Digital Marketing Institute

Digital Strategist Training

Fast track your knowledge of digital strategy fundamentals with this interactive short course. By understanding how to place digital at the heart of your business, you’ll learn how to align your strategy around customer personas, your brand story, your team, and the customer buying process.

Digital Strategy Certification
USD 245

Digital Strategy Course Overview

With a focus on career-ready learning, and delivered through a blend of essential reading, case studies and useful toolkits, this course will quickly make you familiar with the best practices in digital strategy.

↗ 4 Interactive Modules.
↗ Associate Level Certification.
↗ 11 Hours self-paced learning content.
↗ FREE DMI Membership included.
↗ Practical Toolkits and Templates.

Key skills and competencies you will gain: Strategic Thinking, Buyer Personas, Digital Marketing Budgets, Basics of CX, Risk Assessment, Presentation Skills, Channel Marketing


4 Modules • Approx 11 hours Learning content

Focus on the customer and celebrate your brand story.

Knowledge Gain: Your Brand Story – Becoming a Strategic Thinker – The Basics of CX – Buyer Personas

Toolkits included:

  • Buyer Persona Template

Case Study/Webinar

  • Spotify: The Great Audio Disruptor
  • 3 Ways to Make Your Brand Legendary, Star Wars-Style

Expert Insights:

  • Launching and Running a Global Digital Marketing

Deepen your skills in financial control and team management

Knowledge Gain: Planning a Digital Marketing Budget – Composition of the Modern Digital Marketing Team – Setting a Digital Marketing Budget – The Risks with Digital – Laws and Guidelines – All About the California Consumer Privacy Act

Toolkits included:

  • Digital Marketing Strategy – Research Template
  • Digital Marketing Budgets – The Full Toolkit
  • Plan your Campaign Strategy with our Seasonal Checklist
  • The Definitive GDPR Checklist for Marketers

Case Study/Webinar

  • Johnson & Johnson: Big Pharma Pioneers on the Front Line

When considering the journeys your customers take to your website, learn how to optimise the various channels you can use to attract them.

Knowledge Gain: Channel Planning – The Importance of Putting Mobile First – Adaptability in the Workplace – The Changed Buying Process

Toolkits included:

  • Content and Channel Matrix Template
  • Channel Performance Tracker
  • Targets and KPIs Toolkit
  • Digital Marketing Campaign Brief Template

Case Study/Webinar

  • Influencing Change Through Digital Channels: with DrinkAware

Expert Insights:

  • Omni-Channel Marketing

Underpin your digital strategy by developing strong and robust digital leadership.

Knowledge Gain: Transitioning From Managing to Leading – Fundamentals of Digital Leadership – Successful Collaboration – Critical Skills for Senior Digital Marketing Leaders

Toolkits included:

  • Master your Presentations

Case Study/Webinar

  • Ahead of the Game: DMI (Podcast)

Expert Insights:

  • Planning for the future of Marketing with Olivia Kearney
  • Digital Marketing Predictions for InsurTech


It’s trouble free. The assessment is undertaken online, with a 40 question multiple choice exam. You can take this in the comfort of your own home.

Successful completion leads to an Associate level certification.

Small business owners, marketing professionals, product managers, entrepreneurs or anybody looking to skill up quickly in Data and Web Analytics.

The bite-sized structure of the course is specifically designed to fit around your lifestyle and other commitments.

No. We will walk you through the fundamentals of Digtal Strategy. You don’t need any specific marketing background to undertake and succeed with this course.

You’ll have 12 weeks to complete and depending on the DMI Track course, approximately 7-13 hours of content. You then take a 40 question multiple choice exam online. This leads to an Associate level certification.

If you wish to keep studying with DMI, we have a full range of additional short courses, Professional Certificates, Professional Diplomas and Post Graduate courses. Click here for more info.

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