Established in the 1970s, the institute of Commercial Management (ICM) is the leading professional body for commercial and business development. The Institute is also an international examining and Awarding body, providing globally recognized Awards for business and management students. The Institute is regulated by Ofqual an Awarding body authorised to offer qualifications at all levels on the UK National Qualification Framework. Ofqual regulates general and vocational qualifications in England and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland. ICM Progression routes Every year, ICM graduates gain entry into universities in North America, the UK, the Republic of Ireland, Western Europe, the FAr East, South East Asia and Australia. For those wishing to study in the UK there are more than 100 different institutions to which they can apply. For the student, the choice of institution and the preferred country of study is wide and varied.