The recognised standard
in credit management
Established in 1939, the Institute of Credit Management is Europe's largest association for the credit management profession

Why learn with the ICM?

Professional training and qualifications raise knowledge, skills and performance and transmit an important message about you and your organisation.

The Institute of Credit Management has awarded qualifications since 1949 and was the first organisation to be directly recognised by the Office of Qualifications and Examination Regulations (Ofqual) to design, deliver and award qualifications in credit management and related areas.

Globally recognised qualifications

The ICM Awarding Body is regulated by the Office of Qualifications (Ofqual) and ICM qualifications are internationally recognised and accredited on the UK Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

Flexible and relevant

ICM professional qualifications have been specifically designed with the help of employers to be up-to-date and relevant to the current needs of business.  ICM unit awards and diplomas are nationally recognised and provide a benchmark for the profession.  Specialised units and a flexible structure gives the opportunity to build qualifications to suit roles and career ambitions.

Demonstrate professionalism and commitment

As an ICM student, you show employers that you have a commitment to uphold the highest professional standards and in raising personal performance.  Our ongoing professional development also keeps your qualifications relevant.

Best practice and benchmarking

Understand and implement the principles of best practice and benchmarking to enhance and optimise day-to-day activities.

Credit in a business context

ICM qualifications also offer a wider focus, giving you the opportunity to learn about credit in a general business environment.

Boost your earning potential

An ICM qualification can increase your earning potential, even while you are still studying.