Application Portal for Business Development Service Provider's Accreditation


   Potential Certified BDS Professional Institutions must:

   • Have a minimum of three Business Development Services Professionals on their team can apply for ‘Firm Accreditation.'

   • A registered legal entity operating under CAMA (Companies and Allied Matters Act).

  Note. A Certified BDSP cannot be attached to more than one Accredited BDSP firm   



The aim of the Accreditation of BDSPs in Nigeria is to set a Standard Benchmark for BDS interventions by providing the leading mark of quality for the delivery of Business Development Services to the MSME sector. The accreditation could then be used by companies with high growth potential, Banks and Financial Institutions, Individual Business Development Service Providers, Government agencies, BMO and beyond as a guarantee of standards.

Three Pillars
1. Strategic Planning
2. Management & Governance
3. Financial Management
4. Raising Finance
5. Sales & Marketing
6. Operational Competitiveness & Innovation
7. Human Resource Management 
1. Proven Methodology
2. Analytical Skills
3. Interpersonal Skills
4. Business Environmental Skills
5. Wide Business Experience
6. Continuous Professional Development
7. Professional Code of Conduct
1. Training
2. Problem Solving
3. Coaching
4. Mentoring
5. Scoping and Planning BD Support
6. Delivery 
Three Routes to Certification 
1. Fast track - High-level experience of delivering Business Development Services
2. Standard - Mid-level experience of delivering Business Development Services
3. Fresher - Low level or zero experience of delivering Business Development Services 

For more information on the program, please contact:

Nnenna Ugwu


Phone Number: 08174583175