Who can be my sponsor?
When you submit your application, you will be asked to confirm that you have sent the Sponsor Comments form link to your two Sponsors and given them a deadline of one week. Click for the Sponsor forms: Associate, Member, Fellow.
The sponsor should be someone who you work with who can give examples of your recent work and impact it’s had. This should be your line manager or a client. Your second sponsor should be a peer at work or previous line manager.
If you have a team working for you, please do not ask them for a sponsor statement in this circumstance, as it’s unlikely they will showcase your skills and experience as well as your manager, peers or clients. If it is not possible for your manager to support your application you may ask a suitable alternative, please provide reasons why when you submit your application.
It is not necessary for sponsors to be a CICM member.