The IDM Award in Data Management (Award DM)
Students for this qualification will be primarily employed in commercial and public sector companies across all sectors, including professional services and not for profit. Equally agencies, consultancies and suppliers servicing their data management needs will benefit by enrolling staff.
Data professionals within client organisations, including database and data managers, data stewards, data analysts, data planners, data protection officers, data quality managers, data processing managers - all of whom advise, influence, co-ordinate, manage or direct data policies and processes.
Marketing professionals - client, agency or supplier side - who wholly or partly have responsibility for data collection, storage and use, and whose effectiveness is dependent on best practice data management. It includes managers and executives in marketing, direct marketing, digital marketing, CRM, e-commerce and customer insight.
Agencies, Suppliers & Vendors
The award is equally relevant to agencies, suppliers and vendors' staff on two levels: to ensure their own data management processes are in line with best practice, especially when processing data on behalf of client as part of an outsourced contract; to inform and support clients in their data management as part of a third-party partnership.
Finance, Sales, Operations, IT and other professionals who advise, influence, coordinate, manage or direct data policies, systems and processes.
The award is equally valuable to the public sector - medical, local government, NHS hospital trusts.