New membership structure and revised skills map revealed

IEMA is set to launch a new membership structure on 13 June, together with a revised skills map, website, policy on continuing professional development (CPD) and new branding.

The structure has been under review since feedback in 2013 revealed that the existing levels do not always accurately reflect the knowledge, experience and responsibilities of members’ roles.

Members said IEMA needed to narrow the wide gap between Associate and Full membership so that upgrading was compelling, rewarding and worthwhile.

Feedback from universities and employers also suggested that the institute needed to adapt its Graduate membership to better reflect the years of learning and knowledge accrued through study.

Meanwhile, IEMA’s most experienced members, Full members and Fellows, said their membership should change in order to remain relevant and valuable as their careers progressed.

Finally, with IEMA’s vision to transform the world to sustainability and some ambitious growth targets for 2016, it was deemed essential to make joining at Affiliate or Student level more attractive and relevant for non-specialists who need access to ...

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