2019 PROGRAMMES


COURSE SYNOPSIS

The secretarial profession is one of the oldest in World. The contributions of secretaries to the development of an organization in particular and the nation in general cannot be over stressed as there is no organization where the service of a secretarial staff is not needed. The secretary plays a very vital role in the organization as he/she uses and applies his or her intellectual and professional wealth of experience in enhancing the growth of the overall efficiency of such organization.

The administrative functions or duties of a secretary in an office was described in the age of computer technology that the manager of a computer installation company, whether the department is large or small, will need the services of a secretary. For the same reason, any other executive needs a secretary to make appointments, receive and screen visitors, keep records, handle type flow charts, organization layout chart, design work procedures, and take dictations assist in designing and planning, contribute to management decision making process, attend meetings and take minutes.


THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL SECRETARIES 2019 INTENSIVE AND MANDATORY CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (MCPD) PROGRAMMES

FOR WHOM: It is compulsory for every member of the Institute to attend, at least once a year.

There is no exemption.

The sessions mentioned above are meant for members in every zone as stated above

TOPICS

VENUE

DATES

MEMBERS

NON-MEMBERS

The Functions of Senior Secretaries In Human Resources Management

Benin

Lagos

Feb, 11-15,2019

Feb. 18-22,2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

The Secretary/Personal Assistants in Modern Office Management

Ota

Benin

Nasiriya

Lagos

Mar.,4-8,2019

Ma. 11-15, 2019

Mar. 18-22,2019

Mar.25-29,2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

Performance Improvement and Management Development Techniques

Azure

Kaduna

Lagos

Nasiriya

Apr. 1-5, 2019

Apr. 8-12,2019

Apr.15-19. 2019

Apr. 22-24, 2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

The role of Human Resources functions in an Organization for secretaries and personal assistants

Kaduna

Lagos

Benin

Ota

May 6-10, 2019

May 13-17,2019

May 20-24,2019

May 27-31,2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

Secretarial Resources Management

-toward professionalism in place.

Nasiriya

Lagos

Benin

Ota

Jun 3-7, 2019

Jun 10-14,2019

Jun 17-21,2019

Jun 24-28,2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

Essential and effective management skills for secretaries/Personal Assistants in office administration

Kaduna

Lagos

Benin

Lagos

July 1-5,2019

July 8-12, 2019

July 15-19, 2019

July22-26,2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

The Secretary/Personal Assistants in Modern Office Management

Benin

Lagos

Kaduna

Nasarawa

Aug.5-9.2019

Aug.12-16,2019

Aug 19-23, 2019

Aug 26-30, 2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

The functions of Senior Secretaries In Human Resources Management

Lagos

Benin

Kaduna

Ota

Sept 2-6.2019

Sept 9-13,2019

Sept 16-20, 2019

Sept 23-27, 2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

Performance Improvement and Management Develop en t Techniques

Lagos

Kaduna

Conference

Benin

Oct .7-11,2019

Oct.14-18, 2019

Oct 23-26, 2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

The role of Human Resources functions in an Organization for secretaries and personal assistants

Kaduna

Nasarawa

Ota

Lagos

Nov. 4-8, 2019

Nov. 11-15,2019

Nov. 18-22,2019

Nov. 25-29, 2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00

The Relevance of Modern Office Technology towards enhancing to effectiveness of Secretaries/Personal Assistants

Kaduna

Ota

Dec. 2-6, 2019

Dec .9-13, 2019

N50,050.00

N55,050.00


SEMINAR FEES: To cover Tea/Coffee, Lunch and Course Materials

TRAINING CENTRES:

LAGOS: NIPS Training Centre

KADUNA: Hamada Hotel, Kaduna

BENIN: Hotel Felon,

NASARAWA New Kefir Hotel,

OTA Bezier Hall and Hotel

AKURE -

BELOW IS THE COST OF RUNNING AN IN-HOUSE WORKSHOP

OPTION A With client’s facilities, i.e. lecture room, Tea/Coffee Break, Lunch, etc., provided by your organization.

