Digital Marketing Specialist Co-op Diploma
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In digital marketing positions, the defining characteristics of the 21st century have accelerated changes. New systems and applications advance rapidly as the business world evolves. This program focuses on the most critical areas of internet marketing and is regularly updated to remain relevant in today’s rapidly shifting online marketplace.
Digital Marketing Specialist Co-op Diploma covers the technological resources such as web analytics, YouTube advertising, microblogging, B2B marketing, social advertisement displays, and online displays with search engine business approaches.
Aside from the additional efforts made relative to the level of commitment students individually feel towards their program, students are expected to complete a minimum of 1-3 hours of assigned reading and/or homework each day, as designated by the instructor.
Our instructors, who have been employed within the industry offer their own hands-on experience and knowledge to our students.
In a digital age, the world needs digital marketers. Students will learn the fundamentals of a variety of digital marketing sectors, opening doors to a number of career paths that will depend on students’ individual interests and strengths. Students can explore roles such as:
- Account/Client Coordinator
- Social Media Coordinator
- Digital Marketing Assistant
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Analyst
- Ads Manager
- Website/WordPress Developer
This course will introduce content manipulation with Adobe Photoshop and rudimentary web development using the WordPress platform. You will gain an understanding of Photoshop tools, image resizing, digital colour dimensions of screen and print, and image optimization for the web. And, you will also learn how to create a WordPress website that will include the use of HTML and CSS editing, domain name registration, and web hosting.
The Digital Marketing course will teach the fundamental elements of digital marketing such as marketing strategy, content design, optimal keyword targeting, search engine advertising, page rank formulas, and trouble shooting search engine rankings. You will also learn to identify and measure different types of analytical data including content analytics, mobile analytics, and conversion analytics.
This course covers the core functions of search engines and how they can be applied to web design and content structure. You will learn about how search engine crawlers (SEC) are used to continuously review web pages and their contents in order to determine search engine results. Examples include relevance of content, frequency of updated information, rich media content, internal and external links, and web page security.
Through this course, you will explore the principles and use of effective commercial social media; you will utilize multiple social media platforms to connect companies with their target demographics using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, as well as additional marketing resources such as blog posts and podcasts. Lastly, you will learn how to use these tools to build brand equity and improve social engagement with your target demographic.
This course will expand on marketing analytics with in-depth focus on advanced advertising metrics. You will learn more about user acquisition, paid vs organic user traffic, campaign execution and analysis, ad reporting, conversion rates, return on investment (ROI), and marketing strategy evaluation. This will teach you to determine and evaluate user trends and behaviours and how they impact the outcome of a marketing strategy.
With this course, you will focus on enhancing user experience in the mobile marketing industry. They will learn about marketing strategies for mobile platforms and smart devices through interactive advertising including augmented reality, location-based advertising, branded apps, mobile video ecosystems, near field communication (NFC), and 2D and 3D trigger scanning such as QR codes. Understanding of these subjects will help students to create valuable marketing content and strategies.
|Winter||Jan 7th, 2019|
|Spring||Apr 8th, 2019|
|Summer||July 8th, 2019|
|Fall||Sep 30th, 2019|
|Schedule||Monday – Friday|
|Evening class||5:00 PM – 9:00PM|
Based on the start date the student will begin with the course schedule and continue with following courses. Refer to the brochure below for more information.
1 – High School Graduation or equivalent; or 18 years of age.
2 – Applicants must successfully demonstrate an English language proficiency level based on one of the following:
- TOEFL PBT – 513; CBT – 183; IBT – 65;
- TOEIC – 620;
- Academic IELTS – 5.5;
- Cornerstone Placement Test – Level 5 or equivalent.*