Why did you choose to do a Bootcamp?
I chose to do the Digital Marketing Bootcamp because I recognised the increasing importance of digital marketing in today’s business landscape. With the growing online presence and fierce competition in the digital space, I understood that having more in-depth knowledge and skills in digital marketing is crucial for any organisation or brand to succeed. althaus’s Bootcamp promised to equip me with the latest digital trends and strategies, and that’s exactly what I was looking for.
What was the onboarding process like?
Thanks to Millie, a Digital Talent Scout at althaus, the onboarding process was smooth and straightforward. She provided clear instructions and guidance on how to access the online platform and resources and promptly responded to any inquiries I had during the registration and orientation phase.
How did you find the training delivered and what support did you get?
The training delivered by our Digital Skills Coach, Neel, was truly exceptional. His expertise in the subject matter was evident in his ability to effectively engage the learners and impart knowledge in a clear and understandable manner. His interactive approach to teaching made the sessions enjoyable and kept us all actively engaged throughout the Bootcamp.
One of the highlights of the training was the use of Kahoot quizzes before and after every class. These fun activities not only served as a great way to reinforce the concepts we learned, but also added an element of excitement to the learning process. It fostered healthy competition among the learners and made the entire experience more dynamic.
Additionally, his dedication to providing support and assistance to the learners was commendable. Whenever I had any doubts or needed further clarification on any topic, he was always approachable and willing to help. His prompt responses and willingness to ensure that each learner had a smooth learning experience made the Bootcamp all the more valuable.
What was your favourite thing about the Bootcamp? What skills did you gain?
My favourite thing about the Bootcamp was the comprehensive coverage of various digital marketing topics. From social media marketing and SEO to email marketing and web development, I gained a wide range of skills that are highly relevant in today’s digital world. The training allowed me to apply these skills in real-world scenarios, boosting my confidence in digital marketing strategies.
What did you find most challenging within the Bootcamp?
Personally, I didn’t face any significant challenges during the Digital Marketing Bootcamp. Since I am currently pursuing a Masters in Digital Marketing, I was already familiar with most of the concepts covered in the programme. However, the Bootcamp was still beneficial for me as it provided extra knowledge, enabling me to apply my skills to specific situations and contexts, and it helped reinforce my understanding of the subject matter.
What advice would you give to anyone considering a Bootcamp?
For anyone considering this Digital Marketing Bootcamp, I highly recommend it, especially if you’re looking to expand your knowledge and skills in the digital marketing field. The programme is led by subject matter experts and covers a wide range of relevant topics, making it suitable for individuals with various levels of experience.
If you are new to digital marketing, this Bootcamp will provide you with a solid foundation, and if you already have some experience, it will offer valuable insights and help you stay updated with the latest trends in the industry.
How has the Bootcamp supported your career progression?
As a student currently pursuing an MSc in Digital Marketing, my primary goal was to gain more hands-on training related to digital marketing. The Digital Marketing Bootcamp perfectly complemented my academic studies, providing me with practical skills and exposure to the latest digital trends. This experience has been really beneficial in supporting my career progression, as it has helped me bridge the gap between theory and real-world implementation.
By gaining expertise in areas like social media marketing, SEO, content marketing, and Google Analytics, I am now better equipped to contribute to the success of businesses and effectively engage online audiences. The programme’s focus on leadership, emotional intelligence, reasoning, problem-solving, and creativity skills have also been valuable in preparing me for future leadership roles within the digital marketing industry.