Student Event

Tuesday, 8 February 2022 - WEBINAR


CIPS Members only
Student Event
Booking ends: 2 Feb 2022

This free student event is brought to you by the CIPS Central London branch and is for CIPS members only to attend. Your information will be passed to the organising branch members in order to run the webinar.


    16:00Webinar start
    16:15Speaker Presentations
    18:30Webinar finish


    This webinar will include guidance on how to approach a case study and essay writing for Constructed Response (CR) exams.

    Aims: - How to improve your exam technique for Constructed Response (CR) Exams

    To ensure we can focus on the specific needs of learners, please email questions ahead of the event to


    Fiona Wood

    Lead Standards, University Partnerships, Study Centre Partnerships and Product DevelopmentCIPS

    Kirsty Parkinson

    Awarding Manager - AssessmentCIPS

    Kirsty is the CIPS Awarding Manager for Assessment and has been employed in the role since 2014. Kirsty has a background as a quality and legal compliance manager, working in both manufacturing and professional services. As a practitioner, Kirsty was closely involved with the procurement function and she has experience of working on multi-million spend tender processes. She was a member of the vendor assurance steering group at Associated British Foods, travelling throughout the UK and oversees to conduct audits on their grocery supply chain.

    Since the launch of the 2018 Qualification, Kirsty has been working with experts at Cambridge Assessment to develop the internal expertise and processes at CIPS. More recently Kirsty has been studying with Cambridge University successfully gaining a postgraduate certificate in educational assessment and examinations, establishing her as a specialist in assessment principles and validity.

    Kirsty has responsibility for reviewing the legitimacy of exam content with CIPS panel of experts, both prior to and after live exams. As part of that process, Kirsty has reviewed the pattern of responses from many thousands of CIPS learners. Kirsty has been able to evaluate some of the behavioural patterns to known phenomena in published research, using this knowledge to inform our item development processes.


    Tuesday 8 Feb - WEBINAR

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