Values and Operating Principles

These principles define how we will live our values at CCIM Institute.

Fiscally Responsible

We manage our money like our members would manage their own by:

  • Using appropriate business practices and principles
  • Demonstrating transparency through measures and disclosures
  • Engaging proactively in the financial process


We practice ethical leadership throughout our organization by:

  • Committing to honest practices in all endeavors
  • Acting with integrity¬†- always
  • Trusting each other


We act globally in all our communication and speak a common language demonstrated by:

  • Being inclusive at all levels to all members
  • Supporting broad and diverse cultural awareness

State of the Art

We are a progressing and forward thinking organization exhibited by:

  • Investing in the future
  • Being proactively innovative and purposefully aware of cutting edge technologies
  • Partnering with technology leaders
  • Providing current technologies that offer value to our members and their businesses


We stay current and relevant by:

  • Staying competitive in our education and delivery systems
  • Being well read and informed
  • Staying connected and engaged with external organizations through partnerships and alliances


We practice inclusive thinking by:

  • Seeking ways to engage members across many functions and roles
  • Leveraging our diversity so as to include stakeholders across the organization and providing opportunities to serve
  • Listening first¬†- always
  • Being open to new ways of thinking and new ideas from diverse sources