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Short Course Training in Occupational Health and Safety

IDM has just completed a short term course in Introduction to health and Safety for Individuals.

This 5 days’ course offers an over-view of potential and existing health and safety hazards that could undermine the productivity targets of the enterprise.

The increasing awareness of the employees’ rights to health and safety at work and the need for organizations to comply with International Standards and the Lesotho Labour Code has intensified the importance of sound occupational health and safety practices.

Basic Ambulance Assistant Certificate Awarding Ceremony

The Institute of Development Management successfully organized a certificate awarding ceremony for their Basic Ambulance Assistant Course trainees from the Eswatini Umbutfo Defence Force. The event was held at the IDM Sports Auditorium on the 17th of June 2022 and was graced by senior officials from Emergency Care and IDM’s Regional Director Mr. Samkelo Lushaba. 

Government stakeholder engagement breakfast seminar with RD


2022/23 Applications

Intake for August 2022 is now open for application

Secure your seat today before deadline.

Visit our Administration offices today or Call 56461658 or 22312868 for more information.

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Institute of Development Management (IDM) hosted prospective students to an intimate Open Day session at its state-of-the art facility in Francistown on Friday 3rd June 2022.
The main objective of the event was to interact with the scholars, who thronged the occasion in large numbers, giving them more information on the institution as well as in-depth details on the programmes and services offered by the Institute.


Institute of Development Management (IDM) emerged as the overall winners in the Education sector at the just ended Business Botswana Northern Trade Fair 2022. In a closely contested category comprising of giants of the education industry, IDM proved to be the undisputable pacesetters of the education sector in Botswana by scooping position one.

Intake for August 2022

Remember to secure your space to enroll for the August 2022 intake today before deadline.

Call 56461658 or 22312868 for more information.


IDM facilitates Systems Thinking workshop for DHMTs

Institute of Development Management (IDM) on the 19th and 20th of May 2022 hosted a Systems Thinking for Strengthening District Health Systems Dissemination workshop in Palapye, aimed at sharing a comprehensive overview of the  project.
The Systems Thinking for District Health Strengthening (ST-DHS) project is a multi-country collaboration Initiative involving three countries- Botswana, Pakistan and Timor-Leste. 

IDM signs Mou with NDMA for Disaster Risk Management programme

The Institute of Development Management signed an Mou with the National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA). Part of the objectives of the Mou is to develop professional academic programmes on disaster risk management. The main goal is to develop capacity on disaster risk reduction in Eswatini. This will go a long way in increasing the number of people with requisite skills for effective disaster risk reduction and management. The Mou was signed at the NDMA offices in Mbabane.

IDM Short Course Training Lesotho High School

IDM is currently conducting a one week short course programme in Management and Leadership Training for Lesotho High School Staff.

This is a course aimed at equipping Middle Managers with the skills that forge & sustain good team orientation and communication skills through results orientation, mentoring and coaching, effective decision making and problem solving, robust talent management and optimal resources’ utilization.