The Centre is structured into various functional service areas: This aspect of the Centre anchors on courses, workshops, seminars and conferences on topical issues especially in the application of law in the fields of business, investment, environment and human resources with the aim of enhancing the skills of the potential target audience while preparing them for higher responsibilities.

CLDS Training is a major specialist provider of professional training for legal, risk management, corporate, financial, construction, human resource, and other professional sectors.

· Nationwide Training Programme Provision – over 9,000 delegates have attended our programmes and they cut across the professions, such as law, accountancy, personnel administration, engineering, architecture, quantity surveying, insurance, administration, etc;

· Vast and wide range of Training Programmes – over 600 courses organised in the last 20 years and at locations across the country – from Lagos to Otta, Abeokuta, Ijebu-Ode, Akure, Ilorin, Port-Harcourt, Aba, Jos Kaduna, Calabar, Kano, and Abuja. We also deliver a wide range of specialist topics, and have actively and successfully collaborated with numerous business and academic partners. CLDS’ activity in the legal sector ranks it as the largest provider of post qualification legal education and training for lawyers in Nigeria.

· Quality Provision – CLDS is committed to the provision of high quality training and towards this end, it has put in place procedures and practices that ensure, at all times, the highest degree of quality throughout all its training programmes.;

The training programmes are in three categories namely:

¨ In-plant programmes tailor-made to suit specific needs of particular organisations

¨ Co-sponsored programmes with other organisations.

¨ Online Courses-for the busy executive, the Centre has a website where lecture materials can be viewed, downloadable lectures that can be listened to on your mp3 player, as well as slides and other types of documentary material for the course.

The Centre is in a position to offer open, public as well as in-house courses in the following areas:

– Legal Training

– Management Training

– Financial Training

– Information Technology

– Paralegal, Secretarial & Support Skills

The Executive Development Bureau of the Centre has in-house facilities to run one or two-day exclusive and intensive courses for top flight business executives. In fact the department can make available the Centre’s qualified consultants to provide the same service in the comfort of their office suites on specific areas of law, business, banking, finance and investment.