(1) 16 - 20 participants –N35,050.00 per participant

(2) 21 and above _N30,050.00 per participant

OPTION B – The Nigerian Institute of Professional Secretaries facilities in Lagos, Benin, Kaduna

The cost per participant shall be:

(1) 10 – 15 participants – N50.050.00 per participant

(2) 16 and above - _ N40.050.00 per participant

IMPORTANT NOTICE : Course fees for these in-house programmes are negotiable

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE MANDATORY CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (MCPD)

1. To create a forum for sharing institutional and corporate experience in secretarial Management and training

2. To equip members of the institute with technical skills and understanding in the discharge of professional duties.

3. To educate members on the implication of poor secretarial administration.

PROGRAMME FACILITATORS

Facilitators would be drawn from experienced professionals in Secretarial Practice and Management with extensive experience in each subject areas.

1. The MCPD is compulsory for every member of the Nigerian Institute of Professional Secretaries.

2. Prospective members may also attend.

NOTE: 1. MCPD attracts 40 credit Points per year and is compulsory for all members

2. Members who do not earn up to 20 credit Points in a year stand the risk of their names being deleted from the membership register.

Please note that registration would commence from 10.00 a.m. on the first day of the course at the same venue.

METHOD OF PAYMENT

Payment can be made by cash at the venue. Participants who wish to make payments in advance can pay into the Institute’s Bank Accounts as follows:

METHOD OF PAYTMENT TO THE TRAINING CENTRE:

(1) At the Centre – By cash in person

(2) Through the Bank:

Account Name: NIPS Secretarial Training and Development

Bank Name: Polaris Bank Limited

Account No. 1770901554

Sort Code: 076152377

ACCOMMODATION:

Participants will be responsible for their accommodation during the programmes. However, there are suitable Hotels and Guest Houses with suitable facilities at affordable prices around the Venues. Arrangements for accommodation can be made on request.

RESERVATION/BOOKING :

Please call or write to the Director, Training and Development, NIPS (see address below) not later than five days before the commencement of the course you/nominee is attending to enable us make the necessary arrangements.

CERRTIFICATES : Certificate of participation will be given to participants at the endof the programme

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT

The Director, Training and Development,

NIPS Secretarial Training and Development Centre,

94 Ikorodu Road, Fadeyi Bus Stop,

Tel: 08033011365, 08030883198, 08027519942

Email: nipsec05@yahoo.com. nipsecretaries@yahoo.com

Website:www.nipstrainingcentre.com, www.nipsecretaries.net



MEMBERSHIP ADMISSION PROCEDURES

MEMBERSHIP OF THE INSTITUTE:

Membership is by application. Acceptable members would normally possess a University Degree, HND//SCII/ND, and Diploma/Certificate in Secretarial Administration, Computer Studies, and Office Technology Management from the Universities, Polytechnics and other professional Institutions.

THE GRADES FOR MEMBERSSHIP ARE-

HONORARY FELLOWS (CIPS)

Honorary Fellowship is conferred exceptionally by the Institute on individuals in recognition of their achievements in their fields of specialization. The award is open to Heads of State, Governors, Ministers, Commissioners, Members of the National Assembly, Permanent Secretaries Directors, Professors, Head of Departments, Chairmen/Chief Executives of Companies, Senior Managers in private and public Organizations, Members of the Armed Forces and the Police, etc.

FELLOWS (fips)

This grade is for highly experienced and holders of B.Sc./HND or its equivalent in Secretarial Administration who have worked for a period of not less than fifteen (15) years and have been an active member on “MEMBERSHIP GRADE” of the Institute for a period not less than ten (10) years to qualify for consideration.

Senior Secretarial Lecturers in the Universities, Polytechnics, Colleges of Education or Vocational/Technical Colleges, etc., may also be considered for this grade after five (5) active years on “Membership Grade” of the Institute to qualify for consideration.

MEMBER (mips )

A seasoned Secretarial Professional with a recognized reputation who can demonstrate that he/she has served employers satisfactorily as a Full time or part time ethical practitioner for uninterrupted period of

three (3) years. He/She would normally have a University Degree, HND or any other equivalent professional qualification in Secretarial Administration/Office Technology Management, acceptable to the Council of the Institute.

PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS will be required to take part in the Membership (on-line) Qualifying Examinations.

