Membership ORSK

ORSK membership provides a professional network for Operations Research scholars, professionals and experts whose aim is to provide superior solutions to business and societal problems. ORSK Membership also offers a variety of networking and career opportunities that will have a positive impact on professional lives.

Objectives

  1. To ensure Operations Research practitioners in Kenya and beyond meet the standards competence and professional conduct
  2. To constitute a cohesive, accountable, effective and independent professional network for Operations Research scholars and practitioners
  3. To develop and facilitate professional training programs and certification for Operations Research professionals, scholars and experts.

Orsk Membership and Annual Subscription Fee

Membership category

Annual Subscription Fee KSH.

Student Member

1,000

Associate Member

3,000

Full Member

5,000

Corporate Member

20,000

 

  • Membership Registration is done upon online (click here) or physical submission of duly filled membership application form accompanied with the required documents.
  • The annual subscription to be paid on or before March 10th. Late subscription (between 11th March and June 30th) shall attract a fine of 50% of the annual subscription fee. Payment after June will be considered annual subscription for the following Year.
  • Members are entitled to a Membership Card and Certificate upon registration and payment of annual membership subscription fee.

Membership Categories and Benefits

Student Membership

  1. Any student pursuing an undergraduate degree allied to Operations Research in the university.
  2. A student member must show proof of status as a student each year during annual membership subscription.
  3. Maximum period for student membership is 8 years
  4. Student members will pay annual subscription fee of Shs1000.

Benefits of Student Membership

  1. Opportunity to network with other professionals and experts in operations research.
  2. Opportunity to win scholarly awards.
  3. Opportunity to take part in society events and activities.
  4. Free access to newsletter/magazines and online publications.
  5. Free access to ORSK publications.
  6. Access to ORSK Resource Centre.
  7. Discount on ORSK trainings and events

Associate Membership

An individual who has attained majority age and has registered for the professional operations research with ORSK shall automatically become associate member. Associate members are required to pay annual subscription fee of 3000.

Benefits of Associate Membership

  1. Opportunity to network with other professionals and experts in operations research.
  2. Opportunity to take part in society events and activities.
  3. Free access to newsletter/magazines and online publications
  4. Free access to ORSK publications.
  5. Access to ORSK Resource Centre.
  6. Discount on ORSK trainings and events

Full Membership:

A full time scholar or practitioner of operations research or an individual who has completed Operations Research professional Course

  1. Such member must have been an active practitioner in Operations Research.
  2. Member with operations research professional course will be issued with certificate of completion and subsequently certificate of full membership into the society.
  3. Every professional member shall thereafter pay an annual subscription of Shs. 5000 of every year.

Benefits of Full Membership

  1. Opportunity to network with other professionals and experts in operations research.
  2. Opportunity to mentor upcoming professionals.
  3. Opportunity to take part in all society events and activities at subsidized fee
  4. Opportunity to be engaged in paid society services to other stakeholders
  5. Free access to newsletter/magazines and online publications.
  6. Free access to all ORSK publications
  7. Access to ORSK Resource Centre
  8. Discount on ORSK trainings and events

Corporate Membership:

for organizations whose staff have been trained and certified as centers of operations research excellence. The following documents are required for registration

  • Registration form duly filled and signed.
  • Registration Certificate
  • Letter indicating intention to register

 Benefits of Corporate Membership

  1. All right of full members.
  2. Subsidized rates for services offered by ORSK.
  3. Participation in all Events organized by ORSK.
  4. Certification as a Centre of Operations Research.
  5. Opportunity to take up sponsorship of ORSK activities.
  6. Participation in award programs organized by ORSK.
  7. Free access for all ORSK publications.
  8. Free access of annual newsletter
  9. Discount on ORSK trainings and events

ORSK Membership Activities

  1. Networking Forums
  2. Workshops and Seminars.
  3. Sensitization Programs.
  4. Professional Practice Publications.
  5. ORSK Journal Publication.
  6. ORSK Hub, Training and Research.
  7. Professional Awards and Certification

Operational Research Society of Kenya

P. O. BOX 51172 – 00200

NAIROBI – KENYA

+254114655847