About Us

Trivandrum Management Association (TMA) is an affiliate of All India Management Association (AIMA), an apex body of professional managers engaged in promoting Excellence in Management pan India. TMA, established in 1985 presently has nearly 300 individual members, more than 30 corporate members and nearly 50 student members. The flagship events of TMA are our Annual Convention branded TRIMA and the Management Leadership Award which is presented to an individual who has shown exceptional leadership qualities in the field of Management in Kerala State. Apart from above Best management paper presentation awards are also instituted wef 2014 in association with KIMS Healthcare Management given annually alongwith Annual Convention….


  • * To promote professionalism in business management in Kerala through management education, industrial training, exchange of knowledge, sharing of experience and innovative ideas using sound management principles.
  • * To stimulate thinking towards development of a professional management movement and culture in Kerala, by providing appropriate forums for discussion of subjects of common interest in the management field.
  • * To print and publish books, pamphlets, circulars, journals on management subjects and latest trends in management practices as and when an opportunity arises.
  • * To institute and establish grants, scholarships, prizes etc for encouraging students & professional managers to enhance their knowledge of newer practices in management.
  • * To promote professional management in Kerala through tie ups with electronic and print media where innovations in management & entrepreneurship can be communicated to the target audience.
  • * To provide opportunities and facilities for management studies by co-operating with management, technical and educational institutions in the geographic region.
  • * To maintain a library with professional management education and practice books, periodicals, magazines for members and students of management and also to publish regularly the monthly TMA newsletter.
  • * To promote and maintain effective liaison with professional organisations and professionals in India and abroad to constantly update TMA’s facilities for management studies for the benefit of members.
  • * To expand membership in an endeavour to bring in professionalism in management in the business organisations & other institutions in the state.


Executive development centre for continuing education

Monthly Lecture Talks

Students Chapters at bschools

Young Managers Forum

Coffee with Corporate Leaders

Women Entrepreneur's Program

Shaping Young Mind

Corporate Training