CICMSP Membership


The Chartered Institute of Corporate Management and Strategic Planning operates currently six categories of membership. These are:


Student membership is open to any person(s) following a course of study in management or business Administration related courses in the Polytechnics, Professional bodies, Universities etc. who is interested in becoming a Corporate Management Specialist or Strategic Planner after graduation. Applicants must posses any of the following qualifications:- GCE, SSCE, NECO, NABTEB, T.C.II, or other professional qualifications.

The applicant must possess either ND, NCE, HND, First Degree, Advanced University Diploma or its equivalent in business/management related disciplines or an Entrepreneur (business owner) or chief security officer, with not less than three years management experience. Any person serving at supervisory or Managerial levels in a management Consultancy/Manufacturing or service firms may be considered. Young University Graduates who aspire to become Corporate Management Specialists or Strategic Planners may be considered.

The applicant must possess a minimum of MBA/MSC or its equivalent in business/management related disciplines. A person with first degree, up to 3 years experience, serving at Managerial level in a management Consulting or service firms, manufacturing or government parastatal or ministries may be considered for membership.

Fellowship is the highest grade of membership. It is only granted to outstanding persons who have excelled in the professions, commerce and industry with a minimum of First Degree or its equivalent, with not less than 7 years managerial experience.

Honorary Fellowship may be granted to any person who in the opinion of the Governing Council has contributed or rendered outstanding service to humanity, or the promotion of ICMSP objectives.



The following are the designatory letters used by CICMSP members after their names:

Student Associate Member Fellow Corporate Honorary Fellow
None ACMsp MCMsp FCMsp Hon. FCMsp CertMP, CertBP


Corporate or institutional membership is designed for management/business Consultancy firms, manufacturing Companies, financial firms,/educational institutions, or corporate organizations, government parastatals and ministries, which have operated for not less than five years, with a minimum of five employees. One or two chief executives of such firms must be full Member(s) of the ICMSP.



He/she must be a registered member of the ICMSP. Cert MP. Membership is open to those who are interested in running a professional practice in the field of Management /Business Consultancy Service (Management Consultant). He/she must possess a minimum of First Degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, management or other related disciplines from an accredited University and must have passed the ICMSP Professional Cert MP examination. Detailed Cert MP Programme Course Contents and examination syllabuses… (will be available soon).


New members are periodically inducted into the membership of the ICMSP in Ghana, and other geo-political zones in Nigeria. Registered members are notified after registration.


Corporate membership entitles you to receive 50% discount on seminars and course fees. You are also entitled to advertise at 50% discount in the “MANAGEMENT STRATEGY” Magazine, which is the medium for ICMSP’s periodic news, business opportunities, conferences, seminars, courses, trade missions, investment and world trade news for members worldwide.

  • You are entitled to print/or quote your Corporate Membership in your business stationery.
  • You are qualified to nominate and/or sponsor yourself or an employee of your Company to attend any of the Institute’s local or foreign Strategic Management and Leadership Seminars & Tours at a 50% discount.


  • Use of designatory letters after your name.
  • Membership photo Identification Card.
  • Certificate of Membership
  • Quarterly International Publication – “MANAGEMENT STRATEGY”
  • National and Foreign Seminars, Courses, Conferences, tours and trade missions, etc.
  • Business opportunities and news
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Corporate Management and Strategic Planning
  • Qualified to become Business or Management Consultant with the Distinguished Titles of CertBP or Cert MP respectively after their names.


Student – ₦25,000 (USD 67) | Associate – ₦75,000 (USD 202) | Full Member – ₦90,000 (USD243)| Fellow – 150, 000 (USD 405.00)| Corporate – ₦500,000 (USD 1351)| (ASSOCIATE MEMBER: FOR NYSC MEMBERS ONLY) – ₦45,000 (USD 121)

(Above membership fees qualify members (excluding student members) to receive the course package on “CORPORATE MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC PLANNING” at 50% discount, which on completion qualifies him/her to earn the prestigious ICMSP Professional Post-Graduate Diploma in Corporate Management and Strategic Planning. The choice is yours!

All payments must be made in the name of the institute, payable into any Branch of ZENITH BANK PLC. Nationwide, Account No. 1011589511. All payment Slips should be forwarded to the Registrar, Chartered Institute of Corporate Management and Strategic Planning, Port Harcourt.