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Institute of Management Specialists

To encourage management excellence and specialist expertise.

To help members achieve their personal aspirations, fulfil 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 was founded in 1971 and is a United Kingdom based professional qualification awarding body, listed in the Kogan Page publication ‘British Qualifications’.

The Institute is also listed in the BTEC Higher National Professional Recognition & Progression Directory and is on the UK Register for Learning Providers.

IMS is a Member of the Consortium of Professional Awarding Bodies (COPAB).

The IMS is the professional body for Management Specialists and offers Specialised Manager designation to members in their specialist management field.

Reciprocal membership arrangements are maintained with a number of other professional bodies to allow members the benefit of further developing their professional qualifications. The IMS also has an expanding network of Chapters in other countries.

The Institute has a multiple grade membership system which recognises the professional level of members, both through education levels achieved and through successful senior level career achievement. Individuals can apply for progression during the course of their membership and career. Grades available are Student, Associate Member, Full Member, Fellow and Companion. A professional membership diploma is issued as visible evidence of commitment and professionalism. Members are also entitled to use the appropriate designatory letters after their name on business cards, letter headings etc.

IMS issues an E-Journal free to members twice a year, in

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Institute of Management Specialists training courses

3 training courses found

Executive Diploma in Business Leadership and Management

The Program consists of 7 core subjects and 4 mini-thesis projects and will enable learners to enrol into MBA programs with several universities. MODULE 1: Core Subjects Personal Effectiveness and Development Sales and Marketing Strategy Operations and Quality Management Management Information Systems Introduction to Management Science Introduction to Financial Management Introduction to Corporate Project Management MODULE 2: Mini Thesis Projects All students must write 4 mini thesis projects of a minimum of 5000 words for each.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Diploma in Management

This is a generic program designed to develop management skills in a wide area of specialisations. Students will study 8 subjects from the below list: Manage personal work priorities and professional development Manage people performance Manage operational plan Manage Quality Customer Service Manage budgets and financial plans Develop a workplace learning environment Ensure a safe workplace Manage projects This program is taught by E-Tutoring.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Professional Diploma in Project Management Development

Students will master the fundamentals of project management and in the process, gain insights into the fundamental areas of global project management. The course materials are extensive and detailed, yet user friendly and solution focused.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online