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Membership Benefits

As a member of IMS, you will 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

 -

 AMS

 MMS

 FMS

Voting Rights

 -

 -

 Yes

 Yes

Management Services Journal

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

Institute Newsletter

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

Resources

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Training and development with a UK professional qualification

 Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 
Yes

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Peer Support / Advice

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Student of the Year Award

Yes

-

-

-

Regional Group Events

 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 : The latest Productivity News and articles, journals, book reviews and useful links all available to access from our website.

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

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) - The Institute of Management Services CPD Programme is a mixture of activities that will promote excellence and professionalism. It takes a look at different ideas, approaches, techniques and activities that will help you successfully manage your own learning and growth.  The beauty of CPD is that it focuses firmly on your results and clearly shows the benefits that professional development can bring to your own professional standing. 

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

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