City and Guilds Diploma in Social Media for Business
Interview by Mary Thomas, Concise Training | Jun 5, 2017
“Gregory Blackett from Barbados speaks to Mary Thomas about his experience undertaking the City and Guilds Diploma in Social Media for Business.”
You finished your 12-month Diploma in the last couple of months. How have things changed in your businesses since you started?
I’ve applied the principles covered in the program from the outset and continue to refine my approach. I now have a much clearer understanding of the ‘technical’ aspects of the various channels, and how to leverage them effectively. The reach, following and level of engagement with our audiences have significantly improved resulting in a number of deals sourced directly from social media.
Do you remember why you took our course?
I recognized the growing importance of social media for professionals and businesses and the potential for career development. The field is gradually maturing in the region and there is a need for qualified practitioners. To my knowledge, this program provided by Concise Training through Advantage Caribbean Institute Ltd is the first City & Guilds social media and digital marketing qualification in the Caribbean.
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