Institute of Finance Management
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
University description (as per official university website)
The Institute of Finance Management is one of the fast growing, single-site institute with a proud history of achievement and an ambitious agenda for the future. Institute has an approximate number of 5000 students, in different programmes conducted at the institute. The Institute of Finance Management will soon be transformed into a University that will strive to become the center of Excellence in Training, Research and Consultancy in Financial Studies and other related discipline and Information Technology.
The Institute of Finance Management will be a centre of excellence and an agent of change through training, research and consultancy in financial studies, related disciplines and information technology. The Institute will do the following:
Offer market-led, quality and professional programmes in finance, accounting, banking, insurance, tax management, social security administration, and information technology aimed at preparing top quality graduates for gainful employment as middle and senior management level.
Provide training in key areas that are consistent with the current and future needs for regional development and regional integration in the areas of management sciences and business studies.
Offer programmes that allow personal development of students, effective utilization of resources available and contribute to national capacity building objective.
Respond to the needs of the industry/community and stakeholders as created by reform programmes and development of the public and private sectors through regular curriculum review, action-oriented research, consultancy and publications.
Use a variety of cost effective delivery methods and dispensation that suit a range of clients such as part time, outreach, extension and distance learning.
Be an equal opportunity employer, maintaining a sustainable pool of high calibre core of reputable staff, motivated with zeal for professional growth, good working environment and quality of work life.
The Institute's vision is to be "A center of excellence" in financial studies and business related disciplines in the Southern African sub region.
Why Study at IFM
We prepare you for a successful career in the area of your specialization. Our courses are careful planned in such a way that competence based is highly adhered. Thus, you will find an exciting learning and teaching environment.
We properly structure the teaching and learning to guarantee you that you apply theories to the real world of business so that you become not only a successful graduate but also a potential resource in business industry. This is achieved by exposing you to the field work placement, meeting you with guest experts from the world of business, and allocating you to our experienced academic staff.
We recognize your career aspiration, and therefore we are ready to nurture it and integrate it with the global Information Technology System and entrepreneurial skills so that in the long run you start your own business.
We take an international teaching approach in different areas and place a strong emphasis on making sure that you have the skills that employers are looking for. When you graduate you will be competent and confident to work in diverse business environment, also you will be able to communicate ideas precisely, to solve problems innovatively and to manage yourself and others.
Thus, a degree from the Institute of Finance Management provides you with practical experiences, critical thinking, and managerial skills that will enable you succeed in different business industries and become a vibrant individual in accommodating global business challenges.