Professional Diploma in Digital & Social Selling
Be a Certified Digital & Social Sales Professional through this worldwide recognised digital selling diploma with insight into the key concepts of digital and social selling - from integration and strategy, to social account management, through to digital sales leadership, you’ll possess the skills to become a social selling superstar.
Certify your skills
The Professional Diploma in Digital Selling is ideal for sales consultants and sales representatives of all levels, business development executives and managers, account managers, relationship managers and those leading sales teams, or anyone looking to develop their digital sales capabilities and consolidate their practical application of digital tools and social selling techniques.
Comprised of digital leaders such as Google and Facebook, our Industry Advisory Council informs and validates our learning content to ensure it is cutting-edge, relevant and technically accurate.
The members of the Industry Advisory Council who validated the course include:
Boost your employability
Upon successful completion of the exam, students will be awarded a Professional Diploma and the internationally recognised Certified Digital & Social Sales Professional credential.
Jumpstart your career
95% of the certified professionals are currently employed. Better yet, 81% were promoted after earning their certification.
Engaging and interactive online learning system
Our learning management system is different. It comes with over 180-hours of content that includes:
- video-based lectures
- step-by-step presentations
- helpful handbooks and practical exercises
- interactive in-course discussion
- clear student progress indicators
- unlimited replays of course material
- flexible video playback control features - students resume learning exactly where they left off, including mid-video, on their mobile, tablet, laptop or any device
- fully mobile responsive site designed for learning on the go
Apply learning straight away
The programme is enhanced with industry work-connected learning. This means you can learn a concept one day and start applying it in the workplace the next.
The Diploma is delivered through 30 hours of online learning, and supported with an additional 18 hours (3 weekend class x 6 hours) of face to face learning and networking session with IDMNZ digital specialists.
WHAT IS THE DURATION OF THIS COURSE?
The Professional Diploma in Digital Selling is delivered through 30 hours of online learning. This programme also comes with an additional 18 hours (3 weekend class x 6 hours) of face to face lectures with IDMNZ digital specialists should you choose the blended learning option.
The same course fee applies for the 'online learning only' and blended learning (online + face to face lectures) options.
All applicants must be educated to at least ‘A’ Level standard (or equivalent) and be fluent in oral and written English language. Additionally, all applicants must fulfill at least one of the following criteria:
- Have professional work experience in any field.
- Hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
- Hold a Diploma with at least 2 years working experience.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
This programme is aimed at a variety of sales professionals, from inbound and outbound consultants and reps, to business development executives, account managers and sales team leaders.
I DON'T HAVE A DIGITAL SELLING BACKGROUND. IS THIS COURSE TECHNICAL?
Anyone with suitable work experience can apply for the Professional Diploma in Digital Selling. A background in a related discipline is not required, though we recommend this specialist diploma course to sales professionals or individuals interested in pursuing a career in the industry. The aim of this Professional Diploma is to teach you everything you need to know about incorporating digital tools and practices into your selling strategy, so you can achieve your targets, increase your OTE and position yourself as a digital selling superstar!
WHO ACCREDITS THE PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN DIGITAL SELLING?
The Digital Marketing Institute (DMI) is the global certification standard for Digital Marketing education. The DMI have certified more professionals to a single, industry validated, digital marketing standard than anyone else in the world.
WHAT DO I GET UPON ENROLMENT?
• Access to your online student portal so you can start studying
• Content expert lecturers
• Excellent face-to-face classroom learning with our digital specialists (for blended learning)
• Up-to-date digital trends, information and lecture notes
HOW IS THE PROGRAMME ASSESSED?
The Professional Diploma in Digital Selling is assessed through a computer-based exam, which is 3-hours long and composed of a number of interactive question types including Multiple Choice, True or False, and Hotspots. We administer the exam through Pearson VUE and its global network of test centers, so you can locate your nearest center and enjoy a consistent, regulated exam experience.
Your examination fee is NZD $365 payable directly to IDMNZ to book your examination. Subsequent re-sits due to failed attempts will incur a same fee.
WHEN IS THE NEXT INTAKE?
Student can enrol anytime to gain access to the online learning portal and start studying. Student can then join our scheduled face-to-face classroom learning and networking session in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch by reserving your spot with IDMNZ.