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Asian Institute of Management

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1968
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private for-profit
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
    • Specialization:
    • Business School 1
    • Climate:
    • Tropical
    • Location:
    • 123 Paseo de Roxas, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines, 1229
    • Phone:
    • +632892401123
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of Asian Institute of Management (AIM)

The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) is the Asian pioneer in management education. Since it was founded in 1968 by the Harvard Business School as well as academics and prominent business leaders in the Philippines, AIM has been committed to contributing to the growth of Asian businesses and societies through developing professional, entrepreneurial, and socially responsible managers and leaders. 

AIM’s education and training meet the global accreditation standards of the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AIM offers six degree programs: Master in Business Administration (both full time and executive), Master of Science in Innovation and Business, Master of Science in Data Science, Master in Entrepreneurship, and Master in Development Management. The Institute is also highly recognized for open enrollment and custom executive programs for business as well as non-business organizations.

Academic Highlights

The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) is an international management school and research institution. It is one of the few business schools in Asia to be internationally accredited with the AACSB. It was established in partnership with Harvard Business School and uses the Harvard Business School case study teaching methodology. 

It has schools such as: 

  • W. Sycip Graduate School of Business
  • Stephen Zuellig Graduate School of Development Management
  • School of Executive Education and Lifelong Learning
  • Aboitiz School of Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

Life in Asian Institute of Management (AIM)

AIM is a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM),  Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS), European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Global Business School Network (GBSN), Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), and Pacific Asian Consortium for International Business Education and Research (PACIBER). 

Under the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), AIM’s top MBA students are given the opportunity to study at a partner school in a different country. AIM partner schools are located in Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Poland, South Korea, Switzerland, USA, and Venezuela.

School Ranking

It was described by Asiaweek magazine (a TIME publication) as the best in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of executive education. 


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Proficiency in oral and written english

    IELTS Band 6 is recommended for applicants from non-English speaking countries

  • Minimum two years of post-undergraduate professional experience

Notable Alumni


  • Ashok Soota (MBM 1973) - Ex-Chairman and Managing Director, Mindtree Ltd.
  • Kalyan Krishnamoorthy (MBA 2000) - CEO, Flipkart


  • Robert Chandran (MBM 1974) - President, Chemoil Corporation


  • Victor José I. Luciano (MBA 1970) President/CEO, Clark International Airport Corporation
  • Renato de Villa (MBM 1972) - former Executive Secretary and Defense Secretary
  • Angelo Reyes (MBM 1973) - former Secretary of Energy; former Secretary of National Defense; former Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
  • Tony Tan Caktiong (TMP 1983) - founder, CEO, and President, Jollibee Foods Corp. Philippines; winner of Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • Martin Andanar - TV5 newscaster
  • Raphael Juan - CEO, and President, Centro Manufacturing Corporation

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With more than 43,000 alumni from 80 countries occupying various leadership positions around the globe, the Asian Institute of Management reinforces its commitment towards contributing to the significant growth of Asian enterprise and societies.

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