The Structure

Board of Trustees
This is comprised of five members who nominate the President and Executive Registrar to the Annual General Meeting for confirmation.  The Board signs the Presidential & Executive Registrar Nomination Forms, indicating reasons for its choices of the nominated candidates and shall receive, from dissenting members, reasons why such nominees should be replaced. Not less than three members shall endorse the nominee’s form.  A Board nominee who has been confirmed by the General Assembly may be temporarily replaced, subject to the next Annual General Meeting, where this is found urgently expedient.

Governing Council
This is comprised of the President of Council, Executive Registrar, who is responsible for convoking meetings, Council Secretary, who shall be The Institute Secretary, Deputy Executive Registrar, Bursar, persons appointed on merit by the Board of Trustees and 10 other persons who shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting. Membership shall not exceed 20. The Council, saddled with governing The Institute, shall approve all its training programmes, its strategic planning frameworks and The Institute’s annual budget, as presented by The Senate.  The President shall have a casting vote in the event of a tie in the Council’s decision making which shall be by simple majority.

The Institute Senate
This body, responsible for modification of The Institute’s Constitution, is composed of the Executive Registrar, who is President, shall be responsible for convoking meetings, The Institute Secretary, Bursar, Chairmen of the following Committees of The Institute-Curriculum Development, Research & Partnership, Examinations Conduct, Chief Examiners of each of the Professional Examinations Levels, Training Centers Accreditation, Disciplinary, Quality Assurance & Control and Students’ Affairs. Others include representatives of the various Departments and Sectors of The Institute who are appointed by the Executive Registrar.  It shall be responsible for preparation of The Institute’s annual budget, election of The Institute Ombudsman, express opinions on particular aspects of The Institute’s activities and shall receive the Executive Registrar’s Annual Report.  Its membership shall not exceed fifty. Its decisions shall be by ¾ majority.

Executive Management
Members are the Executive Registrar/Director General, The Institute Secretary, Deputy Executive Registrar, Assistant Registrars, Directors and Heads of Departments. It shall be responsible for implementation of strategic planning, policies and budgets that have been approved by the Governing Council. It shall submit its reports to The Institute Senate.
Ceremonial Management: Members shall include The Institute Secretary, who shall be Chairman, Chairmen of Committees of Programmes Planning, Organising, Students’ Affairs, Welfare & Logistics and others persons considered important/relevant and appointed by the Chairman. Membership shall not exceed 10. This Committee shall be responsible for all ceremonial activities of The Institute.

The Institute Ombuds Office
This office shall receive all complaints (both internal and external) and apply skills to resolve such. It receives complaints against The Institute, its members, government agencies, etc. Complaints shall be forwarded to for necessary actions.

The Committees
These committees are set up, from time to time, as deemed necessary. Duplication of tasks shall be avoided while committees with overlapping functions shall be merged where the need arises. Collaboration of Committees is extremely important for best results. Some of the Committees, among others, include: Curriculum Development, Examinations Conduct; Welfare & Logistics; Disciplinary; Programmes Planning; Organising; Students’ Affairs; Quality Assurance & Control; Training Centers Accreditation; Direct Memberships;  Research & Partnership