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President’s Letter To New MCMAIP/Regular Students


The Postgraduate School of Credit & Financial Management (PSCFM) on behalf of the Institute of C

redit Administration (ICA) Nigeria is committed to transforming people and organizations in credit management and financial analysis through its professional development skills and executive update education programmes curated to suit credit industry specific needs. Yes, it’s a fact that organizations that keep abreast with knowledge and skills update in the art and science of modern credit management and financial analysis makes informed credit business and financial control decisions better than those that don’t. At PSCFM you gain currential knowledge to turn corporate credit management structure into a bigger success.

Let me congratulate those who have had a successful registration for the ICA’S MCMAIP Zoom Class at Postgraduate School of Credit & Financial Management (PSCFM). Please read through this message carefully as it includes important instructions that will help set you up for success as a new student for this programme. Feel free to reach out to me with any questions.

As you start your executive refresher programme for a six months mandatory credit management studies (if you are an ICA’s MCMAIP candidate or a PSCFM’s own regular programme student going for 12 months), here are some important tools that will help set you up for success at the PSCFM.

The courses in MCMAIP (Mandatory Credit Management Academic Improvement Programme) as well as (PSCFM’s 12 months regular specialist programme were built with labour market in mind. Be sure to read the information on writing guidelines below. Reading this ahead of time will help you stay proactive to know what to expect as you begin taking classes at PSCFM.

 As all our courses are 100% Virtual Classroom, here are some System Requirements:

For best performance, please use the “chrome” or “Firefox” as your internet browser. The satisfaction of your course experience is highly dependent upon your computer system.

Please understand that a computer (laptop or desktop, MAC or PC) is required to complete your online class engagement and that mobile devices (phone or tablet) may not be sufficient. Most modern desktop and laptop computers meet the specifications below.

Please check the following information to insure that you have met the minimum system requirements. If you need assistance, you may call our Technical Support team on 09063139403

 Minimum System Requirements

  • Operating System
  • PC users: Windows 7 or Higher
  • Mac users: OS X
  • RAM:8 GB
  • Hard disk space:128 GB
  • Internet connection:5 Mbps modem


This is how your program will run during self-assessment examinations

Please read carefully:

  1. Class duration for MCMAIP –Six months (two Saturdays every month
  2. Your Study Calendar Program.


  1. Mode of Exam: Virtually/Physically as the case may be. Physical exams will be held at our school secretariat: old No 1, Mabogunje Road, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos.
  2. Revision comes up a week before examinations

General info:

  1. Get approval early enough from your employer/immediate boss for you to take this exams.
  2. No excuse will be taken to postpone exams.
  3. Read/review your lecture notes early enough

NOTE:  While the above system requirements represent the minimum for you to operate, we highly recommend faster processors, more RAM, and a larger hard disk. We also strongly recommend DSL or Cable broadband high-speed Internet access. Dial-up modems are very slow. High-speed Internet access will improve your efficiency and make your learning experience much more enjoyable.

You will have access to your first class on Saturday, June 4th, 2022 between now and then, you will be receiving more email information.

As a new student, it is important that you are well informed, and communication is vital to your success.

Please reach out to me if you have questions about any of the information you receive.

Thank you.

Prof. Chris Onalo  Professor Chris Onalo, FICA, ICCF, B.Sc, M.A, Ph.D (credit management)

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