Associate Membership

Associate Membership of the Business Excellence Institute is the entry level membership for individuals. It helps to position you as a developing Business Excellence professional and gives you access to the Institute’s knowledge base and discussion groups to support your professional development.

The majority of Associate Members are working towards becoming Excellence Practitioners.


Irrespective of the industry or function in which you started your career, you can become an Associate Member as long as you have at least one year of work experience, do not qualify to be an Excellence Practitioner or Academic Member, and have some experience in one of the following fields:

  • Risk Management
  • Quality Management
  • Project Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Financial Management
  • Operations
  • Logistics
  • General Management
  • Law
  • Product Development
  • Human Resources
  • Process Excellence
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • IT Management

…and you agree to abide by the Business Excellence Institute’s Code of Conduct.