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Accredited middle Manager Qualifications

Take your Career in Management to the next level!


GMA Middle Management Qualifications are designed for experienced first-line managers entering Middle Management positions (operations managers, superintendents, department heads etc..).

Gain the knowledge and skills in a full range of middle management skills and competencies  – complete the all 6 Modules to qualify for the full ACCREDITED MIDDLE MANAGER Certification.

View this brief Introduction to the program here

Progress through 3 Qualifications

GMA Middle Management Credentials are gained for completion of specific courses within the Academy.  Gain credits from courses across the 6 knowledge domains to verify your Business and Management competencies. Carry your credits from the Certificate to the Diploma and onto the prestigious Advanced Diploma.

Accredited Middle Manager Qualification

Excel as a Manager

Advanced Diploma in Middle Management

The 24 credit GIAM ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN MIDDLE MANAGEMENT is a comprehensive program of 12 courses, designed to provide experienced supervisors and first-line managers with the skills and knowledge with which to enter and excel in Middle Management Roles. The program meets the specifications for the Accredited Manager Qualification from the Institute of Accredited Managers. This program forms 100% of the credit requirements for the GIAM ACCREDITED MANAGER Qualification.

  • Level: Experienced First-line Managers and new Middle Managers
  • Courses: 12 (View program to see course details)
  • Learning: Online | Learn at your own pace
  • Credits: 24 (2 credits for each course)
  • Duration: 6 months at 8 hours per week.
  • CPD Hours: 240 
  • CPD Certificates: download on completion of each course.
  • Assessment: 3 Multiple Choice Exams (60 mins each exam)
  • Certification: GIAM Management Credentials (digital certificate and badges)
  • Social Share – share your credentials on LinkedIn and social media.


  • Courses: 5 
  • Credits: 10
  • Duration: Up to 3 months
  • Exam(s) 2 exams


  • Courses: 10
  • Credits: 20
  • Duration: Up to 6 months
  • Exams: 4 exams

Advanced Diploma

  • Courses: 15
  • Credits: 30
  • Duration: Up to 9 months
  • Exam(s) exams

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

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.

Earning your Credentials

The process is easy!


Select your Credential Program

Select the credential program and courses which best meet your career needs now (Certificate, Advanced Diploma). You can upgrade your credentials from Certificate to Diploma and to Advanced Diploma whenever you wish.


Complete your Courses and Exams

Study at your own pace and complete the online and offline content. Then register for and complete the online M|C examinations for each module.  Once you have completed the minimum  number of courses and exams for each credential. you will be registered for your management credential. 


Earn and Share your Credentials

Promote your learning and your achievements! The Global Accredible platform allows you to share your credentials and skill sets on multiple social media platforms, and provide verification of your achievements for employers.


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 courses. 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).

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