AIMD, while based in the United States, is a global organization which provides training, certification, and Diplomate recognition across the world. To learn more about AIMD click on the About tab below.

American Institute for Management Development

The American Institute for Management Development (AIMD) is a professional organization devoted to advancement of the practice of management. The mission of the Institute is to encourage life-long managerial development and to recognize the competency of practicing managers.


AIMD awards the professional designations of Diplomate in Management and Diplomate in Business Administration through testing, education, and experience requirements. To learn how to obtain either of these designations click on the Diplomate tab below.

AIMD provides training programs in Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Innovation Management, Leadership, Team Building, Cross-Cultural Management, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing Management. To learn more about this training click on the Training tab below.

The American Institute for Management Development conducts certification training in a number of areas of managerial practice and is the exclusive source of the professional designations of Diplomate in Management (DM) and Diplomate in Business Administration (DBA).