“Fast Track” success for MA student Emma

9:41am GMT, Saturday, 8 November 2008
Professor Tom Thomas (left), winner Emma Covington-Cross and Course Leader Mike Wilman.

Professor Tom Thomas (left), winner Emma Covington-Cross and Course Leader Mike Wilman.

An MA Marketing Management student at Southampton Solent University, UK, has been awarded a prize for the “Best Fast Track Student”, sponsored by The Institute of Commercial Management (ICM).

Emma Covington-Cross was awarded the £100 prize after achieving an excellent standard in her work and obtaining the highest mark for her dissertation. This incorporated new thinking in the consideration of management and marketing factors that affect strategic growth of SMEs.

The prize was awarded by Professor Tom Thomas, Chief Executive of ICM and former Dean of Southampton Business School, and the MA Marketing Management Course Leader Mike Wilman.

By Heidi Lees-Bell

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