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 […]
Yesterday evening I attended the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) FutureFocus event in Leeds as part of their #Marketing2025 Hackathon launch. During the evening there were many interesting discussions about the role of marketing and what this might be in 10 years time. One theme which kept recurring was the actual role of marketing. One […]
We are delighted to announce that from September we will be delivering the new Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) qualifications for the Certificate and Diploma in Professional Marketing in Sheffield with evening courses to enable professional marketers to gain the qualifications in under 12 months for each. Full details available soon or contact us for […]
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!
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.
It would be really interesting to see an equivalent study for the UK to this one which is discussed in Fast Company magazine: What College Degrees Are Really Worth | Fast Company It certainly looks like graduates from Business degrees in the US do better than quite a few others in the salary stakes and […]
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 […]
SPA Professional Academy are delighted to be accredited for this recently updated qualification from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. The Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing is a specialist award which introduces the key concepts and principles of services marketing applied to the hospitality, travel and tourism industries. We will be launching courses for this […]
Not strictly SPA Professional Academy, but a student I taught in Kiev at the International Institute of Business was yesterday presented with the award for the top International Student for the Chartered Institute of Marketing Professional Post-Graduate Diploma Managing Marketing Performance module. Congratulations to Natalia for her success – it is a great achievement for […]
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 […]
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 […]
I’ve been at the CIM Race for Success events over the last three days, Manchester on Tuesday, Durham on Wednesday and Sheffield today. I had some interesting conversations with prospective students and it is really encouraging to see how many people see the value of the CIM qualifications. There were recruitment consultants at the events […]