FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, MAKURDI (FUAM) NOW KNOWN AS JOSEPH SARWUAN TARKA UNIVERSITY, MAKURDI (JOSTUM) CENTRE FOR INNOVATION IN PROCUREMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL STANDARDS (CIPESS)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS INTO NEW REGULAR AND EXECUTIVE SHORT COURSES
Applications are invited from interested candidates for admission into Regular and Executive short courses in the fields of Procurement Standards, Environmental Standards and Social Standards at the Center for Innovation in Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards (CIPESS), Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) now known as Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi (JOSTUM).
Center for Innovation in Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards is a World Bank sponsored Center of excellence established at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi now Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi (JOSTUM), Benue State. CIPESS is funded by the 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 is aimed at enhancing sustainable human capacity development in Procurement, Environmental and Social standards in public and private sectors in Nigeria and the sub-region in order to support good governance, increase transparency, competition, equal opportunity and enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery as well as improve value for money in public expenditure.
This will be done through training, professionalization and research in procurement, environmental and social standards. Leveraging on Information and Communication Technology (ICT), the Center will collaborate with international and national partners to train students in short executive short courses, advanced certificate courses, post-graduate diplomas, bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees.
To be a dynamic regional hub for expert training and research in public procurement, environmental and social standards based on global best practices.
To produce a critical mass of highly skilled and fit-for purpose professionals in the areas of Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards for sustainable development.
WHO CAN APPLY
Applications are open to the Unemployed, Professionals, Civil Servants, Public Servants, Experts, Graduates, Entrepreneurs, and other interested individuals seeking to advance knowledge and qualification.
NEW COURSES AVAILABLE
- PROCUREMENT STANDARDS
- Engineering Procurement Ethics and Practice
- Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Participation in Public Bids
- ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS
- Sustainable E-Waste Management
- SOCIAL STANDARDS
- Adaptive Management in Resettlement Planning and Implementation
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates are kindly advised to visit CIPESS website; www.cipessfuam.edu.ng and fill the online application form to register for their preferred courses.
WHEN TO APPLY
Application is continuous. Interested candidates can apply for the Center’s short courses in Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards at any time as candidates will be routinely shortlisted and trained in batches.
MODE OF DELIVERY
- Onsite interactions and online
- Customized training would be available in designate CIPESS study Centers in all six North Central States for interested persons.
- Custom-made training is available on request to meet the specific requirements of any organization.
The duration of the short courses is 5 working days per course for the onsite mode.
Candidates for the regular short courses in Nigeria would be required to pay the highly subsidized charges of fifty thousand naira (N50,000) only per menu. Non- Nigerian candidates would be required to pay one hundred and fifty USD ($150). Charges for Executive Short Courses would be fixed from time to time. Limited slots are available for unemployed candidates.
Address: CIPESS building, Engineering Complex, Middle Core, JOSTUM
Email: [email protected]
Call: 08066321522, 08063523352, 08038288040,
Professor L.A. Nnamonu
Center Leader/Director, CIPESS.
World Bank Sustainable Procurement,
Environmental and Social