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The annual lecture, induction and awards of Institute of Information Management (IIM) has taken place at the University of Lagos.

The annual lecture, induction and awards of Institute of Information Management (IIM) has taken place at the University of Lagos.

The institute’s mission is to ensure that information management professionals are abreast of the current and future challenges associated with managing information accessed in an era of social, mobile cloud and big data. This is all to develop and maintain a premier information management.

The institute has consistently achieved high standard, certification, competence and research in delivering value to its membership globally.

It is looking forward to being recognized and respected as a premier information management institute in Africa, with influence on trends and the educational requirement driving the development of the professions.

It aims at the ultimate recognition of information management as a professional field in various organizations globally.

The president /chairman, governing council, Ambassador Oyedokun A. Oyewole who was also re-elected as its new president said IIM was not like any other institute.

He said: “You don’t need to write an entrance exam, neither is it restricted to a particular profession. This is to help everyone to get trained, to be able to get and manage data. The IIM’s certification portfolio is designed in a distinctive way.

It is the first of its kind anywhere in the world ensuring that professionals are equipped with the fundamental of information management and security practice by passing through a common and compulsory certification stages before specializing in their preferred information management/security discipline.”

The institute enjoys a lot of value added which benefits individuals and corporate organizations. Individual benefits validate your information management knowledge skills and practice, opportunity to enroll for the institute’s professional examination / certification. Individuals also benefit more by engaging in the profession which increases their confidence and ability to do the job, as they learn best practices and lessons from the best industry.

They also get recognition for their qualification, experience and expertise. They also remain current and competitive in their careers. Individuals also enjoy the benefit of joining the community of professionals and network with peers.

They get membership discounts on local and international training, seminars, workshops and lectures. Besides benefits of cooperative organizations, optimum productivity, efficiency and quality of work, it builds organizational capacity, enhances corporate business for better result.

It creates a positive corporate image, reduce the risk of organizations and ensures corporate compliance

These are some of the affiliates bodies:

Information and Records Management Society (RIMS), UK.

Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), Canada.

The Information Governance Conference, USA.

The Online Business School, UK.

The International Records Management Trust, UK

Information Requirement Clearing House (IRCH) USA

The International Association of Privacy Professionals, USA.


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