Becoming a member is simple using the new streamlined online application forms. You do not need any prior qualifications or value management training to become an ordinary member of the IVM. There are three types of membership:
Becoming a member is simple. For Student, Trainee and Associate grades you can apply online using the new streamlined online application form.
For Member, Fellow and Corporate applications, please download the application form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org along with any supporting documents. There are 5 types of individual membership:
A reference number will be required in the registration process. At trainee level, you will be embarking on a career in Value Management.
Trainee membership is limited to two years. Trainee Members are not eligible to use designatory letters.Register here
At Associate level, you will have a demonstrable interest in Value Management.
Associate Members may use the designatory letters AIVM.Register here
At Member level you will have considerable sector knowledge and skills in your profession. You will be focused on developing new skills and career progression. More experienced members may wish to share their skills and knowledge in the form of mentoring.Open to individuals who meet at least one of the following requirements:
Members may use the post nominals MIVM
To gain your MIVM designation you must demonstrate a range of professional and technical competencies by either:
Route 1: Holding a QVA or CVA qualification or, having successfully completed an IVM accredited VM2 course or having successfully completed a Management of Value (MoV) Practitioner course or,
Route 2: Holding a relevant professional qualification in Lean, Benefits Management or Project Management or,
Route 3: Having a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working in a Value Management environment.Download Route 1 Application Form Download Route 2 Application Form Download Route 3 Application Form Download MIVM Application Guide
Fellowship of the Institute of Value Management is the most senior grade available and is reserved for those who have reached the highest echelons in their career.
Fellows may use the post nominals FIVM
To gain FIVM designation you must demonstrate a range of professional and technical competencies by either:
Route 1: being qualified as a Professional in Value Management (PVM) or,
Route 2: by your significant experience or, contribution to the field of Value ManagementDownload Route 1 Application Form Download Route 2 Application Form Download Fellowship Application Guide
This grade is for organizations that use or promote value management and want to make a corporate statement to that effect.
A Corporate Member may nominate up to ten members of staff to have full voting rights. Corporate members may use the designatory letters AIVM (or MIVM if they meet the requirements and make a successful application).
Additional members may be appointed at a cost of £65 per AIVM nominee or £77 per MIVM nominee.Download Application