Lagos, Nov. 24, 2023: The Nigerian Institute of Management Chartered (NIM) is partnering GAC Motors, an automobile manufacturing company, to foster professionalism in the automotive industry.
Dr Christiana Atako, President, NIM, on Wednesday in Lagos, via a statement, said the alliance was poised to create a ripple effect in the realms of education, industry, and innovation.
Atako lauded the company for the successful completion and launch of the GAC car assembly plant and the first 2,000 vehicles assembly by GAC Motors, giving shape to Nigeria’s automotive landscape.
She noted that the company’s reputation preceded itself, not just as a leading business entity but as a symbol of excellence, innovation and sustainable growth.
Atako said the institute had consistently sought innovative partnerships to enrich its programmes and contribute to the growth of its members and the larger business community.
She stated that the recent visit to GAC Motors, a subsidiary of the CIG Group, and a renowned player in the automotive industry, marked a pivotal step in this direction.
“GAC Motors’ has shown commitment to precision and technological advancement and has provided valuable insights into the complexities of modern automotive manufacturing.
“We appreciate Choice International Group (CIG), your parent company, to integrate young graduates into the management and leadership of your organisation at levels.
“We request that the management and staff of GAC Motors who are not yet members of the institute to join us,” she said.
Chairman, GAC Motors, Chief Diana Chen, lauded the institute’s proactive approach to collaboration.
Chen noted the potential for synergy between the institute’s professional expertise and the company’s practical industry insights.
“We are committed to formalising the collaboration as it’s a strategic step towards building a robust partnership.
“This move today has laid the foundation for a collaborative journey that promises to enhance the professional landscape for both organizations,” she said.