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CIM Professional Certificate in Marketing AUTUMN 2012

Why choose The Marketers Forum?


Join the best " Established in June 2004, the Marketers Forum Ltd (TMF) has quickly established an outstanding reputation for innovation and excellence. You will be joining like-minded ambitious marketers who also strive to be the best.


Ethos " You are treated as professionals rather than students.

Quentin Crowe Managing Director

Your tutors are selected for their current industry experience and a love of teaching. Your courses are designed to fit your lifestyle requirements as well as your career development needs. ¡ 

Just a quick email to say thank you for all your support and help last year! I thoroughly enjoyed the courses and teaching style at the Marketers Forum and I wish you all the best for the future. Kevin Broome Marketing Manager South West Trains

Comfort and Convenience The Certificate programme is currently delivered at the West End, City, Richmond and Bromley centres. All centres have been carefully selected for their comfort, with state of the art training rooms and air conditioning. Tea, coffee and the essential (sugar-hit) biscuits are included.


Exceptional pass rates – We have achieved 18% above national average pass rates since starting in 2004.


Keep ahead of your competition - Free evening Masterclass sessions from leading industry practitioners' throughout the programme.


Why choose the CIM Professional Certificate?



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The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Professional Certificate in Marketing gives you practical skills and knowledge" You will learn to devise and execute tactical marketing activities to improve your employability and income potential." The qualification is a stepping stone in becoming a Chartered Marketer. The course will help you understand new marketing concepts and more importantly help you apply them to your workplace. If you are serious about a career in Marketing then the CIM is a qualification the industry will demand you have.


Course Overview


There are 4 course units for you to complete to obtain the CIM Professional Certificate l 

Marketing Essentials – Exam


Assessing the Marketing Environment – Exam


Market Information & Research - Assignment


Marketing for Stakeholders - Assignment


The course is structured so that you are only required to attend one evening a week and study one unit at a time. This enables you to complete the whole programme in under a year.


If you would like a bespoke programme designed for you please don t hesitate to contact us.


Course delivery

The CIM Certificate is offered part-time and consists of 2 exam based units and 2 assignment based units. Examinations – you will attend 6 sessions for each exam based module. You will also sit a mock exam under exam conditions to gauge how you will perform in the actual exam. This mock will be marked by your tutor. Assignments – you will attend 6 sessions for each assignment based module. You will be required to provide a plan to answer the assignment brief, before writing up the assignment in full. You will receive 1 half hr 121 following the plan and full feedback on your draft assignment before final submission. Part-time evenings This programme begins in September 2012 and will finish in June 2013.


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(valid until 30th September 2012)

Purchase the complete course of all 4 modules to receive a DISCOUNT!

All 4 modules choose from: - Essentials package - Standard package Premium Plus package TMF Administration & Registration Fee OR Pay as you go - Individual units (each) Marketing Essentials (Exam) Marketing for Stakeholders (Assignment) Marketing Information & Research (Assignment) Assessing the Marketing Environment (Case Study Exam) "



£1900 £2400 £3000

£2280 £2880 £3600



£650 £650 £650 £650

£780 £780 £780 £780

Additional costs You will also need to register with the Accredited Body the Chartered Institute of Marketing CIM – Annual membership (VAT exempt) £140.00 Exam Fees per unit (VAT exempt) £70.00 Assignment Fees per unit (VAT exempt) £70.00


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Frequently asked questions


How do I book? – Go to and complete the online booking form


What are the Entry requirements for the CIM Certificate?" You can register to do the CIM Professional Certificate in Marketing with a minimum of two A levels, a general Bachelors degree or a minimum of two years marketing experience.


When are the Registration Closing Dates?" The closing date for registration with the CIM is 5th October for the December 2012 assessment sessions.


You can register for the course at The Marketers Forum anytime before the course commences. Class sizes on average are limited to 15 delegates so it is advisable to book as soon as possible to secure your place.


What if I am being Sponsored by my employer? " If you have a sponsor for your course we can arrange for the invoice to be forwarded directly to them. Payment is required within 14 days or the start of the course whichever is sooner.


Does TMF offer an Interest Free Payment Plan? " If you are self-funding we require a £200 deposit upon submitting an online booking form and then the remainder of your course fees will be split over six equal monthly instalments. There is no charge for this service but penalties will be applied for late payment of instalments.


What if I want to defer? Courses are like airplane tickets, once it has started, your seat cannot be resold. However, in special circumstances (such as family bereavements), allowances can be made at the discretion of the course director.


TMF Contact Details

Main Office Address: The Marketers' Forum Group The Bridge 12 – 16 Clerkenwell Rd London, EC1M 5PQ Tel: 0844 272 5837 Twitter: MarketingLondon Website: Office Contacts: Sarah Blackshaw I Communications Manager Marketing / Enquiries / Administration / Website Carl Jones l Operations Manager Operations / Accounts / Enquiries Abby Beckley I Administration Assistant Enquiries / Administration / Accounts


CIM Professional Certificate in Marketing  

The qualification suits those in marketing who currently hold a junior marketing position or those who have marketing responsibilities as pa...

CIM Professional Certificate in Marketing  

The qualification suits those in marketing who currently hold a junior marketing position or those who have marketing responsibilities as pa...