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Country Director of the Institute of Development Management (IDM), Dr Onalenna Seitio-Kgokgwe, has been bestowed with an international title of AFRICA WOMAN LEADER, an award which identifies and celebrates Women Leaders.
According to IDM she was among several leaders from various geographic regions globally who were bestowed with accolades for their outstanding achievements.


The Former First Vice President of the International Criminal Court, and former High Court Judge in the Republic of Gambia and the Kingdom of Eswatini, Judge Sanji Mmasenono Monageng says the time has come for training and education providers to embrace technology and adapt to the new normal.

Botswana Campus receives 130 face shield masks from citizen entrepreneur

On the 23rd November 2020, a youth-owned gift shop, Ina Lebe extended a kind hand to the Institute of Development Management and donated face shields to the Institute. The donation comes in the wake of the CoronaVirus pandemic, which has not spared any country around the world. 
Inalebe offered 130 face shields to IDM to offer as additional personal protective equipment to its frontline staff who are mainly lecturers, SHE Officers and General Assistants to adhere to the set health standards.


The leadership of the North West District Council became the first recipient of IDM’s Councillor Development training this past week. The three day event exposed participants to various leadership topics covering Corporate Governance, Leadership Development, Organizational Strategy Development and Implementation, Fraud Detection and Crime Prevention as well as Personal Branding.

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IDM and Choppies sign a Memorandum of Understanding

The Institute of Development Management (IDM) and Choppies Group last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate multiple opportunities for citizens to access training, mentorship and acquisition of technical and practical skills to actively participate in growing the economy.

IDM Eswatini bids farewell to some of its staff members

The Institute of Development Management is based in Kwaluseni providing training, research, and consultancy services. The institute offers long term and short terms programs including diplomas, certificates and degrees in Public health, Business and Information Resours and Human Resources Management.

IDM Partners with SOS Childrens's Village

 The Institute of Development Management (IDM) and SOS have partnered to strengthen their programs and services in early childhood development.  Based on the strength and capabilities of SOS, IDM will, through SOS pre-schools and village facilities in Tlokweng, Serowe and Francistown, provide training resources for Early Childhood Education.
The collaboration marks yet another milestone by IDM to remain part of the social fabric of Botswana in matters pertaining to basic education.

IDM capacitates Councils on Food saftey and Hygiene management skills

As Botswana and the world face an unprecedented threat from the Covid19 pandemic, the Institute of Development Management (IDM) has identified the need to capacitate food handlers with relevant skills to effectively respond to the disease. Recently, the Institute conducted a five day training for schools management in Francistown to equip them with techniques to appreciate and understand the importance of food safety. 

Campus finally re-opens post lockdown

The Institute of Development Management has re-opened its Eswatini campus as of the 13th of July 2020 following the COVID-19 national lockdown period imposed in March 2020. The campus has since resumed with stringent rules and guide lines set including compulsory temperature checks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Only the final year classes have been allowed to return to class the rest are still supported via online platforms. The Institute of Development Management offers both long and short term training programmes and has released its July/August training courses.