Professional Diploma in Digital & Social Media, Athens

At Deree campus in Athens, January 2016

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Course's topics

Pre-learning: Digital & Social Media Fundamentals

Websites & Landing Pages

Social Media & Social Networks

Content Marketing

Search Engine Optimization

Social Media Marketing

Advertising Campaigns

Messaging

Monitoring

Growth Hacking

Strategy

Exams & Graduation

Instructors

Testimonials

People who attended our courses say awesome things about us and recommend our course to others with a 95.4% Net Promoter Score!

Questions & answers

A great value proposition with benefits for your personal career path and growth for your business. Find here some of the frequent questions and the answers that will help you enroll.

Why to enroll?

Are there any prerequisites necessary for this training?

No specific prerequisites are necessary for this course. However, our training is aimed at individuals, organizations and companies with some basic understanding OR some previous experience OR graduates from academic majors of the following functions:

  • Marketing
  • Communication
  • Sales
  • Public relations
  • Internet
  • Information technology

Is this course for me?

This program is designed for people who wish to extend their existing work or career into digital & social media marketing:

  • Executives
  • Influencers
  • Freelancer & Professionals
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Students
  • Academics

Also this course will boost companies willing to include digital & social media marketing channels & tactics in their existing business model:

  • Brands, small businesses & corporations of all segments
  • Digital & social media agencies
  • Creative (advertising) & media agencies
  • Consulting firms
  • Internet providers
  • Bloggers, media & publishers

Why is this course better than other courses available?

This is a multi award winning course chosen by the major agencies and brands. It offers great value for money and the most recognizable certification.

The curriculum & syllabus:

  • Is exceptional and includes 80% exclusive topics which cannot be found in competition 
  • Is updated daily 
  • Has the proper length to guarantee more hours than competition 
  • Is thorough and covers all channels, strategies & tactics in depth - not just 'some' basic stuff

The instructors:

  • Are market leaders or influencers with hands-on operating experience
  • Are certified trainers and can teach & mentor others
  • Show personal interest for each student and are always available to answer questions in-class or online

We care about your growth and we:

  • Organize frequent networking events to mix & match professionals
  • Manage the biggest active Community of Digital Professionals which helps you thrive
  • Offer immediate access to digital & social media jobs, agencies or brands with 80% hiring rate
  • Actively introduce and guide students to jobs in brands, digital agencies and corporations

Payments

Do prices include taxes? How do I pay?

Prices

Prices for all different tickets are inclusive of all fees & applicable taxes. Your registration is binding and a payment is required before you book your seat.

Payment

You can pay by credit or debit card. If you book our in-class courses and pay by credit card, your payment can take place in monthly installments. Please mind that if you fail one of the installments you account freezes and you will not be able to attend or watch our course.

Can I cancel anytime? Do I get a refund if I do?

You can cancel anytime before the event kick-off day. But please pay attention to our refunds & cancellation policy:

  • Cancellations received 15 days before the course will receive 100% refund of the amount paid
  • Cancellations received 14 - 1 days before the course will receive 50% refund
  • Cancellations received after the start of the course WILL NOT be eligible for ANY refund and you must complete all of your outstanding payments in case you are paying in installments.

Learning & exercises

Do I need a laptop to attend the course or participate in team exercises?

During our course, a laptop is required in order to keep up with all lectures and the team or personal exercises. We always provide a desk, free wi-fi access and power supply for all attendants.

Attendance requirements

Good attendance is important and there is a strong link between academic performance and consistent attendance. Because attendance is so critical for the quality of your education, we have a compulsory attendance rule:

Absences excused

We allow absences up to 10% of the course's classes.

Attendance requirements

You need to attend at least 90% of the course's class. In case your absences exceed 10% of class total hours you will not be allowed to participate in our exams and receive your certificate or diploma.

How often is the content updated or sections/lessons upgraded?

We upgrade and enrich our sections & lessons monthly. When there are new topics that need to be part of our syllabus we just do it.

We update our training presentations & bonus material daily! We never keep old stuff in our training. When something changes or is about to change, it becomes part of our curriculum.

We update our training videos monthly! When something critical changes we move into production and deliver new videos.

Can I repeat a topic or lesson I missed?

YES. You will be able to visit our next available course and attend the class you missed. Just send us an email and let us know! Re-admissions and seating is on a first-come-first-serve basis and subject to capacity.

Will we participate in team exercises and hands-on strategies?

YES. This is the only course in the market which offers actual hands-on team exercises in real life case studies or briefs for every one of the digital & social media channels. You will form teams and work on the following:

  • Search engine optimization team exercise & presentation
  • Content marketing strategy team exercise & presentation
  • Social media posts strategy team exercise & presentation
  • Advertising strategy team exercise & presentation
  • Monitoring & report team exercise & presentation
  • Full day digital & social media strategy, budget & plan team exercise & presentation

Do I gain access to learning presentations & bonus material?

