SBP Academia

Specialists in Professional Development

SENIOR PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (Snr.Prof.Qual.)


 

In line with industry standards on the upgrading of skills, training, education and development, the Society’s Academic Review Council (ARC) had tasked the SBP’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) unit to undertake a review and revamp of the existing portfolios of membership grades.

This has now been completed and the recommendations submitted to the Society’s  ARC  for final arbitration. Approval for the newly revised and upgraded format of Professional Membership has been granted and will now take the form of two separate routes:

1.       Standard Membership via the Society’s diploma programmes and/or via direct entry for qualifications deemed equivalent by the SBP’s ARC.

2.       Senior Professional Membership via a new competency based training & academic programme assessment leading to a Validated Senior Qualification Award at 4 grades pegged at the NQF levels 4 through 7.

The Senior Level awards earned through the NQF Validated routes are meant to provide a platform for Junior, Middle, and Senior Managers/Directors in industry, commerce and government, to continuously upgrade their management skills through training, education, and development in order to  enhance their work performance for the betterment of their respective organizations. These senior Professional Qualifications awarded by the Society serves to recognize their efforts and to provide them with an alternative route to seek further and higher education at the Bachelor and Master Degree levels.

An Outline of the Membership Details can be seen below:

STANDARD MEMBERSHIP

a)      Student Member – No Designation

b)      Member – MSBP (For SBP Advanced Diploma Holders OR Direct Entry Election)

c)       Certified Professional Manager – CPM (For SBP Post Graduate or Graduate Diploma Holders ONLY)

d)      Honorary Fellow – FSocBP (Hon) : BY INVITATION ONLY FOR SENIOR AND/OR ACCOMPLISHED INDIVIDUALS


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP (SENIOR PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS – Snr.Prof.Q.)

a)      Associateship – ASBP – Taught, Assessed & Validated at NQF level 4

b)      Licentiateship – LSBP  – Taught, Assessed & Validated at NQF level 5

c)       Graduateship  – GSBP – Taught, Assessed & Validated at NQF level 6

d)      Fellowship  – FSBP – Taught, Assessed & Validated at NQF level 7



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

The Senior Professional Qualifications (Snr. Prof. Q) are internationally recognised professional awards for business practitioners. Senior Professional qualification (Snr. Prof. Q) Award Holders of the Society are entitled to use the following letters after their names:

Associateship............................................. ASBP (Snr.Prof.Q)

Licentiateship............................................. LSBP (Snr.Prof.Q)

Graduateship.............................................. GSBP (Snr.Prof.Q)


Fellowship................................................... FSBP (Snr.Prof.Q)


Society of Business Practitioners Associateship (ASBP), Licentiateship (LSBP), Graduateship (GSBP), and Fellowship (FSBP), recognise personal achievement and the application of professional knowledge in the workplace, allowing progression to the very highest levels of achievement.


Associateship (ASBP)


The Associateship award is mapped to level 4 on the National Qualification Framework (NQF).


Licentiateship (LSBP) 

The Licentiateship award is at a supervisory/junior management level and mapped to level 5 on the National Qualification Framework (NQF).


Graduateship (GSBP)

The Graduateship award is at a middle management level and is mapped to a British Honours degree and level 6 on the National Qualification Framework (NQF).


Fellowship (FSBP)

The Highest Level of professional achievement. It is at the strategic management/leadership level and is pegged at level 7 of the National Qualification Framework (NQF).
 
REGISTRATION / ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This is a certified competency based Membership Award and is open to persons occupied in business practice who are considered suitable by the Membership Committee and in accordance with the conditions described in the syllabus. Candidates may contact the Society or SBP Academia for details.

MODULES FOR ASSESSMENT - ASSOCIATESHIP & LICENTIATESHIP


Associateship

ASBP (Business Administration) - NQF 4 Equivalent

         1.  Accounting, Purchasing & Cost Control

         2.  The Financial and Commercial Framework

         3.  Business Organisation

         4.  Management Theory & Practice

         5.  The Business Environment

         6.  Employee Relations

         7.  Computer Appreciation and Applications

         8.  Marketing

    

   Licentiateship

  LSBP (Business Management) - NQF 5 Equivalent

         1.  Cost Accounting

         2.  Business Management and Administration

         3.  International Business communications

         4.  Economics For Business

         5.  People In Business

         6.  Training & Development

         7.  Information Processing

         8.  Marketing Management

 


MODULES FOR ASSESSMENT - GRADUATESHIP & FELLOWSHIP


Graduateship

GSBP (Management & Strategy) – NQF 6 Equivalent

         1.  Financial Management

         2.  Operations Management

         3.  Corporate Policy

         4.  Organisational Behaviour

         5.  Human Resource Development I

         6.  The International Business Environment

         7   Management Information Systems

         8.  International Marketing

 

 Fellowship

  FSBP (Leadership & Strategy) - NQF 7 Equivalent

         1.   Investment - Process and Analysis

         2.  Leadership Studies

         3.  Corporate Governance

         4.  Feasibility Study Project

         5.  Human Resource Development II

         6.  Strategic Management

         7   Operations Chain Management

         8.  Marketing Policy & Strategy



SBP UK Senior Awards : Senior Professional Qualifications

For further details on Syllabus Content, Registration Eligibility and Application Forms etc., interested candidates may contact SBP Academia through our INFORMATION REQUEST FORM.