The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) was established in the year of 1970 by a parliament Act. This is the professional institute of Sri Lankan Markerter and this professional institute also got contact with other professional marketing institute worldwide. There are five types of membership categories available for Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) and they are as follows.
- Honorary Fellow Member
- Fellow Member
- Ordinary Member
- Certified Member
- Associate Member
How to Get Associate Membership of SLIM
Those who are wishing to obtain Associate Membership of SLIM need to obtain one of following requirements
- Obtain a recognized marketing qualification and don not have three years experience in Marketing.
- Obtain a recognized university degree or any equivalent professional qualification plus three years of experience in marketing.
- Obtain Five years experience in Marketing.
Those who are qualified as Associate Membership of SLIM can identify by the designator letters AMSLIM.
SLIM Certified Membership
Those who are wishing to obtain Certified Membership in SLIM can obtain by those who are have more than ten years of continuous senior Marketing Management Experience ( Not necessary to posses a recognized marketing qualification) or Obtain Masters degree from a recognized university and have five years of experience under senior marketing management. Those who are qualified as Associate Membership of SLIM can identify by the designator letters CMSLIM.
SLIM Ordinary Member
Those who obtain recognized marketing qualification and have at least three years of experience on marketing management or marketing equation can get the Ordinary Membership of SLIM. Those who are qualified as Associate Membership of SLIM can identify by the designator letters MSLIM.
SLIM Fellow Member
Only the ordinary members who obtain over seven years of senior management experience which accept by the executive committee of SLIM can obtain Fellow membership of SLIM. Those who are qualified as Associate Membership of SLIM can identify by the designator letters FMSLIM.
Apart of above memberships there are special membership category named as “Student Member” which is for those who are following education programs under SLIM institute?
Study Programmes Conducted by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM)
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) conducts several educational programs to enhance the knowledge and attitude of Marketing professionals and students. Following are some of the education programme conduct by this institute.
- Preliminary Certificate in Marketing
- Preliminary Certificate in Marketing Online
- Certificate in Pharmaceutical Marketing
- Diploma in Strategic Brand Management (DSBM)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing
- National Diploma in Sales Management
- Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing – CIM
Those who are passing on mentioned marketing programs can able to climb up the ladder on marketing and this education also help to get the membership of this institute also. The Preliminary Certificate in Marketing is a beginner level of marketing education and this take three months of study program and those who enter in to this education path can also lead to Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing offers at SLIM and Preliminary Certificate in Marketing (PCM) educational qualification considers as beginners in Marketing in Seri Lanka.
SLIM also conduct CIM classes on their institute and the CIM program include the levels of studies such as
- Professional Certificate in Marketing
- Professional Diploma in Marketing
- Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing
The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) is the only recognized institute for Sri Lankan marketing professionals and for more information’s regarding membership or their study program you may contact them through following contact details.
Contact for further Details
94, Ananda Rajakaruna Mw,
011 2675 000
011 2691 660
SLIM Business School
524/1, Peradeniya Road,