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For a long time now, the CIOB has promoted the value of construction management, showcasing that the discipline itself is much broader and more influential than many initially imagine.

Saul Townsend

Last updated: 26th July 2022

For a long time now, the CIOB has promoted the value of construction management, showcasing that the discipline itself is much broader and more influential than many initially imagine. 

The term construction management has wide international acceptance and, very broadly, serves to distinguish the role many CIOB members hold from their fellow built environment professionals. The importance of this was backed up in 2013 when the CIOB successfully introduced the Chartered Construction Manager designation to sit alongside Chartered Builder for those who achieve MCIOB or FCIOB status. 

That is the crucial element here. The CIOB knows that the discipline of construction management is far reaching and substantial because the evidence sits within those who become a member.  It matters that we keep banging the drum so that the discipline does not become undervalued.

For those of you curious about the spectrum of membership, we have put together a graphic that shows just how wide-ranging the roles CIOB members hold. This doesn’t cover every role every member has but it does highlight the most popular that sit within our membership.

Yes, membership is a world class qualification, but joining the CIOB opens the door to the integrated team. A community that collaborates, that has access to a fully expert and diverse knowledge base.  That diversity can only help the modern professional in the same way that the Institute itself benefits from a truly non-blinkered membership. Tackling the big agendas takes many minds and calls upon not one specialism but the full range. That is the power of the CIOB. 

Membership Spectrum

The Membership Spectrum describes just how uniquely broad our membership is in this sector. It evidences the fact that the CIOB, as the professional home for those who manage in construction, includes members in almost all the roles associated with the making of our built environment. That in turn demonstrates that the discipline of construction management is much broader than many will think.