Place Management and Leadership at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS

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Course summary

Developed in partnership with the Institute of Place Management (IPM), this part-time course will give you the practical skills to succeed, and develop into a confident, reflective place leader. Learn the principles of place management and leadership. You’ll look at the role of modern place marketing and branding in the co-creation of place and place identity. You’ll also refine your leadership skills as you study units on place governance and learn how to build lasting and effective partnerships in a variety of cultural contexts. PgDip and MSc students will also learn about different approaches to local economic development and inclusive place-making, and the research skills and knowledge required to undertake place based data collection and analysis. Your proven partner in place management Manchester Met is the home of the Institute of Place Management. IPM is an internationally recognised professional body, advising high streets, cities and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) and producing leading research on the vitality and management of places. The IPM is currently leading the UK Government’s national High Streets Task Force for England. You’ll learn from some of the industry’s most highly regarded professionals who will support your distance learning and residential study throughout this part-time course. Features and Benefits

  • Internationally recognised – study a course that is developed with the Institute of Place Management, a global professional body.
  • Triple accredited - our Business School holds the globally recognised trio of accreditations from EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA - placing us among the best business schools in the world.
  • Place experts – learn from internationally renowned academics and practitioners in place management, who are shaping national policy decisions.
  • Stackable degree – join the course as a PgCert student and then decide how far you want to take your studies, you could complete a PgDip or even a full MSc within 2 years part-time.
  • A city of opportunities – Manchester is a global city and one of the fastest growing economic centres in Europe. It’s a great lab for your studies during the residential workshops.
  • A unique course - Manchester Met is the only university to offer postgraduate qualifications in Place Management and Leadership.
  • Valuable connections – take advantage of our extensive connections in the industry and close ties with IPM. You’ll be able to network with managers and leaders from a wide range of locations.
  • Flexible learning – the part-time, blended learning nature of this course allows you to remain in full-time employment, fitting your assignments in around work.
  • Employability – develop skills that will help you further your career in place management or prepare for different roles in this transformative sector.

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