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nesma is an accredited study centre providing flexible and professional learning opportunities in marketing, digital marketing and communication skills.

Looking to enhance your current skill set or want to explore a new area of expertise?

nesma has all your marketing, communications and digital know-how covered, from short courses to something bigger. We work with companies and individuals across the North East, Cumbria and Scotland to help them keep up to speed with contemporary marketing trends and challenges through training, consulting and facilitating.

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Workshops & Short Courses

Preparing for the Board – Getting Board Fit!
These practical workshops will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to ‘inform’, ‘influence’ and have ‘impact’ on…
How to engage users & increase conversions on your website with SEO & ‘Analytics’ tools
Digital Marketing
This suite of workshops is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge and practical skills to enable you to…

Dates for your Diary

Carlisle Skills Fair
27th January 2022
Now in its eighth year, the Carlisle Skills Fair is hosted by city MP John Stevenson and will take place…
Developing your holistic website strategy
25th April 2022
This session with Amy will enable you to identify problem areas of your site, address them, and finally implement a…

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CIM and CIPR Study Centre

Student Stories

Meet Fergus Alexander

Fergus is the Senior Digital Marketing Specialist at Covetrus and has completed his CIM Diploma in Professional Digital Marketing (L6) to help move his career aspirations forward.

Meet David Cook

David has completed the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing (L6) to maximise his marketing and career potential. And he has now used the knowledge acquired to launch a new business, Northumberland 250, during the pandemic

Marketing and Communications Training near you

We deliver marketing and communications training programmes across the North East, Cumbria and Scotland. All of our courses and in-house training can be delivered UK wide.

nesma North East:
Main study centre.
nesma HQ | 19 Lansdowne Terrace, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1HP
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nesma Glasgow:
Collabor8te | 22 Montrose Street, Glasgow, G1 1RE
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nesma Edinburgh
Jurys Inn Edinburgh | 43 Jeffery Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DH
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nesma Cumbria:
The Guild | 5 Abbey Street, Carlisle CA3 8TX
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nesma Leeds.
℅ Leeds Law Society,
62 Wellington Street,
Leeds LS1 2EE
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Flexible learning programmes

Many of our qualification courses can be studied via a blended learning approach – this is a mixture of face to face tutorials at a time and place that suits you and online materials to guide you through each module.

nesma News

Carlisle Skills and Careers Fair

January 19, 2022
On Thursday, 27 January 2022, Lucy and Veronica will be at Carlisle Skills and Careers Fair, held at Carlisle College between 2.30 pm - 6.30 pm.

Everyone has leadership potential

January 5, 2022
Veronica and Catherine initially met in 1999 when Catherine was studying for her CIM Marketing Certificate. With their mutual interest in marketing and Leadership and the CIM Marketing Leadership Programme, one of the qualifications available to study at nesma, the pair found they had a lot to discuss when they caught up again.

New for 2022 – The sustainability module

December 20, 2021
The CIM Diploma in Sustainable Marketing programme enables learners to explore key aspects of sustainability and identify those which could create long-term value for your organisation and its customers, alongside meeting the requirements for the sustainability of the planet.

A Responsible Business Approach

November 17, 2021
Veronica Swindale met with Dr Helen Goworek, Associate Professor in Marketing and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead for Durham University Business School for Northern Insight Magazine. It was brilliant timing, too, as CIM has now launched its Sustainable Marketing Module as part of the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing (L6), which is very exciting.

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