Wow, life has been hectic recently from both business and personal sides meaning I haven’t made time to write any blog posts – my list of topics to cover is getting longer all the time so I thought I should at least post something here to let you know we are still active! Last week […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
At the CIM Yorkshire and Humberside Celebration Evening in Leeds last night one of our students was awarded Student of the Year for CIM Professional Post-Graduate Diploma in the region. Our congratulations go to Alice for the recognition of the determination she showed through her studies, for which the award is well deserved. In addtion […]
Interesting to see that Proctor and Gamble must have been considering their business portfolio, they are selling their pharmaceutical business to the Irish drugmaker Warner Chilcott – see story here This is a classic example of an organisation considering the future, presumably based on the factors typically included in the various portfolio matrices which are […]
We are really pleased with the level of enrolments so far this year, they are exceeding expectations for this stage of the process. The weekend courses are doing particularly well so if you are considering joining our CIM weekend workshops for the new Chartered Post Graduate Diploma or Professional Diploma make sure to complete your […]
Yesterday was the last teaching day for SPA Professional Academy this term with exams coming up shortly for students, resuming again in September with the final module of the current CIM Post-Graduate Diploma and the first modules of the new Diploma and Chartered Post-Graduate Diploma. The current Post-Graduate Diploma students are pictured during the session […]