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Our Strategy

Strategic Mission Statements and Goals

Education

  • Strategic Mission

    To provide the most respected and widely recognised qualifications, training and development in brewing and distilling globally.
  • Strategic Goals

    To achieve industry recognition and acceptance of IBD qualifications as global standards to support member career prospects. To ensure high standards and integrity of examinations are maintained and that qualifications are continually relevant to industry needs. To ensure that the syllabus for each IBD qualification is adequately supported by training and learning materials, available globally. To ensure global availability of adequate training for IBD examinations. To deliver continuing professional development (CPD) and post qualification training and education.

 

Membership

  • Strategic Mission

    To build membership around the world by enhancing the breadth and depth of member services that support the delivery of the educational strategic mission. 
  • Strategic Goals

    To increase membership globally by use of education and training output, thereby further spreading influence of the IBD in accordance with its Mission Statement. To retain membership through a programme of continuing professional development (CPD). To sample and address the needs of members, within the context of education and training.

 

Organisation

  • Strategic Mission

    To secure Honorary Officers, Councillors and volunteers to both Council and Section committees to move the IBD forward in accordance with its Mission Statement.
  • Strategic Goals

    To ensure a throughput of dynamic and dedicated membership, from student to retirement. To form alliances, where synergy suggests benefit, with industry, academia and other similar membership organisations worldwide which will further the Mission Statement of the IBD. To ensure a strong, vibrant and expanding global network of Sections to support the membership, recognising the potential for growth in developing countries. To ensure that Council decisions reflect the views of the majority of members. To ensure clearly defined lines of responsibility between the Honorary Officers and paid Executive Officers.

 

Finance

  • Strategic Mission

    To secure the financial security and stability of the IBD.
  • Strategic Goals

    To ensure revenue streams meet core business and development plans, and generate member services. To ensure capital assets are properly maintained and sound investments, within the rules laid down by the UK Charity Commission in England and Wales.

 

Communication

  • Strategic Mission

    To provide a global communication network between members, Sections and the Centre (IBD HQ).
  • Strategic Goals

    To ensure regular brewing and distilling related publications to satisfy the Mission Statement. To ensure an up-to-date IBD Website.