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National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) commences Application into Commonwealth Executive MBA (CEMBA) and the Commonwealth Executive MPA (CEMPA) Programme for 2012/2013 session

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THE NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA runs Commonwealth Executive MBA (CEMBA) and the Commonwealth Executive MPA (CEMPA) programmes in Nigeria.
As an advocate for quality Open and Distance Learning (ODL), the Commonwealth of Leaning (COL) now enables ODL Institutions in Africa to offer its Executive MBA and MPA programs to the people of Nigeria, Ghana, Mauritius, and Tanzania, in their own time, at their own pace and, most importantly, at an affordable price.

The Features of NOUN:
The programmes aim at complementing existing MBA and MPA programmes currently being offered in the Commonwealth to meet the social and professional demands for management and public administration education atthe post-graduate level. The objectives include, among others:
* To produce quality managers that can practice widely across the Commonwealth countries.
* To enable participants in the Commonwealth Countries, where the programmes are offered, to obtain Masters Degrees in the areas of Business Administration and Public Administration,contributing to their professional growth and career advancement and to theircountry’s development.
* To develop human resources in various aspects of Business and Public administration.
Instructional System
The programmes involve the following two basic learning activities, among others:
* Self-instructional printed course material packages
* Face-to-face interaction with course facilitators and academic counselors at designated studycentres across the country.

Programmes Duration: Two (2)Years.

National Open University Nigeria Admission Requirements
Admission to the CEMBA/CEMPA Programmes requires that the candidate has the followings:
* A first degree from any recognized University/Institution, or
* Candidates with a least 3 yearsmanagerial experience with recognized professional certificatesuch as ICAN, CIBN.
* A minimum of two years of post-qualification cognate experience in management and administration
* A working knowledge of the English Language at the Post-graduate level
* A satisfactory score in the CEMBA/CEMPA Admission Test.

The NOUN Admission Test
The CEMBA/CEMPA Admission Test, the CEMAT (Commonwealth Executive Management Admission Test) is a simple general management aptitude test, similarto the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

The NOUN Test Centres
Candidates for the admission test can choose any of the following centres: Abuja, Kaduna, Port-Harcourt and Lagos.

Application for Admission
Interested candidates for admission into the NOUN 2012/2013 session are requested to complete the CEMBA/CEMPA admission test form online at

Please complete one form only.
Application opens on 29th August,2012 and closes on 29th September, 2012.

National Open University of Nigeria Test Dates
The test dates will be announced in due course

National Open University of Nigeria Application Fees:

N10, 000.00. Bank Draft made in favour of CEMBA/CEMPA. National Open University of Nigeria. Draft should be submitted at Abuja, Kaduna and Port Harcourt NOUN study centres. Candidates in Lagos metropolis should submit their draft at CEMBA/CEMPA Office, National Open University, 14/16 Ahmadu Bello Way, V/Island, and Lagos.

Step 1: Complete the application form online, To apply online CLICK-HERE

Step 2: Obtain a Bank Draft made payable to National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

Step 3: Go to your nearest NOUN study centre and submit the completed form, along with the bank draft

To check for the nearest National Open University Of Nigeria study centre CLICK-HERE

Step 4: Collect receipt from the study centre.

For more information and Enquires, please contact:
Mrs. Aturu-Aghedo Caroline: 08033060214
Mr. Utam Kingsley: 08035639799
Mrs. Adesuyi Busola:
Josephine O. Akinyemi (Mrs)

Please note that National University Commission (NUC) has approved all the courses offered by NOUN, looking for alternative to Part-Time Programme in Nigeria? Then Start your Application Today.

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7 thoughts on “National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) commences Application into Commonwealth Executive MBA (CEMBA) and the Commonwealth Executive MPA (CEMPA) Programme for 2012/2013 session”

  1. Please tell me,

    I just registered for the 2012/13 Master in Information Technology in NOUN.

    How long does this prgram takes?

  2. I already got d application form and I was ask to come with my original o level result becos I was giving admission through access program and I have only two credit.I want to ask if will accept me

  3. Please use the email address or phone number above to contact them.
    But i think awaiting result is accepted.

  4. Hello Onyia C. Jane, Please contact NOUN via their mobile phone number or email address and they will respond to your queries ASAP.
    Happy new year!

  5. Morning, i just printed my Admission letter and my center is central area, Abuja. i just want to the particular area in the central bussiness area in Abuja. i mean how to locate the study centre. thank

    1. Please call any of their phone number and more information will be given to you, or better still, you can find locations of all the centres in their official website.

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