Center for Innovation in Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards

                 

Center of Innovation in Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards (CIPESS) is a World-Bank assisted center of excellence established at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.

CIPESS will be funded by World Bank for a 5-year period in the first instance under the Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Enhancement (SPESSE) project. The SPESSE project aimed at enhancing sustainable human capacity development in procurement, environmental and social standards in the public and private sectors in Nigeria and its region to support governance, increase transparency, competition, equal opportunity, sustainability, and environmental and social standards and management.

This will be done through training, professionalization and research in procurement, environmental and social standards. Furthermore, the Center will leverage to a great extent on information and communication technology (ICT) and collaborations with international and national partners to train its students in (i) short executive certificate courses, (ii) advanced certificate courses, (iii) post-graduate diplomas, (iv) B.Sc. and (v) M.Sc.

            

PROGRAMMES IN PROCUREMENT STANDARDS

A. EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMMES IN ALL ASPECTS OF PROCUREMENT STANDARDS (5-7 DAYS)

B. EXECUTIVE SHORT COURSES (2-3 WEEKS)

i. Introductory public procurement

ii. Procurement planning and strategy

iii. Risk management in procurement

iv. Procurement practices and processes

v. Writing specifications and terms of reference

vi. Preparation of solicitation documents

vii. Tendering process

viii. Ethics and integrity in procurement

ix. e-Procurement

C. Certificate Courses (4 Months)

i. Basic Public Procurement Process

ii. Preparation of Standard Bidding Documents

iii. Market Analysis

iv. Procurement Planning and Budgeting

v. Sustainable Procurement

vi. Freight Transport

vii. Procurement Audit in Public Procurement

viii. Anti-Corruption and Public Procurement

D. ADVANCED CERTIFICATE (4 MONTHS)

i. Procurement and Logistics Management

ii. Contract Management

E. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE (4 MONTHS)

Procurement and Supply Chain Management

F. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA (9 MONTHS)

i. Procurement and Supply Chain Management

ii. Project Management

G. MASTERS OF SCIENCE DEGREE (12 MONTHS)

i. Procurement and Supply Chain Management

ii. Project Management

PROGRAMMES IN ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS

EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE (1 WEEK) AND GENERAL CERTIFICATE (3 WEEKS) IN

i. Policy Laws, Regulations, Guidelines and Standards

ii. Field/Site Assessment

iii. Analytical Tools for Environmental Decision Making

iv. Environmental Management Systems

v. Environmental Conflict Resolution and Mediation Mechanism

vi. Environmental Data Management

vii. Environmental System Modelling

viii. Environmental Disaster Risky Management

ix. Environmental Sustainability

x. Industry Awareness and Ethics in Petroleum Sector

xi. Environmental Awareness

xii. Agrochemical Management and Technology

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS (9 MONTHS)

 

i. Environmental Impact Assessment

ii. Environmental Law and Regulatory Policies

iii. Research Methodology and Report Writing in Environmental Assessment Standards

iv. Air Quality Assessment

v. Soil and Water Quality Assessment

vi. Ecology and Biodiversity

vii. Strategies for initial Environmental Examination

viii. Environmental Health Assessment

xi. Field Work and Survey

xii. Social Impact, Public Participation and Consultation in EIA

Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Standard (5 years)

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ENVIRONMNETAL STANDARDS (1 – YEAR FOR FULL-TIME AND 2-YEARS FOR PART-TIME)

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS (2-YEARS FOR FULL-TIME AND 4-YEARS FOR PART-TIME) WITH SPECIALIZATION IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

i. Livelihood and Environmental Resource Management

ii. Environmental Risk Assessment and Management

iii. Geographic and Environmental Information Systems

iv. Climate change and Natural Resource Management

PROGRAMMES IN SOCIAL STANDARDS

A. MODULES FOR EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AND SHORT COURSES IN SOCIAL STANDARDS (SS)

i. SS Policy and Planning

ii. SS and Environmental Standards

iii. SS and Procurement

iv. SS and Gender Mainstreaming

v. SS in the Education Sector

vi. SS in Child and Maternal Health

vii. SS and Vulnerable Groups

viii. SS and Family Welfare

ix. SS and Involuntary Displacement

B.  CERTIFICATE IN SOCIAL STANDARDS

i. SS Policy and Planning

ii. Comparative Cross-cultural SS

iii. SS and Environmental Standards

iv. SS and Procurement

v. SS and Gender Mainstreaming

vi. SS in the Education Sector

vii. SS in Child and Maternal Health

viii. SS and Vulnerable Groups

ix. SS and Family Welfare

x. SS and Involuntary Displacement

C. Advanced Diploma in Social Standards

D. Bachelor of Science in Social Standards

E. Post-graduate Diploma in Social Standards

F. Master of Science of Social Standards