Prolific North has announced the first 12 industry guest lecturers for the forthcoming Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Communications Management course.

The guest lecturers have been hand-picked from the North’s leading digital and creative agencies, and will contribute their experiences of how they helped create, and in some cases sell, successful companies.

Lecturers confirmed today are:

  • Tony Foggett, MD and co-Founder at Code ComputerLove
  • Andy Garner, Managing Director at MMS and former Head of Sales at News International
  • Neil Martin, Commercial Director at Havas Lynx
  • Cat Lewis, Owner, CEO and Executive Producer at Nine Lives Media
  • Chris Conlan, MD at Love Creative
  • Nicky Unsworth, CEO and Owner at BJL Group
  • Neil McKay, CEO Lakestar McCann
  • Ian Font, Director, Mustard Research
  • Ben Hatton, MD of Digital Marketing Services at Trinity Mirror Group
  • Peter Craven, Co-founder of Madhouse
  • Liane Grimshaw, former MD at Amaze and Click Consult
  • Rob Morrice, CEO EMEA and Asia at Stein IAS
  • Charles Tattersall, Chief Executive at Citypress
  • PK Vaish, MD at Livelink
  • Martin Regan, Journalist and Founder
  • Andrew Diggle, Head of Content at Manchester United FC
  • Julie Besbrode, Group Chris Executive, Fresh Approach
  • Andy Barke, Agency Head at Google
  • Alex Blaikley, Industry Head Google/YouTube
  • Karen Gee, Managing Director at Journeys of Distinction

More guest lecturers will be added to this already stellar line-up shortly.

The six-month course is aimed at communication professionals across the North, and begins in November 2014. It will combine detailed insight into digital communications practice alongside pragmatic leadership training.

Places on the course are limited, so those interested in applying are urged to move quickly. Full course information, alongside registration details, can be found here.

Please note: All of these lecturers have confirmed their agreement but neither MMU nor Prolific North may be held responsible if a guest lecturer is unable to contribute should unexpected circumstances arise.