Academics
           

Academics

The Asian Institute of Management (AIM), through the Zuellig School for Development Management (ZSDM), offers its management education curriculum and expertise towards playing a more active role as a partner in building the internal capacity of public, civil society and private sector managers in Asia. ZSDM offers both degree and non-degree programs in various fields of development management. 
 
Click the links below to know more about our programs.
 

Master in Development Management (MDM) Program  

Beyond development managers:
Empowered Leaders

The Master in Development Management (MDM) Program is an 11-month program that has graduates that come from across 40 countries within and beyond Asia. It's this diversity that makes learning within the MDM program a unique academic experience, that's unlike any other. The MDM also provides students a gateway to Asian leadership and management, and a solid position within Asian organizational networks.

 

 Executive MDM in Public Finance (E/MDM)

Beyond public service:
Management and Leadership

The Executive MDM in Public Finance (E/MDM) is an executive degree program customized to professionalize and upgrade the capabilities of public financial managers. E/MDM graduates make up a sustainable pool of able and professional public servants that are both leaders and managers in the field of public management and development management with specialization in public finance.

 

 Development Executive Programs (DEP) 

Beyond development work:
Practical Vision 

The Zuellig School's Development Executive Programs (DEPs) are short, non-degree courses on specialized topics relevant to development professionals. These programs are a response to the crucial need for an intensive learning process for practitioners faced with immediate challenges within their organizations. Training is practitioner-oriented, combining AIM's case method with lectures, discussions, and workshops.

The duration of DEP courses vary from three (3) days to four (4) weeks depending on the chosen topic. Various institutions across the world, as well as government agencies within the Asian region, have sent their leaders and managers to the AIM for the ZSDM’s Development Executive Programs.