Reciprocal Membership Organisations

The following organisations have reciprocal membership agreements with the Institute of Management Specialists (IMS). Members of the IMS can join these bodies without showing further evidence of their qualifications.

United Kingdom

The Society of British Business *
Institute of Professional Financial Managers *
Academy of Executives and Administrators
Academy of Multi-Skills
Institute of Manufacturing *
Faculty of Professional Business and Technical Management *
Business Management Association
Institute of Public Sector Management *

United States of America

Institute of Financial and Management Studies **
Chartered Institute of Corporate Treasurers **
Chartered Institute of Educational Management & Administration
Chartered Institute of Management Specialist
Chartered Institute of Professional Financial Managers**
Chartered Institute of Sales and Marketing*


Chartered Association of Business Administrators

Hong Kong

Chinese Business Managers Association

Republic of South Africa

Design, Technology and Management Society International
MBA and Professional Managers Guild
Chartered Institute of Professional Financial Managers *


The Society of Accounting Education **
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Pakistan **
The Institute of Certified General Accountants **


Chartered Institute of Cost and Management Accountants
Institute of Management Consultants
Faculty of Secretaries and Administrators ***
Institute of Professional Financial Consultants **
Audit Managers Association of Nigeria**


* Members will need to demonstrate a minimum of two years experience in this area of specialisation

** Members must also be a Specialised Financial Manager

*** Members must be Specialised Administration Managers