Social Media for Business Diploma

This diploma covers how best to use all key social media platforms such as twitter, facebook and LinkedIn from a businesses perspective. You'll look at strategy, effective communication and marketing essentials aswell to give you a rounded skillset.

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Is this for you?

Our Social Media for Business Diploma covers they key areas of how to utilise social media for business purposes, and helps you see how you can make it a part of your everyday marketing. It is designed for anyone interested in marketing, event organising, for PAs developing a career or owners of small businesses.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 135 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

Blended, distance learning, in centre

Training Type

diploma

Duration

135 hours or 5 weeks full-time study

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About this diploma

As a result of completing this Diploma we want you to be social media savvy, and confident when it comes to online marketing. Whether this is a part of your role, or is the main focus of your job, it’s never been more crucial that you can communicate well online. This Diploma makes sure you’re on the top of your game, and don’t get left behind by the online world.

With the study of this Diploma you’ll understand all they key social media platforms, and start to appreciate their benefits. As part of this training programme you can also tap into web design, time management and marketing skills, to really ensure you’re stepping up a gear in your career. A diverse Diploma, there is huge value in mastering the elements covered off in this course.

Getting familiar with key platforms, as well as topping up your communication skills, you’ll become much more confident in the results you can create. Team your online skills with event management and time management skills, as well as learning some basics of web design and there’ll be no stopping you!

Aims and Objectives

Gain the skills required to confidently manage a businesses social media presence.

Courses Included

Blogging for Business

This course stages by exploring and using other people’s blogs to gain exposure, to creating and managing your own blog, producing and distributing posts through social media channels, and building a network of fellow bloggers.

Effective Business Communication

This excellent course will raise your game when it comes to business communication skills which is often top of the list of qualities demanded by employers. 

Facebook for Business

Learn how to use facebook to help promote and market your company. Looking at how businesses can maximise their social media presence we look at the whole spectrum of opportunities that this social media platform offers a business.

 

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.

LinkedIn for Business

This course is designed to bring you up to speed with using LinkedIn in a business environment. It guides you through how to get the most out of the platform, helping you to capitalise on the millions of contacts within arm’s reach.

Marketing Essentials

Over four lessons you’ll cover topics such as understanding what a marketing plan is, how to carry out appropriate research, how websites are designed to market a company, effective advertising and the four P’s of marketing products.

Social Media Strategy for Business

Social media is a crucial business tool, and powerful method of communication. This course will help you formulate the right strategy for your business to effectively market to your target audience. 

Twitter for Business

This is a short online course that takes you through the basics of how to get started on this popular social media platform enabling you to use effectively for a number of different purposes. 

Video for Business

This short online course walks you through the technical aspects you need to know to create professional business videos and also help to understand how this fits into the wider marketing mix.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) for Business

This is a short online course that starts to take the mystery out of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) so you can understand how you can use it to your advantage. 

Elective Courses

In addition to the core courses, you also choose two additional elective courses. Below is a list of recommended courses but there is a wider list available. Please speak to a Course Advisor for full details of how best to tailor this Diploma to your requirements.

Illustrator CS5 Fundamentals

To work as a graphic designer, there are many industry standard packages that you’ll need to master and Illustrator is one of the most commonly used software programmes.

Flash CS6

This Flash course is designed to help you become familiar with this popular multimedia system and over each detailed course unit, you’ll develop an in-depth understanding of every aspect of the program. 

WordPress for Business

Our online WordPress for Business training course is specifically designed for those wishing to learn how to create a business-focused website. You’ll learn about designing a site and how to physically create a website. 

 

Time Management

Time management training increases your productivity and efficiency - and this is the perfect time management course for anyone who wants to get more done in less time. 

Event Management Essentials

Learn some tricks of the trade and really get to grips with event project management to ensure your events are always ones people are talking about for all the right reasons.

LinkedIn for Jobseekers

If you're looking to maximise your reach and network whilst searching for a new role, this course will give you valuable advice and guidance on making sure you’re using LinkedIn to its fullest.

Pinterest for Business

This Pinterest course will give you a great understanding on how to best utilise this visual, image-sharing platform from the point of view of a business. 

Instagram for Business

The Instagram course will help you learn more about the image sharing platform and how it can help with business marketing.

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites required before starting this Diploma.

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: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • 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*).

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

 

 

Career Path

With this diplma you can look towards jobs such as Social Media Assistant, Social Media Executive, Social Media Manager, Content Executive, Marketing Executive and more. 

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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.

Course

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

Diploma

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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