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New Leadership resources for the profession

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

As part of our new membership package, we have developed a new membership strand offering additional benefits and opportunities for leaders and aspiring leaders. Working in partnership with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the Leaders Network gives you the opportunity to explore different management topics and access a wide range of material including free webinars, exclusive networking events, a dedicated newsletter and free membership to the Chartered Management Institute.

Engage with your fellow Leaders through this exclusive online community. As a member of the Leaders Network you can contribute to discussions with like-minded professionals who take an interest in sector developments and trends. Join today and see what topics are being covered.


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Benefits of becoming part of the Leaders network




Affiliate membership of CMI

As an affiliate member of the CMI, you’ll have access to the CILIP ManagementDirect portal - a comprehensive online management and leadership toolkit suitable for every level of manager.



Leaders can make use of the following resources:

  • e-learning modules on everything from developing a management style to the principles of project management
  • Leadership videos covering real-life management issues
  • Summaries of the ideas of major theorists to help solve your management problems
  • Published articles A database of published articles from Professional Manager magazine
  • e-journals providing access to thousands of journals, publications and research documents offering the latest industry insights
  • Templates to help you navigate key business initiatives, such as devising a marketing plan
  • Research summaries and insights on topical issues faced by managers
  • e-books giving you access to over 700 books to read online




Events, webinars and networking

With a range of events and opportunities for face to face networking throughout the year, the Leaders Network makes it easy to share best practice and new ideas with your peers. We also run regular webinars on a range of topics covering everything from leadership tools to strategic management to help you hone your skills.

Tailored news and information

In addition to the digital edition of the CMI’s Professional Manager, Leaders Network members also benefit from our quarterly newsletter, helping you stay up to date with future trends and best practice in the library and information sector.






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Engage with your fellow Leaders through our exclusive online community. As a member of the Leaders Network you can get advice from and contribute to discussions from like-minded professionals who take an interest in sector developments and trends. Join today and see what topics are being covered.



How to join

CILIP’s Leaders Network is designed to give you the resources and support you need to develop your career, whether you are in an established leadership role, or taking your first steps. Joining the Leaders Network is easy, simply fill in the upgrade request form (see Upgrade to Leader button) and the membership team will be in touch.

 

 

Price

The Leaders Network pricing includes full CILIP membership and postnominals if you have a level of professional registration.

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

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

Honorary and Life members of CILIP can join the Leaders Network for £90 per year.

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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 join as a Student or Member. 
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