Key Learning Points:

  • The benefits and dangers of social media
  • The importance of following your organisation’s code of conduct
  • How to protect confidential information
  • When sharing company information is allowed
  • The dangers of accidentally revealing company information
Social Media Awareness
Social Media Awareness
Social Media Awareness
Social Media Awareness
Social Media Awareness
Social Media Awareness
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Course Overview

Social media has changed the way we interact with others, both in our personal and professional lives. However, using it inappropriately can lead to reputational damage and the unauthorised sharing of confidential company information.

Our Social Media Awareness online course explores how social media might be used at work and the risks associated with it. It explores the importance of following your organisation's social media policy and code of conduct, and why you should never publicly share confidential or private information. It includes three realistic scenarios to demonstrate different situations employees might find themselves in.

Course Details

  • Course duration: 20 minutes
  • Available in 19 Languages

    Arabic Arabic Brazilian Portugese Chinese Chinese English English Estonian Estonian French French German German Hungarian Hungarian Indonesian Indonesian Japanese Japanese Korean Korean Polish Polish Romanian Romanian Russian Russian Spanish (Latin American) Spanish (Latin American) Spanish Spanish Swedish Swedish Thai Thai Turkish Turkish
  • CPD-certified
  • Certificate on completion
  • Regular course updates
  • Course can be tailored using Adapt Authoring Tool
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Who Should Take This Course?

This eLearning course on Social Media Awareness is recommended for employees at all levels

  • Full-time employees
  • Part-time employees
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • Directors

The Assessment

During the course, learners encounter three scenarios about social media and work. They are asked questions about the behaviour of the characters and what should be done.

At the end of the course, they face a multiple-choice assessment on what they have learned with a 75% pass rate.

2 Ways of Purchasing

You can purchase our courses individually or for even better value you can purchase the complete range of Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one neat bundle.

1. Individual Licenses

If you buy courses on an individual bases you pay a price per learner, per course per year. You can run these courses on your own LMS if Xapi/SCORM compliant or you can take them.

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2. Complete Bundle

Buy all of the Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one great value package and receive unlimited benefits.

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1. Individual Pricing

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 10 29 / per learner
11 - 20 25 / per learner
21 - 50 20 / per learner
51 - 100 15 / per learner
101 - 150 10 / per learner
150+ POA

Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide.

2. Complete Bundle Pricing

If you buy all the Compliance, Health & Safety or Performance Management in a complete bundle, all features come as standard, no matter the size of your organisation!

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 100 30 / per learner
101 - 200 25 / per learner
201 - 300 21 / per learner
301 - 400 18 / per learner
401 - 500 15 / per learner
501 - 750 12.50 / per learner
751 - 1000 10 / per learner
1001 - 2500 8 / per learner
2501 - 5000 6 / per learner
5000 - 10,000 5 / per learner
10,000 + POA
Included Features
  • All courses in our catalogue
  • New courses added regularly
  • Branded, downloadable posters
  • Customise Course Content for Your Team
  • Astute eLearning Platform
  • Regular course updates
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Unlimited help desk support

Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide. Prices are based on a 2 year contract.

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Social Media Awareness Training

It's likely that a large proportion of your workforce use some form of social media on a daily basis. Although great for making personal contacts, social media can negatively affect your organisation's reputation and employees can sometimes unknowingly risk their personal security or the security of your office.

It's important that all employees understand the importance of the appropriate use of social media. Even well-meaning mistakes can damage reputations and security, so it benefits both individuals and employers for everybody to be in the know on social media.

Social Media Awareness Training

FAQ's

If you have any questions that are not covered here, please get in touch.

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What are the different types of social media?
Social media is a collection of digital communications channels focused on encouraging social interactions online. Be it online discussions on trending topics, following celebrity and brand accounts for the latest news, or sharing personal news and updates with friends and family. There are a variety of social media websites and apps which are hugely popular in today's culture. These include Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, LinkedIn and House Party.
What is a social medial policy?
A social media policy is designed to underpin the ways businesses and their employees are expected to conduct themselves online. A good social media policy helps safeguard a brand's reputation and encourages employees to use social media responsibly. A social media policy sets out guidelines on the themes of employee access, conduct, enforcement, engagement and disclaimers.
Why is a social media policy important?
For many businesses, it is vital to have a social media policy in place. A social media policy sets the code of conduct and a guidance for employees on how to use social media safely. A social media policy enables businesses to set expectations for appropriate behaviour online and to prevent any legal issues or public embarrassment.

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