This research work was conducted to find out the impact of human capital development in National civil registration, Asaba. The objective of this research is to explore all areas of human capital development with reference to national civil registration, Asaba. It also demonstrates that human capital development can bring about an increase in productivity, improve and modify employee’s skill and educate them on proper procedures for carrying out tasks in accordance with organizational established standards. The findings of the research will help to identify some of the loopholes existing in the execution of the training function and methods used by the organization and offer suggestion as to how those short falls can be remedied or improved upon in the department of National Civil registration, Asaba. The study is divided into five chapters, chapter one contains the introduction, statement of problem, objectives of the study and the definition of terms. In chapter two, relevant literatures on human capital development were reviewed. Chapter three is research methodology. Chapter four contains the presentation and analysis of data while chapter five is a summary of findings, conclusions and recommendation.

Title page                                                                                                    i
Declaration                                                                                                  ii
Dedication                                                                                                   iii
Acknowledgement                                                                                        iv
Abstract                                                                                                       v
Table of contents                                                                                         vi
1.1     Background of study                                                                           1
1.2     Statement of the problem                                                          5
1.3     Hypothesis                                                                                         5
1.4     Purpose of study                                                                                5
1.5     Significance of the study                                                                     7
1.6     Scope of the study                                                                              8
1.7     Limitation of the study                                                                        12
1.8     Definition of terms                                                                              12
References                                                                                        14

  1. Literature review                                                                             15
  2. Training and development                                                             15
  3. Distinction between training and development                                      23
  4. Objectives of raining and development strategies                      25
  5. Steps in designing training and development strategies           26
  6. Evaluating the strategy                                                                            28
  7. Constraints to effective training.                                                   30
  8. Factors that hinder effective utilization of trained human capital        32
  9. Human capital development methods/techniques                     34
  10. Evolution of training and development programmes in Nigeria 44

References                                                                                               49
3.0.    Research methodology                                                                 51
3.1     Research design                                                                                     51
3.2   Sources of data                                                                              51
3.3    Method of investigation                                                                           52
3.4    Method of data analysis                                                                53
Reference                                                                                       56

Presentation and analysis of data                                                                   57

    1.   Training policy of the organization                                              57

4.2    Testing of hypothesis                                                                     61

5.0     Summary of findings, conclusion and recommendations                  77
5.1     Summary of findings                                                                     77
5.2    Conclusion                                                                                                81
5.3    Recommendation                                                                           82
Bibliography                                                                                    84
Appendix A                                                                                               86
Appendix B                                                                                               87




This study of human capital development is very important issue in every organization which focuses on growth, viability and survival of any organization. Whether private or public, manufacturing or non-manufacturing is effective acquisition, utilization and maintenance of the organization’s human resources. The human resource is so critical to organization survival such that it has judging by today’s complex business environment, been acclaimed as the most vital resource available to any organization. It is a study that concern with an inquiry into human capital training and development with special reference to department of national civil registration (DNCR). The rapid economic growth and development of sectors of the economy since the attainment of political independence enhance the need for human capital development strategies in the (DNCR). No matter how efficient and sophisticated your machines, tools and equipment are and no matter how vast your human element will have to put those material resources to use.
At this junction, training can be looked into just as a new born baby needs guidance to acquire the skills common to all human beings in the society so also does a new employee (and old employees for changes in method of world need to acquire new skills where possible especially when he/she lacks such skill.
The international labour organization (ILO) defined training for commerce and industry as concerned with the acquisition or development of these skills knowledge techniques, attitudes and experience which enables an individual to make his most effective contribution to the combined effort of term of which he is a member.


Like any other research, the research project has not been without some constraints. These constraints not only limit the execution of the project, but also affect the scope of the study by way of narrowing all that could be learned such constraints that constitute the limitation of the project work are:

  1. Inadequate trainee
  2. Time constraints
  3. Scarcity of literature on human capital development in Nigeria because so many information sought for, were either totally unavailable or where available belongs to the classified matter which cannot be released to the public.


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