Gina Rodriguez becomes a top graduate at BPP University and receives IIMP Scholarship to enter CMMP designation

Gina Rodriguez becomes a top graduate at BPP University and receives IIMP Scholarship to enter CMMP designation

Toronto, Canada — September 16 — The International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®) honoured Gina Rodriguez with IIMP Collegiate Scholarship to enter Certified Marketing Management Professional (CMMP®) for graduating at the highest position in the IIMP accredited, MSc International Marketing degree program.

Gina Paola Rodriguez is from Colombia. She immigrated to England in 2009, where she went from a part time nanny to pursue a professional career in Marketing. In 2013, she completed a Master’s degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Marketing. In July 2015, she earned two awards in Strategic Direction, Strategic Management & Leadership awarded by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), a Royal Charter professional body in the UK.

She has just completed the IIMP® Accredited, MSc International Marketing course top of the class, with distinction. She has been a model student throughout, combining academic ability with commercial acumen.

In recognition of her academic success BPP will present her with an ‘Outstanding Performance’ award at the Graduation ceremony, an academic achievement prize awarded to the student with the highest final grade on an MSc programme. She has also been selected to receive the ‘Highest Performing Professional’ award at Guildhall, London, an academic achievement prize which will be awarded to the best performing student at each BPP campus.

Gina Rodriguez is now an aspiring entrepreneur, Digital Marketing Consultant, Social Media & Email Marketing Specialist, and on her way to become a Business Idea Generation Coach.

Mr. Nisar Butt, President and Chief Executive Officer of IIMP®, said: “It is a pleasure to grant a scholarship to enter CMMP® designation to top students. Todays’ challenges imposed to marketing professionals are greater then ever and continuous knowledge update is crucial for professional success. Ms. Gina Paola Rodriguez shows strong commitment with her professional career in marketing. We – at IIMP® – wish all the best on her professional path and welcome to CMMP® designation program.”

Mr. Hassan Jaber, Chairperson Conference and Awards committee of IIMP®, said: “Our strategic approach in honouring highly qualified students shall continue to position IIMP as preferred Strategic Global Partner to highly ranked educational institutes and multinational companies on the first hand. On the second had this shall allow our students to explore various hot topics in the marketing era through world- class designation programs like CMMP®. Our entire team at conference and awards committee at IIMP®, wish Ms. Gina Paola Rodriguez the best in her professional career and welcome to CMMP®.”

Gina Paola Rodriguez MBA, MSc, Recent Graduate, said: “As an aspiring entrepreneur and marketer I am always seeking opportunities. Therefore, I am very pleased to be presented with the scholarship that will facilitate my entrance to the CMMP designation programme. The appointment of BPP University as the first accredited Educational Institution in the United Kingdom to offer an MSc International Marketing degree programme is such a big accomplishment. I strongly believe that BPP University graduates will benefit from the value that the CMMP® designation will add to their profession by preparing them for the challenges, both in the present and in the future of a complex and demanding world. Besides, I believe the scholarship offered to top graduates is the first step in recognising the hard work of a few students like me, who are prepared to go the extra mile not only to complete their academic programme but to be successful in their professional lives.”


About the International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®):
International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®) is an independent not-for-profit professional organization, which develops and advocates international standards within the marketing field. IIMP® was formed in July 2009 and is a pioneer in its leadership and strategic approach towards developing the Internationally Accepted Marketing Standards™ based upon Generally Accepted Marketing Principles™ and Practices in the field of marketing. The development of Internationally Accepted Marketing Standards is led by the Internationally Accepted Marketing Standards™ (IAMST) Board which represents the G-20 countries; the IAMST Board members include senior academic leaders from reputable business schools and Chief Marketing Officers from major corporations across the G-20 countries. This diverse membership will undoubtedly bring a real synergy between the science and practice. The IAMST Board works with the aid and cooperation of teams from International Advisory Council for the Marketing Profession (IACMP), which has representation from 192 countries and Advisory Council of Marketing Practitioners (ACMP).



Prof. Dr. Chuck Hermans, MBA, PhD (Marketing)
Senior Vice President Marketing
International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®)

Sandra Pedro, McS (Communication Science)
Senior Public Relations Manager
International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®)

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