Goals & Objectives

Goals & Objectives

The establishment of Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management aspires to:

1. Assist in raising a new breed of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management Professionals interested in management, banking, insurance, taxation, investments, economics, financial planning, corporate finance, estate planning, asset management, risk assessment, corporate governance, anti-money laundering, market and financial analysis through professional training and membership.

2. Enhance employment opportunities for IBDFM Members at all levels via networking, training, and outreach

3. Provide research and consultancy services in the fields of business diplomacy and financial management to Institutions, Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and members of the Organized Private Sector (OPS).

GRADUATE MEMBER

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

FULL MEMBER OR MEMBER

SENIOR MEMBER

FELLOW MEMBER OR FELLOWSHIP

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Membership Grades & Eligibility

GRADUATE MEMBER

This is applicable to Applicants with University Degree/HND in any discipline but with little or no work experience. Undergraduates pursuing a first degree or HND in Business and related subjects (such as the ‘FAME’ group – Finance, Accounting, Management and Economics) with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) not below Upper division may also be considered.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Applicants must possess at least a Bachelor degree or HND in any discipline with at least 3 years work experience. Note that a first degree or HND in Business and related subjects (such as the ‘FAME’ group – Finance, Accounting, Management and Economics) is an added advantage..

FULL MEMBER OR MEMBER

Applicants must possess a minimum of Bachelor degree or HND in any discipline with at least 5 years of post qualification experience. Note that a first degree or HND in Business and related subjects (such as the ‘FAME’ group – Finance, Accounting, Management and Economics) is an added advantage..

SENIOR MEMBER

Applicants must possess a minimum of Masters Degree in any discipline with at least 7 years of post qualification experience or a Bachelor degree or HND with at least 10 years of post qualification experience. Note that a Masters degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Business and related subjects (such as the ‘FAME’ group – Finance, Accounting, Management and Economics) is an added advantage.

FELLOW MEMBER OR FELLOWSHIP

This highest honour of the Institute is bestowed on exceptional individuals who have distinguished themselves as professionals in their chosen fields particularly in Business, Finance, Accounting, Management, Banking, Economics, Marketing etc., and must prove that he/she has occupied a top management position for not less than 5 years and with qualifications like M.Sc., MBA and Ph.D in management or social sciences. .