IIMP® Launches Professional Development Courses

The International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®) launches the Professional Development Courses for marketing professionals to strengthen their knowledge and attain credits for CMMP® designation – Turkey is the first country with certified study centre.

Toronto, Canada—February 23, 2015 — The International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®) launches Professional Development Courses (PDC) for marketing professionals, which will be offered by Certified Study Centres around the globe. Burç Uygurmen – Praktika Educational Services, in Turkey, is the first study centre offering the opportunity for marketing professionals to strengthen their skills and obtain credits for the CMMP® designation program.

The IIMP Professional Development courses include training and workshops that are designed to equip working professionals with the required knowledge and practical skills they need in order to be effective in performing their marketing and leadership roles at various levels. They are divided in four categories: Associate, Manager, Executive and Chartered CMMP® Courses and all of them grant credits for the Certified Marketing Management Professional (CMMP®) designation. Those professionals that completed these courses and comply with the requirements for the CMMP® program can apply for the final exam and become a CMMP® member in order to be awarded the CMMP® designation.

Mr. Nisar Butt, President and Chief Executive Officer of IIMP®, said: “the professional development courses are a great opportunity for marketing professionals from around the globe to strengthen their knowledge and skills in the field. On the other hand, after completing these courses they can be admitted for the CMMP® designation as long as they comply with full requirements and through successful final exam. IIMP® goal is to reinforce marketing profession and this is an important step forward. We are very pleased with Turkey being the first country with a certified study centre for these courses. We looking forward for new partnerships for more marketing professionals have the opportunity to improve their skills and competencies.”

Mr. Burç Uygurmen, Owner of Praktika Educational Services, said: ”We believe that Customer Experience is the new Marketing. We are proud of being a part of IIMP in Turkey offering an internationally accepted curriculum on carefully selected Professional Courses. These courses will also help individuals strengthen their Relational Leadership skills to make difference in the field”.

The CMMP® designation is validation that a professional in the field of marketing has successfully demonstrated competency in the knowledge, skills and abilities required to practice marketing effectively in today’s business arena. Candidates for the CMMP® designation program are welcome to apply.

Learn more about CMMP®: http://www.theiimp.org/cmmp-designation/


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).

About CMMP® Designation:
IIMP® accreditation CMMP® (Certified Marketing Management Professional) is a globally-recognized and well respected measure of professional and academic excellence in the practice of marketing. This program will recognize the perseverance, dedication and competence of successful marketing professionals all around the world. Those who earn the CMMP® demonstrate a deep, yet broad knowledge of marketing. It denotes high professional, educational and ethical standards in marketing and is valuable to those practitioners who earn it, to the clients and organizations they represent and most importantly to the marketing profession itself. Learn more about CMMP: http://www.theiimp.org/cmmp-designation/



Prof. Dr. Chuck Hermans, MBA, PhD (Marketing)
Senior Vice President Marketing
International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®)
E-mail: chuckhermans@missouristate.edu

Sandra Pedro, McS (Communication Science)
Senior Public Relations Manager
International Institute of Marketing Professionals (IIMP®)
E-mail: sandraigpedro@gmail.com

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