About CIPM

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria was established as an umbrella Association for Practitioners of Personnel Management in 1968 as the Personnel Management Association of Nigeria.

In 1973, it was renamed as Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria. Finally, Act No 58 of 1992 chartered the Institute.

Our Vision

To be the Institute of Choice for People Management.

Our Mission

To promote Excellence in People Management through Value Creation, Optimisation of Human Potential, Standardisation and Regulation of Human Resource Management.

Our Core Values - SCRIPT


We understand the needs of our stakeholders and are committed to their delight


We innovate to create value and drive the advancement of new frontiers


We recognize that every individual holds a special value and as such will ensure their dignity in all our interactions


We commit to being honest in all our dealings


We are committed to continuous learning and to uphold the best practice in our field

Team Work

We collaborate to deliver valuable results

Our Objectives

Our Code of Conduct

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria as the apex regulatory body for Human Resource Management practice in Nigeria is committed to the highest possible standards of professional conduct and competency among its members.

Therefore, as a member of the Institute, I pledge that I shall at all times:

Carry out my duties and responsibilities with integrity and diligence

Demonstrate competence and ethical behaviour in all my business, professional and personal activities

Respect the laws of the land

Promote, encourage and emplace acceptable processes and procedures in the practice of Human Resource Management within my sphere of influence

Endeavour to make personal decisions after considering all options, of which resignation may be one, in defence of this code of conduct, where there are conflicts between my professional obligations and the expectations of my job roles.