ASSOCIATES (AIPS):

The Associate Membership grade of the Institute is granted to any person who qualified as a Secretary He/She would normally have ND/Diploma/SC IV/III Certificate, and attend eight (8) week-ends proficiency course and sit for Membership qualifying Examinations in Secretarial Administration.

Graduates in other disciplines but with Secretarial background may also be considered for admission but will also be required to attend eight weekends Office Orientation course and sit for the Membership Qualifying Examinations.

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP :

This is the lowest grade of membership of the Institute to be admitted to student membership grade, the applicant must be attending a full/part time courses in Secretarial Studies/Office Technology Management in Commercial/Vocational/Technical Colleges, Colleges of Education, Polytechnics or at the Universities.



MEMBERSHIP ADMISSION PROCEDURES:

2019 MEMBERSHIP ADMISSION/ ON-LINE PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE EXAMS

(Candidates must fill their application forms on-line to be able to sit for their examinations ON-LINE).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Full Membership:

(a) Professional Certificate Courses for:CSIII/ B.Sc/HND/PGD holders in Secretarial Administration or Office Technology Management or its equivalents.

Enclosures:

1. Two Passports

2. NYSC Certificate/Copies of Credentials

3. Copy of Current C.V.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

(b) Professional Course for: ND, NCE, in Secretarial Administration

Enclosures:

1. Two Passports

2. Copies of Credentials

3. Copy of Current C.V.

STUDENTS MEMBERSHIP

(a) Students presently under-going Secretarial/Office Technology Management courses in Colleges of Education, Polytechnics and the Universities.

(b) Letter of Admission

(c) SSCE./WAEC certificates


ADMISSION PROCEDURES:

First Stage – Before a letter of membership Admission is issued, candidates must satisfy the process below:

Details

Full Membership

Associate Membership

Membership Form and Registration Fees

N15,050.00

N 15,050.00

Proficiency Certificate Examinations Fee

N20,050.00

N15,050.00

Total Fees

N35,050.00

N30,050.00

STUDENTS MEMBERSHIP

DETAILS

NATIONAL DIPLOMA

HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA

Membership Form and Registration Fees

N5,050.00

N8,050.00

Proficiency (Final) Examination Fees

N10,050.00

N15,050.00

Total Fees

N15,100.00

N23,100.00

Revision Materials will be forwarded to candidates after registration 2019

NOTE: (1a) First Membership Registration commences from January 2019 to April 2019

(1b) First Examinations April, 2019 (On-Line)

(2a) Second Membership Registration commences from May 2019 to September 2019

(2b) Second Examinations September, 2019 (on-Line)

(3a) Third Membership Registration Commences from October to 1st week in December 2019

(3b) Third Membership Examinations (December 14 2019) on-line


Second Stage – Before Induction of members

Details

Full Membership

Associates Members Students

Induction Fee

N40,050.00

N40,050.00 N25,050.00

INDUCTION DATES: (a) MAY 2019, LAGOS

(b) OCTOBER 2019– At the 2019 Annual National Secretarial Conference

(c) December 2019 LAGOS

Date and Venues will be stated in the Letter of Admission to Candidates

PAYMENTS OF FEES:

(1) By Cash at the Secretariat

(2) THROUGH BANKS – Account Name: NIP SECRETARIES

(a) Polaris Banl Ltd, _ Account No. 1770899488

(b) First Bank of Nigeria Plc _ Account No. 2009466773

(c) UBA Plc, _ Account No. 1004813461

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT

THE Registrar/CEO

THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL SECRETARIES

l8A Modele Street, Off Tejuosho Road,Surulere, P. O. Box 1184, Ikeja, Lagos.Nigeria.

