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Membership Benefits

As a member of IMS, you would benefit from a comprehensive range of products and services. Life Membership pays for itself many times over, not only in monetary terms but also in the incalculable effect it has in helping you to develop into a more efficient Productivity Professional capable of making a greater impact within your organisation

Benefits at a glance

The table below shows the benefits each level of membership receives. More information on each benefit can be found below.

 Membership  Benefits

Affiliate

Student Grade

Associate

Member

Corporate Grade

Fellow

Corporate Grade

 Post Nominal letters

N/A

AMS

MMS

FMS

 Voting Rights

No

No

Yes

Yes

 Management  Services Journal

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Institute Newsletter

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Resources

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Latest Productivity News 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Training & development  with a UK professional  qualification

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Peer Support / Advice

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Student of the Year  Award

Yes

N/A

N/A

N/A

 Regional Group Events

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Membership Fee Tax  Deductable

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes









Gain Recognition

With tough targets and complex challenges to meet, employers increasingly have higher expectations in terms of the calibre of their staff. Membership of the professional institute dedicated to Productivity is evidence of an individual’s commitment to ongoing professional development and high standards.

Post-nominal letters:  Gain professional recognition with IMS’s prestigious post-nominal letters to prove your membership and demonstrate your professional experience and training.

Voting rights: Have your say as a Corporate Member through voting at the Institutes AGM  and the opportunity to put yourself forward for Council of Management positions at Institute Elections.

Information & Advice

Management Services Journal:  A quarterly Journal that all Productivity Professionals should read, bringing you  topical news, with features, advice and analysis of who’s doing what in internal communication. Members can also access a complete electronic library of all back issues.

Management Services Journal online: Get Management Services Journal articles, news and features direct to your desktop from our website.

Institute Newsletter:  Case studies, advice and information on events, training, seminars and conferences plus editorial contributions from acknowledged communications experts. In addition, key Institute developments, and occasional updates on important events, helping you keep in touch and not miss important deadlines, such as awards.

Resources : Productivity News and articles, journals, book review s and useful links all available to access from our website.

Latest Productivity News : The latest Productivity News is updated regularly on the website homepage which keeps you informed of productivity news from around the world.

Peer Support: "Peer support is a system of giving and receiving help founded on key principles of respect, shared responsibility, and mutual agreement of what is helpful.  IMS members have a wealth of experience which can be of great benefit to those entering and making their way into the profession."

Regional Events: Our Regions offer a varied programme of events, invaluable for networking.

Training and Qualifications

Institute of Management Services qualifications are recognised in the UK and overseas as the mark of professional excellence in our field. The Management Services Certificate is a unique qualification addressing core competencies in management services via a flexible, modular structure. Full details of syllabuses, regulations and exemptions are to be found in the Membership and Examinations regulations available from the Institute’s Head Office or by contacting one of our Approved Education Providers.

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