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UBC Summer Institute in Social Media: Introduction to Social Media Tools and Community Engagement

Embrace social media to create community engagement and social interaction. This one-week program immerses you in the world of social media and teaches you the social media tools that help you engage your customers, fans, and create a sense of community. Gain an introduction to social media, social media tools and a new perspective on the way we react, behave and interact with online communities.

This program focuses on:

how we define social media, online community, and engagement
social media tools such as blogs, podcasts, wikis, Facebook and YouTube
social networking on Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+
micro-blogging (Twitter), blog posts and creating a blog
trends, best practices and the dos and don'ts of social media.

Learn the impact of social media in today's world through seminars, discussion forums and hands-on practice in a computer lab.

Standard Fee: $1,095
Earlybird Discount: Save $145 for registrations received by Jun 22

Dates: July 9-13, 10am - 4pm (10am - 1pm Friday)
UBC Robson Square

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