Vision, Mission, Values & Strategy


Advancement of the profession of merchanting


Define and promote the 'profession' of merchanting and provide recognised, accredited qualifications to enable individuals to excel and advance their careers in the industry


Professional, accessible, inclusive, nurturing, ambitious, forward-looking

Recognition of the Profession

Make merchanting a recognised, exciting and valued profession.


Define, promote and enhance the profession of merchanting. Increase recognition and demand of IOBM accredited qualifications as the way for individuals to prove their professionalism and employers to advance the skills of their people.