Professional Accreditation

The Institute of Place Management is dedicated to professional training and qualifications for those involved in the 'making, management and marketing' of places.

The IPM offer a range of courses and qualifications designed for busy working professionals. Individual Town Centre Managers can receive regular place related bulletins, access to monthly CPD opportunities and the Journal of Place Management & Development, as well as networking opportunities. Local authorities and town centre partnerships can also join the IPM as Approved Partners, affording multiple benefits and demonstrating a certified commitment to making places better. Visit for more information.