Who We Are
The Institute of Development Management (IDM) was established in 1974 as a regional organisation in Botswana , Lesotho and Swaziland (BLS) countries to help meet the management needs of the Region through management development activities including training, consultancy, research, and the establishment of a Management Resource Centre.
IDM has traditionally conducted consultancy projects in the BLS countries but, in recent years, these services have been used throughout the SADC Region. The expertise available from IDM is extensive, covering a wide range of subject areas in our five core departments
Management Development through Training, Consultancy and Research.
Be a leading provider of quality and innovative management and organizational development services in SADC region and beyond.
Quality Service Delivery
Good Corporate Governance
Why Choose Us
campus across three countries Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland
of our academic staff have masters degrees
of our courses are BOTA accredited
The Institute is an autonomous institution and operates under the general direction of a Governing Board composed of representatives from government, industry and universities in each of the BLS countries. The Board meets three times a year – for at least two days – in member countries on a rotational basis to discuss matters pertaining to management training programmes, staff development, finances, relations with donor agencies and other policy matters.
Administratively, it is headed by a Regional Director who is the Chief Executive. Each country has a campus headed by a Country Director. The Regional Office of IDM is located in Gaborone , Botswana .