Certificate in Management and Administration (CIMA)



The Certificate in Management and Administration Program offers an eight subject study course ranging from Introduction to Management to Strategic Analysis which leads to a Certificate in Management and Administration.

 “I can recommend the CIM program to anyone who is seriously interested in a well rounded business program”



For Education Equivalence Credit Application click here

Mandatory Courses (six):
Introduction to Management, Managerial Communications, Canadian Business Law, Financial Management, Managerial Accounting and Strategic Analysis


Optional Courses (two required):
Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Managerial Marketing, Economics and/or Project Management

Course Delivery Options:
Several Delivery Options to match your individual needs:

  • CIM Distance Education Program – learn more click here
  • Local Branches in association with Educational Institutions from coast to coast – learn more click here
  • Accredited Educational programs at some colleges and universities – learn more click here

Courses from Other Institutions
You may apply for academic credits from other institutions as equivalents to some of the 8 study courses, please download our Application for Education Credit form, and mail as many completed copies as necessary along with your application.

Please Note: all Courses for the Certificate must be completed within seven (7) years of commencement and any requests for equivalences must have been taken within seven (7) years of application

Certified in Management (C.I.M.) Designation
Holders of the Certificate in Management and Administration will be eligible to apply for the C.I.M. (Certified in Management) designation once they have acquired two (2) years of Canadian
 management/administration experience. In order to be granted the designation, candidates will be required to submit an application, along with two letters of reference and a current resume within six (6) years of completing the prescribed studies.click here for C.I.M.application form

***Persons holding the CIM professional designations are required to maintain their membership in good standing with the Institute.

To view a list of Canadian Companies/Organizations who employ members of the Canadian Institute of Management, click here.

To view a list of Universities and Colleges affiliated with the Canadian Institute of Management,  click here