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In order to minimise the Covid-19 risk, we have closed our headquarters in Lichfield with staff working from home. We will, therefore, not be able to access incoming post for the time being but we can be contacted via email at or by phone on 01543 308605. 

1941 - 2021 80th Anniversary

Welcome to the Institute of Management Services

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IMS 2020 Audited Accounts

IMS Coat of ArmsIndustry worldwide constantly strives to improve productivity and quality. In the UK, the Institute of Management Services is the main body which:

  • Encourages productivity and quality improvement
  • Promotes the development of ways of improving productivity and quality
  • Governs professional standards by publishing a code of ethics and providing professional examinations and qualifications. 
  • Provides a medium for professionals to share knowledge
  • Maintains and publishes a body of knowledge about techniques including Industrial Engineering; Work Study (including Work measurement and Method Study), Organisation and Methods and Systems Analysis.

These disciplines, together with a wide range of management information and control techniques are collectively known as ‘Management Services'. More

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The Institute’s mission is:

to promote to key stakeholders in UK government and commerce:

  • an understanding of the concept of productivity and its improvement.
  • the importance of structured approaches to productivity analysis, measurement and enhancement.
  • to identify good practice and professional standards in productivity improvement by Individuals or organisations.
  • to create and deliver education, training, advisory and support services aimed at helping individuals and organisations to establish and maintain that good practice and those professional standards.

The Institute


Institute of Management Services
Lichfield Business Village
Staffordshire University Centre
Friary Way
WS13 6QG
Tel: 01543 308605
Registration Number: 00832132

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