Development partnerships

The CRID development partnership is a concept that has been adopted to ensure that we are able to work in partnership with organisations and individuals with similar or shared goals and objectives.
Thus, if you are interested in working with CRID as a development partner in the regions mentioned below, then contact us, with the title – Request to Become a Development Partner. Include your full names (organisational or individual) and region you will like to work in, as well as a valid e-mail address.
CRID require development partners in the following regions:

  • Africa
  • Caribbean
  • Pacific

Do you possess the right qualities to become a CRID development partner?

  1. Are you as an organisation or individual working with clients that can benefit from CRID programmes?
  2. Are you equipped with the technical knowledge and interpersonal abilities to talk to potential delegates about our programmes in your region?
  3. Are you keen to, and have been looking for an opportunity to contribute to the development of the public sector and especially democracy in your region.

If you answer yes to these questions, then you might be the organisation or person we could work with as a development partner.

Contact us.

UNIZIK Business School

The Leadership Learning and Development Unit of the UNIZIK Business School is an innovative initiative of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria and the Centre for Regional and
International Development, Kent, United Kingdom. 

The initiative is born out of a commitment to meet current and future capacity development needs of public and private sector organisations.

We have carefully designed our training solutions for capacity development of personnel, including middle and senior level managers and executives. This novel partnership will empower
public and private sector personnel to improve performance and growth for the benefit of their organisations. 

Our initiative means wherever organisations are in their business journey, we can accommodate them as a result of combining CRID’s world class experience and UNIZIK’s academic excellence. Our target area includes the eastern zone such as the Anambra, Imo, Enugu, and Abia States, other states in Nigeria and internationally, particularly the West African subregion.


Unizik to partner CRID on business schools in Onitsha, Enugu, and others.

The management of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK), Awka, Anambra State, is to partner with the Centre for Regional and International Development (CRID) to set up business schools in major cities across the South East [Read more]

It is our wish to be seen as a consistent and perfect partner in the corporate life of public and private sector businesses, developing alongside them, and providing a ready support for their organisational development. We are at a time in which the corporate workflow is changing under the influence of new concepts and technologies, and we see these changes as an opportunity to develop perfect learning and development responses. The variety of soft management training programmes we are rolling out makes decision-making easier for attendees, and presents opportunities to boost their careers.

Unizik in partnership with CRID launch learning and development unit

Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Business School in collaboration with the Centre for Regional and International Development, United Kingdom on have inaugurated the Learning and Development Unit.[Read more]

These will be offered in venues across Nigeria including Awka in Anambra State, Abuja FCT and Lagos. Our programmes will review latest trends, standards, best practices, and approaches as well as offer current, relevant and reliable information, utilising a customer-oriented approach, which is at the core of this collaborative initiative.

Amity University
CRID has since signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AMITY UNIVERSITY of Dubai International Academic City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates since October 2020.

The two institutions work together to identify training needs of large and medium level organisations. CRID and AUD then use their existing brand equity to develop, manage and implement delivery of short term and long term training solutions.

The parties hereby agree to enter into an agreement to work in cooperation to identify potential clients and training opportunities and jointly carry out joint marketing efforts to secure existing and new opportunities.

The two parties have implemented a number of training courses / programmes using both parties excellent sourcing, delivery, faculties, and hosting facilities which have continued to meet set standards and levels of excellent.

CRID is happy to associate and continue working with AUD to implement training solutions for our clients in Africa, Asia Pacific and Caribbean nations.

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Discussions ongoing.

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