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Call for Applications for August 2021 Intake

Remember to secure your seat for the August 2021 intake before close of applications in June. IDM will this year accept applications in Emergency Medical Care(EMC) in partnership with Boitekanelo College from Botswana. This is a one year certificate qualification payable at M17,500 per annum.

Moreover, Diploma qualifications spanning two years in Accounting and business studies as well as Human Resource Management are also available on pastime, weekend, full time as well as block release basis.

Launch of Psychometric Assessment Center

IDM has Launched its Psychometric Assessment Center held at Avani Maseru. This cutting-Edge initiative is yet another tool that aims to assist local corporates to effectively manage their recruitment, screening and selection needs. IDM has partnered with an international organization called SHL to provide talent central assessment platform using psychometric testing system or aptitude test.

Tree planting ceremony on campus


IDM opens applications for July intake


PRESS RELEASE: IDM signs an agreement with BALA

The Institute of Development Management (IDM) and Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA) have entered into a partnership to facilitate training of local government structures. This follows the launch and roll-out of the IDM Centre for Local Governance, a product developed by IDM for councilors, council administration, land boards, tribal authorities as well as district and village development structures.

IDM signs MoU with Botswana Public Service College to facilitate training

Realizing there is a significant alignment in their mandate, last week IDM and BPSC entered into a partnership and signed a five year Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in several areas of mutual interest. The two institutions will jointly develop and deliver short programmes geared towards capacitating individuals in their professional careers. IDM and BPSC have also agreed to leverage on each other’s resources by sharing some of their facilities including library, training rooms, and the cafeteria.

Sky is not the limit-For Richard Malikongwa, IDM Regional Director

A hardworking leader, Malikongwa has done an impeccable job of turning the IDM brand into a household name. Having gained rich past work experience from blue chip corporations, he has easily transitioned to ably lead in the education provision space.  He chats with STAFF WRITER VICTORIA MARUMO.
You are the leader of an institution that is a brainchild of the Governments of Botswana., Lesotho and Eswatini, take us through IDM establishment.

IDM & BOCONGO enter into a 5 years partnership

The Institute of Development Management (IDM) and Botswana Council of NGOs (BOCONGO) this week signed an agreement to collaborate on areas of mutual interest. IDM will provide BOCONGO membership with in-service training to equip them with the necessary competencies and skills to deliver their mandate of conscientizing and stimulating public interest towards compliance with international standards of good governance.
The two have signed a five year partnership to jointly conceptualize, plan and deliver training programmes relevant to BOCONGO constituency.

Minister’s visit to campus

IDM Eswatini  recently hosted  the Acting  Honourable Minister of Public Service Moses Vilakati where he met with staff members and management. He was accompanied by the Ministry of Public Service PS Tsabedze who also serves as board member at IDM.
He mourned the loss of the former Minister Christian  Ntshangase who was passionate about the Institute and its role to upskill and educate bridging the gap for in-service and pre service students.


The Institute of Development Management shares its deepest sympathies and condolences with His Majesty King Mswati III and the Nation of the Kingdom of Eswatini following the passing of Prime Minister Ambrosse Mandvulo Dlamini and The Kingdom's Minister of Public Service, Hon Christian Ntshangase.