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Master in Development Management

The Master in Development Management (MDM) program is a 12-month intensive, innovative, and practitioner-oriented program intended for students who wish to become capable and adaptive development managers. Applications ongoing for the January 2021 intake.


Executive Master in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management

The Executive Master in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management (EMDRCM) program is an 18-month part-time program that focuses on coordinated and integrated methods and management tools in disaster risk and crisis management. Applications ongoing for April 2021 intake.


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News & Publications

EMDRCM Alumni Declared Finalists in OML Center’s Climate Resilience Challenge
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Deregulation is not synonymous with economic success – Dr. Vinod Thomas
AIM Professor and Distinguished Fellow in Development Management Dr. Vinod Thomas recently wrote a piece on deregulation and its r...
Women Leadership in the New Normal
AIM Professor and Academic Program Director of the Executive Master in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management (EMDRCM) program Dr. Ma...

Student and Alumni Insights

The MDM Degree: Empowerment Beyond Expectations
It was my dream and aspiration to pursue a master’s degree. I was driven by a passion to work in the development sector. I needed to e...
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A Life-Defining Ride
In the seventeen years that I have worked in the private sector, I’ve come across a number of esteemed professionals who have been, in one...
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MDM Key Dates

31 Jul 2020
Early-Bird Discount (Tier 1) Deadline
31 Aug 2020
Foreign Applications Deadline
30 Sep 2020
Early-Bird Discount (Tier 2) Deadline
31 Oct 2020
Deadline of MDM Applications
15 Dec 2020
AIM Study Loan (Commercial Loan) Program Application Deadline

EMDRCM Key Dates

15 Dec 2020
Early Bird Discount (Tier 1) Deadline
15 Feb 2021
Early Bird Discount (Tier 2) Deadline
31 Mar 2021
Grant-in-Aid Application Deadline
31 Mar 2021
Study Now, Pay Later Application Deadline
31 Mar 2021
AIM Study Loan Program (Application Deadline)
30 Jun 2021
EMDRCM Application Deadline