Professional Membership120Professional Membership+44 (0)1628 email@example.com/membershipGet the most from marketingJoin our communityBeing the largest community of marketing professionals in the world,means our members stand out from the crowd and remain right at theheart of the industry. Your professional development partnerWith 100 years' experience in shaping the marketing industry, we're in a great positionto help marketers get ahead and stay ahead. We have a range of membership gradeswhich acknowledge the level of each member's experience and qualifications and soenable them to receive independent recognition for their achievements. Membership gives: knowledge - exclusive industry intelligence; connections -networks with experienced communities; development - practical advice and support.KnowledgeWe know how important it is to stay up to date, so we make sure our members haveall the information they need at their fingertips. A whole range of resources areavailable in person, online or even delivered directly, providing all the essentialresources needed to remain ahead. ConnectionsMeet with other professional marketers and draw on each other's knowledge, experienceand contacts. Our extensive calendar of events, conferences and forums give you theopportunity to connect with some of the most dynamic people in the industry.DevelopmentWe support you at every stage of your career, whether you're a recent graduate orhave already earned your place in the boardroom. By taking advantage of ourresources, you'll be best placed to take control of your future.All our members receive a discount on the training courses*featured in this directory.www.cim.co.uk/training*Applies to all CIM Training Workshops and Residential Courses (excludes Intensive Qualifications, Tailoredand Customised Learning Programmes)With all these tools available to you, your team and your business, join today andstart seeing the advantages our membership provides. onlineatwww.cim.co.uk/joinorformoreinformation, calluson+44(0)firstname.lastname@example.org/membershipPleasequote'Directory2011'.
Chartered CPD Programme+44 (0)1628 427273 email@example.com www.cim.co.uk/charteredcpd 121Chartered CPD ProgrammeTake control of your career Continuing professional development (CPD) is essential to theeffectiveness and progress of a professional marketer. Beyond this, it also drives recognition of the whole industry. At The Chartered Institute of Marketing, we're committed to supporting marketersthroughout their career and ensuring that they have the tools to develop in line withindustry needs.The importance of CPD in today's work environment cannot be underestimated - thereputation and credibility of a professional marketer depend on skills, knowledge andexperience. Therefore, we provide an effective means of demonstrating individualcredibility to peers, business partners and employers.Our Chartered CPD Programme provides a focused,effective and logical framework to track learnings withcareer progression. The programme benchmarksskills against our Professional Marketing Standards,enabling any gaps in knowledge to be identified. Itthen suggests a range of activities to help fill thesegaps. This means marketers are in full control of theirdevelopment plan and can effectively manage theirown progress. The CPD journey can ultimately lead to achieving Chartered Marketer status -the mark of an up to date, experienced and qualified marketing professional.We remain the only organisation with authority from the Queen's Privy Councilto award this elite status in recognition of professional excellence. So, wherever you and your team are and wherever you're aiming to get to, theChartered CPD Programme will help you take the next step forward.ContinuingprofessionaldevelopmentChartered CPD ProgrammecpdEligible activitieswithin the programmeQualification studiesShort training courses andworkshopsLanguage trainingIn-company developmentImparting knowledgeMentoringConferences and exhibitionsContribution to the communityPrivate studyDevelopment eventsJoining the CharteredCPD Programmecouldn't be easierMembers can register on theprogramme at no extra cost and start recording development activityimmediately. Please call the CPD Teamon +44 (0)1628 427273or email firstname.lastname@example.org quote 'Directory 2011'. For non-members, membership starts at £135 a year and new members can register onto theprogramme immediately upon joining.Contact the membership teamon +44 (0)1628 427120or join online at www.cim.co.uk/join Don't forget to claim CPD hoursAll the courses in this directory havean accredited number of CPD hoursthat can be claimed through theChartered CPD Programme. The hours are easily identified next to the symbol.