Change for the future

Blanchflower, David
September 2005
Management Services;Autumn2005, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p4
Academic Journal
This section presents an update on the Council of Management of the Institute of Management Services in Great Britain, as of September 2005. The office of the council in Enfield was closed down in 2001 and administration was outsourced to Lichfield. In 2004 the council took a radical decision to recommend the offering of life membership. In taking the decision to move to a quarterly Journal, the council decided that a key element must be that the membership received the same number of pages of technical articles in the four issues per year as they previously received in the old system of 12 editions. The new quarterly Journal has resulted in an annual cost saving exceeding £ 60,000 and still contains the same number of pages of technical articles. After extensive discussions with education providers, the current month will see the introduction of a much more flexible approach to how students can study for the Management Services Certificate.


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