Membership, Categories, Fees & Conditions


Membership
IIM offers the following categories of membership. Interested applicants are expected to pay the prescribed fee(s) to maintain their membership. 

  • Individual Membership of IIM is open to any Individual or Person operating within the information management or related discipline with interest in the objectives and purposes of IIM.
  • Student Membership is restricted to candidates undertaking a full-time information management or related professional course of study in any recognized higher institution.
  • Corporate Membership is offered to any business interested in the objectives and purposes of IIM. 

Acceptance of a member is subject to approval by the IIM Governing Council.  


MEMBERSHIP TYPES    

Student Member (STIIM)
As a student interested in developing the skills and experiences for your future career in the industry, IIM membership is a sure way to kick-off in your IM career.  

As the premier Institute for IM in Africa, membership of IIM is widely recognized and respected. It gives you the opportunity to set yourself apart from your peers by demonstrating your competence and dedication to professional development.

 

Requirements:
  • Students in this category must show evidence of studentship as at the time of applying for student membership and are encouraged to undertake the institute’s training and development programs. 
  • Upon your successful graduation from your studies, your membership will be transferred through the institute’s upgrade program.  
  • Interested student members can also attempt the upgrade program/examination at any point in time to advance to the next level of IIM membership. 

                                                                                                       

Graduate Member (GMIIM)
Graduate Membership (GMIIM) is targeted at fresh graduate interested in Information Management career. IIM graduate membership provides the appropriate level to begin the journey toward a professional IM career.  

IIM global recognition is the key towards ensuring a successful Information Management Career. 

 

Requirements:

  • Candidates in this category must show evidence of graduation as at the time of applying for graduate membership and are encouraged to undertake the institute’s training and development programs.   
  • Interested candidates are expected to attend the IIM membership pre-induction training program prior to being inducted. 



Associate Member (AMIIM)

Associate Membership (AMIIM) is specifically aimed at those who are at the start of their career in IM and taking their first step on the ladder to full professional membership. 

Become an Associate member today, for a rewarding start of your professional career. By agreeing to IIM Code of Conduct as you join, you will receive both your membership card and certificate that underlines your professionalism after satisfying the membership requirements.   

You can start using your new letters after your name (AMIIM) on your business cards and resume.  AMIIM enables you to stay in touch with the IM community in Africa and worldwide.      

 

Requirements
Applicant must satisfy any of the two following conditions if interested in this membership grade:

  • Must have been a graduate of any recognized institution of higher learning or a professional body for not less than three (2) years;
  • Must have a minimum qualification of OND in any discipline
  • Must have passed the prescribed upgrade examination 

 

Professional Member (PMIIM)
Achieve industry recognition and set yourself apart from your peers with IIM Professional Membership (PMIIM).    

Professional Membership portrays both competence and a dedication to keep pace with advancing knowledge and the increasing expectations and requirements of your profession. 

Requirements: 
In order to register as a professional member with the Institute, an applicant must hold a qualification not below the followings:   

  • A degree from any University, Higher National Diploma or Ordinary National Diploma of any Polytechnic (with 5 years post graduation experience) recognized by the Membership Committee of the Institute.  
  • IIM Professional Certification  (IMP I – III)
  • IIM Master Certification – (CDMP®, CHIMP®, CISP®, CRIMP®)    
  • Other qualifications approved by the Membership Committee of the Institute. 

 

Senior Professional Member (SPMIIM)
Set yourself apart from your peers with IIM Senior Professional Membership (SPMIIM). A recognition for your competence managing and administeringInformation Management resources (People, Process & Technology).   

Senior Professional Membership portrays both competence and a dedication to keep pace with advancing knowledge and the increasing expectations and requirements of your profession.

 

Requirements:
In order to register as a Senior Professional Member with the Institute, an applicant must have a minimum of five (5) direct reports under them and hold a qualification not below the followings:  

  • Min Qualification of a degree from any University, Higher National Diploma  from any Polytechnic (with a min of 10 years post graduation experience) recognized by the Membership Committee of the Institute.
  • IIM Professional Certification (IMP I – III)
  • IIM Master Certification (CDMP®, CHIMP®, CISP®, CRIMP®)
  • Other qualifications approved by the Membership Committee of the Institute.

