Understanding the main functionalities of social media and how it can be used by an international company has become a necessity not only for students of business and law but other disciplines too.
The course is divided into two interconnected sections. The first section considers social media functionalities and social media strategies for marketing and corporate dialogue. You will look at a range of the major social media platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube, and their influence and use in business contexts.
In the second part of the course, you will be introduced to the most relevant Internet standards to support data and interactions between users, both internal and external to a company or organisation.
You will have the opportunity to explore key topics in the business use of social media including Web 2.0, the main social media platforms today, social media use by international companies and organizations, corporate dialogue, and social media strategies and metrics.
The course will be taught using a mixture of lectures and seminars.
Informal assessment will take place through group discussion, classroom activities, questions and answers sessions as guided by tutor.
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
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