Membership Categories

FELLOW (F.inst.AM)

This is the highest grade of membership, it requires that an applicant to this category should have passed through the two preceding membership levels. A prospect of the Institute membership at this level must be at least fourty-five years of age and must have had not less than twenty-five (25) years relevant professional working experience of which ten (10) years must be in a Senior administrative position in a reputable private or public establishment.


To be considered as a full-member of the Institute, an applicant must have had not less than fifteen (15) years relevant working experience, six of which must be in a Senior Administrative position. Furthermore, a worthy member in a lower membership level  of the Institute may be upgrade to the full membership grade


Election as an Associate Member of the Institute, requires that an applicant must have passed the Institute’s professional membership qualifying examination and be at least twenty-five (25) years of age and must not have had less than Ten (10) years post graduate professional working experience.


Candidates who have successfully completed the Institute professional membership examination but do not satisfy work experience requirements are registered as graduate members pending when they fulfill the required work experience.

NOTE: Regular attendance of the Institute’s professional capacity development training and other obligations may fast track elevation of a member to a higher grade