Founder member of FECMA

Advancing the credit profession


The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) is the largest recognised professional body in the world for the credit management community.

Formed over 80 years ago, the Institute was granted its Royal Charter in 2015. Representing all areas of the credit and collections lifecycle, it is the trusted leader and expert in its field, providing its members with support, resources, advice and career development as well as a networking and interactive community.

We pride ourselves in setting the highest standards and offer a comprehensive range of training and Ofqual regulated qualifications that have become the recognised standard in the credit profession. Our qualifications and range of flexible learning opportunities equip our members with the professional skills they need at every stage in their career.  We help organisations of all sizes manage credit and maximise cash collection efficiently and professionally in an increasingly challenging business environment.

Through a comprehensive programme of publications, communications, helplines, conferences and regional events, we ensure our members are supported, kept up-to-date and equipped to meet the demands of the crucial role they perform in modern business.  Our website resources are complemented by a range of webinars and social media activity.

We promote professionalism and best practice through our award-winning Credit Management magazine, and our CICMQ quality accreditation scheme recognises outstanding organisations. Giving our members a voice, we influence government policy and direction, and collaborate with other business organisations and the highly acclaimed CICM Managing Cashflow Guides of which we were the authors.

JOIN ONLINE TODAY to enhance your career and earnings potential, and join the growing network of members around the world gaining from the respect afforded to holders of our post-nominal letters. Experience the benefits of belonging to the largest professional credit community.