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Leaders Network

The Leaders Network is for library and information professionals in leadership roles or who are aspiring leaders.

Whether you are developing strategies, motivating your team, managing budgets and projects or advocating for your service the Leaders Network will give you the resources and support you need to take the next step in your career.

CILIP have partnered with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to provide a range of services and resources to develop your leadership and management skills. By joining the Leaders Network you will be an Affiliate member of the CMI, worth £110 a year.


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On top of all the benefits of being a CILIP member you will get:

Dedicated resources to develop your leadership skills.

Free affiliate membership of the CMI.

A series of webinars on a range of topics exploring leadership tools and strategic management.

Dedicated networking opportunities with other leaders.

Tailored news and information to keep you up to date with future trends and best practice.


£18.33 a month or £220 a year if you earn over £20,000.

£15 a month of £180 a year if you earn less than £20,000, are unwaged or retired.

On top of the advantages the Leaders Network provides, you will get all benefits of membership, including postnominals if you have a level of professional registration.

Already a CILIP member?

If you are a CILIP member please fill this form in and the membership team will be in touch about upgrading your membership.

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New to CILIP?

Join CILIP and take the next step in your career by expanding your network and developing your leadership capabilities. If leadership is not for you right now, you can as a Student or Member.


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