The Advanced Social Media Professional Program goes beyond the classroom as it takes students to the real world as they run real marketing campaigns under the guideship of their instructors. The program is designed to give students experience and wisdom that they can only get by applying their knowledge on real campaigns.

AED 5,600

What Will You Learn?

Program Details


13 September 2021 – 5 November 2021


18:00pm till 20:00pm UAE time (GMT+4)


8 weeks


42 hours of in-class training and 4 hours of individual work expected from students every week.


2-3 sessions per week, 2 hours per session



What is the Social Media Professional Program?

The Social Media Professional Program is a training program built with the help of the world’s brightest minds in the field, with the goal of producing influential and creative individuals who are qualified to lead the media and digital content sector.

The program will run for 8 weeks. Students will attend live training sessions with their instructors to receive the marketing brief from their instructors and discuss how they will run the campaigns each week. Students will work within groups and together they will plan and execute real marketing campaigns for some of the biggest brands.

What you will learn

Strategy  Building a cross-channel digital strategy that would drive business success. Select channels and tactics for audience and marketing objectives.

Social Media  Build campaigns based on objectives. Learn to optimize campaigns through various tactics and optimization techniques. Students will be running real advertising campaigns on channels such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat. Students are also expected to develop the creative and develop a clear customer journey.

Digital Advertising How to optimize campaigns and reach the right audience on platforms like Google and facebook. Build retargeting campaigns that would drive better conversions for your business.

Search Advertising Structure campaigns and write paid search ads. Apply target keywords to your campaigns. Optimize the bidding for campaigns and structure the paid search ads campaign.

Content Marketing Develop content that would live along the customer journey and drive users closer to the end of the funnel. Identify opportunities for search engine optimization. Conduct keyword research and evaluate keywords for intent and competitiveness.

Email Marketing Design email automations that would drive business impact. Students will design the content of the emails as well as the email journey and the strategy of how to segment the audience.

Analytics Get familiar with essential features and functions of Google Analytics. Build dashboards and reports that would help identify insights of the campaign. Users will analyze data to compare the performance of the channels they used in their campaign.



Students applying for the program must demonstrate their theoretical knowledge in digital marketing. Students are expected to pass an entrance exam that will test their knowledge and understanding of digital marketing. Students can skip the exam if they carry the DMI certification.


This program is designed by a group of the brightest global minds specialized in this field, from academics, experts, and influencers, with a wide international reputation.

Greg Jerboe

Greg Jarboe is president and co-founder of SEO-PR, a content marketing agency that offers search engine optimization, online public relations, social media marketing, and video marketing services. Jarboe is the author of "YouTube and Video Marketing: An Hour a Day." He is also a contributor to "Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions" by Guy Kawasaki.

Expert Speakers

Expert guest speakers will join the program to share their experiences and knowledge with the students. 

Caleb Gardner
(Social Media Strategy)

Lead digital strategist of former US President Barack Obama’s digital program, and brought his unique leadership to one of the largest digital programs in existence, the largest of its kind in the political sphere.​ ​ Co-founder and managing partner of 18 Coffees, a strategy and innovation firm focused on the intersection of technology and culture.​

Mark Schaefer
(Social Media Strategy )

One of the world’s leading marketing authorities. His blog {grow} is hailed as one of the top marketing blogs in the world. Author of 7 best-selling books.

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