General Course Information:
What is the name of the course, and what is its main objective?
ANSWER: This 2-weeks intensive training in Digital Marketing and Advanced Communication will provide you with effective digital communication strategies to promote innovation, enhance public awareness and create a favourable image for your brand. The DMAC course is an essential course designed to give you both the tools you need to improve your communication skills and the most successful strategies for using them to your advantage, especially in this digital age.
How long is the course duration?
ANSWER: Two weeks, 11 days. (including 1 Saturday)
Is there a specific schedule for the course, or is it self-paced?
ANSWER: The course is scheduled from MONDAY, 5TH FEBRUARY to SATURDAY, 17TH FEBRUARY 2024. There will, however, be recorded versions for you to watch after the course at your own pace. The sessions are from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM on weekdays and 9 AM to 1 PM on the last Saturday. After payment, a timetable will be shared with you for specific dates, times and topics that will be treated.
What if I miss a session?
ANSWER: All sessions will be recorded and shared with you daily for you to catch up.
Can I access the course materials after the course has ended?
ANSWER: yes, slides and recorded Zoom sessions will be shared with you after the course.
Registration and Enrollment:
How do I enrol in the course?
ANSWER: Fill out the registration form by clicking this link: https://bit.ly/IDMCRegistration
Our learner support team will get in touch and take it from there.
Is there a registration fee, and what payment methods are accepted?
ANSWER: There is no Registration fee. You only pay the Tuition fee of Gh1000. You shall receive a payment link after filling out the registration form to pay via Mobile Money on any network or using VISA Card.
Can I enrol at any time, or are there specific enrollment periods?
ANSWER: Enrolment and payments start now and end at least a week before the start of the course.
Is there a limit to the number of participants in the course?
ANSWER: No. However, late registrations or registrations after the course begins will not be accepted.
What qualifies me to register for any of your courses?
ANSWER: We offer only professional courses that require your thirst for knowledge, a desire for self-improvement, a need to learn specific skills, and a desire to improve job possibilities. If you can use a smartphone, you can take any of our courses that interest you.
I can see the course comes with tracks; can I select two?
ANSWER: No, you can only choose 1 from the following tracks;
- Public Affairs and Government Relations
- Political Marketing Communication
- Social Marketing and Development Communication
- Corporate & Brand Communication
- Advertising, Copywriting and Production
The sessions for the tracks will take place concurrently, so you can only be in one class at a time.
What topics are covered in the course?
ANSWER: All course contents and modules are on the course page. You will, however, receive a PARTICIPANTS GUIDE and TIMETABLE after payment.
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
ANSWER: Yes, you need at least a smartphone and good internet connectivity.
How are the lessons structured?
ANSWER: Yes, as per the timetable that will be shared with you.
Can I access the course materials on any device?
ANSWER: Yes, so long as you have the space.
Interaction and Support:
Is there an instructor for the course?
ANSWER: Yes, the class is a live Zoom Interactive session where you get to ask questions, get instant feedback, and learn from other students.
How can I communicate with the instructor or support staff?
ANSWER: You can raise your hand to ask a question or contribute. You can also leave your contributions in the chat box.
What kind of support is available to me during the training course?
ANSWER: IDMC Ghana has a support team ready to support you from the registration stage to when you collect your certificate and even beyond. They make sure you have all the necessary documents, links, or recourses you need on the course.
After the course, what next in terms of support?
We have an after-training-support which comes at no extra cost. Learners can access the learning resources for life and get access to the facilitators at least one month after the training for any kind of support. Our digital marketing hub at OSU is available for our Alumni.
Do you offer job placement or career services after completing a training course?
ANSWER: After the training, you will be added to an alumni platform where job and internship opportunities are shared with you.
Assessment and Grading:
How will my performance be assessed in the course?
ANSWER: There will be a capstone project for all learners to try their hands on. It will, however, not be graded.
Is there a certificate of completion, and how is it awarded?
ANSWER: Yes. A recognised Professional Development Certificate will be awarded after successfully completing the courses. If you are physically available at the BRITISH COUNCIL for the last session, you will be presented with your certificate. If you take the course 100%, your certificate will be printed and delivered in hard copy wherever you are.
I understand we shall get two certificates after the course. Can I pay for a third one?
ANSWER: NO. Upon completing the course, you shall earn a certificate in Digital Marketing and Advanced Communication and another certificate in your chosen track. That will be all.
What do I need to prepare for this course?
The truth is our courses are packed and intensive. What you need is Passion & Commitment as well as the following: Basic Knowledge in computer or smart phone usage.
Laptop (Optional) – A Smartphone with Internet Connection can be a good alternative.
Can I access the course content offline?
ANSWER: Yes but only after the course is over.
Refunds and Cancellations:
What is the refund policy for the course?
ANSWER: We refund you 100% if you are dissatisfied with the course. That is if we fail to deliver on the course’s promise.
Can I cancel my enrolment after payment, and what is the process?
ANSWER: You can only defer the course and take it the next time it is available or take another course of equivalent cost.
What should I do if I experience technical difficulties?
ANSWER: You can reach out to our support lines 0308230278 / 0206018207 / 0206018208