The Directorate of Postgraduate, Research & Consultancy

At the Institute of Finance Management Research, Consultancy Services and Executive Development Programs are coordinated through the Directorate of Postgraduate, Research and Consultancy.

We strongly believe in the quality assurance (QA) approach, where a plan and review of the work of researchers and consultants are carried out at each stage. We also have a strong belief that we stand different from others due to our unique service provision approach where flexible outsourcing arrangements and innovation are key to any assignment which we undertake. Our experts are also known for their experience in using a range of techniques and skills to provide value added services to our clients. Our practical and hands-on approach and success track record make us unique. Furthermore, we are committed to providing independent and informed recommendations, and our willingness to suggest innovative solutions.Another aspect which differentiates us from others is our collaborative approach we serve to appropriately transfer knowledge to our clients. To collaborate efficiently we work closely with our clients from day one to ensure that we have a complete understanding of the problems at hand so that we can deliver tailored and effective solutions. This close collaboration also helps us to provide our clients with practical recommendations that lead to lasting improvements in their organization’s performances.

Resource Persons 

The Directorate of Postgraduate, Research and Consultancy taps knowledge and set of skills through a pool of well-trained and highly professional staff with over 50 experienced PhD Holders experts and over 100 well trained Master holders’ fellows, most of them trained in Europe who have a consistent ability to deliver high quality and tangible results to our clients. The mix of disciplines of the faculty members and the practical experience that they have do provide a substantial body of expertise in several key areas where there is a demand for advisory and research work.

Our General Intervention Areas

Being aware of the importance for skills and knowledge upgrading to match changing needs, the we are constantly in contact with the market in developing post experience short-term training programmes, consultancy and research work for a diverse range of organizations in the public and private sectors. The following are the general areas in which we provide intervention services

  • Financial Management System and process analysis and development
  • Human resource development and management;
  • Public sector Reforms and administration
  • Local governance and decentralization;
  • Government expenditure management
  • Project Management
  • Tax Management
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Social Protection Administration
  • Corporate Management/ Organization Structuring and Customer Care
  • Information Systems Development, Integration and Analysis
  • Network Engineering
  • International Trade Policy Development