Become a recognized expert in motivation

Earning your IMI-HR credential makes you a recognized expert in using motivational intelligence to solve organizational challenges and achieve business objectives through the HR function.

The IMI-HR certification makes you a valuable and necessary asset to your organization in today’s disruptive economy, as you’ll be distinguished as a thought leader and business partner in making the workforce more agile, innovative and engaged.  This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

  • Real business application as an HR Business Partner
  • Learn to sell business solutions to internal clients
  • Expertise in innovation and organizational agility
  • Universally applicable across industries
  • Backed by the world’s leading motivational intelligence organization (IMI)

The next chapter of your career awaits.

Why Get Your IMI-HR Certification

For the new kind of HR professional

HR is no longer a reactive support, but about proactive consulting.  The best HR leaders of today are true business partners to their internal clients, trusted and relied upon to help the executives move the workforce and ultimately achieve their objectives.  IMI certification provides you with the training and expertise to proactively provide consulting and advice.


IMI certifications directly link to real-world business scenarios and challenges. 99% of people trained in motivational intelligence say that the tools and strategies are job-relevant.

Universally Applicable

Built upon wide-ranging expertise, field tested in 53 countries over the last 30 years, IMI certification is proven to be applicable across industries, geographic borders, job responsibilities and career levels.


Based on in-depth research focused on—and backed by—global corporations, academic institutions and business leaders, IMI credentials reflect what HR practitioners need to know to be leaders in their organizations and in the profession.

Key to Career Advancement

Thousands of employers are seeking uniquely qualified HR Business Partners like IMI certified professionals. IMI certification is based on the disruptive and fast changing global business landscape, IMI certification focuses on the competencies HR professional need to lead their organizations to be more agile, innovative, accountable and resilient.

Backed by IMI

IMI certification is the only HR certification offered by the world’s leading motivational intelligence research institutes.

Trusted by HR leaders all over the world.


My boss actually said, “you never need to run another idea by me.”

Pamela B. – Retail Industry

Our COO was totally blown away.

Scott W. – Healthcare Industry

Not a day goes by that I don’t use something I learned from you.

Kelly Z. – Insurance Industry

The day we spent with you was by far one of the most benefitical days of my career.

Brad B. – Oil & Energy Industry

It's time to get certified.

1.) Attend

Attend an IMI certification workshop, where you’ll learn the fundamentals of motivational intelligence, and how to apply them to the HR function.

2.) Exam

Complete the IMI-HR Certification Exam at the end of the workshop to get certified.

3.) Resources

Maintain your certification through IMI certified educational resources.

To get the certification process started, request an application

You’ll receive an application to complete, along with details about available certification workshops.

Request application