CIM Chartered Post Graduate Diploma

CIM Chartered Post Graduate Diploma

Leadership

There is a great discussion about leadership and management in a recent edition of the Radio Four programme, The Bottom Line – the podcast can be downloaded hereThis could be really useful for CIM students on the Professional Diploma Managing Marketing unit and Chartered Postgraduate Diploma Marketing Leadership and Planning unit. Get listening!

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Motivation

I have just seen this video on You Tube and have to share it – this is great thinking for anyone involved in management and leading of teams of people, demonstrating that the logical thinking of many theories relating to motivation just doesn’t work in practice. If you are studying for the CIM Professional Diploma […]

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Another award winning student!

Really delighted that one of our CIM Chartered Postgraduate in Marketing students has been awarded the Top International Student award for the Analysis and Decision exam paper at the CIM Graduation Ceremony in Birmingham. Congratulations to Catherine May, this is a fantastic achievement!

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Student award winner!

Really delighted tonight – at the CIM Yorkshire Celebration Evening one of our students from SPA Professional Academy, Rebecca McGuinness, won not only the award for the best Chartered Postgraduate student but also the Yorkshire and Humberside Top Student of the Year 2011 award – congratulations Becky, a really well deserved award. 

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3D Printing

One subject I have been covering with my groups when teaching the Emerging Themes unit in the CIM Chartered Postgraduate Diploma is 3D printing – it is a really fascinating technology which will potentially allow us all to make products tailored to our own specification, potentially an exact fit for our own hand or similar […]

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Eyjafjallajoekull Volcano and the Triple Bottom Line

I was contemplating earlier the possible marketing related consequences of the flight bans in the UK due to the Icelandic Volcano eruptions and the ensuing ash clouds. Whilst there are many areas which fall into the “Managing Corporate Reputation” area due to the publicity with the obvious areas being in relation to airlines, holiday companies […]

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BBC Consolidation Strategy

The BBC Trust have published a proposed strategy for the future of the BBC based on a challenge to address questions about the scope of the BBC’s activities to focus on how the BBC can most effectively deliver its public service mission and meet audience needs and deliver value for money. This is a situation […]

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Sony Ericsson Product Research

As I am in the market for a new mobile phone I have been looking at models currently available and due soon. For various reasons I think I would like one which operates on the Google Android operating system and have been using Sony Ericsson phones for a few years so one which is of […]

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CIM Postgraduate Diploma – Emerging Themes

I have just returned from a trip to Kiev to teach the Emerging Themes Postgraduate unit at the International Institute of Business. This was my first delivery of any of the new syllabus CIM qualifications, I will be starting the CIM Professional Diploma in addition to the Chartered Post Graduate Diploma shortly in the UK […]

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International Emerging Themes

I am off to Kiev tomorrow to teach the Emerging Themes unit from the new CIM Chartered Postgraduate Diploma syllabus at the International Institute of Business. I am hoping for a really interesting weekend with lots of discussions with students about the emerging issues which are affecting them – it will be interesting to compare […]

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