CMD begins nationwide verification of training firms to tackle quackery
To tackle quackery as well as check the incidence of unqualified people parading themselves as trainers, the Centre for Management Development (CMD), has begun verification exercise across the country.The Acting Director-General, CMD, Bitrus Chinoko, who made this known recently, said accrediting a training firm gives quality training delivery, enhances organisational performance as the sequel to higher level skills and competence.
He further said the accreditation will ensure that the individuals carrying out training functions have the necessary qualifications, experience, and training to carry out task.He noted that the verification exercise was a process to check the requirements of the firms to know their capability, and if they should be accredited.
According to him, any accredited firm which has gone through the process is deemed ready for business.He explained that the accreditation process is done once in a year, and lasts for five years.He said over 557 firms applied for accreditation, 414 firms would be visited and properly screened to get the best.Chinoko said the verification exercise, which started in November will end in December.
He added that the CMD, which formulates policies and guidelines for the coordination of management education and training in Nigeria, also develops and promotes high national standards for management education, entrepreneurial development and supervisory training programmes.
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