Back to school - with the Institute of Place Management

28th September, 2018 

A one-day introduction to postgraduate study in place management and leadership

Working for a BID, as a Town Centre Manager, in some other form of place management or looking to go into this field? Do you want to further your knowledge about this complex and challenging role? Would you like to understand how place management is developing and ensure you can be most effective in your role? Why not join us for a one day introductory session that explores place reputation management, introduces the content of our post-graduate courses in Place Management and Leadership and develops your skills.

The Institute of Place Management at Manchester Metropolitan University offers a suite of postgraduate programmes to support place managers develop their strategic insight and leadership skills, to enable them to improve the places that they work in.

The Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters of Science in Place Management and Development are unique programmes of part-time study, based upon 30 years of international research into district, town, city and regional place management and development. 

The next intake for our postgraduate programme will be January 2019, and to introduce new and potential students to the benefits, content, tutors and demands of postgraduate study we are offering a one-day introductory course.

The aim of the one-day course is to introduce you to the type of subjects you will study and demonstrate how the course will help you do your job more effectively. We will also cover some of the skills needed to study at postgraduate level. 


09.30 - 10.00      Welcome and registration

10.00 - 12.00      Place reputation management and place branding (Lecture and tutorial)

12.00 - 13.00      10 reasons to study place management and leadership

13.00 - 13.30      Lunch

13.30 - 15.00      Postgraduate study skills (finding evidence, building an argument, producing written work that people want to read)



The introductory course is free to students that have already accepted their place on the forthcoming PG Cert, PG Dip or MSc Place Management and Leadership otherwise the fees are:
£150 - Members of the Institute of Place Management, The BID Foundation, Association of Town and City Management or the Landscape Institute
£295 - Everyone else

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