The IVM is a UK
based professional association exclusively committed to Value Management.
The IVM is actively involved with other national value associations to
promote the worldwide use of Value Management.
Membership of the IVM continues to grow and is open to anyone with an
interest in Value Management. Membership of the IVM does not signify a
qualification in Value Management.
The IVM promotes value management across all sectors of the economy. Its
members come from a number of areas, including construction, utilities,
transportation, public and commercial services, health care, government,
manufacturing, information technology and telecom, as well as training and
The IVM, through its independent Certification Board, is responsible for
implementing the European Certification and Training System within the UK.
The IVM aspires to
establish its role in Value Management as:
A Brand Enhancer to raise awareness and promote the use of Value
Management in all sectors of the UK economy
A Learned Society, facilitated by the Executive Committee and Special
Interest Group, by promoting research and increasing VM knowledge
A Regulator, operated by the Certification Board, to establish a
nationally recognized set of standards and skills within the EU framework
The Institute of Value Management's strategic objectives are to:
- Increase membership in all sectors
- Be influential in government and industry, with the aim of promoting VM
- Establish a co-ordinated communication strategy, including an exciting,
informative and commercially active web-site
- Encourage professional certification in Value Management to European
qualification standard of Professional in Value Management (PVM)