OXFORD, England, May 12 /PRNewswire/ --

- ATTN: Liverpool and Manchester Press

Due to ever increasing student numbers and in order to continue to provide unrivalled student support, Oxford College of Marketing, has recently appointed Diane Cotton as Regional Manager for their Liverpool centre. Diane has a wealth of experience both in marketing and tutoring. This appointment has been made in recognition of the explosion of business opportunities in the Liverpool area during the 2008 Capital of Culture celebrations.

Oxford College of Marketing specialises in marketing education and training. It is one of the UK's top providers of Chartered Institute of Marketing courses, which have just been redesigned to meet the challenges of today's marketer. Oxford College of Marketing offers both part-time options, where study takes place over intensive weekends at Liverpool Hope University College, and distance learning packages to suit individual needs.

Oxford College of Marketing also has centres in Oxford, Reading, London, Brighton, Gatwick, Sheffield, Liverpool and Milton Keynes and offers one day training courses and bespoke consultancy.

Visit http://www.oxfordcollegeofmarketing.ac.uk

Notes to editors

About Oxford College of Marketing

Oxford College of Marketing is one of the largest CIM accredited Marketing Colleges in the UK. With study centres in London, Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Reading, Brighton, Gatwick and Sheffield, and of course Oxford, the College has been running qualification Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) courses since 1997, with superb student results. The College offers CIM Introductory, Certificate, Professional Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma qualifications through a number of study options, as well as short and one-day marketing courses and tailored in-house training programmes.

About the Chartered Institute of Marketing

The Chartered Institute of Marketing offers four levels of professional qualification at study centres in 130 countries. The CIM Professional qualifications are internationally recognised qualifications that can help marketers at both an operational and strategic level. About 27,500 people sit CIM qualifications every year, 15,000 of which are overseas students.

For further information or to discuss any CIM or Oxford College of Marketing in-house marketing courses contact call Jane Young, on +44(0)1865-515255 janey@oxfordcollegeofmarketing.ac.uk or Diane Cotton +44(0)7970-876417 diane@oxfordcollegeofmarketing.ac.uk