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Canadian Manager Magazine: Summer 2019 Issue

The Summer 2019 Edition of the Canadian Manager Magazine is out. In this edition, you’ll find CIM news and announcements from our CEO, plus articles on diversity, personal development, mitigating personal bias, leadership and much more! Your digital copy is now live!

New Collaboration with the University of Manitoba Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies (BAIS) Degree

The University of Manitoba offers a part-time degree program that grants admission and advanced standing for 24 out of 90 credits for C.I.M. designation holders towards a BAIS degree. Additional education may be transferred into the program on a case-by-case basis. The remaining credits to obtain the degree are offered in online, face-to-face, and blended formats, catering to C.I.M. holders from coast-to-coast. For more information, please visit  University of Manitoba Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies.

Have your C.I.M.?  Complete the BAIS and become eligible for your C.Mgr. designation! Completing the BAIS degree allows C.I.M. designation holders to be eligible for the Chartered Manager (C.Mgr.) designation. For admission details, click here.

CIM | Chartered Managers Canada Announces Reciprocity with the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM) in the USA

CIM | Chartered Managers Canada and the Institute of Certified Professional Managers have signed a reciprocity agreement for the mutual recognition of their C.Mgr. and CM designations. With over 14,000 managers and leaders certified worldwide, the Institute of Certified Professional Managers is the largest management certifying body in the United States, doing business globally. Both managers and employers benefit from the CM certification which is recognized internationally as a valid indicator of managerial competency and leadership potential.

The Certified Manager (CM®) certification is a professional credentialing program that verifies an individual's ability to manage and potential to lead with a level of competency.  Successful applicants earn the privilege to use the “CM” professional credential as a sign of their competency. For more information, click here.

New Opportunity For A Flexible and Affordable Designation in Supervision

CIM | Chartered Managers Canada and the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM) in the United States have partnered to offer a flexible and affordable designation, Certified Supervisor (CS) Designation. The CS program is a 40-hour program of learning with a 90-question online exam.  Students will have up to 12 months to complete it with the option of multiple study formats, and will obtain the CS certification upon passing the exam.  All students residing in Canada will need to be CIM members (and remain in good standing).  This is a great opportunity for aspiring supervisors and managers to achieve a professional certification. Canadian companies will have a flexible and affordable training program to develop their personnel. For more information, click here.

Corporate Board of Directors: 2019 Nominations

Nominations FormDue by July 25, 2019 - pelase submit completed nomination forms to the Committee Chairperson, George Penny, C.Mgr., by email at

CIM Chartered Managers Canada is an organization driven by volunteers and supported by dedicated staff members that handle the day-to-day operations.  As we approach the AGM for 2019, the election of Corporate Directors to fill vacancies on the board will occur. At the AGM, the Board will have four (4) positions available.  The term of these positions will be as follows: Two 2-year terms, and two 3-year terms. Terms will be assigned based on the number of votes received.  Board Directors are required to make a significant commitment of both time and expertise. Anticipate 6 to 10 hours per week depending on the chair and the time of year, volunteering on CIM related activities, reading and preparing reports, participating in conference calls and committee meetings. 

Nomination forms to be submitted on or before July 25, 2019.  All nominees are required to provide an up to date resume/C.V. and the nomination form.  The candidate must be a member in-good-standing of CIM Chartered Managers Canada; and must have a minimum of two years supervisory or leadership experience (with a preference given to candidates who have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience with a committee or board, which can be external to CIM). 

New Affinity Partnership with ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership and Workplace Performance

We're excited to announce our recent collaboration with ACHIEVE Learning Centre, our newest affinity partner. ACHIEVE provides professional development training in the areas of leadership and workplace performance to over 15,000 people each year. CIM members will save 10% off registration and products offered through their website ( They offer workshops and seminars across Canada, including the Territories. Best of all, their on-demand workshop hours can be used towards your PDUs. To check out their products and services, visit their website. For your exclusive CIM coupon code, login to the Members' Only section.

