1. Approved Qualifications for Students Registration
To apply for student membership of CIPMN, applicants must have the following:
a. Five (5) credit passes including English Language and Mathematics in the West African School Certificate Examination, General Certificate of Education or Senior Secondary Certificate Examination in not more than two sittings.
b. Ordinary National Diploma (OND) or Higher National Diploma (HND) of any Polytechnic recognised by the Council of the Institute.
c. National Certificate of Education (NCE) from any College of Education.
d. Any other relevant qualification or Possession of years of on the job experience approved by the Institute.
2. Approved Qualifications to register as a Graduate Member
To apply as a graduate member of CIPMN:
a. Applicant must have attained the age of 18 years
b. Applicants must pass the qualifying examination accepted by the Institute.
3. Approved Qualifications to register as Associate Member (By Direct Membership)
To apply for associate membership without writing exams, applicants must:
a. Have attained the age of 23 years
b. Hold HND/BSC MSC/MBA/PHD in social science.
c. May in addition hold professional qualification certificates from COREN, CSN, NSE, NIA, NQSEV, ICAN, ANAN, CITN, NIB etc;
d. Have satisfied any other Conditions which the council may from time to time approve
4. Approved Qualifications to register as Associate Membership (By Examination)
Applicants can become associate members through the examination route if they fulfil the following conditions:
a.Applicant must attain the age of 23 years
b.Must pass all the Institute’s qualifying examination (All Parts)
5. Approved Qualifications for Corporate Membership
Organisations and companies can become members of the Chartered Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria if:
a. Their employee headcount is a minimum of 25 employees
b. They have or intend to have a functional working relationship with the institute.
c. They also must satisfy any other Conditions which the council makes.