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Project Manager : Project Manager Oct Nov 2013
www.aipm.com.au Project Manager 31 MEMBERS Membership update AIPM offers plenty of membership options for times when your career isn't just 'run of the mill'. It can also help you take a giant leap in your career with RegPM certification. Special circumstances e AIPM offers a number of membership options to current members who find themselves in special circumstances. AIPM recognises that our members may experience periods where their finances are limited. ese circumstances include members that are temporarily between jobs, who are on maternity leave or when they are volunteering overseas in a humanitarian or civil defence capacity. During these times, AIPM continues to support members by significantly discounting the membership fees, enabling them to continue to maintain their membership and stay connected to the profession. AIPM also acknowledges that when a member retires and is no longer receiving a salary, maintaining a membership may be difficult. Again, AIPM hopes to encourage our senior members to stay active through the Institute and the profession by offering a 50 per cent discount on the annual membership fees. Between jobs Members between jobs are eligible for a discounted membership rate of $70 half-yearly, with a review every six months. Members retain all the benefits of their full membership. Maternity Members on mater nity leave who wish to stay in touch with the industry are eligible for a discounted yearly membership rate of $70. Members retain all the benefits of their full membership. Volunteering Members who volunteer in a humanitarian or civil defence capacity are eligible for a reduced membership rate of $70, with a review every six months. Members retain all the benefits of their full membership. Retired Members who are retired but would like to remain actively involved in the industry benefit from a 50 per cent discount on membership fees. To be a retired member, you must be over 55, retired and have been a member for at least the past five years. Retired membership also includes all the benefits of full membership. If you are in any of the above situations, please contact AIPM to discuss your change in circumstances when renewing your membership. The importance of being certified AIPM's Certification program RegPM gives members a competitive edge in the industry. It is recognised both nationally and internationally and is highly regarded by organisations seeking credentialed project managers. Whether you are relatively new to project management or have been in the industry for a number of years, the RegPM Certification Program is an assessment of your project management capabilities. Certification is an opportunity for project managers to identify gaps in their skill set and, once complete, is a public recognition of a project manager's competence. AIPM's Standards represent best practice and are in line with the professional expectations of the industry. RegPM Certification is a key step in your career progression. It is an advertisement to current and future employers of your commitment to the industry and indicates that you possess a solid foundation of project management experience and knowledge. Bene ts of being certi ed • Be recognised as a Practising Portfolio Executive, Practising Project Director, Practising Project Manager or Practising Project Practitioner. • Be recognised by the largest professional body throughout Australasia. • Demonstrate that you understand the key principles of applying project management. • Identify any professional skill gaps. • Build your organisation’s project management capabilities. • •• FIND OUT MORE To find out more about RegPM Certification or membership, contact AIPM. W: www.aipm.com.au E: email@example.com T: (02) 8288 8700
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