Be a member | Manufacturing & Service Operations Mgt. Institute

Join world-class professional body of production and operations management in Nigeria.

Be a member | Manufacturing & Service Operations Mgt. Institute


Join world-class professional body of production and operations management in Nigeria. We are NIPM Nigeria, simply referred to in this piece of writing as the manufacturing and service operations management institute.


Register with Nigerian Institute of Production Management – NIPM Nigeria, the professional regulatory body of production and operations management in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.


The above heading is simply descriptive of our name – Nigerian Institute of Production Management or NIPM Nigeria.


Production may be described in many (typical) ways such as: agriculture, mining, energy, manufacturing, construction or service. Operations cut across all economic and industrial sectors as well as the departments of any organization.


Operations directorate or department could be headed by a director who oversees manufacturing or service operations, facilities, technical/R&D, Quality, HSSE, regulatory compliance, engineering, maintenance, project, logistics and supply chain, customer service and other departments. The Director or a higher level officer designated COO or Vice-President – Operations co-ordinate multiple departments including finance, human resources, procurement, warehouse/stores, inventory, sales, distribution and marketing.


Operations management is a multidisciplinary field involving a broad spectrum of expertise. We can be multidisciplinary team players and interdisciplinary team leaders simultaneously.


At NIPM we represent the most dignified profession in the world. Production and operations management maintains its pre- eminence by driving effective, efficient and sustainable functioning of organizations.

Nothing exists without production and all other human activities are powered by production.


Have a proof of your professional competence and commitment to professional standards by obtaining NIPM Membership Certificate.


Pass Certification Exam – CPM, CIPM, CMPMP, CFM CMM, COMP, COM or seek exemption for direct membership if you occupy a position of authority and responsibility with not less than 5 years of working experience at senior management level.


Be professionally qualified and relevant in your career in production and operations management.


Demonstrate your expertise. Build and sustain trust and credibility with your colleagues at work, clients/customers and business partners. Show commitment to the highest level of ethical integrity.


Your membership certificate defines your personality, shared values and attitudes.


Your membership of the dignified profession of Production and Operations Management says a lot about you especially if you hold or aspire to hold a position of authority with high level of responsibility and accountability in production and operations management.


Register with the professional regulatory body of production and operations management in Nigeria – NIPM Nigeria to increase your knowledge, skills, competencies, employability and promotability.


Subscribe to the highest standards of professional practice and ethics of production, manufacturing, logistics, supply chain and operations management.


Earn recognized professional qualifications. Cross- learn and share best practices for improved workplace performance.


Build strong connections and participate actively to maximize the power networking in your professional community.


If you are involved, wish to pursue or advance your career in production (or projects) – agricultural, mining, energy – electricity, oil and gas, manufacturing, construction, service) or operations management and the associated logistics and supply chain operations whether in public service or private sector you can apply for the membership of Nigerian Institute of Production Management (NIPM).


Steps to become a Member.

Membership registration process is as follows:


Step 1. Understand that Nigerian Institute of Production Management- NIPM Nigeria and associated certifications and diplomas are professional not academic. Membership is mandatory for all persons involved in the management of production and operations. For instance, manufacturing is an example or a specific type of production. Operations cut across various departments of an organization. For instance, we have financial operations, plant operations, human resources operations, engineering or maintenance operations, logistics operations, supply chain operations, transport operations, warehouse operations, project operations, quality operations, procurement operations et cetera.


Step 2. Make up your mind you want to pursue or advance a professional career which demand high standards of ethical conduct coupled with great prospects.


Step 3. Understand what your benefits as a Member are:


√ Receiving a certificate of membership which is renewable yearly through payment of annual subscription.


√ Using approved designatory letters after your name. e.g. FNIPM, MNIPM, ANIPM).


√ Receiving publications and information on global best practices


√ Attending meetings, workshops and conferences.


√ Receiving discounts on education and training programmes, conferences etc.


√ Participating in the Institute’s decision making through voluntary and electoral processes.


√ Membership networking and opportunity for personal and business connections.


√ Job Opportunity. Access to Employment Register. Individual members can their CV or Resume for possible hiring. Corporate members can source suitable candidates for recruitment purpose through NIPM Employment Register.


√ Free or subsidized consulting for Corporate Members.


Step 4. Study the membership eligibility criteria below:


🔸Student Member – Minimum of OND, NTC, NCE, GCE O’Level/WAEC SSCE/NABTEB.


🔸Graduate Member – minimum position: BSc., HND or NIPM Advanced Diploma or equivalent.


🔸Affiliate Member – minimum of OND or NIPM Professional Diploma. Position: Supervisor/Team Leader.


🔸Associate Member – Bsc or HND or NIPM Advanced Professional Diploma holders with not less than 2 years in Middle – Management or 5 years in Supervisory position.


 🔸Full Member – PhD, MSc, MBA, BSc or HND or NIPM Advanced Diploma/PGD or equivalent with not less than 5 years managerial or leadership experience.


🔸 Hon. Member – Persons who share the values and the high ethical ideals of the profession, supportive of Institute’s programmes and wish to identify with its activities.


🔸Fellow – Persons who have spent over 10 years in top management or leadership position, CEO/COO position or Director for not less than 5 years or General Manager for not less than 15 years in senior management


🔸Corporate Member – Operational Excellence is vital. Our Corporate Members top the charts. Reputable organizations with a track record of implementing world class operations policy, producing or manufacturing high quality products, excellent delivery of customer service or satisfactory projects, professional integrity and public accountability.


Step 5. Purchase the Membership Application Form: N15,000 and pay any of the following fees applicable to your sought grade of Membership:

Student: N45,000, Graduate: N60,000, Affiliate: N65,000, Associate:₦75,000, Full Member:₦120,000

Hon.Member: ₦150,000 Fellow: ₦198,000.

(Application Form fee and Membership Fee can be paid together.)


Step 6. Pay to Nigerian Institute of Production Management Account No. 1011701292.


Important information:

*Do not pay to any individual.  Institute has no money collecting representative, agent or staff.

*Payments are not refundable or transferable except where the Institute rejects your application, less 10% administrative charges.

*Professional exam path may be prescribed.

*Fees may change without notice.

*Annual subscription is mandatory.

*Mandatory continuous professional education and training.

*Membership obligations apply.


Step 7. Submit your completed Application Form with 2 passport photographs, curriculum vitae/profile/resume and copies of your credentials.


Step 8. Expect to receive a Membership notification through your e-mail address.


Step 9. As a registered Member look for a Branch to join or start a new Branch in your location.


Step 10. Attend Membership induction ceremony.



For further enquiries, please contact us:

The Director of Membership Services,

Nigerian Institute of Production Management-NIPM

Plot 23, Acme Road, Ogba Industrial Estate, Ikeja, Lagos.



Tel./WhatsApp: 08023140750, 0806900667, 08066411565, 09023194157

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Nigeria Institute of Production Management
Acme House, 23, Acme Road,
Ogba Industrial Estate,
P.O. Box 7798, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

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