
PUBLIC
ADMINSTRATION STREAM
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING EXAMINATION 1
(PQE 1)

Enterprise Management

Financial Accounting

Management Accounting

Distribution and Logistics

Marketing Operations

Procurement & Supply Operations

Enterprise Management

Financial Accounting

Management Accounting

Business Finance

Principles of Auditing

Principle of Banking

Community & Rural Development

Constitutional and Administrative Law

Principles of Co-operatives

Nigerian Government and Politics

Social and Economic Development

Theories of Administration and Management

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFYING EXAMINATION 2
( PQE 2)

Human Resource Management

Marketing Communications

Performance Management

Production & Inventory

Taxation

Research Methods

Financial Reporting

Pensions Management

Performance Management

Taxation

Research Methods

Public Sector Accounting & Finance

Development Administration

Local Government
Administration & Finance

Nigerian Government and
Administration

Nigerian Public Service

Research Methods

Public Sector Accounting and
Finance

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
EXAMINATION (PPE)

Corporate Control, Ethics & Governance Strategy

Corporate Strategic Administration

Strategic Financial Administration

Strategic Marketing Administration

Strategic Procurement and
Supply Chain Administration

Strategic Performance Administration

Corporate Control, Ethics & Governance Strategy

Corporate Strategic Administration

Strategic Financial Administration

Strategic Corporate Reporting

Corporate Taxation

Strategic Performance Administration

Corporate Control, Ethics & Governance Strategy

Corporate Strategic Administration

Public Enterprises Management

Comparative Public
Administration

International Relations and
Foreign Policy

Public Policy Making and Analysis

Downloads

1) ACIA Professional Qualifying Course Application Form
2) Professional Examination Entry Form for Faculty of Corporate Administration
3) Professional Examination Entry Form for Faculty of Financial Administration

4) Professional Examination Entry Form for Faculty of Public Administration

5) Programme Brochure

6) Examination Regulations and Outline of Syllabus

 

Note that..

The Practice of Administration without the CIA factor is a PROFESSIONAL FRAUD!

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