The Manchester Branch is one of the oldest Branches of BCS, having been established in 1957 - before Greater Manchester existed! Our mission in Greater Manchester (and just beyond), as defined by our Royal Charter, is to promote wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology science and practice: which is fulfilled by the events organised by the Branch’s volunteer committee.
Joining our Branch is an opportune way to maintain contact with other local IT professsionals, keep abreast of current developments and have a real input to BCS. Additionally, as a member, you will have the opportunity to:
To find out more about joining BCS and the requirements for each of the grades of membership.
The Manchester Branch is a Member Group of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and as such its committee must adhere to the Rules and processes for Member Groups. As directed by these rules the Branch elects a committee at its AGM. It directly reports to Membership Board.