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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

Content Marketing Conquered – How to Build Your Inbound Marketing Funnel
Marketing is impossible without great content. Whether it’s copy, images, audio, or video there is a hungry audience online keen…
Change Management Workshop
The change management process is a series of tasks outlined for a seamless transition from a current state of affairs…

Dates for your Diary

People Power
23rd June 2022
Times of uncertainty are also times of great innovation: Join us to discuss how we can unlock the power of…
The Destination: How to create content that reaches your customer’s heart, and mind.
6th July 2022
It’s not enough to think like a customer, we need to get inside their head to truly understand what motivates…

Build your skills and confidence with us, your accredited
CIM and CIPR Study Centre

Student Stories

Meet Sarah Virgo

Sarah is a Campaign Manager for Wood for Good, which is the timber industry’s campaign to promote the use of wood in design and construction. She studied the CIM L4 Certificate in Professional Digital Marketing from Glasgow, where she works to help develop their promotions and reach.

Meet Kate Thomson

Kate, Head of Marketing for IT business, Technology Services Group (TSG), returned to nesma to study her second qualification with us. This time it was the CIM Diploma in Professional Digital Marketing (L6), equivalent to an undergraduate degree and ideal for those in management roles.

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


February 15, 2022
nesma has had another fantastic set of CIM results for our students, with 100% pass rate and 80% of them receiving merit or distinction. We are blown away by our students' and tutors' achievements once again.

Showcasing North East Talent

February 9, 2022
Veronica Swindale, MD of nesma, caught up with Nichola Elgie who won the Marketer of the Year award at North East Marketing Awards. Nichola received this accolade due to the positive impact she has made on client campaigns with her strategic planning, creativity and innovative thinking.

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.

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