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Employers around the globe recognise Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) qualifications.

Over the last year, nesma has seen a significant increase in our global reach for CIPR qualifications; cohorts have included students from ten countries. The latest is from Finland. We are delighted to have delivered a consistently high pass rate, reflecting the mix of practical and academic knowledge our experienced tutors can impart as part of their teaching.

“We are extremely proud of our work in partnership with the CIPR. We love working with our students from many different organisations and countries worldwide. It makes it such an enriching experience for students and tutors alike.”

Veronica Swindale – MD of nesma.

Carine is an Information and Communication Officer for the European Commission based in The Netherlands. She was one of our first international students to complete the Master’s CIPR Professional PR Diploma (L7). As her career developed, she wanted to gain more advanced skills and knowledge and has confirmed that studying with us has increased her confidence at work.

We asked Carine what she enjoyed and what she now does differently.

‘I thoroughly enjoyed the classes and the exchanges with other students. I genuinely feel my leadership skills woke up because of this course, and I have already re-arranged my team around me to be more effective. It empowered me to stand up for what I think communication should be in my organisation and say loud and clear what resources we need to carry out the PR and communication activities required’.

The CIPR Professional PR Diploma is a Level 7 qualification taught at Master’s level, making it the ideal qualification for experienced PR practitioners looking to progress their career in communications with an industry-recognised qualification.

International students are also choosing some of the CIPR specialist qualifications we offer.

Daniela is the Group Organisation & Internal Comms Director, and she has graduated with a CIPR Specialist Diploma – Internal Communications (L7). Daniela studied with us from Italy and was, in fact, our first international alumni!

Internal Communications is a crucial enabler for company success and has become more vital than ever to inform, engage and retain people and talents.

We asked Daniela why she selected this course and explain the impact it has had.

‘I wanted a qualification in Internal Communications (IC) and selecting a course from CIPR was a natural choice. I wanted to learn the theory and practice to help boost employee engagement through internal comms. During my studies, I got promoted! I am now responsible for internal communication in my company. This course helped me deliver some practical outcomes; I’ve already launched an IC audit and realigned the analytics to focus on outcomes rather than just outputs giving more relevance to the employee voice. I have also established a global town hall for all employees to strengthen senior management communications. Studying has benefited my approach to analytics, developing IC campaigns, shaping Employee Voice programmes, and utilising Storytelling’. 

The CIPR Specialist Diploma – Internal Communications aims to develop specialist knowledge and expertise in internal communications contexts, concepts, and practical tools. It is a Level 7 qualification taught at Master’s level, making it ideal for experienced practitioners who wish to develop their strategic internal communications and management skills.

With eight different CIPR qualifications to choose from, nesma can help you reach your full potential as a professional communicator by developing a strategic approach to public relations. Whether you want to gain an insight into the process of policy formation or wish to bring new digital ideas into your communications, the knowledge you will gain from studying a CIPR qualification will boost your confidence and allow you to back up your decisions.

Studying for a CIPR qualification takes drive, commitment, and hard work. But everyone says the rewards are well worth it.