Short Executive and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses

A short course is a course that does not require long term learning commitment, usually does not require the traditional clocked supervised written examinations, and are taken primarily for personal professional development in a given field. Short courses are taken to enhance employability; especially those that are taken as part of a continuing professional development (CPD) programme.


IPED short courses can be taken/delivered via seminars, workshops, events, or through self-study. A learner is deemed to have successfully completed the course through active participation during the delivery of the course. Certification is usually done in real-time.


The following can be taken as short course:


Please click on the course name to download the respective course contents.


To access study materials, please log into the IPED resource area. We supply IPED course materials free of charge. Our study materials, which offer quick learning start, are comprehensive, use simple English, and are easy to read and understand. The contents are so sufficient and self-explanatory; that in majority of cases readers do not require further support; although support is always available when you need it.


  • Emergency Response Management                                  
  • Occupational Health and Safety Management                                            
  • Conflict Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management                                                     
  • Security and Risk Management                                                            
  • Banking and Finance
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management                                              
  • Project Management                                                                     
  • Oil and Gas Management
  • Oil and Gas Sales and Marketing                                                         
  • Strategic Management                                                                        
  • Quality Management