From The Dean
At the Africa Institute of Public Administration (AIPA) we move leaders, chief executives and senior management team forward. The wave of economics crisis and social complications will hit harder, but the tough, protected and equipped rides on gliding through the wave of the storm like the eagle, soaring towards higher altitude. That is our very essence.
With a world-rate faculty who interpret the pulse of governments worldwide and narrows it to your particular circumstance, we provide knowledge, experience pipeline and the tool-kits that today’s evolving leaders can use to change the trajectory of their performance and create a high impact on their organization and the public service delivery system generally.
We offer an extensive portfolio of leadership programmes and cutting edge solutions that provide multi-level of development in the circumstance of today’s economic conditions for leaders and senior management teams. To prepare you for any organizational challenge, our portfolios offer a wide-range of learning solutions in strategies, leadership, management, finance, monitoring and evaluation, project management, entrepreneurship, women leadership, gender development, local government and a whole lot of courses loaded in our learning suites woven around management of our public systems and institutions.
We underpin our ballroom instructions with real life examples and grill our teachings with the latest explainer videos, case studies, discussions, and white-board sessions, featuring ideas and practical advice for leaders and managers.
Our executive certificate for professional development courses allow you to tighten your hold on your expertise and give you a competitive advantage like no other. These programmes are specifically crafted with curriculum designs that suit our present trends. The faculty is a formidable team of subject-matter experts with global expertise and local mindset.
This year, the Governing Council of the Institute and the Academic Advisory Board have approved some fellowship offers and honorary degree awards in Public Administration in association with our learning partners to only deserving men and women in the region whose track records, experience and performance are impeccable and capable of inspiring others. We hope to reach out to those few who stand out to honor them by inserting the awards into the designed training in our calendar for 2020/21 to add sparks to our learning events.
Welcome on board Africa’s premier Institute for Public Administration, where leaders grow leaders.
What Our People Say…
Dr. Ainu Abdulrahman Anas, Director Tetfund, Nigeria.
“The modules are well presented and formatted and the delivery from the lecturers is first class. There is a genuine willingness to help the student and I have expanded my network both personally and professionally. The methods learned in the modules have been applied in my place of employment and the techniques from project management and marketing modules have helped in my daily applications and improved my stature within my company. The confidence I gained from the completion of the course has been transferred to my current role and will lead to progression in my career”.
Malam Yakubu Mohammed, DG Nigerian Television Authority, Nigeria
“The course has changed my outlook on the world, to a more logical, analytical and critical one. The best thing about studying in LEBS was the lecturers. Their attitude, support and tutelage are second to none. They were always at hand to impart their knowledge and give advice."
Bishop Dr. Frederick A.S Koroma, Flaming Evangelical Ministries, Sierra Leone.
“The lecturers are excellent and understand the nature of the challenges part time study presents. The quality of material delivered is relevant and current, and group course work provides opportunities to interact and learn from people from a variety of working and cultural backgrounds."
– Daniel Lobuwa, Deputy Registrar, Judiciary of Uganda.
“This course has given me the confidence to take on greater responsibility and enabled me to actively contribute to the resolution of challenges which have been presented within my company. It has provided me with the tools to effectively translate strategic goals, to achieve my company’s goals and my personal career goals. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time with LEBS and I now have an extended network of wonderful friends and business contacts as a result”.
– Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa, Senator, Nigerian National Assembly.
"I found that the staff at LEBS very helpful particularly in assisting Students with all of the formalities. I also found that the Professors were very supportive and always willing to respond to queries and address problems that I had with the material. I also found that the project across the modules, although challenging, to be very useful. I found getting to know the many students on the course to be very enjoyable and a real learning experience for me. The material in the courses was very stimulating and related very well to real life contexts. The availability of all the course and support materials was very convenient”.
– Captain Toluwa Olurunyomi, CEO, Copter Jet International, Nigeria.
"What was great about studying in LEBS for me was the individual basis, in which the lecturers approached classes, which made learning much easier. The lecturers are really involved with the students and genuinely interested in seeing you do well. I really loved the course; it was so interesting throughout the duration”.
– Mr. Otunba Abiola, Nigeria.
“The course offered its students multiple opportunities to work as part of a group to complete tasks, I believe this facet of the course is both beneficial as it requires a group of individuals to work cohesively and enjoyable as there is an immense sense of gratification in being successful as a team”.
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“The lecturers knew everybody by name, and the support they gave both inside and outside the classroom was brilliant. They used a variety of teaching methods and moved through the course material ensuring that no one in the class fell behind”. – Mr. Wenceslaus Kutekwatekwa, Consulting Director (CEO) Virimai Projects, Zimbabwe.
Our upcoming program
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