Take the Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing (PDDM) Course for professionals at all levels involved in planning, implementing, and measuring digital strategies or marketing associates who want to take up a more specialist role within the Digital Marketing domain.
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This program benefits various levels of skill and experience and will empower you to maximize the impact of your marketing through powerful digital tools.
Our suite of certifications enables professionals – at all stages of their career – to progress from Beginner to Specialist to learn relevant and industry aligned skills that can be applied to any role to drive career success.
To ensure we deliver a top quality and effective DMI Program, we have partnered with agencies and Industry experts both from the agency and brand perspective to adapt the PDDM content for the local market.
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"My expectations have been superseding. I expected to dabble and get general knowledge but the program was quite intense. Each session has been increasingly impressive. Facilitators were knowledgeable and engaging. It was also very hands-on which was great!"
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“I had a wonderful experience. Training at Haptics was mind-blowing, the facilitators were thorough with the training and I am so ready to start impacting my world and my pocket using Digital Marketing”
Our trainers are all seasoned Digital Marketing experts with different core specialisations, extensive training experience and Marketing expertise gained from working with some of the best agencies and brands in the Industry.
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The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing (PDDM) Training will give you an in-depth Practical understanding of how to effectively strategize and implement powerful campaigns that convert. The programme gives a detailed overview of Digital Marketing by incorporating the following modules:
The digital strategy module uses the PROPEL (Plan, Research, Objectives, Propose, Execute and Learn) planning model to teach you, in a step-by-step fashion, how to design complex, long term digital marketing strategies that service both marketing and commercial objectives.
This module will enable you to set objectives for clear and measurable KPIs and prepare a strategic plan incorporating content, search and creative strategies. You will learn how to develop a media plan with a structured approach to budgeting, resource allocation and channel selection.
The SEO module will enable you to build an organic search marketing strategy that brings the right kind of visitors to your website. You will learn how to boost online conversions, stand out in the fiercely competitive online marketplace and protect a positive ROI.
Through the SEO module you will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of SEO, how it differs from paid search, be able to set SEO objectives, build an SEO content strategy and boost your websites organic search ranking using a range of technical elements. Alongside this, you will be able to judge the success of your overall SEO efforts by monitoring the sources of traffic to your website and other key metrics.
The paid search module will help you understand the fundamentals of paid search, how it differs from organic search methods and the key benefits of both. You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to create and manage a paid search campaign in Google AdWords. Alongside this, you will learn to optimize paid search campaigns by scheduling ads and setting bid adjustments for audiences, locations and devices.
Through the paid search module, you will also explore how to measure the effectiveness of paid search campaigns through conversion tracking and other advanced reporting methods.
This module will teach you the basic concepts of using analytics in digital marketing, from initial setup to detailed reporting. You will be able to recognise the fundamentals of web analytics to draw actionable conclusions from data and create a Google Analytics account to gain insight into traffic and audiences. With this, you will be able to set goals for a business website and know how analytical tools can measure these goals.
By the end of this module, you will be able to conduct analysis and iteration of campaigns by tracking and assessing conversions, reporting technical performance and reviewing KPIs.
The Email Marketing module will teach you how to construct and deliver an effective email marketing campaign. You will learn the fundamentals of email including how to strategize a delivery plan to test, optimize and report on the performance of campaigns. This module will also help you understand the impact of permissions, mobile, buyer journey and the marketing lifecycle.
By the end of this module, you will be able to apply the core principles, techniques and actions for developing a high performing email marketing strategy. It will also ensure that you can design effective emails that generate leads, retain customers and inspire evangelists.
The website optimization module will teach you how to build and publish a well-designed, high
performing and optimized website that is aligned to your business goals. You will be guided through the key components of web design to design, create and publish an effective website and choose the most suitable hosting option based on your budget and business objectives.
Through this module you will gain insight into the importance of optimization, be able to identify the principles of good web design and realise how to attract potential customers with effective content and copy. This module will help you to understand how to use your website for insight, tracking, measurement and data capture using various metrics and tools.
The Digital Marketing Foundations module explores how to harness the power of digital within the context of your organization’s marketing strategy. This module will enable you to conduct digital research, set business objectives for a digital campaign and prepare the foundations for developing a targeted digital marketing strategy.
