COVID-19 Policy

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Workshops:

Due to the recent Government announcement to reduce all unnecessary travel, combined with the growing number of restrictions put in place by companies and concerns for the health and safety of all individuals, we have made the decision to run all upcoming workshops as remote virtual classrooms until further notice.

All attendees will be contacted shortly with more information but the virtual workshops will take place on the same scheduled dates and times. We will use Microsoft Teams and you will be sent a link to join your session.

Assignments/Exams:

CIM Examinations 31st March 2020: 

It has become increasingly difficult to be confident that examination venues will be able to host exams on 31 March 2020. Therefore all written examinations are cancelled and bookings will be deferred, with no charge to the 7th July 2020 session.

Where possible, online examinations for Marketing Principles (2010/2020) should still take place.

Examinations

Many learners have completed pre-prepared plans for Strategic Marketing and Global Marketing Decisions based upon the April 2020 brief/Case Study. Therefore, we will assess the same scenario/Case Study in July 2020, rather than that originally published for July 2020.

The scenario/case study for July 2020 is:

  • Strategic Marketing – Scenario: Delivering superior customer service
  • Global Marketing Decisions – Case Study on HSBC Bank

In summary, all pre-prepared work for April 2020 will be carried over to the July 2020 session and the Strategic Marketing Assignment brief for July 2020 has now been updated to reflect this.

Anyone working on the previous July 2020 brief will need to refocus on the revised brief immediately.

Assignments

To all students who were due to hand in a paper copy of your assignment on 27th March: CIM have now announced that these will now be submitted electronically. Please email your assignment to assignments@professionalacademy.com by close of day on 27th March 2020. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions, but hopefully the information makes sense. 

If you are a current student, please contact support@professionalacademy.com if you have any queries relating to this message. If you are not currently a student but interested in a course with us, please email enquiries@professionalacademy.com or book a call with an advisor and we would be happy to help. 

We will continue to update you as the situation progresses.