The Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK)

The Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK) is an organisation specifically charged with promoting and safeguarding the interests of the Kenyan Quantity Surveyor. The primary objective of IQSK is to promote the advancement of the practice of Quantity Surveying and its application in Kenya.

The Institute of Quantity Surveyors of Kenya (IQSK) was founded in 1994 as a non-political and non-profit making organisation whose primary objective is to promote the general advancement of the practice of Quantity Surveying and its application in Kenya including facilitating the exchange of information of the Institute and otherwise.

IQSK Membership comprises Corporate and Non-Corporate Members. Corporate members include Fellows, Corporate and Licentiate members. They are voting members. Non-corporate members are Honorary, Visiting, Graduate, Technician and Student Members. Non-corporate members are not eligible to voting during meetings. The management of the affairs and business of the Institute is vested in and conducted by an elected Council. The Council is composed of the office bearers, the most recent past chairman and not more than five corporate members elected at an Annual General Meeting.

The Institute cooperates with universities, other educational institutions and public education authorities for furtherance of education and training in Quantity Surveying and practice. The Institute also works closely with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors (BORAQS), and other relevant bodies on matters concerning Quantity Surveying education, training, examinations and practice.

IQSK VISION

‘A world class institute that promotes the advancement and practice of Quantity Surveying in Africa’

IQSK MISSION

The mission of the Institute to the industry includes and not limited to the following:

To promote an enabling environment that helps Quantity Surveyors achieve excellence in delivery of their services.

To promote, regulate and enforce best quality surveying standards and practices.

To promote cooperation with professional organisations representing Quantity Surveyors regionally.

IQSK VALUE STATEMENT

“At the IQSK, we promote the advancement of Quantity Surveying profession by embracing best professional practices. We do this by promoting highest ethical standards, encouraging continuous professional education and development, regulating practice and research to provide best quantity surveying solutions”

CORE VALUES

1. Integrity

2. Discipline and commitment

3. Accountability

4. Objectivity and impartiality

5. Corporate social responsibilities

6. Environmental conservation

IQSK OBJECTIVES

To promote the advancement of the practice of Quantity Surveying and its application in Kenya including facilitating the exchange of information of the Institute and otherwise.

To do all things which the Council of the Institute may deem proper, including advising the Government, Public Bodies and other individuals on matters concerning Quantity Surveying.

To co-operate with the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors, and other relevant Societies and institutions on matters concerning Quantity Surveying education, training, examinations and practice.

To Co-operate with universities, other educational institutions and public educational authorities for furtherance of education and training in Quantity Surveying and practice.

To print, publish, sell, lend and distribute the proceedings or reports of the Institute or any papers, communications, works or treaties on Quantity Surveying or its applications or subject connected therewith.

To do all other things incidental or conducive to the attainment of the objects or any.

The Institute shall have no political objective affiliation.

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