learn best at work …
‘The enterprise where we work is far and
away the most significant business school that managers ever attend.’ Gordon Wills, Founder, IMCA.
The International Management Centres Association
(IMCA) is a professional association established in 1964 and
a corporation noble granted the right to arms in the UK by the
sovereign in 1985. IMCA conducts workplace action learning and
awards professional qualifications. IMCA's work is supported
by a distinguished Court of Honorary Members and work with more
than 60 corporations around the globe.
This experience led to the creation of IMCA Socrates™
- the workplace action learning system for management development
and professional certification.
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Our supporters: The IMCA Court of Honorary Members
Our customers: Examples and quotations from 30 organizations
Accrediting managers at work with IMCA Socrates™
The IMCA Socrates™ 'Accrediting managers
at work' scheme recognizes and certifies workplace action learning.
Unlike other business systems, users are not required to adhere
to a standard designed by others. The aim is to use action learning
and then to report on the improvements that arise, via a self
review format. The scheme is designed to integrate with training
and with any type of business activity. Here, professional credit
is allocated for applications that yield solutions to workplace
issues. By linking inputs and their corresponding outputs, action
learners accumulate credit until they have met the certification
requirements. The time involved varies from several months to
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Pathways to professional certification