Established in the 1970s, the Institute of Commercial Management is the leading professional body for Commercial and Business Development staff working in the following key industry sectors:
- Aerospace and Defence
- Facilities Management
- Financial Services
- Information & Communication Technology
- Retailing & Distribution
- Sports Management
- Tourism & Hospitality
The Institute is also an international examining and Awarding body, providing globally recognised Awards for business and management students.
In its capacity as a course developer and an examining and certifying Board, the Institute offers a wide range of professional and vocational Awards in Business, Management and related vocational areas.
ICM programmes are designed to address the personal development and training needs of those wishing to enter the commercial sector and to support the continued development and workplace flexibility of those already in employment.
The Institute’s global services include the design, development and certification of business education and training programmes for education providers; the development and certification of tailored education and training programmes for the corporate sector, emerging industries and the global workforce and the examination, assessment and certification of students undertaking business, management and related vocational education programmes.
An acknowledged specialist in the design and development of progressive, practical and multi-functional programmes of study, the Institute works with a range of public and private sector clients including universities, business schools, colleges, training providers, International Development Agencies, government agencies and local authorities.
ICM provides examinations in more than 200 subject areas ranging from accounting and finance to tourism and hospitality and from marketing and advertising to project management and examines and certifies candidates to an internationally consistent standard.
The Institute is regulated by Ofqual as an Awarding body authorised to offer qualifications at all levels on the UK National Qualifications Framework. Ofqual regulates general and vocational qualifications in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland.