HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF IDPM
The Institute of Data Processing Management of Nigeria (IDPM)stands for ''Effective Data
Processing and Systems Management''. It is a proffesional body which is recognised under the Companies and Allied Matters
Decee 1, of 1990.It is the Nigerian counterpart of IDPM London ,now known as the Institute of Management of Information
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The aims and objectives of this Institute are:
(1) To serve as the central body
of authority for those engaged or about to engage in the field of Data Processing and Systems Management .
run courses and coduct proffessional examinations in the field of Data processing and system Managements.
award professional memebership certificate to qualified proffessionals as determined by the council.
(4) To organise seminars
,symposia,conferences for it's members ,other Data processing practitioners and the general public
(5)To confer the titles
of Analyst ,Snr, and Chief Analyst on its members who pocess such qualifications as determined by the council.
To confer meritorious award on eminent personalities who have contributed towards the development of Data processing proffesion
in particular and humanity in general.
To effectively achieve the above, the institute shall:
(a) Set up manpower development
Institutions individuallly or in collaboration with other recognised training Institutions.
(b)Establish branches throughout
the Federal Republic of Nigeria with Data Processing training facilities as well as have common views.
journals ,Newsletters ,Magazines,books relating to the profession of Data Processing Management and other general
Literature that will be of benefits to members.
(d) Assist members to effectively run computer bureau for firms and individuals
by providing appropriate counseling services as and when needed;
(e)Assist the arms of government and business organization
on matters relating to effective data processing management; and
(f)Undertake professional visit to other countries for comparable studies.