Welcome to the Getting started with social media course. Learn what social media is and how it can benefit you for personal or business use. This online course will cover:
  • What is meant by social media and what the most popular tools are
  • How to develop a strategy for best use of social media to support their work
  • How to create profiles, pages, sites or content using the tools to promote what they are doing.

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Is this course for me?
This course is suitable for professionals of any level who want to understand the potential business impact of social media.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • Describe what social media is and how it differs from traditional communications
  • Have an awareness of the different types of tools available and what they might be used for
  • Understand how to put together a strategy for using this technology to promote your organisation and its projects
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 30 minutes

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.