Institute of People Management (IPM)

Welcome to IPM

A professional body for people management

The Institute of People Management (IPM)

Is a professional membership body representing the human resource and people management fraternity. We are a not-for-profit, independent body with official professional recognition from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

We dedicate our efforts to providing knowledge and tools for strategic and operational people management and development that contributes to the growth, profitability and sustainability of businesses.  Our values are member-centricity, integrity and advocacy.


Why Choose Us

Leading experts

With our team, you’re provided with more time, manpower and resources at your fingertips.


We love working with fantastic clients and care about our clients and their goals.


We don’t settle for anything but the best, and neither should you when it comes to training and skills development.

High quality standards

Our attention to detail, scheduling of timelines and keen project management, make us a reliable strategic partner.

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Membership benefits and services

The Institute of People Management (IPM)


People Dynamics

Members get access to the electronic version of People Dynamics, the institute’s official alternate monthly publication magazine


Online Journals

Members have access to two leading academic journals for Human Resource Management and Industrial Psychology.


Mentoring Programme

We are intent on supporting and building the profession for both today and tomorrow. For more information please Email


Subject Matter Specialist

 If you need any information, support or assistance, we can assist and connect you to industry experts. 

Application for 2022 now open

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