YES. You will have online access to all course's educational material (presentations in PDF format and bonus material) during the course. The educational material is strictly copyrighted and available for your own use only.

Certification

Which other optional certifications can I apply for after successful completion?

This course gives you a solid background in all required digital & social media fundamentals. It allows you to optionally pursue much more important international certifications. Some examples:

  • The Facebook online certification and qualify as a 'Facebook Certified Professional' (fee: $150).
  • The Interactive Advertising Bureau professional exam & certification and qualify as a 'IAB Digital Media & Ads Certified' (fee: $600).
  • The Google ads fundamentals exam & certification and qualify as a 'Google Qualified Professional' (free).

Only the very best training courses that meet stringent requirements can prepare you to pursue more qualifications and our course offers more than enough to achieve all these exams.

When am I eligible to get my diploma/certificate?

In order to be eligible for your diploma or certificate you must:

  • Attend 90% of the class (lectures, exercises etc) - that means no more than 10% absence
  • Successfully complete the final exams in the final comprehension test - that means you must score at least 70% in the test

If you fail attending class or fail at the final exams you will only get a 'Certificate of Attendance'.

Do I get a diploma/certificate after graduating?

Yes you do. Graduates of our courses receive a certificate from 2 principal & recognized organizations KnowCrunch and Deree - The American College of Greece, Professional Education.

This certification, but most importantly this advanced knowledge coming from us, is trusted by major agencies and the international industry. When you are certified by us, your customers, co-workers and partners are assured that you’re committed to staying at the top of your market as a professional.

Benefits after the course

Is there an active community or alumni I can participate in?

YES. The biggest active community in the country!

Our alumni community

All graduates of our events automatically become members of our alumni enjoying many benefits such as:

  • Special tickets for alumni to all of our events
  • Special discounts & offers from all of our partners for more certifications or master degrees
  • Personal recommendations from our instructors upon request
  • Free entrance to some special education events

Our Facebook Group community

All graduates of our events can be part of a wonderful Facebook community of Greek Digital & Social Media Specialists & Executives, where we are offering support for any question you may have and posting job positions daily!

Our networking events

You will participate in free-to-access events to mix and match with other professionals, agencies and brands.

Which are the digital & social media job positions I would be able to work for?

After successfully completing this course you will be able to upgrade your work skills or apply for new job positions such as:

Strategy & Sales positions

  • Digital & Social Media Head 
  • Digital & Social Media PR Manager/Consultant 
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing Manager/Consultant 
  • Digital & Social Media Sales Manager/Consultant

Operational positions

  • E-Commerce & E-shop Manager/Consultant
  • Content Marketing Manager/Freelancer
  • Social Media Marketing Manager/Freelancer
  • Search Engine Optimization Manager/Consultant
  • Google Advertising (SEM) Manager/Consultant 
  • Facebook Advertising Manager/Consultant 
  • Twitter Advertising Manager/Consultant 
  • LinkedIn Advertising Manager/Consultant 
  • Premium Display Advertising Manager/Consultant/Planner/Buyer 
  • Affiliate Advertising Manager/Consultant/Planner/Buyer
  • Messaging & Automation (mobile & email) Manager/Consultant 
  • Growth Hacker
  • Performance Marketing Manager/Consultant 
  • Monitoring & Analytics Manager/Consultant 
  • Social Media Insights & Analytics Manager/Consultant 

Academic positions

  • Digital & Social Media Trainer/Instructor

How am I going to benefit after completing this Digital & Social Media course?

After successfully completing this course you will be able to:

Overall knowledge
  • Understand the web & social media consumer behaviours & decisions
  • Compare and leverage all digital & social media channels & tools in your work
Plan & form any strategy
  • Draft digital & social media strategies & action plans with a detailed budget (SEO strategy, social media management strategy, performance & inbound strategy, advertising strategy, complete digital & social media strategy)
  • Include digital & social media campaigns & tools into your communication & media mix
Implement anything
  • Find, evaluate and manage digital & social media service providers & partners
  • Execute your strategies through a project structure, with milestones, deliverables and KPIs
  • Increase conversions, generate more sales
  • Reduce your expenses and budget spending
  • Hire digital & social media executives and understand their terminology and skills
Measure & evaluate results
  • Monitor & optimize the impact of your digital performance and effectiveness
  • Report all your digital & social media results, activities and KPIs
Offer & sell services to others
  • Start selling digital & social media services to your clients as a freelance professional
  • Include digital & social media services in your business & revenue model for your company

This course is not just about 'understanding' and it is not just a 'fast track'. It is about being able to implement and thrive in your market.