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Downes, Harry, Management Services


From the Chairman Hurry Downes

Annual General Meeting

The Institute's 37th AGM was held at the Institute's Head Office at Stowe House, Lichfield on Friday 4 October 2002. It was noted that due notice was posted for this meeting along with the business proceedings.

Presiding at the meeting, Institute Chairman, Harry Downes, confirmed that a quorum was present and moved the meeting to business, where the following resolutions were approved.

Resolution 1

To receive the annual report and financial statements for 2001.

Resolution 2

To approve the increase in membership subscription rates for year 2003. The rates applicable for 2003 for all employed members within the European Union (including the UK) will be L98.00. For members unemployed at 1 January 2003 and for retired members (aged 60 or over) the membership fee will be L49.00. The fee for overseas members will be L74. A discount rate of L49.00 will apply to members from designated special promotion countries overseas.

Resolution 3

To appoint Leffley Rowe and Company as auditors for the Institute accounts for the current financial year.

Having concluded the official business the Chairman invited members present to participate in an informal discussion on matters concerning the IMS.

A lively discussion followed with the following points being noted for further discussion at the following Council meeting.

Membership growth.

Added value for members

How do we promote the profession

The interest in productivity

Exams/qualifications - the value

and benefits.

The Council of Management meeting followed on directly from the AGM.

Council of Management Meeting

The chairman welcomed members of Council to the meeting. Apologies for absence were received from John Heap and John Hopkinson.

Matters arising from the AGM

The five main points from the debate at the AGM were tabled. It was agreed that they would be covered in the agenda item 'Future Strategy'.

The first item on the Agenda was the Election of Office bearers.

The following officers were elected to serve for the following year. IMAGE FORMULA17

The following members of Council were drawn to stand down at the next election.

J Hopkinson

D Blanchflower

G Mansfield

This will be the first election of Council members following the change agreed at the AGM 2001. (All three are eligible to resubmit their names for election.)

Finance Report

The treasurer tabled a five year forecast of Income/Expenditure together with the predicted membership figure for years 2002- 2006.

Council was then asked to agree the budget for the year 2003. This was Agreed.

It was stressed that the main role of Council in the coming years must be to manage the Institute in the most economic way possible.

Future Strategy

Education Project;

The education project has reached a critical stage. Opinions have been sought as to how the project should proceed. The project group had met with an independent marketing consultant, Professor Robinson for his views. A report was produced and discussed by Council. It was agreed to seek further guidance from current 'providers' of the IMS qualifying/ examination system.

Richard Taylor from Scott-Grant Productivity Services & Training and Eugene Chinal from Chinal Management Services and the Harry Mitchell College had therefore been invited to address Council.

Some of the main points arising from their presentations included.

* What is the IMS trying to achieve?

* Have we got what people want?

* Who are our customers - individuals/ employers

* Think about the commercial realities/ competitive attitudes.

* What is the marketing phase? …

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