Department Of Continuous Skill Development (Training)

The Continuous Skills Development Department/Training serves as a one-stop-shop for the provision of training, re-training and professional skills development for the Transport and Logistics industry in Nigeria and the West African sub-region. It delivers standard short term learning and development programmes for continuous improvement of management skills in the transport sector in Nigeria and the West African sub-region.

Pix shows Prof. Zhu Xiaotong (left) of Beijing Jioutong University, China during a familiarization visit to the Institute


The philosophy behind the establishment of the department is principally for re-orientation and re-engineering of management practice in the transport industry, problem-solving, skill-improving, performance-enhancing and competence building in consonance with the dynamic nature of the transport sector.

Courses include:

  1. Scheduled courses
  2. Customized courses
  3. International courses

The department started in 1984 with one programme, but has over the years been expanded to over 150 scheduled programmes per year based on the current needs of the industry.

The department also runs customized or tailor-made programmes to meet the specific needs of organizations. It has also expanded its programmes to cover the private sector, while the quality of its services has increased using state-of-the –art facilities.

From twenty four (24) participants in 1984, the Institute today trains an average of 1200 participants annually.

The Specialized Areas in the Department:

  • Administration
  • Management
  • Planning
  • Operations
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management.
  • ICT and Transport Technology
  • Leadership
  • Driver Training and Safety
  • Aviation
  • Maritime
  • Entrepreneurship

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