The objectives of the Centre include:

¨ Conducting research and studies in the fields of business, investment, environment, law and human resources;

¨ Organisation of training, research and policy analysis programmes in the fields of business, investment, environment and human resources in Africa and for African countries;

¨ Conducting intensive and practical workshops and seminars on new skills and professional development programmes for officials in government ministries and parastatals, commercial and financial institutions and other corporate bodies;

¨ Dissemination of the products of the research studies and other policy analysis programmes through publication of books, journals, manuals and reports;

¨ Offering consultancy services to various government and private sector organisations in the preparation and drafting of legislation; negotiation and drafting of international investment, financing and other commercial agreements; designing various skills acquisition and professional development programmes.