Having a Professional Certification will equip you to take on any marketing challenge, and be confident in your skills and abilities. It adds to your personal brand and will bolster your career opportunities.
Have a marketing team under you? Put your team through our certifications and invest in their professional development, allowing them to step-up and take on more responsibility, which allows you to focus on strategy, Board reports, and wrangling those finance teams.
Take a look below at the workshops to choose from for each certification.
Foundation skills help build a broad base of knowledge, from core marketing planning to copywriting and social media.
This certification is designed for graduates or people new to the marketing profession to help them be more industry-ready.
With a workshop from the Professional Certified Marketer - Foundation Skills program, you can build your knowledge, gain a recognised qualification and expand your career opportunities – without disrupting your busy schedule.
Get ahead of the pack with a workshop from the Professional Certified Digital Marketer program delivered by the NZ Marketing Academy in partnership with the University of Canterbury.
Digital is an increasingly important part of the job for marketers – and it’s essential to keep up with the latest developments in the field. Get up to speed with a professional Certified Digital Marketer course.
Take your strategic thinking to a new level with a Certified Strategic Marketer course.
Strategic thinking underpins every effective marketing campaign. Without it, marketing is just guesswork.
Build your understanding of strategy and long-term planning with workshops from the Professional Certified Strategic Marketer program.
Complete the core courses and specified elective/s and then complete your work-based project. This project is assessed by the University of Canterbury for which you will receive a mark of pass or fail. On successful completion you will be issued with a certification from NZ Marketing Association and receive a University of Canterbury micro-credential.
No, it doesn’t matter – the content is the same whether you do the course live online or face-to-face.
The time between your first course and the last course can be no longer than 2 years.
Once issued with a professional certification you need to complete within the following two years the equivalent of two days of professional development. This may be made up of:
- MA Workshops – this can be either online or face to face.
- MA Conferences
- Brainy breakfasts – 4 = 1 day of professional development
- Sunrise Sessions - 6 = 1 day of professional development
- Any University marketing related qualification
• Professional Certified Marketer, Core Skills: Open entry
• Professional Certified Digital Marketer and Professional Certified Strategic Marketer:
- 3 years’ work experience
- Masters level marketing qualification
The University of Canterbury has developed a rubric for these assessments. In education terminology, rubric means "a scoring guide used to evaluate the quality of students' constructed responses". Put simply, it is a set of criteria for grading assignments.
The project put forward must be a live current scenario – not something that is retrospective
The cost is $495+ GST to be paid directly to the University of Canterbury.
Yes – we will give a 20% discount for courses if all are paid for up front. You will have two years to complete the six courses.
Our Professional Certifications and workshops have been specially designed for the busy, working professional that's short on time. Customise when and how you finish the certifications with our flexible pathways.
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