DMI Specialist in Strategy and Planning: Certified Digital Strategy and Planning Specialist

This dynamic online Diploma in Digital Strategy & Planning course covering topics in digital communications, analytics, marketing automation and budget & strategy formulation giving you the skills, know-how, strategy and techniques to be that change. Here is power. The power to influence. To speak to billions of people.

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There are nine modules in this program. Click on each module to learn more.

We bring science to thought. We have created the 3i Framework which is designed to help you select the best digital strategy for your organization and make it happen. The 3i is smart and rigorous. It’s transformative. And you shall be impressed. This module introduces this nifty piece of brainwork. Later modules expand on it.

  • The fundamental concepts underpinning the DMI 3i Methodology
  • The how-to’s of business strategy development
  • Key components in an effective digital strategy
  • Strategic management, a long-sighted look at lasting, growing success

The Traditional Communications module explores communication before digital marketing became widespread and how it has evolved over the years. You will explore the strengths of traditional communication methods, as well as realizing its limitations. It will help you understand how to respond to a range of different situations and how digital communications can be integrated with traditional approaches.

This module will introduce you to the concept of digital communications and how to use them to engage with an audience. You will also become familiar with the tools and timelines associated with a digital campaign and PR activities.

The Digital Channels module will introduce you to the value, characteristics and suitability of social media platforms and contextualize the digital landscape, including search marketing (SEO), email marketing, dgital display advertising, mobile marketing, and social media marketing.

This module aims to empower digital marketers to automate their marketing processes in the areas of lead management, lead generation, lead nurturing, sales enablement and social media marketing.

The Budget & Resourcing module looks at the crucial aspects of planning and maintaining a budget in your digital marketing strategy. On completion of this module, you will be familiar with the key areas to consider when creating a budget for digital activities and understand the range of documentation required.

This module will provide you with a broad understanding of Big Data, Advanced Analytics and AI. You will learn the fundamental frameworks and understand how cutting-edge analytics tools are being employed to help businesses succeed. You will learn the elements and practices that make up an efficient analytical approach and the main considerations when constructing a formal analytics program for your business.

The Digital Leadership module will guide you in your transition from a traditional to a digital strategy and empower you to mentor coach and lead your team in their digital marketing activities. You will learn how to bridge the gap between marketing and sales, act as a social leader, build and maintain awareness of your digital strategy and implement effective communication strategies.

The Strategy Formulation and Plan module will provide a structured conclusion to bring together all the strands of the Digital Strategy and Planning Program. It introduces you to methodologies for utilizing a SWOT Analysis to develop SMART objectives and create a coherent strategic plan for your organization.

Certified Digital Marketing Strategy Specialist
  • Course fee: $1955
  • Format: Ongoing, Self-paced
  • Schedule: 35 hours, online

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Last Updated: January 23, 2024