International Management Initiative of Vietnam

Promoting excellence and global best practices in business leadership and management.


With a mission to promote excellence and global best practice in business leadership and management, the International Management Initiative for Vietnam (IMIV) objective is to establish a leading centre of excellence and learning in Vietnam, owned and driven by the business community for the business community, that promotes and support the profession of management by offering international standard short-course executive education, and professional accreditation and development programmes for business leaders and managers at all levels.

IMIV is a not-for-profit management education project launched within the VinaCapital Foundation and sponsored by its Founding Sponsor, VinaCapital and led by a group of Founding sponsors including: Deloitte, HSBC, Australian Institute of Management, AIG, Caravelle Hotel, DatVietVAC Group Holdings, Ernst & Young, Frasers, Grant Thornton, International Consumer Products Company, McKinsey & Company, Metro, Standard Chartered, TNS, TriViet University.


Honored with the designation of a Clinton Global Initiative in 2009, the IMIV is a social enterprise project aiming to deliver a long-term social and business-community dividend.

A not-for-profit institution with a key focus on quality, relevance and impact, modeled on similar highly successful social enterprise organisations across the region and globally, the IMIV has become the long-term partner, resource, focal point and source of thought-leadership for management professionals and business leaders at all stages of their career, by providing:

  • Executive education and professional development programmes
  • Tailored management education solutions for organizations and businesses
  • Professional development resources for individual leaders and managers
  • Knowledge sharing amongst peer groups
  • Seminars, events and networking opportunities

Specifically, the IMIV provides high quality management education programmes not currently available in Vietnam, at a level that is integral to the development of Vietnam’s current and future business leaders, targeting the following groups:

  • CEOs and Top Management – innovative senior executive education from renowned learning institutions for the leaders of business in Vietnam.
  • Middle and Senior Managers – continuous professional development and accreditation programmes that improve key skills and highlight advances in the fields of management and leadership.
  • Junior and New Managers – programmes to equip new managers, team leaders or supervisors with the core skills to improve personal and team performance
Corporate Advisory Board Sponsors

IMIV Founding sponsor

For more information on the IMIV please contact Brian O’Riley, Director IMIV at,  or visit its website at