Professional Academy – CIM Strategic Partner

Professional Academy have achieved Strategic Partner status with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

The announcement highlights Professional Academy’s commitment to improving the employability of those who complete a CIM qualification and have decided to invest in progressing their marketing career by through their own development.

Strategic partner status confirms Professional Academy as a leading qualification provider, and our best-in-class status, as recognised by the leading global provider of marketing qualifications, as well as our commitment to improving the standards of marketing qualifications and futureproofing Marketing as an industry.

The CIM’s director of Qualifications and Partnerships, Maggie Jones, said:

“The new strategic partner programme provides a greater synergy between CIM and leading qualification providers, while adding value to the qualifications students receive. The CIM brand and qualifications are globally respected and this new strategic partnership programme delivers a clear advantage for qualification providers, ensuring students have access to the training they need to achieve their professional goals.”

Professional Academy founder and Managing Director, Martin Hutchins, added:

“It is indeed an honour to be classed as a Strategic Partner of CIM. In doing so, we are pleased to see that the efforts of both Professional Academy and CIM in driving forward the knowledge and skills of the Marketing industry are being recognised. A true partnership requires trust, understanding and commitment at all levels in both businesses. This is clearly apparent in the relationship we have with the CIM and bodes well for the synergistic growth of both organisations and the success of the Strategic Partnership.”

This strategic partnership also opens a pathway to increased collaboration between Professional Academy and the Chartered Institute of Marketing including development of exciting new marketing events, access to industry specialists and marketing influencers to further enhance the benefits of studying an accredited CIM qualification and joining the CIM marketing community.

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Alternatively, if you would like further information on how you can take your marketing career to the next level please visit our marketing qualifications page or contact our qualifications advice team at any time.