The International Centre for Professional Development (ICPD) was established on 13th April, 2014. This was based on the proposal by the Brightsword Technologies (BST) Limited, Singapore for mounting of training program in Information and Communication Technology certifications. It was a welcome development for the University and a Memorandum of Understanding was consequently signed between Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) and BST Singapore accordingly. The Centre had since its establishment been making concerted effort at ensuring the attainment of its goals and objectives.
To strive to be a leader in providing state-of-the-art IT solutions, certification in IT, Management and Leadership training programmes in Africa.
To walk worthy of the vocation to which we are called
The objectives of the International Centre for Professional Development are as follows:
- Creation of a unique, upscale, innovative environment that will differentiate ICPD from other local IT Training Corporations operating in its environs;
- Establishment of an environment that will bring people with divers interests and background together in a common forum;
- Global Certifications in leadership, management and Information Technology at a reasonable price;
- To add more value to the goodwill, image and increase the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the University.
The International Centre for Professional Development (ICPD) provides consultancy services in IT to Universities and industries, we also offer hands-on-training in the following areas:
- The first and the only Test Venue for Test Of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) in Nigeria Universities;
- International English Language Testing System (IELTS) accredited test venue;
- The only Pearson VUE Test venue in Ogun State;
- Electronic Health Record System (EHRS);
- Project Management Institute (PMI);
- Cisco Certification (CC);
- Juniper Network Certifications (JNC);
- Certified Wireless Network Professional Certification (CWNPC);
- Oracle Certification (OC);
- Microsoft Certification (MC);
- Microsoft Big Data Analytics (MBDA);
- Information Technology in Agricultural Sciences;
- Information Technology in Engineering;
- Solar and Inverter Installation;
- Test Preparation in GMAT, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, GRE;
- Gaming and Animation development for young learners;
- Software development and consultancy services.
ICPD partners with distinguished organizations and industries across Asia, Europe and North America. The Centre administers professional trainings with global certifications in Information Technology, Business Management and Executive Leadership. ICPD runs local and international workshops, conferences and symposia, jointly organized with her allied partners from Singapore, India, UK and the USA.