The Institute of Finance Management
Established in 1972, and stands as the oldest higher learning financial institution in Tanzania, the Institute of Finance Management (IFM) is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and consultancy. Currently, the Institute enrolls about 8,400 students in both undergraduate and graduate programmes. At IFM, students are inspired and challenged to investigate critical issues of the 21st century in areas of financial management, insurance, social protection, and information technology. IFM offers an unparalleled student experience, both in and out of the classroom. The Institute has four faculties that award certificate, diploma and degree, postgraduate diploma, and master’s degree. From to time to time, the Institute offers short courses to address certain needs in the market. Up to date, the Institute has 13,652 alumni.
Mission,Vision & Core Values
To become a world class centre of academic and professional excellence and agent for change in financial studies and related disciplines.
To provide dynamic and quality academic and professional training that nurture creativity and innovation through integrated training, research and consultancy in financial studies and related disciplines.
We create and maintain an attitude in a manner that adheres to our vision and mission in order to uphold best professional practices and exercise academic freedom. In so doing, we promote a culture that is guided by seven core values, namely.
Being customer-driven in all endeavours of the Institute, sensitive and responsive to customer needs, and demonstrating high commitment to customer care and satisfaction.
Exercising high fidelity, honest, faithfulness and trustworthiness; professional, credible and dependable; diligent in duty and responsibility; committed to IFM, vision, mission and goals and having the Institute’s best interest at heart.
Treating people equally; demonstrating objectivity; observing, upholding and practicing justice in all matters; avoiding bias, prejudice and discrimination; applying uniform rules and standards and, advocating and practicing equal opportunities to all.
Being responsible, diligent and ethical in decision making, transactions, dealings and performances.
Upholding and promoting the culture of team spirit to create synergy in operations, commonality of purpose and unity of direction; avoiding conflicts and divisiveness at the place of work and acting like a family.
Being knowledgeable, resourceful, research-oriented and professional in conduct; relentless and continuous quest for the highest frontiers of knowledge, experience, skills and best practice.
Prompt service to all and at all times; striving for unique and exemplary attainment in service delivery; effective and efficient in performance; professional and diligent to duty; result and business-oriented in attitude, communication, appearance and action.
Official Site: https://ifm.ac.tz/