SLIM Practicing Marketer status is a recognition that recognizes the continuous professional development of Marketers who strive to be abreast of the market.

SLIM continuing professional development (CPD) programme helps Marketers to stay ahead by keeping you in touch with the latest trends in Marketing.

CPD is extremely important today for individuals to prove that their Marketing knowledge is current. This will also anyone help to progress in their Marketing career.

Continuous development is extremely important to all Marketers. This ensures that all the training, qualifications and practice is geared towards ensuring that all Marketers have the right skills and knowledge to excel.

The CPD Programme provides a focused, effective and a structured system for Marketers to keep learning as well as developing Marketing skills as they progress up the corporate ladder. It will provide the marketers with a structure to take control of his/her own development as well as the means to achieve and maintain SLIM Practicing Marketer (SPM) status.

The CPD programme leads to achieving Practicing Marketer Status – the symbol of a Marketer equipped with current, up to date knowledge, skills, experience, and qualifications.


Ordinary Members, Fellows, or Honorary Members, can join the programme at no extra cost and start recording their development activity.


Non-members need to apply for membership and obtain one of the memberships mentioned above before applying for CPD programme.

Any member of SLIM can register for the Practicing Marketer status by submitting your report card for processing. If the member fulfils the minimum required points, they will be invited to make a payment of Rs 15,000 and obtain their Practicing Marketer Status. Thereon, they need to maintain their membership with SLIM by paying the annual fee of Rs 1,500/- to retain their status.