About Us

The Institute of Human Resource Management, IHRM, is the professional body of Human Resource Management practitioners in Kenya.


To be a globally recognized Human Resource Professional body


To regulate, develop and promote recognized Human Resource Profession in Kenya through:

  • Enhancing competence and capabilities of Human Resource Professionals whilst serving public interest.
  • Supporting innovative and transformative Human Resource Practices and Standards.
  • Building Sustainable Institutional Capacity and Collaborations.
  • Engaging in Human Resource Research, Publication and Knowledge Development

Benefits of Membership

Besides being a member of a professional body, other benefits include:

  • Certification of HR Profession in Kenya
  • Provide professional Membership
  • Issue practising certificates
  •  Professional Seminars and workshops in the field of HR
  •  Professional trainings/courses in the area of HR
  • National representation on all HR matters thus ‘your’ contribution
  • National HR Congress
  • National HR conferences  -  Region based
  • Professional Forums on HR topical issues
  • Networking opportunities.
  • International collaborations in Human Resources
  • Research on global trending issues
  • Resource centre with all HR documentations
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Types of membership offered.

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