Professional business developers under the aegis of Institute of Business Development (IBD) has identified a synergy between the institute and stockbrokers as critical to the growth of the Nigerian economy.
Pushing for the partnership, the institute prescribed the enhancement of business development strategies and long-term investments as veritable tools for improving the nation’s economic well-being.
According to Mr. Paul Ikeye, Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Business Development, who led a delegation of members of the institute on a courtesy call to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) House in Lagos, a collaboration between the Institute and the Exchange promises positive benefits.
He stressed that these benefits can be gained from tools used to decipher when and how investments ought to be handled, thereby enriching the capacity that currently abounds in the Nigerian Stock Exchange.
“The institute is a professional body in the area of business development, and we know that stock broking has a lot to do in business development and with business development being a key factor, it can further promote the current activities of the Nigerian Stock Exchange to better enhance the Nigerian economy,” he said.
He disclosed that the institute which is a membership based professional body, comprises of students, associates, fellows, council, and membership can be gained through admittance after writing exams which comes up twice a year in May and November.
Ikeye urged business owners, especially the Small, Medium Entreprises SMEs to also join up on membership as trainings and tools for top goal scoring on categories such as business development planners.