Members comprising those members of the Institute who are registered under section 16 of SPM Act 2007. Each of whom shall be titled “Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management” (designatory letters MKISM). The minimum qualification of this category is a graduate diploma in procurement and supply chain management from an accredited institution.
This class of membership is open to individuals with little or no practical procurement and supply chain management experience who are pursuing academic or professional studies at accredited institutions. The student member should be working towards full membership.
Associate Members comprises of persons eligible to be registered under section 16 of SPM Act 2007 but who do not meet all the requirements prescribed under subsection (1) of that section. This category is for those with experience in procurement and supply chain management practitioners and those with certificate level qualification working towards the attainment of final qualifications.
This category comprises of those persons who become Fellows pursuant to an invitation under subsection (3), each of whom shall be titled “Fellow of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management” designatory letters FKISM). Where the council considers that a Member of the Institute has rendered outstanding services to the supplies profession, the Council may invite the Member to become a Fellow.
Where the Council considers that a person, not being a Member of the Institute, has rendered exceptional services to the Institute or the procurement and supplies management profession, the Council may invite the person to become an Honorary Fellow of the Institute. An Honorary Fellow shall not be a member of the Institute.
This class of membership is open to companies, public bodies, parastatals, institutions and other organizations who share our ideals and goals in establishing professionally managed supply chains. The bodies are required to commit themselves and their employees to the KISM Code of Ethics