Digital Marketing Specialist: Social

Price: $1,875.00


Delivered in Partnership with the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), PowerED™ is thrilled to offer Digital Marketing Specialist - Social.

Develop true expertise and learn every aspect of Social Media Marketing across 10 modules of interactive content such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat, YouTube and Instagram. Gain relevant and deep knowledge of social strategy, research and content from industry skills experts. This is the most comprehensive Social Media Course available anywhere.

Get the know-how, experience and the insights to be able to work and speak with authority in this face-paced industry. In short, you'll be a skilled digital marketer, capable of building digital marketing strategies from scratch.

Course Structure

The 10-module course is delivered asynchronously online with scheduled weekly group coaching sessions. Work at your own pace when and where it’s convenient for you, and opt into the group sessions that fit your schedule.

What You'll Learn

  • Conduct social research and derive valuable insights
  • Promote social media content effectively on different platforms as part of an overall social strategy
  • Set up effective Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Snapchat accounts and optimize the different platform features to advertise a brand effectively
  • Set up a YouTube channel and use social video in marketing campaigns
  • Plan and implement an effective social customer service strategy

How It Works

Program Duration
90 days

30-50 hours

Online, On-Demand

Self-paced + Live Group Coaching Sessions


Who Will Benefit

  • Sharp and experienced players of the digital sales and marketing game who aren't content to be mere players anymore.
  • Sales professionals. Marketing Managers. Team leaders. Business Consultants and Developers. Professionals who’ve taken their vision as far as they can go without specialised skills – and plan to fix that.
  • Entrepreneurs who want to be more entrepreneurial.
  • Those who realise specialisation gives you a real, sharp, tangible competitive edge - with which to slice through the competition.
  • Inspired career changers.
  • Talented people who know that Certification makes doors open.

Course Facilitators

Liz Pitman

Liz Pittman

Liz is a freelance digital marketing and communications specialist in Victoria, BC. She works with clients across Canada in various industries to craft and execute effective social media strategies, create engaging and relevant content, grow community engagement, produce and host podcasts, write web, blog, and newsletter content, and provide social media training. She works with clients to understand their goals, challenges, and audiences and delivers customized solutions that meet their needs and expectations.

She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and skills with the next generation of digital marketers and communicators. She teaches social media marketing and digital communication at the University of Victoria, and developed and currently delivers three courses that make up the social media marketing credential at Assiniboine Community College. She enjoys creating interactive and practical learning experiences for her students and helps them develop their digital skills.

Course FAQs

Is this an instructor-led course?

This course is designed to be self-paced with the option to join live online coaching sessions to further solidify learning outcomes. The course has been designed by industry experts and includes interviews with experts, aligned to the course outcomes. The course is an immersive experience that includes a mix of content including video, impactful readings, learning checks, and interactive elements – all which can be completed at your own pace.

How much time will I need to spend?

Each course will require 30-50 hours to complete. You will have 90 days access from the time of registration to complete the course. After 90 days, the course will be closed.

Do I have to be online at a certain time of day?

Yes, this course includes weekly group coaching sessions where you will interact with your course peers and the course facilitator, discussing topics in the course and related them to real-world examples. The coaching sessions are flexible, and you can opt into the ones that best fit your schedule.

When do I start?

You can start the course as soon as you register! You will automatically be directed to the interactive learning environment.

How long will I have access to the course?

You will have 90 days from the time of registration to complete the course.

What is the refund policy?

No refunds will be issued for courses. Refunds may be considered under exceptional circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Please contact for more information.

Are there tests or quizzes involved?

There will be activities, assignments, and short quizzes within the course to ensure you understand the content. All quizzes are designed to be accessible and easy to complete by engaging in the course content. Within each module, you will have the answers to each evaluation.

What are the computer requirements for this course?

You should have access to a Mac, PC, or tablet with an Internet connection, with Safari, Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Firefox as a browser. Here is a link that outlines browser support:

For virtual sessions:

  • Speakers/headphones
  • Web camera and microphone

Learners that want to use their smart phone to access the courses can also download the D2L Pulse App for free to access the course available on Google Play:

Or the Apple App Store:

Does this course have prerequisites?

This course does not have a required prerequisite.

Who do I contact if I need help?

You can contact for assistance with any questions you may have. We are here to help!

PowerED™ Advantage

Digital learning for maximum flexibility

Experiential learning

Content developed and delivery by industry experts

Price: $1,875.00