Professional Institute of marketing and business studies
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THE PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE OF MARKETING AND BUSINESS STUDIES LTD. has been established to provide training to two categories of students:
- A’ level/C.A.P.E. graduates OR HIGHER and
- Mature working persons
The most important pre-requisite is that the students are willing to learn and upgrade their qualifications.


The Professional Institute of Marketing and Business Studies Ltd. (PIMBS Ltd.) has been established to provide business people with professional qualifications and consultancy services in the areas of Marketing, Business and Environmental Studies. The Institute will do more than just teach. It will give its subscribers practical experience in the handling and management of work related matters in the business place, while a candidate may sign up for assisted revision courses for particular examinations.

PIMBS Ltd. was born out of the need for relevant education for our Nation’s youth and current workforce. The emphasis is on QUALITY, GUIDANCE, TUITION and the availability of tools in Information Technology to bring the world of learning to the student.

Much has been written about PIMBS Ltd. in the newspapers and the Institute has the following laurels:

  • Patron Mrs. Noor Hassanali (Former First Lady of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago)
  • Registered by the Ministry of Education
  • Registered by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Tertiary Education
  • Approved training centre for the following bodies:
    › Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA)
    › Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
    › Association of Business Executives (ABE)
    › The Institute of Administrative Management (IAM)
    › The Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS)
  • In Trinidad, it is the only accredited centre that carried all levels of CIM for the past 3 years and is a study school centre for CIMA
  • It is the only institute in Trinidad that has secured a course credit transfer agreement with a U.S. College – thereby allowing students to spend 2 years in Trinidad and 1 final year in the U.S.
  • PIMBS Ltd. has been selected by BSI/CEEM to host Management Systems training such as ISO 9000 & ISO 14000
  • Member of the Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators.
  • The first and only Institute to become a Cambridge International Associate Partner in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses – GATE approved Centre

The overwhelming factor for the success of PIMBS Ltd. is its emphasis on student-center learning and tutorial care.

Aims of PIMBS Ltd.
To provide relevant work related tuition in the area of Marketing, Business Studies and Environmental Sciences. To ensure an adequate amount of field experience which is relevant to the present work environment To assist in the placement of graduates into jobs suitable to their expertise To provide this education at a reasonable cost.

Long Range Institutional Plan
To offer affordable education and training courses to its membership ensuring that all activities are applicable to the local and international work requirements.

Mission of PIMBS Ltd.
To provide the highest quality of Marketing, Business and Environmental training to members of the Institute by ensuring that the training is relevant, up to date and accepted locally and internationally.

Providing Business Experience
Part of the general requirements of being a member of PIMBS is the pursuit of some work related project. For the unemployed, the institute provides access to a work center.

The projects may be to implement a project and interact with the human resource; write a report on the issues encountered… or it may involve the development of an information base or conducting market research. While these projects are not for the particular examination for which you may be reading, it will provide invaluable experience upon which you can reference at your next job interview.

Providing Corporate Enterprise with Consultancy
Members of the Corporate enterprises can sample the free of charge consultancy services that is otherwise worth a value of $500.00TT - the equivalent of 2-1/2 hours of consultancy or one 45-minute presentation.

This service is offered to encourage businesses to utilize the latest information and technologies available and to update their operations or information bases as identified by the consultants.

Topic areas of Expertise include:

  • Marketing , Business Studies and Environmental Sciences
  • Market Research
  • Product Development
  • Marketing Plan Development
  • Business Plan Development

Strategic Decision Making, a look at the new options in the year 2010 and beyond.



For further information on any of our courses, feel free to contact us at:

  • Phone/Fax: (868)-662-7467
  • Email:
  • Address: #1 Harris Street, Curepe, Trinidad, West Indies.