Organization Overview: About CIM



The Canadian Institute of Management is Canada's senior management association. As a non-profit organization, the Institute was established in 1942 and is dedicated to enhancing managerial skills and professional development. Currently, there are 16 branches coast-to-coast with the National Office in Barrie.

Since its inception, the Institute has helped over 55,000 managers to develop a broadly based education in management skills with a rich and diversified series of programs from individual courses to professional designation. The Institute offers the professional designations "Certified in Management" (C.I.M.), "Professional Manager" (P.Mgr) and "Chartered Manager" (C.Mgr.). It also offers its educational certificates "Certificate in Management and Administration" (CIMA) and "Certificate in Supervisory Management" (CSM)

The Institute's programs are available through many educational institutions in cities across Canada. The programs are also available in a variety of forms and structures:

  • National accredited study programs offered through universities and colleges
  • International recognition of individual achievement
  • Contact with practicing management professionals
  • Local branch activities and services including workshops and seminars
  • Self-study programs for maximum flexibility