University of Manitoba CIMA Program Now Accredited

Extended Education at the U of M’s Certificate in Management and Administration (CIMA) program is now accredited by CIM/Chartered Managers Canada. The move enhances the long-time connection between Extended Education and CIM/Chartered Managers Canada with a higher level of professional approval of the Extended Education at the U of M program. CIM will also elevate the program on a national level by promoting it as an accredited program. “A professional partnership is a great thing. It’s great for Extended Education,” says Jenkins. “It ensures a dynamic, relevant program that helps students to retool or reshape their professional lives." Read more here

New Partnership with McGill School of Continuing Studies 

CIM Chartered Managers Canada and the McGill School of Continuing Studies have partnered to offer a prestigious dual-credential management program. Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Management from the McGill School of Continuing Studies will now also be able to attain the Chartered Manager (C.Mgr.) designation, the most prestigious status that can be achieved in the management profession. One of only three programs in the world to be awarded this status, McGill’s Diploma in Management is a graduate-level program designed to prepare students for positions in management in a variety of industries. Read the full press release here

Global MBA Program From University of London

An MBA and Chartered Manager designation from two of the world's leading institutions! Get a University of London MBA degree entirely online. The University of London MBA program partnership offers you the flexibility to accomplish your studies around your working life.

The University of London Global Master of Business Administration program is available online to students in Canada. As a result of a new and exciting partnership with CIM Chartered Managers Canada, Canadian students will also benefit by becoming CIM members upon admission to the program as well as be eligible to obtain the Chartered Manager (C.Mgr) designation upon completion of the program at no additional cost.

Both CIM Chartered Managers Canada and the University of London have a long history of educating and transforming lives. Founded in the 1942 as a not-for-profit corporation CIM Chartered Managers Canada has provided education and professional certification to over 80,000 managers. The University of London, since 1836, has been one of the world's leading public universities with a current enrollment of over 200,000 students. Together, these two institutions have come together to offer a first of its kind collaborative degree and designation in one affordable and flexible package! Learn more here.

On August 1, 2018, MBA Director, Dimitrios Koufopoulous from the University of London, hosted an information session on the Global MBA program. He reviewed various aspects of the MBA including enrollment requirements, exemptions, and mandatory courses in addition to answering live questions from our CIM members. 

If you would like to review the recorded information session, login to the Members' Only section and click the link under Archived Webinars. You must be logged in to your account to access it.

The Canadian Institute of Management announces international reciprocity with the UK Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

The Canadian Institute of Management (“CIM Chartered Managers Canada”) is pleased to announce that it has reached an exciting new milestone in international reciprocity.  Holders of the CIM Chartered Manager (C.Mgr.) designation can now obtain the CMI Chartered Manager (CMgr) designation through reciprocity.  Conversely, all CMI Chartered Managers can obtain the Canadian equivalent.  In order to obtain these designations, applicants simply need to provide evidence of chartered status and join the respective institute, adhering to its local professional requirements and continuing professional development commitments.

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To apply for the CMI's Chartered Manager designation, login to the Members' Only section

CIM Chartered Managers Canada Launches New Designation and Brand

The Canadian Institute of Management is now operating under the CIM Chartered Managers Canada brand. It is part of a rebrand for the federally chartered not-for-profit, founded in 1942. The rebrand comes with a fresh new look and website. It corresponds with the official unveiling of the new Chartered Manager (C.Mgr.) designation representing registered members in all 10 provinces and 3 territories across Canada. To read more, view our official press release here.



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Bringing Expertise And Leadership To Management In Canada

The Chartered Manager (C.Mgr.) designation brings together rigourous business education with professional-level experience, setting you apart to contribute to Canada's economic success. The Chartered Management Program (CMP) provides the foundation to earn your designation and offers the flexibility to complete the process while developing your management skills.

Chartered Manager is the internationally recognized designation in management and leadership. A Chartered Manager has developed various competencies in leadership, strategy, finance, accounting, management operations and organizational analysis. Chartered Managers are part of an international network of management professionals who deliver value to organizations at the highest level.

Make your mark on Canada's economic success and become a Chartered Manager today. For more information, click here.

For information about the Chartered Manager Competency Framework, click here.


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