The Institute of Business Psychology is established in line with the provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Acts (CAMA) 1990 as a Non-for- profit Professional Body in Nigeria and also approved by the Federal Ministry of Education and Federal Ministry of Justice.

Institute of Business Psychologist (IBP) is a professional body mandated to train and certify individuals to be a Certified Business Psychologist or Certified Business Coach. It is a professional institute for the growing field of business, occupational psychology and Consulting. Our goal is to create greater awareness of the CBP & CBC profession.

IBP programmes are well designed to address the professional and training needs of those who wish to be the brain behind moving businesses forward to achieve their core missions in a more strategic and cost effective way, as well as gain competitive edge in world of business.

Our programme is tailor-made; designed to address the peculiar needs of corporate sectors, organizations, existing/emerging industries, entrepreneurs, managers and all areas of business as a whole.

The Institute of Business Psychology (IBP) is an examining and a professional body established to regulate the practice of Personnel, Industrial, Occupational and Organisational Psychologists, through Testing, Training and Coaching methodologies of Psychology for the betterment of business. The institute aims at becoming the most loved destination for seekers of specialized and knowledge and services in the area of business psychology.

Our Vision

“To be the foremost Business Psychology Institute in Africa, respected across the World”.

Our Mission

“Promoting in-depth understanding of the psychological mechanisms that drive positive behaviours and performances in the workplace”

Our Goals

“Ensure visibility and impact to a broad-base, whilst ensuring financial sustainability”

1. Increase the visibility and impact of the IBP with our key stakeholders

2. Create a more diverse, broad based membership who is actively involved in the exchange of information and mutual learning, so as to improve the effective application of psychology in the world of work

3. Fundamentally improve the financial viability of the IBP so that we can actively invest in activities that benefit our members

Domains of Practice:

  • Employee psychology
  • Marketing psychology
  • Consumer psychology
  • Behavioural economics


Sam Walton - Don't get so stuck in your ways that you can't change.


Juma Ikangaa - The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare.


Henry Ford - Whether you think you can or you can't, either way you are right.

“Application of psychological theory and practice to key issues that affect the internal and external functioning of organizations”

Areas of Business Psychology

Business Psychology can be applied to almost any people issue at work. Nonetheless, there are several well established domains of Business Psychology, which include:

Selection and assessment Organisational development
Coaching Leadership development
Learning and development Talent management
Employee engagement Safe and user-friendly work environments
Performance management and appraisal Culture
Health and well-being at work Diversity
Psychometric testing Marketing and consumer behavior
Organisational change    

Gain Certificates to Advance Your Career

Showcase your new management skills and knowledge to employers. You will receive a highly valued course certificate for every course you take, featuring your name and the signature of the program director. If you complete a track of several courses, you will also receive a program diploma (like the Certified Business Psychologist) free of any additional charge. .


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