Academic Alliances

The International School of Management (ISM) Lagos is a preeminent knowledge centre with enviable local and international partnerships and exposures. The followings are some of our partner institutions;


Laureate Online Education, The Netherlands

Laureate International Universities is a trusted global leader in providing access to high quality, innovative institutions of higher education. The Laureate International Universities network includes 80 accredited campus-based and online universities. Our more than 950,000 students are part of an academic community that spans 30 countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, North Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

As the Centre of Excellence for international online education within Laureate International Universities, Laureate Online Education International is the global education partner for a number of internationally recognized academic institutions such as the University of Liverpool and University of Roehampton, London and Walden International. With over a decade of experience in the international online education market, we excel in understanding and meeting the educational needs of working adults around the world.

 University of Liverpool (UK):

  • Regulated and monitored by a UK Government Body, the Quality Assurance Agency
  • Royal Charter granted 1903 and AACSB accredited business school
  • Member of elite Russell Group of UK
  • Associated with eight Nobel Prize winners
  • Website : University of Liverpool Online

  Walden University (US):

  • Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association
  • More than 40 years of experience offering distance education
  • More than 75 degree programs across 5 colleges
  • More than 50,000 students worldwide
  • Website : Walden University

 University of Roehampton, London (UK):

  • Regulated and monitored by a UK Government Body, the Quality Assurance Agency
  • Traditional campus based in South-West London
  • More than 170 years of providing education through its colleges
  • Received university status in 2004
  • Students from over a 130 countries worldwide
  • Website: University of Roehampton, London Online


Arden University

Arden University (formerly known as RDI) is one of the oldest distance learning providers of UK degrees to teeming Nigerian professionals having also made several debuts into some blue chip companies in Nigeria.

We leverage on our local expertise and Arden University’s understanding of the Nigerian corporate market to create sector specific degree and professional proficiency programmes such as the HND Top-Up to Bachelors and a variety of other management specialisations.

Arden University is the largest UK distance learning organisation under the name RDI UK with over 22 years' experience and over 10,000 online and long distance students. Arden University which was formerly RDI the partner organisation to reputable UK universities has recently been granted university level status by the UK government making her the first UK fully online University ?with full degree awarding accreditation equal to that of the traditional campus based universities.
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