CEU Workshops


Non-Credit Marketing Trainings

Eastern's Workforce Education Department is excited to announce a six-part series of free marketing trainings for the community! Morgan Branson, recent WVU Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) graduate and Public Relations Manager at Eastern, will lead this series, which will focus on digital and social media marketing. Please contact Morgan at morgan.branson@easternwv.edu if have any questions or need assistance registering.

Digital and Social Media Marketing for Beginners: March 10 at 6:00 PM 

What is the difference between digital and social media? How can using digital and social media help to connect with existing customers and attract new ones? In this training, you will get an introduction to the basics of digital and social media marketing and how this rapidly growing and increasingly effective industry can help take your business to the next level. You will learn about the various social media platforms, how they are used across different industries, and how they can fit into your marketing mix. In this training, you will learn: 

  • Overview introduction to marketing (terms, types, principles). 

  • How to define social and digital media. 

  • The main social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, and how to create and manage an account on these platforms. 

  • How different industries use social media, and how you can use it in your industry. 

Click here to register.  

Advanced Digital and Social Media Marketing: March 31 at 6:00 PM 

In this training, we will take a deeper look at building and executing a digital and social media marketing strategy. Learn more about creating content, establishing a brand voice, monitoring and understanding engagement metrics and analytics, and creating and measuring objectives and tactics. Learn about the best (and mostly free!) resources and tools available to get started on your digital and social media marketing strategy today. In this training, you will learn:

  • How to develop and execute a social media strategy, including content creation. 
  • Understanding social and digital media engagement and analytics/how to measure the success of your digital and social media efforts.  

  • Free and low-cost tools and resources that are available to get started your business on digital and social today. 

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The Importance of Digital and Social Media in a Post-COVID World: April 13 at 6:00 PM 

The year 2020 disrupted nearly every aspect of our lives, having a huge impact on consumer and purchasing behavior. The pandemic pushed more people online to find more ways to engage with one another. In this training, we will look at emerging trends and data behind the impact of pandemic on marketing (specifically digital + social) and what this means in a post-pandemic world. In this training, you will learn:

  • What impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on digital and social media 

  • Examining current and projected future trends across different industries 

  • How you can navigate social and digital media amid the pandemic and in a post-pandemic world 

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Take Your Business to the Next Level with a Quick, Clean, and Affordable Website: April 29 at 6 PM 

This training will be an overview of the various website hosting and content management systems available today. You’ll learn the various pricing options, capabilities and integrations, and what you can do to build a quick, affordable website that looks professional and converts. We will quickly discuss content, design, and search engine optimization (SEO). In this training, you will learn:

  • An introduction to different types of website hosting and content management systems available 
  • An overview comparison of the pricing, features, and ease of use of these different platforms 

  • Basics of creating and designing a website that converts and search engine optimization 

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Building an Integrated Marketing Strategy with Social + Digital in Mind: May 12 at 6 PM 

Where does social + digital marketing fit into your current strategy? In this training, we will discuss how social and digital marketing can fit well with traditional marketing channels and how to make sure you are speaking to the right people, at the right time, via the right channels, and at the right price. What you will learn in this training: 

  • How social and digital media can fit into your current marketing strategy 

  • The basics of building an integrated marketing strategy 

  • A more extensive overview of the different types of marketing channels and tactics 

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All About Advertising: Social + Digital: May 26 at 6:00 PM 

In this training, we will discuss how implementing a paid strategy can complement your social + digital strategy, copywriting tips, and campaign creation, management, and performance. What you will learn in this training: 

  • How implementing a paid social and digital strategy can help complement your organic social and digital media and your overall marketing strategy 

  • Basic copywriting tips, including call-to-action, the use of testimonials, and value proposition 

  • Basic advertising terms and what they mean for social and digital media campaigns and performance 

Click here to register.

Addictions Workshop

Date & topic to be announced soon!

To enroll, call 304-434-8000, ext. 9253 or email Melissa.Shockey@easternwv.edu 

For more information about any of the above training programs, contact:
Melissa Shockey, Program Coordinator Senior: 304-434-8000, or toll-free: 877-982-2322: ext. 9253