Tel: 08033011365, 08060573099

Website: www.nipsecretaries.org. www.nipsecretaries.net ,www.nipsecretaries.org

Email: nipsec05@yahoo.com nipsecretaries@yahoo.com

BENIN CITY BRANCH, EDO STATE

C/O Royal Heights School Compund,

30, Aduwa Street, off Aerodrome Close, Benin City, Edo State

Tel: 08033011365, 08027519942

Website: www.nipsecretaries.net Email:nipsecretaries@yahoo.com or nipsec05@yahoo.com

THE INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL SECRETARIES

AND MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

Established by the State of New Jersey, United States of America –

(Registration Number 2157606)

2019 INTENSIVE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

*Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD)

Programmes

*National and International Seminars/Workshops

*Proficiency and Professional Certificate

*Membership Admission Procedures

*In-House Training Programmes

292 Littleton Avenue, Newark, NJ, 07103. U.S.A. Tel. +1(551)666 22

Website: www.instituteofprosecmd.org Email:info@instituteofprosecmd.org


Management Development Skills for Secretaries, all Cadres in the Public and Private Sector, Admin/ Clerical Staff

NEW Jersey, Newark

July 16-18, 2019

N$800.00

N$1,000.00

Leadership Development and motivation skills for diplomacy, professionalism in Confidential Secretaries, Admin/Clerical Officers

New Jersey, Newark

Aug. 6 – 8, 2019

N$800.00

N1,000.00

Corporate Office Administration and Management Development Skills for Secretaries/Personal Assistants

New Jersey, Newark

Aug. 20-22, 2019

N$1,000.00

N$1,200.00

Highly Exceptional and Effective Secretaries /Personal Assistants in Office Management

New Jersey, Newark

Aug. 27-29 2019

N$1,000.00

N$1,300.00

The Conference of Executive Secretaries/Personal Assistants

New Jersey, Newark

Sept.3– 5, 2019

N$1,100

N$1,200.00

Work Ethics, Office Orientation and

Attitudinal Change Management

Development

New Jersey, Newark

Sept.10 – 12, 2019

N$1,200.00

N$1,200.00

Performance Improvement and Management

Development Techniques

New Jersey, Newark

Sept.17 – 19 2019

N$1,000.00

N$1,200.00


INTENSIVE AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

Membership is by application.

Acceptable members would normally possess a University Degree, Higher Diploma Certificate, PGD/Masters Certificate in Secretarial/Office Administration and Management Sciences, and Office Technology Management from the Universities, Polytechnics and other professional Institutions.

Acceptable applicants would normally possess anUniversity Degree in any discipline, Diploma Certificate in Secretarial /Office Technology and Management from the Universities and Polytechnics Admission Fee by cash in dollars should be paid in person at the venue or through the Institute’s Bank Account and obtains the appropriate Institute receipt.

Membership Fee is N120 Dollars, coverin membership fee, Certificate and induction

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT

THE Registrar/CEO

THE INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL SECRETARIES

AND MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT

292 Littleton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103, U.S.A.

Tel. +1-551-666-2273.

Website: www.instituteofprosecmd.org Email:info@instituteofprosecmd.org ___________________________________________________________________________________

THE INSTITUTE OF WOMEN SECRETARIES OF NIGERIA
(Established by Limited Guarantee, Approved by Federal Ministry of Education- as Training Institute)

(IWS Secretarial Training Centre)


IN AFFILIATION WITH


THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL SECRETARIES

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION COURSES IN SECRETARIAL

ADMINISTRATION AND OFFICE MANAGEMENT (FULL TIME/PART TIME-SATURDAY ONLY)

The work of the secretary is of enormous natural importance and relevance. It is against the above background and other considerations that led the Institute to design the under- mentioned Programmes:

VISION STATEMENT
The Institute of Women Secretaries of Nigeria will develop participants to provide excellent services in all sectors of the economy. This will bring about efficiency and effectiveness in Office Administration in the national economy. This will be achieved by using the modern equipment and technology

MISSION STATEMENT
to train participants in the basics of strategic skills and innovations in managing a contemporary office in a conducive teaching and learning environment thereby equipping them for the present and future challenges in their fields.

PROGRAMME PHILOSOPHY
The course intends to educate and teach participants the needed skills to become professional

Secretaries and Office Managers in Nigeria.

