Harnessing the Power of Social Media, Youth Movements, and Dynamic Markets
This winter, the Monterey Institute Graduate School of International Policy and Management, in partnership with Aslan Media, premiered a 2-day executive education course on harnessing the power of social media, youth movements, and dynamic markets around the world. This course is scheduled to be held once again in spring 2013. To receive information about this course as it becomes available, please email us at email@example.com.
Whether you’re running a nonprofit organization, nurturing a compelling startup, or growing an existing business, this course offers the competitive knowledge that you need to succeed in today’s marketplace. From knowing how to leverage the power of social media to engage the public - and youth in particular - to taking advantage of burgeoning economic and social markets in dynamic regions such as the Middle East, your two-day intensive program will leave you equipped with actionable knowledge from experts and leaders.
Author, activist and founder of Aslan Media, Reza Aslan and Kiva co-founder, Jessica Jackley, will lead this training, with special guest lectures and presentations by leaders in the nonprofit, business, marketing, and technology sectors.
The content for this course will teach you the social and digital media guidelines, tools, tactics, and strategies you can utilize to:
- Leverage the current dynamic and growing trend of online activism and global youth movements for your organization.
- Engage, inform, and educate the public on what matters to your organization.
- Increase your brand awareness
- Increase your organization’s capacity for action and change through social media.
- Identify dynamic and untapped niches in the marketplace that you can leverage to extend your organizational reach
- You'll also learn the key to sustainable success online, and what pitfalls to avoid.
You will also learn how to use tools prepared by the authors of The Dragonfly Effect: Quick, Effective, and Powerful Ways to Use Social Media to Drive Social Change.
The two day course also offers opportunities to learn from fellow training participants, with a small course size, interactive workshop components, and case study examples.
Dates and Times
This course is scheduled to be held in spring 2013. To receive information about the course as it becomes available, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All participants who complete the training will receive a professional certificate from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, a Graduate School of Middlebury College.
Who Should Attend
Marketing professionals, executives involved in strategic business planning, academics, students, entrepreneurs and international development professionals will gain valuable skills and information from this course.
Regular Rate: $1,250
Scholarships and discounts of up to $850 off the regular $1,250 fee may be available for nonprofit staff, career-changers, and graduate students. Contact us at email@example.com for more information!
Instructors and Guest Speakers
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