Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD)

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD).

 

Mrs. Omaku Martina Eleojo

Director Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD)

About Us

The Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD) is an arm of the National Open University of Nigeria whose Objective is to enhance human capital development

Mission

To be the foremost Centre of excellence in manpower development, skills acquisition and lifelong learning by providing flexible, qualitative and cost effective knowledge for societal advancement.

Vision

To be the leading human resource development and skills acquisition Centre through an all-inclusive quality assured training that inspires excellence for sustainable development.

Specific Objectives of the Centre

  • To provide quality and cost-effective training designed to increase individual and organizational productivity.
  • To provide development opportunities that enhances knowledge and develop skills that builds capacity for development.
  • To create, promote and foster an organizational setting that values development, diversity and growth opportunities for employees.
  • To provide individuals and the organization with the tools to respond effectively to current and future customer demands and needs..
  • To promote, support and leverage technology resources and tools that enhance workflow efficiency and improve customer service.
  • To provide the needed corporate social responsibility to the society.

The Centre for Human Resource Development (CHRD) is structured along specific functional roles as assigned by the University. To this end, the Centre engage skill sets in various fields such as productive skills, innovative thinking and employee readiness to deliver quality and effective service. Using internationally tested and globally accepted methodologies and techniques.

The Centre organizes lectures, workshops, seminars and focused group discussions with various stakeholders, including Governmental, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and the private sector with the aim of equipping employees with contemporary and relevant skills that not only enable them unlock their innate potentials, but also provide opportunities for them to express themselves, productively engage and function at peak performance in the fast changing 21st century world of work.

The Centre cultivates opportunities for innovative thinking and employee readiness to deliver quality and effective services, through deployment of experienced and specialized faculty to impart relevant practice-oriented knowledge in trainees, thereby ensuring that practitioners access and absorb skilled manpower.

The Centre focus on all aspects of human resource development through providing a continuous improvement mechanism that scrutinizes trains, accredit and certify employees for appropriate engagement in organizations that are committed to the nation's sustainable development.

The Centre commits to harnessing, nurturing and equipping young people with contemporary and relevant skills to productively engage their comparative demographic advantage, creative ingenuity, resilience and raw energy for the benefit of the nation.

The Centre seeks to deepen  the traditions of excellence of the University, by extending  its frontiers to organize and implement training to Governmental and Non Governmental Organizations aimed at meeting the emerging needs for human capacity development by helping individuals develop critical lifelong skills.

The Centre offers practical-oriented learning modes within the contexts of interactions among trainees and also between trainers and trainees. The training options provided by the Centre are designed to equip trainees with fresh insights into more effective ways of actualizing work schedules, by providing new and adaptable skills.

 

Partnerships/Linkages

The Center partners with various Governmental and non Governmental agencies to drive its various objectives and to have impact at scale. Some of these organizations include: Housing Developers Institute of Nigeria, State Governments, Nigerian Youth Chamber of Commerce, Publishing Open Institute, Georgetown Institute of Management & Technology, Human Resource Development and Empowerment Initiative amongst others. Existing partnerships are continuously reviewed and new ones developed as the need arises.

The CHRD is made up of the following three (3) Units:

  • Manpower Development Unit (MDU)
  • Access and Skill Acquisition Unit
  • NOUN Consult and Investment Limited (NOUNCIL)

Skills

  1. Craft Training (CT)
  2. Computing & ICT Training (CICT)
  3. Artisan Training(AT)
  4. Agriculture

Craft Training Programmes

S/N

Skills

Duration

Reg. Fees

1

Fashion Design & Tailoring

3 months

40,000

6 months

60,000

2

Bead making

1 month (basic)

2 months (advance)

10,000

25,000

Wire works

1 month (basic)

2 months (advance)

15,000

30,000

3

Hair Dressing, pedicure & manicure

3 months

15,000

6 months

30,000

4

Makeup Artistry & facials

4 weeks training

35,000 (without startup kit)

70,000 (with startup kit)

2 months

60,000 (without startup kit)

100,000 (without startup kit)

5

Photography, Video Editing & Voice recording

3 months basic

35,000

3 months advance

50,000

6

Leather Works

2 months

25,000

3 months

35,000

7

Catering Services

3 months

15,000

6 months

30,000

8

Barbing

3 months

15,000

6 months

30,000

Artisan Training Programmes

S/N

SKILLS

Duration

REG. FEES

1

Bricks laying

 

 

2

Plumbing installation

 

 

3

Electrical Works

 

 

4

Carpentry & Joinery 

 

 

5

Paint making & Decorations

 

 

6

Tiling & Stone Works

 

 

7

Welding & steel fabrication 

 

 

8

Plaster of Paris (POP)

 

 

Computing and ICT Training Programmes

S/N

Programmes

Duration

REG. FEES

1

Professional diploma in Computer Studies & office Productivity Tool

3 Months

N30,000.00

2

Certificate Course in computer Hardware & Software maintenance

5 weeks

N25,000.00

3

Website Design & Development.

Stage 1.  5 Weeks,

N50,000.00

Stage 2. 8weeks

N50,000.00

4

Mobile Application Development & Management

8 months

N50,000.00

5

Social media Development, Networking & Management

6 Weeks

N20,000.00

6

Cisco

 

 

Agriculture Programmes

S/N

SKILLS

Duration

REG. FEES

1

Commercial Pasture Production

 

 

2

Value Addition to Fish

 

 

3

Poultry production (Broilers & Layers)

 

 

4

Small Scale Commercial feeds making

 

 

5

Commercial Fattening (Cow, Sheep & goat)

 

 

6

Apiculture (Honey Bee Pad)

 

 

7

Vegetable Farming

 

 

8

Nursery ( Plant)

 

 

CHRD

Collaborators

  1. Builder Association of Nigeria
  2. National Board for Technical Education (NBTE)
  3. National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB)
  4. Human Resource Development Initiatives
  5. Partakers Consulting
  6. Nigerian Youth Chamber of Commerce (NYCC)
  7. Ara Rocks Craft and Creativity Institute
  8. Center for Human Resource Development and Empowerment Initiative 
  9. Magvoile Vocational Centre and Empowerment Embassy
  10. Root Global  Services
  11. Society for Safe Motherhood (SOSAM)
  12. Human Support Empowerment &  Sensitization Foundation (HSES)
  13. Automedics Limited
  14. Bimbo Africa Acquisition and Vocation Institute
  15. Privilege Foundation, Skils Acquisition and Vocation institute
  16. Cherry Cakes and Stores
  17. Kishimi Care And Shelter Foundation
  18. House Of Yeesha
  19. Creative World
  20. Quadrev Limited
  21. Coscharis Technologies
  22. Roboc Egua Ent LTD
  23. TVET Consultants
  24. Plusfactor International Limited
  25. Living Spirit College of Technology & Innovation
  26. Dele & Parker
  27. Ani Michael Consulting Company

Hermon Fauna Communication

Type (Directorate or Unit)
Directorates
Directorate/Unit Name
CHRD, Kaduna
Director/Head
Mrs. Omaku Martina Eleojo
Email
chrd@noun.edu.ng

How to Find Us

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