Project Management Training Centers in Nigeria

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Project Management Professionals (PMPs) are in strong demand here in Nigeria and the world at large, but a gap still exists in the number of professionals fully prepared to lead and manage projects. This in turn has lead to an increase in the number of project management (PM) training centers in Nigeria, most especially in Lagos State.As the number of PM training centers continue to increase in the country which is a healthy factor for our industries, so also will be competition between them. Some will rise much faster than their counterparts, based on the choices they make. These choices involve their project management foundations, the ways they train their students, how much they develop talents within the organization, their priorities and staffing decisions, the quality and experience of their trainers, and the support they receive from their sponsors. So I would advise anyone planning to undergo a PM training to perform a little research before registering with any of the PMOs or PMIs in the country.

In no specific order, listed below are some of the PM training centers operating here in Nigeria and what they say about themselves as extracted from their individual websites:

Project Management College, Nigeria Chapter: Project Management College UK, Nigeria Chapter is an arm of the specialist training institute in the UK dedicated to providing effective training at varying levels in the Project Management discipline. Our training programmes are suitable for novices requiring a substantial academic background as well as professionals seeking to start or develop their careers in Project Management. For more details, visit their website http://www.pmcollege.co.uk/nigeria/.

Project Management Professional Institute (PMPI): PMPI is leading provider of training for Individuals and Project Managers. PMPI is engaged in the endeavour of encouraging and training individuals and professionals in various industries to start practising Project Management as a profession. For more details, visit their website http://projectmanagementprofessionalinstitute.com/.

PM Hub: PM Hub Nigeria is a forward thinking Project Management firm with keen attention on training, consulting and solutions. Our solutions help clients improve performance, measurable growth in return on investment, manage change effectively and deliver excellent business result. This includes managing major projects, and providing the tools, business process re-engineering, training and guidance for clients to accelerate business growth through innovation and the application of Innovation, Project Management, and International best practices. For more details, visit their website http://www.pmhub.org/.

Jeman Consulting: Project Management and Business Process Management consulting firm providing reliable total project solutions as well as selective professional services. Our business model is to work alongside you or your organisation to understand your objectives, challenges and deliver a business driven solution that adds value. Whether we develop the skills and understanding of your people, assist your projects to pragmatically apply best practice principles, facilitate the effective implementation of a business critical project or help you to standardize the application of project management and business process management across your organisation, our key focus is on skills transfer to enhance your project management and business process management capability. For more details, visit their website http://www.jemanconsulting.com/.

JK Michaels: JK Michaels is a forward thinking Project Management, consulting and training firm. Our solutions help clients improve performance, measurable growth in return on investment, manages change effectively and delivers excellent business result. This includes managing major projects, and providing the tools, business process re-engineering, training and guidance for clients to accelerate business growth through innovation and the application of Innovation, Project Management, and International best practices. For more details, visit their website http://www.jkmichaelspm.com/.

Pinnacle Project Managers: Pinnacle Project Managers is a project management consultancy and Training outfit. We offer our clients a complimenting wide range of services and products that include: Project Management Training service; Entrepreneur Training service; Project Management consultancy service; Sigma training and Career advice. We provides consultancy services to individuals, corporate organization on projects. To provide training services on project management for individuals, governmental organization and corporate bodies Our focus is to put forth objectives to provide excellent service delivery towards building quality and efficient work force capable of effectively developing/managing project in all sector of the economic. For more details, visit their website http://www.pinnacleprojectmanagers.com/.

iCentra Consulting: iCentra Consulting is a performance driven organisation offering Project Management, Training and Consulting services. We use innovative solutions and cutting edge technology to enhance our clients’ performance. We parade a world-class team of professionals with direct knowledge of the industry, extensive technical ability and critical business experience across business sectors. For more details, visit their website http://www.icentraconsulting.com/.

Piston and Fusion Ltd (P&F): P&F was established in 2009 by a team of seasoned professionals who saw a need to bridge the gap that exists in project best practices and project delivery in Nigeria. P&F has positioned itself as one of the fastest growing start up businesses in the south west region, with its core competence in Project Management. We also specialize in ICT related projects and hands-on training. P&F has imbibed a culture that emphasizes a customer-centric approach. We employ industry best practices on all our customers projects. This is to ensure we exceed our customers’ expectations by delivering world class services and products. We don’t just deploy projects, we develop a community with an orientation for success. For more details, visit their website http://www.pistonandfusion.org/.

These article does not contain the complete list as there are more project management training centers nationwide.

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