It is envisaged that the following key areas, inter alia, will be reviewed during the preparation of the Plan:

  • existing organisational structures;
  • membership services;
  • public relations, communications & branding;
  • membership profile & recognition of professional qualifications;
  • relationship to other Institutes in Ireland;
  • the role of the Institute in training and education;
  • the role of the Institute in policy formulation;
  • funding mechanisms and;
  • core expenditure.

The Corporate and Business Plan is being prepared by the Council of the Institute and a steering committee drawn from Members of the Council has been assembled to deliver the plan. This comprises Joanna Kelly (IPI President), Mary Crowley (IPI Vice President) and Darragh McGonigle (IPI Treasurer). The Institute’s Planning Manager Seán O’Leary is responsible for managing the overall process.

To guide the delivery of the project Séan Ó’Riordáin of Séan Ó’Riordáin and Associates has been appointed to provide consultancy services on corporate and business planning.