Social Media 101: Spring 2013

AUB's Online Collaborative is proud to announce its annual  Social Media 101 Workshop for the Spring semester 2013.

Workshop details:
  • The workshop will take place during the period of 8 weeks (on Wednesday) starting February 27 to April 24 between 5:30 PM and 7:30 PM.
  • The workshop will be given in a computer lab (Olayan School of Business - 2nd floor- Lab 207) and will include lectures, direct applications, videos, discussions and testimonials. 
  • At the end of the workshop, an online final exam and/or project will be administered and certificates will be distributed to participants. 
  • In order to obtain a certificate, participants must not miss more than one session (unless otherwise conflicting with exams) and must be registered for the whole workshop.
  • Course fees: $10 or  LL15,000 per session registered. Or $50 if your registered for the whole workshop. The registration is $40 for the whole workshop for members of AUB's Online Collaborative.
  • Because there are limited places, applications will be processed using a first-come-first-serve basis. Therefore we advise you to register as early as possible. 
  • Payment will be done during the first workshop session. Participants who do not show up to the first session (and fail to inform us about wanting to stay in the workshop) will be automatically be cancelled and replaced with a participant from the waiting list. 
  • Workshop prerequisites: 
    • Having an active AUBnet account
    • Basic computer knowledge and understanding of the internet. 
    • good spoken and written English (workshop will be given primarily in English)

Workshop Schedule:
1Feb 27Introduction to social media & MENA case studies
2March 6Facebook Tips and Tricks
3March 13Twitter Basics and Blogging
4March 20LinkedIn
5March 27Google Plus and Other Social Networks
6April 3Social Media Monitoring and Measurement 
7April 10Design for Social Media and HTML for blogs
8April 24Final Examination


THIS WORKSHOP IS EXCLUSIVE TO CURRENT AUB STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF. Please do not register if you do not meet this criterion.
If you are new to Social Media but don’t know exactly what it is and how things work, then this workshop was created for you. We are offering an eight-week workshop that covers everything from what social media [really] is, to content creation, to blogging and micro-blogging, to privacy and security guidelines among other things.