All India Management Association

The All India Management Association (AIMA) is the national apex body of the management profession in India. AIMA is a not for profit, non-lobbying organisation, working closely with Industry, Government, Academia and students to further the cause of the management profession in India.

AIMA has a membership base of over 38000 members and close to 6000 corporate /institutional members, through 67 Local Management Associations affiliated to AIMA; and is represented on a number of policy making bodies of the Government of India and national associations.

Established in 1957, AIMA has contributed immensely to the enhancement of management capability in the country over the years. AIMA offers various services in the areas of testing, distance education, skill development & training, research, publications, executive education and management development programmes.

Over the past six decades, AIMA has evolved as times have changed and catered to the growing needs of today’s management community. Apart from its flagship Post Graduate Diploma in management, AIMA offers topical and industry-oriented programmes and initiatives to help management professionals and students keep in step with times; while offering state of the art business solutions for organisations and institutions.

As the pioneer of Distance Education, AIMA has always been an early starter, even in the digital space. AIMA was amongst the first mover organisations to offer Internet Based Remote Proctored Tests on a national level; and among the first to shift its service offerings online. AIMA quickly built digital expertise and now has the capability to offer its management programmes and business solutions in the physical, virtual and hybrid mode; as per industry requirements.

AIMA also brings to the Indian managers, the best management practices and techniques through numerous foreign collaborations with professional bodies and institutions. AIMA is an important and long-time member of the Asian Association of Management Organisations (AAMO), which promotes professional management in the Asia Pacific region. In addition, AIMA has developed close associations with several leading international Universities and Institutions including University of Berkeley – California, UC Santa Cruz – California, St Gallen Symposium, Horasis, The World Bank to name a few.