WEST COAST UNIVERSITY (WCU) BELIZE – Department of Sociology is a collective member of the International Sociology Association (ISA) based in Madrid- Spain The ISA was founded in 1949 under UNESCO and it has about 4,500 individual and 45 collective members, hailing from 167 countries. Its purpose is to “represent sociologists everywhere, regardless of their school of thought, scientific approaches or ideological opinion” and its objective is to “advance sociological knowledge throughout the world”. Along with the Institut International de Sociologie (IIS), it is seen as a world leading international sociological organization. ISA is a member of the International Social Science Council with the status of the Non-Governmental Organization in formal associate relations with UNESCO and special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
WEST COAST UNIVERSITY (WCU) BELIZE – Chairman of the Department of Sociology is also a member of the European Sociological Association (ESA) based in Paris-France. ESA is an academic association of sociologists and a non-profit Europe-wide association that aims to facilitate sociological research, teaching and communication on European issues, and to give sociology a voice in European affairs. ESA is an academic association of sociologists and a non-profit Europe-wide association made up of over 2000 members. It was established in 1992, Europe is in the midst of massive changes, including the transformations in east and central Europe and the increasing integration of the European Union. Sociology has much to contribute to European level debates and developments. The ESA has an important role to play in organizing the European debate and setting the agenda
WEST COAST UNIVERSITY (WCU) BELIZE – Faculty of Physical Education & Martial Arts is now an associate member with the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education. (ICSSPE) based in Berlin, Germany. , ICSSPE serves as a permanent advisory body to UNESCO and regularly conducts research and other projects on behalf of this United Nations agency. ICSSPE has a long tradition of co-operation with the world’s leading sport body. The IOC and ICSSPE have recently agreed to update their existing agreement and to work even more closely in the future. ICSSPE collaborate with the WHO in the area of physical activity and health promotion. ICSSPE maintain close links through ex-officio representation on each other’s Boards and co-operate in various areas of common interest.
WEST COAST UNIVERSITY (WCU) BELIZE is a member of the “Organization International Para La Integracion Y Calidad Educativa (OIICE)” Peru, South America.It is an international non-governmental non-profit organization, established in order to promote the adoption of standards for Quality Education, to get the education and development of democratic access to the same fairness and harmony through the transmission of knowledge that are a priority in the Ibero-on the basis of the claim that knowledge is crucial for the progress of the countries that make up that community
WEST COAST UNIVERSITY (WCU) BELIZE is a member of the Association of International Colleges in Technical Education (AICTE). WCU courses in Engineering & Technology are accredited by Distance Education College (DEC) that has consultative status with UNESCO. AICTE is a self-accredited distance education council. The AICTE has been taking various initiatives to maintain the standards of the Distance Education in the Country. AICTE institutions serve thousand of students around the globe, primarily adult learners pursuing their education while employed, with about 40% receiving tuition assistance from their employer. Post Secondary and college students are in their 30s, approximately half are female, and complete their programs at a rate (approximately 70%) above traditional college students.
West Coast University BELIZE is an Institutional Members of the Open Course Ware Consortium an Open Courseware (OCW). These materials are organized as courses, and often include course planning materials and evaluation tools as well as thematic content The OpenCourseWareConsortium is a worldwide community of hundreds of higher education institutions and associated organizations committed to advancing OpenCourseWare and its impact on global education. We serve as a resource for starting and sustaining OCW projects, as a coordinating body for the movement on a global scale, and as a forum for exchange of ideas and future planning.
Oxford Association of Managers – United Kingdom is established as a Professional Body by an educational Trust in the United Kingdom. It is one of the 300 Professional Bodies in the United Kingdom. Its establishment is gazetted at the UK Government National Archives of UK Professional and Supporting Bodies. All UK Professional Bodies are self-accredited organizations for professional memberships and higher education access to the professions. UK Professional Bodies are established in their own rights and are self-regulated bodies. West Cost university Panama is recognized member University of this association.
Cambridge Association of Managers- United Kingdom is established as a Professional Body by an educational Trust in the United Kingdom. It is one of the 300 Professional Bodies in the United Kingdom. Its establishment is gazetted at the UK Government National Archives of UK Professional and Supporting Bodies. All UK Professional Bodies are self-accredited organizations for professional memberships and higher education access to the professions. UK Professional Bodies are established in their own rights and are self-regulated bodies. The Cambridge Association of Managers is listed as a Professional Body. The Cambridge Association of Management offers certified memberships, diploma validation services in business, information technology, business management and higher education awards based on written portfolio and research. West Cost university Panama is recognized member University of this association.
