MSI Fellowship Program

Being a Fellow of the Management and Strategy Institute is an honorary designation that was created by the MSI Membership Committee and Board of Trustees.  Being an MSI Fellow™ demonstrates your  commitment to process improvement methodologies and applying those improvement processes within your profession.  Your membership also helps to support the on-going work of the Institute.  Most members who pursue Fellowship status perceive it as one of the first steps to enhancement of their professional credentials.

MSI Fellows are a very select group.  This prestigious membership offers a generous discount on our already low certification fees, as well as many additional benefits.  View the membership options below and select the once that is best for you and your career goals.

Paid membership is not required to take certification exams from MSI.

Membership Levels

MSI Member™

Join MSI for free at our general membership level and get immediate benefits like access to our two free certification programs. Benefits include:
FREE
  • Register for certifications - You can register for any publicly available MSI certification program.
  • Two FREE certifications - Access our two free certification programs. Lean Six Sigma White Belt and Project Management Essentials.
  • Monthly email newsletter - Receive our monthly email newsletter with discounts and special offers.

MSI Fellow™

Stand out in your field and join the leading trade association for Process Improvement Professionals. Being an MSI Fellow™ shows others that you're a leader in your field and have a strong commitment to continuous improvement. Fellows enjoy advanced benefits that no other organization provides. These benefits include:
$ 129
/ year
  • Use of Title: MSI Fellow™ - Let everyone know you’re a member of MSI, a trade association that advocates specifically for the needs of business professionals. List the MSI Fellow™ post-nominals after your name on your resumé or business cards.
  • Exclusive Certification – You’ll have access to the study material and certification exam for our advanced leadership certification: Corporate Leadership Certified (CLC)™.
  • Official Certificate & Desk Plaque – You’ll be mailed a professional certificate which displays your name and MSI Fellow™ status. This high quality certificate can be framed and hung on display. Our small metal desk plaque is a nice way to display the MSI Fellow professional membership.
  • Use of Logo – Let everyone know you’re an MSI Fellow. Place our official MSI Fellow logo on your resumé, website, letterhead, etc.
  • 20% Discount – You’ll automatically receive a 20% discount on all MSI certification programs once your membership is activated.
  • Exclusive Member Newsletters – You’ll receive occasional sales and special offers beyond our usual email newsletter.

* Membership is $129 per year.  Cancel anytime.  Membership status is controlled via Paypal, you must have or create a Paypal account during registration.

Membership FAQ

No, paid membership is not required.  You must set up a free account to access MSI certifications.

Paid membership (MSI Fellow) is active for 1 year.  You may cancel at any time during the year to avoid being charged the following year.  Membership is controlled through Paypal (so you have full, independent control).  You must have or set up a Paypal account during registration.

Yes, you can upgrade at any time.  Just click on the subscribe button to upgrade your membership.

* Use of MSI Fellowship title subject to terms.
** You must pass the CLC exam to become certified. Training material and exam included free with Fellow membership level.
*** Fellowship discounts are not active until your membership is approved. To receive discounts, do not purchase additional courses until you are notified that your membership is active.
NOTE: Members prior to 2019, All MSI Fellow and Senior Fellow memberships will remain active with no changes to the program.