 

Fellow (FIIM)
The grade of Fellowship comprises the most senior and respected professionals in the field of IM.    

Fellowship can be awarded if one or more of the following criteria are met:   

Eminence:  An eminent individual will have general recognition and acknowledgement across the IM / IT community and beyond. They could have a broad knowledge or be recognized as an expert in a particular field, and should have made a significant contribution to IM and its perception to the general public.    

Authority:  An authoritative individual recognized and respected for their knowledge and expertise in a particular specialism, such as the development and application of a technique which has become widely used across the IT/IM community.  

Seniority: Typically, an individual in a senior IM / IT position, who for example, is managing a minimum of twenty (20) staff and/or has responsibility for a large project team or department. 

Applicants will typically have a minimum of fifteen (15) years IM / IT specialist experience.

Fellowship (FIIM) can be combined with any of the IIM Certification (IMP + Masters) status.


Fellowship Application Process
Any two fellow members can nominate a person they think is worthy of IIM Fellowship and any full member of IIM (SPMIIM) can be nominated. The member must have given outstanding service to the profession or brought distinction to it over and above the normal course of the individual’s job.   

Conferment of fellowship is dependent on the ULTIMATE DECISION of the Membership committee, approved by Governing Council of the Institute.   

Download Nomination form here

 

Corporate (CORMIIM)
Corporate membership is open to any corporate organization and government establishments within and outside Nigeria.   

Requirements: 
Institutions/Organizations interested in this membership grade are expected to have in their employment, a minimum of five (5) employees before they can be eligible for the institute’s corporate membership.  

Online Application Process - Apply Today!!!
Submit your application online. You will need to include your CV/resume and provide sufficient evidence that you meet the eligibility criteria.  

Your application will need to include the details of two supporters who can validate your experience. It is preferable, although not essential, that one of your supporters is an existing IIM Fellow.  

 

Application process  

If you have any difficulties completing the online application, please contact Membership Service at membership@iim-africa.org

 

IIM Membership Fee Schedule (USD)*  

· Membership Registration Fee    -    $100 (Pre-Induction Training & Exam - Student and Graduate members are exempted from payment)

 Annual Membership Subscription (USD) Per Annum*

  • Full-time Student Member                            -           $ 50
  • Graduate Member                                        -           $ 100
  •  Associate Member                                       -           $ 110
  • Professional Member                                    -           $ 180
  • Senior Professional Member                         -           $ 200
  • Fellow Member                                            -           $ 242
  • Corporate Member                                      -           $ 245

 

Induction Fee (USD) One-time Payment*

  •  Graduate Member                                        -          $ 60
  •  Associate Member                                       -           $ 66
  • Professional Member                                   -           $ 99
  • Senior Professional Member                        -           $ 134
  • Fellow Member                                             -           $ 173
  • Corporate Member                                       -           $ 237

 

Banking Details (for payment)

NIGERIA

Account Name: Institute of Information Management
Bank: GTbank
Branch: Ajah, Lagos
Branch Sort Code: 058152272
Account Number: 0136007752
Account Type: Current/Naira


EUROPE

Account Name: Institute of Information Management
Bank: GTbank
Branch: Ajah, Lagos
Branch Sort Code: 058152272
Account Number: 0136264807
Account Type: Current/Euro

UNITED KINGDOM

Account Name: Institute of Information Management
Bank: GTbank
Branch: Ajah, Lagos
Branch Sort Code: 058152272
Account Number: 0136264780
Account Type: Current/British Pound Sterling 

USA & OTHERS

Account Name: Institute of Information Management
Bank: GTbank
Branch: Ajah, Lagos
Branch Sort Code: 058152272
Account Number: 0136264766
Account Type: Current / US Dollar