BRITISH INSTITUTE OF RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
The British Institute of Resource Development (B.I.R.D.) is a privileged provider of professional qualifications in Business Management & Strategy, Health & Social Care Management, Information Technology Management, Tourism & Hospitality Management, Education & Training Management, University Foundation Programme, Operations Management, Food Safety and Hygiene, Health & Safety, First Aid, Assessment and QA Skills, Sales and Marketing and Health & Fitness Management in the U.K. and through approved B.I.R.D. training centres worldwide, including Malaysia.
Each of these programmes lead to awards at one or more levels, starting from a Level 1 or Level 2 Award, Certificate (Level 3), Diploma (Level 4), Advanced Diploma (Level 5), Graduate Diploma (Level 6) and Postgraduate Diploma (Level 7), depending on programme undertaken.
Today’s workforce in these industries constantly need to updated themselves with the latest skills and qualifications in their respective industry to be able to cope with the demands of their time and B.I.R.D. has carefully designed these qualifications to facilitate and nurture each individual’s career prospect.
B.I.R.D. maintains a close relationship with other Awarding Bodies, such as universities, colleges and specialist training providers and offers its programmes and awards to its accredited centres. All these centres have met B.I.R.D.’s set accreditation criteria and have satisfied basic requirements including Teaching Staff, Learning Resources, Candidate Support, Assessment Policy and so on. More importantly, these centres are visited by B.I.R.D.’s quality assurance team once a year to ensure that they comply with and adhere to B.I.R.D.’s Quality Assurance Policy.
IGM Academy collaborates with B.I.R.D. on their Professional Diploma in Management and Strategy, and has also offered their Professional Diploma in Sales and Marketing since 2016.