Looking to build and retain a competent and knowledgeable management team? We help you do exactly that.

For over 80 years, we have done the work of affirming and supporting Canada's most competent leaders, empowering them with our designations to stand out in the workplace and providing businesses with the peace of mind that they are hiring Canada's best leaders and managers.

Our Certified in Management (C.I.M.®) and elite Chartered Manager (C.Mgr.®) professional designations are internationally recognized. To reach our standards, applicants' work experience, educational qualifications, and management capabilities are thoroughly vetted by us. We help you build a better team and retain your current employees by providing them with a professional development opportunity that fosters growth and encourages achievement.

Our Professional Designations Provide You with Invaluable Trust in Your Leadership Team

According to association members, our top-rated benefits include:

Professional Designations

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Member voices:

"I've been a member for many years, and I've promoted the association to employers as well as friends that could benefit from having this credential."

"The greatest benefit I have received from my membership is tremendous pride to see my education and work experience combined to earn designations so that companies can realize the full value and potential of CIM |Chartered Managers Canada designations."

"We are not only educated, but we have also practiced our skills within our professions so that we are well rounded, experienced, and kept up-to-date with current trends and requirements for management and leadership."

We vet your future employees, and provide invaluable personal and professional development opportunities for your existing team

Develop Your Organizaton's Talent



of Canadian companies were expecting to face hiring challenges over the next year*


cited the "difficulty of assessing candidates' skills during the hiring process" as the largest reason for hiring challenges*


cited that available talent pools do not match the companies' needs*

*Reasons for Hiring Difficulties Survey 2021 by The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals

Develop Your Organizaton's Talent


exclusive pool of candidates whose education, skills and/or experience are assessed and verified according to our focused requirements and international management standards

  • A straight bypass to the talent pool that matches your company's needs
  • A faster and more efficient recruiting process that eliminates your need to spend time vetting employees
  • Hiring employees that are committed to our requirement of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
  • Trust in the candidate's commitment to a Professional Code of Ethics and Conduct.




of Canadian employees were more productive and had more confidence in their leaders when given 'upskilling' opportunities*


of Canadian executives surveyed expressed that their company does not provide a career management program for employees**


of Canadian executives surveyed express a need for a company to help them with leadership development and upskilling programs

*2020 PWC Canadian workforce of the future survey
**Environics - CERIC 2021 Career development – Report

Offering a C.I.M. and/or C.Mgr. designation in your workplace means...

Providing your employees with an accredited means of professional development that contributes to their career growth while boosting morale and productivity

  • Having access to an accredited organization whose job is to provide specialized training opportunities to your team
  • Fostering employee loyalty and increasing employee retention in the age of the 'Great Resignation'
  • Continued chances for development for your team with our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) system.
  • Saving time and money by outsourcing your professional development to one organization


Alongside the core benefits that CIM | Chartered Managers Canada provides, we also hold  partnerships with a select few organizations that we believe extend significant benefits to our members.



With their competencies-based coaching system, SkillPair identifies an employee's strengths as well as learning and leadership styles. They work at all levels of employment to help employees up-skill, increase their satisfaction at work, and in turn aid the company with retention.


Peerspectives gives professionals, at varying levels of experience, the chance to learn and advance their skillset, while being surrounded by their peers. The three-tiered program includes the senior manager tier, the new manager tier and the aspiring manager tier; allowing you to choose a stream tailored to your needs and experience. You are given free access to select membership events, a dedicated program coach, an associate membership and most importantly the privilege of being surrounded by like-minded individuals throughout your development journey.

University of London 
Dual-Credential Program

This unique and exciting partnership allows you to not only complete your MBA with the University of London online from Canada, but it also allows you to become an association member upon admission and eventually achieve your Chartered Manager (C.Mgr.®) designation upon completion for no extra charge. This international recognition directly translates to a wider playing field for employees with more access to exciting opportunities.

Interested in joining? Please contact us today!

Joining CIM | Chartered Managers Canada as a corporation entitles your entire team to an Associate Membership and the adjoining benefits and opportunities described previously.

Along with access to internationally acclaimed designations, your team will have access to continued professional development opportunities, select industry events, international development opportunities and peer advisory councils.

We'd love to get to know you and your team a bit better so that we can tailor the membership to you. Please fill out this form and a dedicated team member will reach out to you with a personalized plan created for your unique needs.

CIM | Chartered Managers Canada offers designations and membership for both organizations and individuals. We offer a tiered pricing system that is contingent upon organization size and for-profit/non-for-profit status.

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