...Accrediting for entrepreneurial excellence and leadership
Get recognised for your achievements, promote organisational development and join a global group of tertiary institutions celebrating excellence in entrepreneurship and enterprise education.
Accredit your entire entrepreneurial tertiary institutions or a single academic unit (faculty, college, school, department, and centre) of entrepreneurship
At ACEEE, our approach, the standards we set and the quality we guarantee, inspires confidence in those who aim to build a better world — one that is safer, more efficient, more comfortable and more sustainable.
We accredit tertiary institution’s programmes in the disciplines of entrepreneurship and enterprise education at the certificate, ordinary diploma, higher diploma, associate, bachelor’s and master’s and doctorate degree levels.
With ACEEE accreditation, students, employers and the society we serve can be confident that a programme meets the quality standards that produce graduates prepared to enter a global workforce.
We began as Africa's foremost institute of entrepreneurship with superlative expertise in the production of successful entrepreneurs by building capacity in entrepreneurship, innovation management and small business management of all kinds, through offering of a powerful formula that not only equips people with a well-rounded and internationally-relevant entrepreneurship education based on an internationally-competitive curriculum, but also provides them with extensive practical experience, effective mentoring and industry-relevant skills required for turning ideas into viable businesses. Today, after more than 10 years, our standards continue to play this fundamental role and have become the basis of quality for entrepreneurship and enterprise education all over the Africa.
Developed by entrepreneurship and enterprise management academics and professionals from ACEEE’s member institutes, our criteria focus on institution’s ability to adopt academic entrepreneurship and help students transform their ideas into viable ventures. Sought worldwide, ACEEE’s voluntary peer-review process is highly respected because it adds critical value to academic programmes in the entrepreneurship and enterprise education, where excellence, entrepreneurial effectiveness and leadership are of the utmost importance. Our numerous experts come from industry, academia and government. They give their time and effort supporting quality assurance activities around the world by serving as Programme Evaluators, commissioners, board members and advisors.
ACEEE is a nonprofit, non-governmental subsidiary of Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria (ICENT) – established with Corporate Charter by Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap. C20, LFN, 2004. ACEEE is a federation of member institutes under the umbrella association of The Global Confederation of Entrepreneurship Institutes (Home of Entrepreneurship and Innovation), convened by Institute of Classic Entrepreneurship, Nigeria. These institutes and their individual members collaborate through ACEEE to develop standards of quality, known as ACEEE Criteria, on which our review teams base their evaluations of programmes under consideration for accreditation.READ MORE
The Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Education (ACEEE) is the only African quality assurance body with a focus entrepreneurship and enterprise education in formal and non-formal education. As such, ACEEE strives to lead the way in a new era for higher education through evaluating, supporting and igniting the potential of tertiary institutions on their road to third mission excellence.
Headquartered in Nigeria, ACEEE offers accreditation for entrepreneurship and enterprise education on institutional (entire tertiary institution) and divisional level (faculty, college, school, and department). Tertiary institutions engaging in ACEEE accreditation are united by their excellence in entrepreneurship and enterprise education.
The affairs of INCENT are vested in a council which is headed by a President and Chairman in council.This is the policy-making body of INCENT.See full members here.EXPLORE
INCENT has strategically been located in every major cities and towns across the federation and beyond to enhance easy accesibility and consultations.VIEW MORE
The council is however, empowered with men of high standing and integrity from several sectors of the economy for the furtherance of her objectives.READ MORE
The membership of the Institute is open to all undergraduates, fresh graduates (NYSC), prospective and practicing entrepreneurs, business leaders, civil servants, assistant/deputy directors, and directors in the civil service and government parastatals, and everyone who desires success and has met the criteria for such membership as stipulatedVIEW MORE
INCENT has strategically been located in every major cities and towns with her zonal & state cordinators across the federation and beyond to enhance easy accesibility
We are a new generations of professional entrepreneurs, who are more customer centric, technology savvy, more highly qualified, flexible and agile with skill set that are now more comprehensive than.
With our global and local partnership and affiliations with educational institute and other organisations, INCENT offers world class training and certification in key professional courses.
In accordance with William Pollard," learning and innovation go hand in hand, it is arrogance of success to think that what he did yesterday would be sufficient for him tommorow."The market place where the entrepreneurs operates has little or no tolerance for incompetences.
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