Google+ for Business

Google+ for Business is an online course that takes the mystery out of one of the most under-utilised social media platforms. From setting up your Google+ profile, joining circles, sharing documents and publishing articles no stone is left unturned.

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Is this for you?

This course is ideal for anyone looking at how to use social media to promote their business or personal profile. 

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 9 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date


Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type



9 hours

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About this course

Google+ for Business is a short online course that takes the mystery out of one of the newest and most under-utilised social media platforms. It delves into what the platform does for you personally, and as a business user, and unearths tricks of the trade that you’ll find really valuable.

From setting up your Google+ profile, to joining circles, sharing documents and publishing articles no stone is left unturned.

This course looks at how to use Google+ as a powerful social media tool. It introduces you to all the elements, some of which you might have otherwise missed, and shows you how to get the very best out of its functionality.

Whether looking to promote yourself or your business, you’ll have a whole new set of tools at your fingertips after this course.


It’s exciting to see the huge scope of using this platform properly.

Google+ for Business is a practical course that really explores this platform. With a step by step guide on how to really get under its skin and make it work for you, this course starts with the basics then uncovers some very creative uses.

With Google+ for Business you’ll see:

Why it can’t be ignored * How to maximise its impact * How to promote your business *


You’ll learn:

  • What is Google+ - it's key features, profiles, the Google+ audience, how it benefits personal and business users;
  • Setting up a personal profile - creating, optimising and editing a profile, security, status updates, events, hangouts and searching, Google Drive;
  • Google+ for Business - creating a business page, using Google Local, using and promoting the Google+ business page; using communities; collections, measurement and best practice.

Aims and Objectives

The aim of this course is to provide you with a sound understanding and knowledge of the Google+ platform so that you can utilise the application to promote a businesses services.


There are no specific pre-requisites requied for this course.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).


Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.


* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

Suitable for PAs, EAs, Office Managers, Marketing Assistants, Business Development Managers, entrepreneurs as well as those involved in PR, event management and promotion. Whilst this course will help people in these job roles specifically, anyone in business who doesn’t yet use Twitter in their day to day lives could benefit from this course.

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.


Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.


Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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