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Welcome to the Institute of Municipal Assessors (IMA)
The Property Assessment Professionals...

For well over 60 years, the IMA has specialized in providing education and training to advance the careers to individuals that practice in the property assessment and related property taxation functions.

The IMA unique education has provided a new path to opportunities by achieving the full potential through lifelong learning.

IMA Professional Designations

A designation will provide a Professional Status with in the property assessment community.

The benefits of a designation include:

  • Assurance that a designated Member has successfully completed a comprehensive course of study and is recognized as a professional in good standing.
  • Designated members are readily recognized as expert witnesses in Assessment Tribunals and Courts.
  • Members are provided the tools and education to advance in their career.
  • Many employers have classified the IMA Designations as a requirement and an asset in their current hiring processes as well as their compensation level.
  • Collectively, members provide a voice that promotes and advocates the interests of the profession and the general public.
  • The IMA designations, are recognized Canada wide, are protected by the "Institute of Municipal Assessors Act".

Achieving a designation is a rewarding experience and it demonstrates the level of professional accomplishment. A designation also provides a level of professional confidence and recognition from peers clients and general public.

 Associate A.I.M.A. Designation: Associate Membership is a prerequisite to the Accredited M.I.M.A Designation.

 Accredited M.I.M.A. Designation: Accredited Membership is a recognized profession designation.   

SUMMARY - COURSE REVIEW STATUS 2016

A.I.M.A. Requirements

  Current Requirements Effective January 2018 COURSE STATUS
# Course Code Course Name # Course Code Course Name Status Available online Registration -Details
      1 IMA 300 World of the Assessor Updated Yes Register - Details
1 IMA 301 Mass Appraisal 3 Approaches to            Value                                             (To be split into two units IMA 301 and IMA 305)  2 IMA 301 Principles of Mass Appraisal  Under             Development in 2017  Register - Details
3 IMA 305 Property Assessment Methods Under             Development in 2017  Register - Details
2 IMA 311 Res. Data Collection and Sales Investigations 4 IMA 311  Data Management for Property Assessment Under             Development in 2017  Register - Details
3 IMA 321 Law and the Assessor Part 1 5 IMA 321 Law and the Assessor Part 1 Under Update in 2017  Register - Details
4 IMA 334 Municipal Land Use Planning & the Assessor Transfer to M.I.M.A. requirement as ?HABU?  
5 IMA 344 Statistical & Computer Applications & Valuations 6 IMA 343 Statistics for Property Assessment Under             Development in 2017  Register - Details
6 IMA 350 Ethical Guide for the Assessor 7 IMA 350 Ethical Guide for the Assessor Updated Yes Register - Details

M.I.M.A. REQUIREMENTS

  Current Requirements Effective January 2018 COURSE STATUS
# Course Code Course Name # Course Code Course Name Status Available online Registration -Details
1 IMA 350 Ethical Guide for the Assessor 1 IMA 350 Ethical Guide for the Assessor Updated Yes Register - Details
2 IMA 401 Law and the Assessor Part 2 2 IMA 401 Law and the Assessor Part 2 Under Update in 2017  Register - Details
3 IMA 412 The Assessor and the Courts 3 IMA 412 The Assessor and the Courts Under Update in 2017  Register - Details
4 IMA 423 World of the Assessor Moved to A.I.M.A. Requirement  
      4 IMA 425 Direct Comparison Approach to Value Under             Development in 2017  Register - Details
5 IMA 433a Senior Income Part 1 5 IMA 433 Income Approach to Value            (IMA 433a amalgamated with IMA 305 and 433) Under             Development in 2017  Register - Details
6 IMA 433b Senior Income Part 2
7 IMA 435 Cost and Depreciation Analysis 6 IMA 435 Cost and Depreciation Analysis Updated Yes Register - Details
      7 IMA 440  Highest and Best Use Under             Development in 2017  Register - Details
8 IMA 444  or       445 Advanced Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal                       or                     Expert  Valuation Report 8 IMA 445 Expert Valuation Report               (IMA 444 will be recognized) Updated Yes Register - Details

FINAL M.I.M.A. REQUIREMENT (3 year Work Experience)

IMA 450 Accreditation Exam   IMA 450 Accreditation Exam Updated    

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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