About CIM | Chartered Managers Canada


Founded in 1942, CIM | Chartered Managers Canada is the leading professional association in support of Canada’s Chartered Managers through certification, accreditation and professional development.  As the voice of Canada’s Chartered Managers, we provide leadership on issues affecting the management profession in Canada, increasing awareness of management as a profession.

As a chartered not-for-profit organization, the CIM operates through a Head Office and 14 Chapters across Canada, and has provided management development and certification to over 80,000 managers since its founding.

Professional Management Certification & Designations

The Certified in Management (C.I.M.) designation is attained by completing a certificate, diploma or degree in management, or the 8-course Chartered Management Program (CMP) or equivalent, and the Management Aptitude Evaluation (MAE).

The Chartered Manager (C.Mgr.) designation is for those with an undergraduate or graduate degree in management, supplemented with 48 months of professional-level management experience and a Management Aptitude Evaluation (MAE).  For holders of non-management undergraduate or graduate degrees, C.Mgr. can be obtained by completing the 8-course Chartered Management Program (CMP) or equivalent.

Holders of these prestigious designations support the ongoing development of the management profession by subscribing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and abiding by the Institute Code of Ethics.


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