Why Join A Digital Marketing Course In Malaysia

Written by Khai Yong Ng
Posted on 25 October 2016 in Digital Marketing

In the recent years, there has been a surge in demand for digital marketers. Not surprisingly, this had led to the birth of the digital marketing course, in order to fulfil this demand. If you’ve been searching for a digital marketing course to upskill yourself, here are some things to consider.

Digital is the future.

I’m sure you’ve heard it before. It certainly is the future. In fact, it’s happening right now.

In fact, PayScale.com estimates that an average digital marketing manager’s annual salary averages around RM 95,000! No surprises why more and more people are rushing to equip themselves with this new skill set.

salary you can get from a digital marketing course

The job market has been very exciting for this new profession, which surprisingly isn’t fully offered (or recognized) by Universities as a course. A quick search on the major online job portals in Malaysia shows a whole list of companies looking to hire Digital Marketers.

digital marketing jobs in malaysia

As companies move towards the digital era, new skill sets are expected of Marketers and Growth teams to cope with the tightening competition in the local digital space.

The good news is, this opens up new opportunities for young, talented individuals with the creative juices to offer, regardless of background.

So, if you’ve been thinking of joining a digital marketing course, whether part time or full time, here are a few good reasons to do so.

So Why Join A Digital Marketing Course In Malaysia?

  1. Stay up to date with the latest marketing trends – Whether you’re a marketing manager, business development executive, or someone in the leadership position, it’s important for you to stay up to date with the latest trends in digital marketing or you’ll get left behind in the trenches.
  2. Start your own online business – With the skills acquired when you join a digital marketing course, you’ll be able to build your own business by leveraging on cutting-edge digital marketing strategies such as paid advertising, SEO and Google Analytics.
  3. Earn side income – Just want to do something on the side? Many startups are hiring part-time digital marketing specialists for roles such as digital advertising, content marketing and social media management. Now, you can work from the comfort of your home or on the beach and still make some side income flexibly.
  4. Digital marketing courses in Malaysia are affordable. Rather than spending thousands of US dollars attending institutionalized marketing courses in Universities, you can get practical, hands-on learning experience with digital marketing by joining a short Bootcamp or course.
  5. Bring innovation to your company. We’re seeing more and more companies, big and small embrace the latest digital marketing innovations after attending short digital marketing courses in Malaysia. The ideas brought back from such Bootcamps may spur new innovations and ideas and grow your company to new heights.

Country’s Focus

In Malaysia, various government organizations are taking digital very seriously. In 2017, they recently launched the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), which opens up ample opportunities for digital marketers, savvy online-entrepreneurs and e-commerce specialists to take advantage of the benefits offered under this initiative. Read more about the DFTZ here.

Ready To Join A Digital Marketing Course In Malaysia?

When you’re ready to take the first step, there are plenty of options to join a digital marketing course in Malaysia – online or offline. NEXT Academy offers a 12-week, part-time Digital Marketing Course in Malaysia, known as the Digital Marketing Quantum Degree™.

digital marketing blended immersive

It comes in 2 learning formats, a completely remote format known as Remote Immersive (so you can join even if you’re abroad), and Blended Immersive —, if you prefer more in-person guidance.

Read more about what our graduates say about our course: Graduate Interview

You can learn more about the course here: NEXT Academy’s Digital Marketing Quantum Degree™

 


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