Becoming a Certified Digital Marketing Professional. The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing will provide you with a strong foundation in the core concepts of digital marketing. It will give you an in-depth understanding of how to effectively strategize and implement powerful digital marketing campaigns that convert. From social media marketing to search marketing, you’ll learn everything you need to excel at your digital marketing career. Upon successful completion of the Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing, you will become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional.

Who is it for?

This Digital Marketing Program is aimed at:

  • Marketing managers, marketing executives, and senior management
  • IT managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Anyone looking to pursue a career in digital marketing

What Will You Learn?

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Increase your website’s visibility through search engine optimization techniques
  • Drive qualified traffic to your website through pay-per-click advertising
  • Execute social video and digital display campaigns
  • Capture, segment, and manage email subscribers in order to plan and execute a successful
  • Email marketing campaign
  • Use suitable social media channels for different business goals and objectives
  • Measure and optimize your social media campaigns
  • Leverage mobile marketing for its micro-targeting advantages
  • Analyze and optimize your overall digital marketing activity
  • Create a formal digital marketing plan for your business
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Module Overview

Introduction to Digital Marketing

 

Module Info & Overview

 

What’s it all about? How do you reach customers? How can traditional and digital media work together? What’s the difference between inbound and outbound marketing?

 

This module takes you through the basics, keeping things clear and actionable.

 

  • Principles of Digital Marketing
  • Digital Research
  • Developing Objectives
  • Cultural Research
  • Connecting with the Customer

Content Marketing

 

Module Info & Overview

 

This module teaches you how to create content that speaks to people, at the right time and via the right channels. Understand what works for you by tracking and measuring performance.

 

  • Content Marketing Concepts and Strategy
  • Publishing and Distributing Content
  • Creating and Curating Content
  • Developing a Content Marketing Plan
  • Using Content Research to Find Opportunities
  • Metrics and Performance

Social Media Marketing

 

Module Info & Overview

 

Bring your brand story to life on all the right platforms. Learn how to grow and engage a community around your offering. Define your audience and give them more to care about. There is so much to ‘like’.

 

  • Key Social Platforms for Digital Marketing
  • Developing Data-Driven Audience and Campaign Insights
  • Creating and Optimising Social Media Campaigns
  • Growing and Engaging an Audience
  • Setting up a Social Media Experience for a Business

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

 

Module Info & Overview

 

Search Engine Optimisation is all about getting on that first Google page, staying top of the list and top of mind. Develop keyword strategies, understand the kind of content that attracts users, optimise rankings, and convert visitors to customers.

 

  • SEO Fundamentals
  • Measuring SEO Performance
  • Optimise Organic Search Ranking
  • Keywords and SEO Content Plan
  • Aligning SEO and Business Objectives

Paid Search (PPC) using Google Ads

 

Module Info & Overview

 

Develop Pay-Per Click skills using Google Ads, bid auctions and build your targeting strategy. Optimise campaigns, track conversions, and measure your ROI.

 

  • Fundamentals of Paid Search
  • Paid Search Campaign Measurement
  • Search Campaign Management
  • Paid Search Campaign Creation with Google Ads

Display and Video Advertising

 

Module Info & Overview

 

Learn how to set up, manage and optimise your YouTube channel. Target, test and develop your use of the Google Display Network and get creative with visual formats.

 

  • Fundamentals of Display and Video Advertising
  • Creating and Managing a YouTube Channel
  • Targeting Display and Video Campaigns
  • Google Display Network and Video Ad Formats
  • Creating Display and Video Campaigns
  • Measurement and Optimisation

Email Marketing

 

Module Info & Overview

 

Your email list is one of your most powerful assets. Learn how to manage and segment your data, test headlines and maximise open rates and ROI. We also cover marketing automation and the importance of data management regulations.

 

  • Email Marketing Fundamentals
  • Testing and Optimising an Email Campaign
  • Creating an Effective Email Campaign
  • Email Design
  • Tools and Strategy
  • Marketing Automation

Website Optimisation

 

Module Info & Overview

 

What makes a winning website? This module gives you the skills to create a simple, well-designed, optimised WordPress site that not only looks good but also delivers for your business.

 

  • Web Design and Website Optimisation
  • Publishing a Basic Website
  • Website Metrics and Developing Insight
  • Design Principles and Website Copy
  • User-Centered Design and Website Optimisation

Analytics with Google Analytics

 

Module Info & Overview

 

This module helps you unleash the capability of your data. Discover what your customer wants, likes, needs and does. Understand how they use your website, set up goals and monitor conversions.

 

  • Web Analytics Fundamentals
  • Monitoring Campaigns with Google Analytics Reports
  • Analysing and Recording Google Analytics Data
  • Creating and Configuring a Google Analytics Account
  • Setting Goals with Google Analytics

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Digital Marketing Strategy

 

Module Info & Overview

 

Underneath your digital activity, you need solid objectives. This module helps you to build a clear vision of your strategy, and makes it actionable with budget, channel and media plans, KPIs and more.

 

  • Digital Strategy Fundamentals
  • Digital Strategy Research
  • Executing a Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Setting Strategy Objectives and KPIs
  • Developing a Creative Strategy
  • Communicating a Digital Marketing Strategy

Got Questions?

Who should take the Professional Diploma?

Anyone can apply for this course, no background in a related discipline is required. The aim of the Professional Diploma is to enable you learn everything you need to know to kick start your digital career. You could be a business owner, a traditional or digital marketing professional, a recent graduate, or simply looking to change your career. The only prerequisite is that you have an interest in digital marketing and want to progress your career.

What are the benefits of taking the Professional Diploma?

Professionals that add DMI certification to their CV can:

  • Improve marketing career prospects
  • Earn a higher salary
  • Go for a promotion
  • Go for a new role
  • Start a new career in digital marketing
Why choose Simon Page?

Simon Page College of Marketing is a modern and dynamic training institution committed to the provision of quality qualifications and training for professional and academic development across Africa.

We currently operate in 3 countries (KenyaGhana and Nigeria) offering the Chartered Institute of Marketing CIM-UK, Chartered Institute of Public Relations CIPR-UK and Digital Marketing Institute DMI Ireland qualifications.

I am not IT savvy, Is this course technical?

No, considering it is not a programming course and you will not have to learn any coding. The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing focuses on the commercial aspect of online marketing and helps you to understand digital tools that you can use to promote products and services.

How is the program assessed?

The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing is assessed by one three-hour exam administered by DMI’s computer-based testing partner, Pearson Vue and their global network of test centers.

WIll my qualification be recognized?

This Certification is recognized, secure and stands up to scrutiny by any employer, manager or HR professional on any continent.

The award has been credit rated by SQA (Scottish Qualification Authority) at Level 8 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF). SCQF level 8 corresponds to level 5 on the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

So far, the DMI has certified over 20,000 professionals from over 1,000 cities in the world.

Where is the venue of the training?

Simon Page College of Marketing, Barclays Plaza, 16th Floor, 25420 Loita St, Nairobi, Kenya

What will I take away?

Upon successful completion of a 3-hour Pearson VUE computer-based examination you will be awarded the world’s most widely recognised digital marketing certification. You will achieve the confidence needed to create and steer a revenue-generating digital marketing strategy for any sized company. You’ll also gain an internationally recognised badge to display proudly on your LinkedIn profile.

What is the cost of the course?

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