Welcome to IRDM College

Institute of Research Management and Development IRDM) is a Capacity building, management, Development, research and training institution registered with Eswatini Higher Education Council (Reg#SH.04.17). IRDM focuses in offering a wide range of high quality short and long term courses aimed at equipping learners at all levels of the workforce with the hard and soft skills needed to improve key competencies essential for on-the-job performance improvement. Our courses are designed and delivered to holistically integrate knowledge, skills, and attitudes into abilities to perform. Our training programs are therefore designed to invoke performance-based learning and assessment criteria. In designing and delivering its programs, the Institute draws training professionals across the continent, which possesses a wealth of expertise, specialist skills and extensive work experience relating to cutting-edge workplace issues and challenges. The Institute has also gone into strategic partnership with some internationally recognized Organizations as a way of improving the quality of its services. We are accredited and affiliated to Zimbabwe Institute of Management (ZIM) , Chartered Institute of Customer Management (CICM), the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) and The Chartered Institute of Management and Leadership (CIML), Kenya Association of Professional Counsellors (KAPC), Southern Africa Institute of Security and Risk Management (SAISRM) and Copperstone University (Zambia).


We take special pride in who we are, what we do and how we do it; through self respect, commitment to our work and respect of our fellow employees and our customers. We strive to be a centre of excellence which maintains high quality service delivery through consultation, encouraging feedback and responding both to staff and customer needs. We recognise, appreciate and acknowledge diversities in culture, religious practices, and racial differences and are committed to equality for all and universally accepted democratic principles. Our staffs are reliable, trustworthy and committed to an organization of integrity.


Our mission and Vision

Our mission is to build and grow our Institute to become the centre of excellence in Organizational Management, Human Resources Development, Management Consultancy, Training and Research in Africa

Our vision is to deliver innovative training and conduct research on knowledge systems to increase the capacity of our participants to respond to constantly global evolving challenges


  • To support organizations in their quest for excellence, in order to achieve the highest standards of performance in all sectors of their endeavours by:
  • Developing their people in focused knowledge and critical skill areas targeting performance improvement, through appropriately structured learning packages,
  • Crafting their structures and systems for efficient service delivery through organizational reviews,
  • Undertaking client-driven action research in management and business development through the process-consulting approach.


Operations Philosophy

The institute focuses at working with organizations for the purpose of transforming them into “knowledge- Intensive-Enterprises”. This orientation is premised on the realisation that the single most key success factor for any organization is competitiveness; in turn competitiveness is anchored around learning organizations. Thus, we create opportunities for organizations to become knowledge-intensive by empowering them to harness the full potential of their employees through carefully designed and rigorously delivered learning programs.

Training Approach

IRDM fully subscribe to the principles of adult education. Recognition is given to the individual participant’s need for professional and personal development.

Why choose us?

  1. Worldwide Recognised Qualification

    With an IRDM qualification, one can work anywhere in the world.

  2. Flexible learning

    At IRDM you can learn at your pace and time of convinience, even during weekends.

  3. Affordable

    Our fees are shockingly affordable and there are flexible payment plans available.


  • Great experience from IRDM. You get a lot of opportunities. Work hard to get it. Be prepared for everything. Maintain your attendance.

    Anthony Rubbens
  • IRDM college has put in all the efforts to groom us and make us corporate professionals. It was a wonderful experience at Sharda University.

    Thomas Green
  • IRDM College has been a great contributor to the development of my personality. I have established my leadership, time management and team skills and have also been able to advance these skills to the whole new augment level. The infrastructure of Sharda University is one of the finest in the NCR region is what stands out the most.

    Violet Brown