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 USB-ED and and Quirk Education join forces

Quirk Education has partnered with USB-ED, the Executive Development arm of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, to offer two of their five online courses: the Quirk Certificate Course in eMarketing, and the Social Media course in Applying Social Media to Business Challenges.

USB-ED prides itself in being ahead of the curve with advances in digital media and technology and is encouraging students to acquire skills for the future by endorsing courses offered by external experts such as Quirk, an industry leading digital marketing agency.

The duration of these courses are between 6 and 10 weeks each, and are conducted online. Students benefit from easy access to lecturers and resources that are available 24/7 through the Quirk Learning Centre.  they are also given set times to share ideas and network with fellow participants on the course.

According to Willemien Law, USB-ED’s Managing Executive of Open Enrolment Programmes and Marketing: “We are proud to collaborate with Quirk Education, a leader in the field of e-Marketing.”

Lyndi Lawson, Head of Quirk Education says, “Endorsement by a prestigious institution like USB-ED attests to the quality of the learning experience we are providing to our students. They are now not only learning from the very best practitioners in the industry, they are also getting the University stamp of approval to put on their CVs.”

What you need to know:

Quirk Certificate Course in eMarketing
Register By: 11 February 2011
Start Date: 14 February 2011
Designed for marketers, entrepreneurs and small business owners, the Certificate Course is a solid introduction to the full range of eMarketing tactics. Students will learn the difference between SEM and PPC, how to apply Social Media and Web Analytics for marketing purposes, as well as gain an understanding of the emerging field of Mobile Marketing, and leave with a good foundation from which to craft an integrated eMarketing strategy.

Applying Social Media to Business Challenges
Register By: 16 February 2011
Start Date: 18 February 2011
For business people and marketers wanting to move to a more sophisticated understanding of how to apply Social Media for a brand, the Quirk Social Media for Business Challenges course is a must. Learn from leaders in the field with this course, jam-packed with recent case studies, both local and international. The course will demonstrate how Social Media has provided solutions and opened up opportunities for businesses to grow their markets and increase their customer-brand relationships, while also raising awareness of potential pitfalls and dangers of not applying social media intelligently and with a long-term vision. Students will graduate from the course with a well-considered Social Media strategy in hand, that they will have developed throughout the course for use in their own business.

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