PROGRAMME LOGISTICS/COMMENCEMENT DATE

1.PROFESSIONALCERTIFICATE EXAMINATIONS COURSE

IN SECRETARIAL ADMINISTRATION

Admission Requirements:

Admission into this professional course is open to the following candidates:
- Holders of NECO/WASC/SSCE/GCE O level certificate
- Holders of Professional Certificate in Secretarial and Office Technology
- Holders of any Secretarial and Office Management-related certificate or diploma
- Holders of any professional certificate or diploma
- Graduates in any course of Study

DURATION: Full-Time - Six Months

Part Time - Seven Months
- Lecture Hours - Full-Time -: From 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday)
- Lecture Hours - Part-Time: From 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. (Saturday only)
- FULL COURSE FEE: (a) Full Time - N60,100.00
(b) Part Time - N50,100.00

PLEASE NOTE THAT FEES MAY BE PAID TWICE


COURSE TOPICS
:
(1) Shorthand
(2) English Language
(3) Office Practice
(4) Principles of Accounts
(5) Secretarial Studies
(6) Ethnics/Current Affairs
(7) Law and Practice of Meetings

LECTURE NOTES

  • Office Management
  • Understanding and Managing the Boss
  • Corporate Survival Techniques
  • Meeting, Minutes Taking and Report Writing
  • Introduction to Internet Technology
  • Strategic Time Management
  • Stress Management
  • Leadership Management
  • Communication and Information Management
  • Developing and adapting Effective Time Management Strategy
  • Managing Self for Personal Improvement
  • Appraisal management
  • Job Description and Evaluation
  • The Secretaries and the Concept of Human/Interpersonal Relations.
  • Shorthand


2. ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS COURSE IN OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

DURATION:
(1) Full Time-Three Months

Lecture Hours – 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Total Fee: N80.050.00

(2) Part Time – Six Months
Lecture Hours - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Saturday Only)
Total Fee N60, 050.00

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
* Holders of NIPS/CIWSON Professional Certificate
* MBA, B.Sc. /HND/B.A. LLB, etc. in any discipline.
* Holders of any Secretarial and Office Management
* Holders of any professional certificate or diploma
* Graduates in any discipline

COURSE TOPICS :
(1) Office Management
(2) Secretarial Duties
(3) Business Communication
(4) Interviewing Techniques
(5) Shorthand
(6) Law and Practice of Meeting

LECTURE NOTES

  1. Meeting and Report Writing
  2. Mail Handling/Document Security
  3. Work Ethics and Attitudinal Change
  4. Communication Skills
  5. Approach to better working relation with the Boss
  6. Personal/Professional Qualities
  7. Leadership Quality and Motivation
  8. Staff Training and Development
  9. Time and Street Management
  10. Accounting for Office Transactions
  11. Strategic Time Management
  12. Stress Management
  13. Managing Self for Personal Improvement
  14. Appraisal management

ADMISSION PERIODS
January, May, September each year

VENUE:
NIPS Secretarial Training and Development Centre,
94 Ikorodu Road, 2nd Floor, Fadeyi Bus Stop, Lagos.

FEES AND METHOD OF PAYMENT:
Tuition fees payable in cash at the course venue, or to the Institute Accounts as follows:

1. Account Name: The Institute of Women Secretaries of Nigeria,

(a) Bank Name: First Bank of Nigeria Plc
(b) Account No.2017515911

CERTIFICATE AWARD REQUIREMENTS
every candidate must satisfy the examiners in all the required courses, pay all the specified fees, attend all the lectures, sit for the examinations, pass all the registered courses and submit a project before the award of certificate. There will be continuous assessment/semester tests while final examinations will be conducted at the end of the programme.

GRADUATION CEREMONY
On satisfactory completion of the programme, the Institute will organize a graduation ceremony for all the successful candidates and inducted as members of the Institute. The cost of the ceremony will be borne by the graduating/inducting students.

NYSC PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME

Distance Learning Mode/On-Line Examinations

1. Meeting and Report Writing

2. Mail Handling/Document Security

3. Work Ethics and Attitudinal Change

4. Communication Skills

5. Approach to better working relation with the Boss

6. Personal/Professional Qualities

7. Leadership Quality and Motivation

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

HND/B.Sc holders in any discipline performing their mandatory NYSC service

Registration, Exams and Course materials – N50,000.00

Induction –N25,000.00

Method of Payment to the Institute

• At the Secretariat

- By cash in person at the secretariat

• Through the Bank:

Account Name - NIPS SECRETARIES

(a) Polaris Bank Ltd -Account No.- 1770899488

(b) UBA Bank Plc. -Account No.- 1004813461

(b) First Bank of Plc, - Account No.- 2009466773