Strategic Purpose and Direction



Chartered Institute of Strategic Managers and Leaders is a not – for – profit professional body, legally established in the State of Delaware in the United States of America as a membership and certification institute with distinctive focus on Strategic Management, Leadership and Governance.

CISML is established to build, Advance and Support Aspiring and Practicing  Strategic Managers and Leaders at all levels and roles: license members as Chartered Strategic Management Practitioners and help them to achieve Strategic Performance outcome in their workplaces which  enable them to attain global employability, prestige and high earning in fast changing and highly competitive  world.

The Institute is also purposed as the professional pace setter and standard bearer in Strategic Management and Leadership Development: Aligning Learning Contents and Qualifications with real workplace best practices, meeting the requirements of global qualification frameworks, accreditation bodies, and academic institutions in the management discipline and tailoring contents to continental experiences, relevance and performance requirements.


To be the standard pacesetter, quality bearer and most respected professional body in Strategic Management and Leadership Excellence, and to see highly performing and greatly demanded members and chartered practitioners, as well as strategically managed and excellently led organizations and nations, globally.



We are committed to:

  1. Growing the number, standard, employability, performance and status of professionally qualified Strategic Managers, Strategic Leaders and Performance Consultants Globally.
  2. Developing and Positioning members and Chartered Strategic Management Practitioners for professionalism, performance and prestige
  • Professionalism - CISML is established as professional membership and certification body with distinct focus on and standard bearer in strategic management, leadership and performance consulting.
  • Performance – CISML is committed to building, advancing and supporting members and Chartered Strategic Management Practitioners, to develop strategic management competences, orientations and capabilities that enable them achieve superior Strategic Performance at all levels and roles; become globally employable and command highest earning.
  • Prestige – We are also committed to positioning CISML qualifications membership and Chartered Status as the ultimate crown and most prestigious status to be attained in professional strategic management and leadership excellence.