Institute of Management Specialist –United Kingdom To encourage management excellence and specialist expertise. To help members achieve their personal aspirations, fulfill their career ambitions and develop their innate potential. To support lifelong learning and encourage education in management and specialist areas to give professional recognition to the knowledge and skills of managers and specialists. The Institute of Management Specialists (IMS), founded in 1971, is a United Kingdom based professional qualification awarding body. The IMS is listed in the British Council’s reference book, published by Kogan Page Ltd,The Degrees of WCU are recognized by the iNstitute for their profesional membersip
Institute of Transport & Management Technology Lagos, Nigeria is an affiliate of West Coast University Panama Formerly Institute of Air Travel & Management Studies Nigeria. Approved by the Ministry of Education Nigeria. Approval No. LED/CEB/VOL 1.4/S396/VOL 1 OF 1988 .Also recognized by the Federal Ministry of transport & Aviation Government of Nigeria. Ref.No:CA08/008/1/18 of August 1986
International Institute of Aviation & shipping Technology- Nigeria, Founded in 1990 as Stelad Nig Company ‘’RC746589’’ & Recognized by Federal Govt., Established under Part C Decree 1 of 1990 of LFN & Registration of business names act of 1961. Affiliated to: SHENYANG AEROSPACE UNIVERSITY CHINA, WEST COAST UNIVERSITY, PANAMA.
Postgraduate School of Credit and Financial Management-Nigeria,The Institute of Customer Relationship Management (ICRM) was established by the Federal Government Decree No. 1 of 1990. ICRM is also approved by the Federal Ministry of Education as a Professional and Examining body to regulate the Training and Dedicated to the Practice of practice in customer service, customer care, call canter manager, relationship management within the membership framework throughout Nigeria WORLD MARITIME UNIVERSITY, SWEDEN, ILO &UNESCO
The Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management -Ghana is the most prominent professional body for those who are developing a career in Supply Chain Management. The Institute was founded by a number of people from the profession, who recognized the need to develop standards in Supply Chain Management practices as well as increase the number of trained and qualified personnel who were required in a rapidly developing country. They formulated structured training programmes and assisted the institutions of learning in designing courses for their professional scheme curriculum.
The Chartered Institute of Project Management (CIPM) was established with the aim of becoming an international leading and foremost project management training institution in Africa. Our focus is to foster the best practices in project professionalism; through academic and training programs. Our main courses are offered under the banner of our accredited training schools ‘Project Management College, UK, College of Supply Chain Management, UK with Head Office in London and branch office in Nigeria and Ghana.
Chartered Institute of Aviation Management of Nigeria registered professional body for the study and advancement of aviation management. The idea for the establishment of this institute came up in 1997 and was registered under Companies & Allied Matters Act in the year 2000 and on 31st October 2003, it was gazetted as chartered by the National Assembly. The aims and objectives of the institute among other thing include: Build a body of knowledge for the purpose of promoting the science and art of aviation management. Also to Establish management techniques in the promotion of aviation management principles.
Institute of Professional Managers & Administrators of Nigeria The Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Nigeria (IPMA) is registered in line with the provisions of the Companies and Allied Matters Acts (CAMA) 1990, as a Limited by Guarantee Corporate body for the purpose of promoting Management/Administrative standards and values in Nigeria. The Institute is also approved by the Federal Ministry of Education and Federal Ministry of Justice.
Chartered Institute Of Management and Leadership- Delaware, The Chartered Institute of Management and Leadership is an American professional body that seeks to develop managerial skills in employers The Chartered Institute of Management and Leadership is duly registered and chartered under Delaware Code, Title 6; Chapter 18 of the state of Delaware statues in the United States of America. Programmes are aimed at providing new skilled managers and equipping the existing ones with appropriate skills for solving day-to-day management problems through the application of modern management techniques. WCU courses are duly recognized for the membership Up to Full membership and fellowship.
Chartered Institute of Educational Management and Administration is an internationally recognized professional examination body established for the purpose of ensuring Quality Global Education Standards, Repositioning the dignity of Education and Redeeming the falling academic values globally. Chartered Institute of Educational Management and Administration was incorporated under the Laws of the State of Delaware U.S.A The Institute was established for meritorious purposes. All the activities of the Institute are for the benefits of various professionals in various disciplines Worldwide by providing professional network that enable Members to function anywhere in the World
Management of the West Coast University (WCU) only affiliate legal entities/institutions to WCU in other countries apart from Panama, Costa Rica and Belize – in Central America where WCU is legally incorporated as autonomous global university. WCU also offer educational programs in other countries through affiliated colleges in those countries supervised by the International Information Technology Consultancy Office (Regd)Nigeria where Nigerian students can also obtained Information to study outside Nigeria at countries where WCU have legal entities to operate .Please consult our Registered International Information Technology Consultancy Office to guide you to study outside Nigeria:
Information Technology Consultancy (Regd)
43,Asubiaro Street,Al-Jihad School Building
Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria,
Phone: +2348065907145,or +2348078516307 or
send your email to Office of the Vice President International Affairs at: