AdPR offers social media education opportunities

The Grady College Department of Advertising and Public Relations is proud to offer several seminars and an online course centered on best social media practices for business and career advancement.

Social Media Marketing Bootcamp

The Department of Advertising and Public Relations partners with GRM, an Atlanta-based agency specializing in social media marketing, to offer Social Media Marketing Bootcamps. AdPR and GRM will offer Bootcamps on January 22, March 4, April 16, and May 5 in Atlanta's Buckhead area. Social Media Marketing Bootcamp is a full-day, hands-on seminar that includes case studies and interactive exercises to reinforce the information you will learn. Through lecture, real-world examples and discussion, class participants will have a well-rounded understanding of how social media marketing can be used for businesses, for their job, and even for career advancement.

Early registration for the workshop is only $199. A special $99 rate is available to anyone with any affiliation to the University of Georgia. Lunch is included. Visit for more information and to register.

Using Social Media to Build Business

Discover how to put the power of social media tools to work for business development. A new UGA-developed self-study, online certificate course, USING SOCIAL MEDIA TO BUILD BUSINESS, gives you a roadmap for successfully integrating social programs into your business strategies. Offered entirely online through the UGA Center of Continuing Education, the certificate course was developed by UGA Advertising and Public Relations faculty and is endorsed by the Public Relations Society of America. You will have up to three months to learn how social media has changed the way businesses and customers interact, the elements of a successful social media program, best practices for blogs and social networking sites, and how to measure the impact of your social media activity. Register anytime for this self-paced, self-study continuing education, certificate program. Earn your UGA and PRSA-endorsed certificate before you begin your internship or before you start your job search!

The certificate program costs as little as $449. Visit HTTP://WWW.SOCIALMEDIAUGA.COM for more information and to register.

Date: December 22, 2014
Author:  Elizabeth Katz,
Contact:  Tom Reichert,