New CIM professional marketing qualifications 2020

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)  is the professional body for marketers in the UK and it regularly updates its professional marketing qualifications at certificate, diploma and post-graduate diploma levels. I reviewed past changes in October 2014. Here is an overview of the new CIM professional marketing qualifications 2020 (which Read More

2020-03-09T11:48:42+00:00March 9, 2020|Kim's Blog, Marketing|

Book review – Advanced Marketing Management: Principles, skills and tools by Nikolaos Dimitriadis, Neda Jovanovic Dimitriadis and Jillian Ney

I read and review a lot of books but this was one - Advanced Marketing Management: Principles, skills and tools by Nikolaos Dimitriadis, Neda Jovanovic Dimitriadis and Jillian Ney – is one of the best I have come across for a while. I have sung its praises to many people Read More

2019-05-29T12:46:27+01:00May 29, 2019|Kim's Blog, Marketing, Statistics and trends|

Future marketing manager – Perception, Motivation and Planning (Oct 2017)

At the recent Future Marketing Manager http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx we covered the usual wide range of topics. However, the three themes that involved the most discussion were perception, motivation and planning.  Perception Perception is “the way in which something is regarded, understood, or interpreted”. There was recognition that how marketing and business Read More

2017-10-20T14:43:56+01:00October 20, 2017|Kim's Blog, Management Skills, Marketing|

Future Marketing Manager – Brands, plans, teams, curiosity and creativity (April 2017)

Lewis Silkin solicitors were kind enough to host the recent “Future Marketing Manager” training session (for future dates see: http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx). The marketing and business development delegates from legal, accountancy, property and recruitment businesses had a busy day. Here are their thoughts on the key lessons for a future marketing manager.  Read More

2017-04-06T15:25:11+01:00April 6, 2017|Kim's Blog, Marketing|