Certificate in Management Development Program


Emerging technologies, disruptive innovation and transformational changes in today’s business environment have an immense impact to organizations and their leaders. To thrive in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) world, companies must accelerate business agility and embrace new leadership capabilities to achieve breakthrough levels of organization performance.

The Management Development Program, an enhanced and accelerated leadership program, is tailor-fit for executives and leaders who are constantly managing change in order to lead, inspire, and transform a hyper-connected workforce. Often tagged as a full-360, non-degree mini-MBA, the program primes participating executives for self-awareness, personal mastery and transformative leadership in today’s business context. The program is designed to challenge the participant’s mental toughness, management cadence, big-picture thinking, insightful learning and collaborative leadership.


Through the building block approach, the progression of learning themes, modules and topics deliberately become more complex as the participant engages co-participants, faculty, peers and colleagues as learning partners. The program aims to:

Develop and prepare participating managers and specialists with functional and business area expertise for greater and broader management and leadership responsibilities

Deepen participants’ cross-functional competencies, learning agility, and cross-border management proficiencies to survive in a VUCA world

Hone participants’ critical thinking and managerial leadership skills for crafting novel and innovative solutions, organizational renewal and engagement, and transformation corporate strategy


The executive gains increased working familiarity in all functional areas of management and multi-disciplinary strategy framework needed to achieve business excellence and breakthrough levels of organization performance.


The Asian Institute of Management (AIM), through the School of Executive Education and Lifelong Learning (AIM SEELL) in association with the Leadership Academy Nepal (LAN) are launching the Certificate in Management Development Program in hybrid modality. This 26-week program will comprise of 65 hours of virtual teaching (once a week) by AIM faculty and complimented by 65 hours of face-to-face teaching (once a week) by LAN Faculty in Kathmandu. In addition to the regular management courses, participants will be exposed to areas like futures thinking, data visualization and story-telling, systems thinking, coaching, business simulation, corporate sustainability, self-mastery and emotional intelligence. Each session would be around 2-2.5 hours duration. Participants will attend the final week at the Makati campus of Asian Institute of Management in the Philippines followed by a graduation ceremony.

Program Dates, Duration & Fees

The Certificate in Management Development Program (CMDP) will be held from August 5, 2024 to February, 2025.  The 6 months long program cost of CMDP is $3700. It is exculsive of applicable taxes, visa charges, the airfare to Philippines and back and hotel charges.