Accredited Manager Qualifications

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Accredited Senior Manager

Accredited Manager Qualifications

Showcase your Achievements with a Global Management Credential!

A Global Management Credential provides verifiable recognition of your knowledge and skills to lead and manage people and business activities at your current and future levels of management as you progress your career. 

Qualification Levels

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Key Features of Accredited Manager Qualifications

The Degree Alternative

GIAM Qualifications offer the most cost effective and time efficient alternative to BBA and MBA degree programs. Develop your skills across the full range of essential business and management roles, in Finance, Management, Operations, Marketing, HR etc..).

Online | On-Demand

Global courses use best practice online learning technologies, and are accessible on all devices 24/7. Assessment is through online examinations for each competency domain (see below).

Career Pathways

Earn G-IAM qualifications as you progress your career in management, from Accredited Supervisor level through to Accredited Senior Executive levels.

Share your Credentials

Your credentials are accessed on the blockchain secure platform and you can share your achievements on social media, and with current and prospective employers.

The Multi-Skilled Manager

The Global Competency Framework

GLOBAL courses are classified into 6 categories based on the internationally recognized G-IAM competency framework. You will need to complete course across all 6 competency domains to fully qualify an Accredited Manager, at your chosen level.

The Global Skills Framework

All GLOBAL courses are designed using the EMSI Skills framework, ensuring that on completion of a Global course, learners can share their skills profiles on social media, and verify their skills with employers, current and future.

GIAM Competency framework

Accredited Manager Career Pathway Qualifications


A Global Management Academy Professional Credential is awarded for completion of a series of courses within a specific business or management skill set. On completion of a set number of courses, candidates will qualify for the Professional Management Credentials. Professional Certificates typically contain between 3 and 5 courrses. Assessment is based on multiple choice quizzes in each course.

A Management Credential from Global Management Academy is awarded for completion of a series of courses across a range of Management Competencies (based on the G-IAM) internationally recognized competency framework. On successful completion of a set number of courses (between 10 and 15), and the associated online multiple choice examinations. candidates are awarded G-IAM qualifications and the associated accredited manager credentials (eg. Accredited Senior Manager, Accredited H-R Manager etc..).

A Global Management Academy Digital credential is the acknowledgement that you have invested time in developing your skills. Global Digital credentials comprise digital badges and certificates, and the technology to promote your achievements, and showcase your knowledge and skills across social media platforms, and with your employer and recruitment platforms. Global credentials are verifiable using secure blockchain technologies.

On completion of all Global courses, you will be able to download and print a completion certificate.  The Certificate will also detail your acquired CPD hours from the course of study.

On completion of your Management Credential Program, you will recieve Digital Certification and a Digital Badge from Global Management Academy on the Blockchain verified digitial certification platform. You will be able to share you achievements on mutiple social media and career sites.

Learners are free to complete their learning at their own pace. On average, learners take 2 to 3 months to complete a Certificate Program, up to 5 months to complete a Diploma and up to 8 months to complete an Advanced Diploma.

Assessment in GMA Professional Credential programs takes the form of Online-quizzes (normally 3 in each course). Each quiz has a pass mark of 70% and you can take the quizzes as many times as you wish.

When enrolled in a G-IAM accredited program, candidates will be required to complete online multiple choice examinations (see the brochures for more information).

All Global Management Academy courses and programs are delivered through Online Learning through the Global E-Learning Portal. Each course comprises:

  • Online Lectures and interactive learning
  • Online Videos
  • Online Quizzes
  • Downloadable Learning Manuals (80 pages +)
  • Additional downloadable workbooks, articles, and case studies.

Each course in the Global Academy carries a number of credits, which demonstrate the amount of study time you have put into your learning. 1 credit is equal to 10 hours of learning. Therefore, if a course has 2 credits, it will take approximately 20 hours of study to complete.

In addition to the online learning, you will have access to downloadable learning manuals and associated case studies, workbooks and management resources for each course.

You will receive continuous email and phone support from your tutor throughout your program.

Choose your currency in the currency selector, or pay in US Dollars. You can pay for courses through a single payment, or by monthly installments. See the fees for each course / program when you view program details.

On payment, you will receive a confirmation email and shortly thereafter you will receive an email with a link to the Global E-Learning Portal. Your tutor will also be on contact with you within 24 hours.

Depending on your course / program, you will have access to the e-learning portal for between 3 months and 12 months. Single course access is typically for 3 months, and access to courses in credential program for between 4 and 12 months. Please see course details for exact access durations.

If you are not satisfied with your Academy within the first 14 days of purchase, we will refund your money (no questions asked).

hear from our Alumni

We’ve helped thousands of managers advance their careers

Codey Joyner

UrbanAcres, LLC


The learning program was really accessible and highly relevant to my work and my career plans. Thanks guys!

Eren Hill

H&H Legal Partners


I was able to get a promotion within weeks from completing my qualifications – my managers could see right away that I had developed lot of new skills. 

Emanuel Sadler



I enrolled in the middle management qualifications first and have since graduated with senior management qualifications. The credentials have really helped my career and have saved me a lot of money compared to similar university courses.

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