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Individual Membership

SIM Professional Development (SIM PD) is the leading provider for adult learning, training and development for corporate and career development. We provide a wide range of quality executive programmes, corporate training, seminar and workshops in areas of soft skills training, leadership training, sales training, management training, personal effectiveness & productivity, project management training, strategy execution and forumation.

Individual Membership

As an SIM member, we offer you a holistic range of learning programmes that are always trends-on and in line with future-ready skills. Our professional Interest Groups (IGs) afford you a network of like-minded individuals passionate about learning and sharing while bonding. Such learning and networking are personal, highly relevant and allows for useful applications at work.


There are seven categories of Individual Membership:

Honorary Fellows
Persons who have distinguished themselves in the field of management or made significant contributions to the growth and development of the Institute may be invited by the Governing Council to be Honorary Fellows and bestowed such membership on an honorary basis.

Persons who hold general management responsibility at board or at chief executive level of such scope and duration as may be approved by the Governing Council may apply for membership as Fellows.

Ordinary Members
Persons who are owners / proprietors or hold positions at board / departmental / divisional / branch / executive levels with appropriate professional and/or academic qualifications as may be approved by the Governing Council may apply for membership as Ordinary Members.

Associate Members
Persons who are actively engaged in industry, commerce or a public organisation and have completed a course approved by the Governing Council (whether on a part-time or full-time basis) or are suitably recommended for membership as determined by the Governing Council may apply for membership as Associate Members.

Student Members
Persons who have completed secondary education and are attending a course in business, management or any other subject approved by the Governing Council (whether on a part-time or full-time basis) may apply for membership as Student Members. Click here for more details.

Silver Members
Persons who are at least 60 years of age, retired from full-time business activity and occupation and have been a member of the Institute for at least 10 years may apply for membership as Silver Members.

Visiting Members
Persons visiting Singapore to conduct research, academic or business activities to the benefits of the Institute for any period not exceeding 12 months may apply for membership as Visiting Members.

(All fees are inclusive of 7% GST)

Membership CategoryOne Time Entrance FeeAnnual Subscription (based on calendar year)
Ordinary Member$214.00$107.00
Associate Member$160.50$69.55
Silver MemberNil$26.75
Visiting Member$107.00$53.50
Honorary FellowNilNil
Student MemberNilNil

Membership expiry is fixed at 31 December of each year. For the table of pro-rated Individual Membership fees, please click here.

SIM Membership is unique in its real-world learning approach. Members get to bond in different settings and gain the diverse skills and exposure to stay versatile, innovative and market-ready. Our wide range of executive programmes, business insights events and interest groups provide extensive professional learning and networking experiences for our community of learners to discover and achieve more.

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Application Guidance Notes

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  1. Application Form 
    Please complete the form throughout in full. All sections marked with (*) are compulsory
  2. Supporting Document(s)  
    In support of the application, please submit
    • A copy of your highest academic qualification certificate
    • A recent photograph in jpg format (300dpi resolution)
  3. Membership Fees and Payment Methods 
    Our membership fees include a one-off entrance fee and an annual subscription on admission. The subscription is pro-rated according to the month your application is approved. Depending on the type of category (Associate Membership or Ordinary Membership) that has been awarded to you, we will advise you the membership fees and payment methods. 
    Payment can be made in the form of credit card or a crossed cheque to be made payable to "Singapore Institute of Management".
  4. Membership Category 
    Please note that all applications for SIM Membership are subject to approval. Applicants will be notified of the category of membership assigned to them upon approval.
  5. Confidentiality Clause 
    SIM Membership is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of the member’s personal information and undertakes not to divulge any of the member’s personal information to any third party without the prior written consent of the member SUBJECT TO the obligation of SIM Membership to disclose to any Singapore government authority any information relating to the member in compliance with the law.
  6. Personal Data 
    Please refer to Terms and Conditions of Personal Data Protection.
  7. Withdrawal of Consent 
    Before payment is made, applicant may cancel or defer the application by giving SIM Membership a written notice of cancellation at any time during the application process. 
    After payment is made, the member may terminate the SIM Membership at any time with no refund of membership entrance and subscription fees.
  8. Enquiries 
    Please contact us at Tel: (65) 6248 9489 or Email: