Member Survey 2017/18


Dear , 

I'd like to thank you in advance for taking the time to complete this survey about your IMarEST membership.

We are always working to improve your membership of the Institute and your participation in this survey will help us continue to do this.

Yours, 

David Loosley

IMarEST Chief Executive

 

There are 10 questions in this survey.

What do you value about your IMarEST membership?

1 Please rate the following aspects of being a member of the IMarEST:
  Highly value Value Sometimes value Do not value No opinion N/A (e.g Retired)

Prestige

The kudos associated with being a member of a globally respected marine authority and part of a global professional marine network

Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
No opinion
N/A (e.g Retired)

Recognition

The recognition you get from your membership grade and/or your professional qualification/registration

Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
No opinion
N/A (e.g Retired)

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Member benefits and resources such as events, branch network & lectures, magazine, journals, virtual library, IMarEST TV, volunteering, technical participation etc

Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
No opinion
N/A (e.g Retired)

To give something back

The opportunity to give something back to the marine sector and inspire a new generation of marine professionals by supporting the work of the Institute through your membership

Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
No opinion
N/A (e.g Retired)
2 Please rate the following membership benefits and opportunites:
  Highly value Value Sometimes value Do not value Not aware of benefit N/A (e.g Retired)
Apply for funding and grants
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
IMarEST TV – video recordings of lectures and events
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Local branch activities
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Membership post nominals (e.g. FIMarEST)
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Marincentive scheme – earn reward points for recruiting new members
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Member Business Centre and facilities at London HQ
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Member discounts on books
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Member discounts on events
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Member discounts on London hotel accommodation
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Member discounts on technical journals
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
MLA College higher education courses (distance e-learning)
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Nexus – the online member collaboration network
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Nominate for IMarEST Awards
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Participation with technical Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Participation with the IMarEST's work with Intergovernmental Organizations (IGO's)
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Professional Registration / Qualifications
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Publishing opportunities
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
The Marine Professional Magazine
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Virtual Library
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Volunteering opportunities
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
3

Please rate the following new member benefits (launched for 2017/18 membership year):
 

  Highly value Value Sometimes value Do not value Not aware of benefit N/A (e.g Retired)
Ask IMarEST (member query service)
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Nexus Jobs Board & Member Directory
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
IMarEST Echo (CPD platform for corporate members)
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Become an IMarEST technical consultant (for Members/Fellows)
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Become an IMarEST Recognised Speaker (for Members/Fellows)
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Complimentary online access to the IMarEST’s technical journals (for Fellows)
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Invitations to exclusive events for Fellows
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Chartered logo
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
Fellow logo
Highly value
Value
Sometimes value
Do not value
Not aware of benefit
N/A (e.g Retired)
4 Please let us know if you agree or disagree with the following statements:
  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree N/A (e.g Retired)
A Fellow of the IMarEST is someone who has reached the upper echelon of marine professionals.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
N/A (e.g Retired)
Professional qualifications (like ‘Chartered’ status) make you more employable.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
N/A (e.g Retired)
IMarEST membership provides me with opportunities to keep up to date with the latest research and technical developments in my field.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
N/A (e.g Retired)
IMarEST membership helps me to be better at my job.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
N/A (e.g Retired)
My employer sees value in my IMarEST membership.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
N/A (e.g Retired)
My membership supports the IMarEST in its work with Intergovernmental Organisations, where the Institute gives impartial professional advice of the highest standard to ensure that existing and emerging marine activities are safe and technically, environmentally and economically sound.
Strongly Agree
Agree
Neutral
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
N/A (e.g Retired)

Please let us know how you go about Professional Development (if applicable)

5 How often do you engage in the following professional development activities?
  Never 1-4 per year 5+ per year N/A (e.g Retired)
Attending branch meetings and lectures
Never
1-4 per year
5+ per year
N/A (e.g Retired)
Attending events or conferences
Never
1-4 per year
5+ per year
N/A (e.g Retired)
Educational courses
Never
1-4 per year
5+ per year
N/A (e.g Retired)
Mentoring & Coaching
Never
1-4 per year
5+ per year
N/A (e.g Retired)
On the job training
Never
1-4 per year
5+ per year
N/A (e.g Retired)
Other training courses
Never
1-4 per year
5+ per year
N/A (e.g Retired)
Participating in webinars or online lectures
Never
1-4 per year
5+ per year
N/A (e.g Retired)
Reading industry magazines
Never
1-4 per year
5+ per year
N/A (e.g Retired)
Reading technical journals
Never
1-4 per year
5+ per year
N/A (e.g Retired)
6 Thinking about your Continuing Professional Development (should you carry it out), which of the following topics for events, courses and lectures might be of value to you? (Tick any topics of interest)
Communication
Finance
Global Maritime Regulations
Health & Safety
Ocean Governance
Leadership & Management
Project Management
Technical topics in engineering
Technical topics in science
Technical topics in technology
Other
Not applicable (e.g Retired)

What would you like to see in the future from your IMarEST membership?

7 The IMarEST continually reviews the range of benefits it offers its members. With that in mind, are there any suggestions for additional benefits that you might like to receive from your IMarEST membership?

8 How is your membership subscription paid?
9 Your Salary Band
 Please convert to GBP if necessary
10 Are you a member of any other professional organisations or learned societies?
Yes
No
 If yes, please list memberships in the text box.