You will gain an understanding of the core principles of digital marketing, explore the buyer’s journey process, and identify digital channels, the benefits of combining traditional and digital marketing alongside the principles of the 3i Methodology.
Upon completion, you will recognize how teamwork and roles can contribute to your digital marketing strategy and introduce the PROPEL model as a framework for planning.
The social media marketing module will enable you to apply social media concepts and best practices to both organic and paid marketing activities. This will teach you to run campaigns that yield a positive ROI across a variety of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat and Instagram. You will understand the fundamental principles of social media marketing and be able to identify key stages in the buyer’s journey.
You will gain an insight into building and maintaining an active community on social media platforms. Alongside this, you will learn about the value of reporting on advertising campaigns across relevant channels using advanced and paid advertising tools.
The content marketing module will enable you to develop the knowledge and skills to plan and execute a content marketing strategy in a persona-orientated, data-driven way informed by your business objectives, aligned with a buyer journey and fits an overall marketing strategy.
By the end of this module you will understand the fundamentals of content marketing, be able to initiate a content marketing strategy, create and curate compelling content and learn how to extend the value of your content through scheduling tools and different promotion methods to distribute content across a variety of platforms.
The display and video advertising module will equip you with the technical understanding and skills to build and maintain an effective display and video advertising strategy. As part of this, you will learn how to create a YouTube channel, manage video content and identify ad formats available within the Google Display Network and YouTube.
Furthermore, you will learn how to apply targeting, remarketing and a bidding strategy to your campaigns before analysing their effectiveness by pulling reports detailing the most important metrics available.
Self-paced online learning allows you to structure your learning at the pace that best suits your schedule. You can control the amount of material you consume as well as the duration of time you need to learn each module properly.
No time pressure, no need to conform to a structured schedule, improves memory, suitable for different learning styles. Also with access to assignments and quizzes to help you every step of your learning process.
Haptics will schedule your exam with your preferred date, time, and Pearson Vue exam center within your location. Participants have a time frame of six months after course completion to schedule and sit for the exam. If this time is exceeded, participants will be required to pay another exam fee and given three more months to schedule.
In the case of if the pandemic extends, DMI may give you an extension for free.
Digital Marketing Institute will send your certificate directly to you in PDF format after you have passed your exam.
Yes, payments can be made in a maximum of three installments. However, 100% payment will be required before your CDMP exam can be scheduled.
Anyone can apply for the digital marketing professional certification. A background in a related discipline is not required; the aim of the Certified Digital Marketing Professional course is to enable you to learn everything you need to know at a foundation level, so you can 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. Upon successful completion, you will become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional.
The Digital Marketing Professional Certification costs ₦280,000. This includes all course materials and the examination fee (first attempt only).
Yes we offer a payment plan. The payment plan is in 2 tranches:
The Program is approximately 30-hours of digital marketing course content delivered over the span of 5 weekends on Saturdays & Sundays. The Certified Digital Professional Course is delivered offline inclusive of Membership access to a Global Alumni of Certified Digital Marketing Professionals. You also get access to course materials, video course content and practice exam questions.
This Digital Marketing Certification is assessed by one three hour exam; these are administered by our computer-based testing partner, Pearson Vue, via its global network of test centers. We have a local test partner located in Surulere where you can sit for the examination.
The exam is split into three sections; candidates need to achieve a minimum of 60% to pass the exam. Your examination fee is included in the price but subsequent re-sits due to failed attempts will incur a fee of approximately €60 or local currency equivalent payable directly to Pearson Vue when you book your repeat attempt.
The Digital Marketing Institute is the global certification body for Digital Marketing education. Exclusively designed by practising Digital Marketing professionals, the Certified Digital Marketing Professional carries the coveted Digital Marketing Institute accreditation and associated brand recognition, which is highly sought after by employers.
Upon successful completion of the Certified Digital Marketing Professional, you will become a Digital Marketing Professional. The Certified Digital Marketing Professional Course has been credit rated.
No, in the sense that it is not a programming course, and you will not have to learn any coding. The Certified Digital Marketing Professional Course focuses on the commercial aspect of online marketing.
The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing (PDDM) is a practical course designed to help you improve your business’s online lead generation and customer engagement.
Boost your credibility and advance your knowledge, role and career.