AIMA Centre For Management Education was created as a professional management with active support of the Government of India and Industry in 1957. It is frequently co-opted by the Government on Specialised Committees. It has 58 LMAs across the country and two Co-operating management associations i.e. Qatar Indian Management Association and Mauritius Management Association. It also has strong contacts with over 3000 institutions and over 30,000 individual professionals directly and through network of the Local Management Associations.
It maintains close links with a number of overseas professional institutions like the American Management Association, Chartered Institute of Management (UK), all the National Management Organizations in the Asia Pacific Region and St Gallen University of Switzerland among others. AIMA is represented on a number of policy making bodies of the Government of India and a number of National organizations.
The institute provide services such as Centre for Management Education, Centre for Management Services, Centre for Management Development, LMA Relation and Membership, LMA Relation and Membership. It is an active member of the Asian Association of Management Organizations (AAMO), which is the Asia-Pacific regional body of the World Management Council (CIOS).