Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing
(Johor Bahru Class)

​Learn Digital Marketing Best Practices To Gain Competitive Advantage

The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing is ideal for anyone involved in the planning, implementation or measurement of Digital strategies – or anyone who would like to pursue a career in this area.

The Digital Marketing Institute’s panel of subject matter experts has specifically structured the curriculum to focus on current trends and best practices in Digital Marketing. As well as creating innovative strategies, you will also learn how to leverage these strategies to gain competitive advantage for both your business and career.

What's Covered?

​The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing course will help you to:

  • Gain a clear understanding of the value of Digital Marketing and why it is a vital component of your overall marketing strategy
  • Plan, create and effectively manage Search, Social Media, Mobile and Email Marketing campaigns
  • Integrate your Digital Marketing plans into your overall marketing strategy
  • Drive new visitor traffic to your website while improving online conversion rates
  • Understand how Digital Marketing can help you grow your business, domestically and internationally
  • Identify various online applications and resources that can help build effective and profitable websites
  • Measure and analyse the visitor traffic to your website to continuously develop and improve your Digital Marketing efforts

Who Should Attend?

Anyone responsible for developing or implementing your organisation’s online strategy:

  • Professionals who need to understand Digital Marketing or get more out of their Digital channels
  • Marketers who want to fast-track their career or improve their position in the market-place
  • Small business owners who need to maximise online channels for growing their business
  • Students who want to upskill in Digital Marketing


Sept 2017 Intake
(3-Day Workshop + 30 Hours Online Course)

6th Sept 2017 (Wed),

7th Sept 2017 (Thurs),

8th Sept 2017 (Fri)

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Optisage Technology Sdn Bhd
No 14-02, Jalan Molek 1/9, Taman Molek
81100 Johor Bahru
Johor, Malaysia

Course Fee: RM 5,830 (Inclusive of 6% GST)

HRDF Claimable

(Limited to 16 seats only for this session and will be on first come first serve basis)

For inquiries, email​

Or contact Jimmy at 03 - ​2727 7440

Course Topics

The Professional Diploma programme focuses on the planning, implementation and measurement of your Digital Marketing strategy.

Introduction to Digital Marketing

The Introduction to Digital Marketing module enables you to harness the power of Digital Marketing as a core driver of the marketing strategy for your organisation. You will understand the foundation principles of Digital Marketing, and be able to distinguish how it differs from traditional marketing.

Search Engine Optimisation

The Search Engine Optimisation module examines the various tactics for enhancing your website’s position and ranking with search engines. The module covers the key concepts and terminology used within the field of SEO and equips marketing professionals with the technical know-how, understanding and insight to build and maintain an effective SEO strategy.

Pay Per Click Marketing

The Pay Per Click module demonstrates how to implement and manage search advertising campaigns. Lectures will cover the key concepts and terminology used within the field of PPC and will equip you with the technical understanding and skills to build and maintain an effective PPC strategy.

Email Marketing

The Email Marketing module covers industry best practices for creating and delivering effective email marketing campaigns. The module covers the four foundational aspects of email marketing: Subscriber Management, Email Design, Delivery and Reporting. You will learn how to develop and manage a subscriber database, and become familiar with the features within third party email systems and solutions.

Digital Display Advertising

The Digital Display Advertising module equips you with the skills and knowledge to implement and manage effective digital display campaigns. The module covers the core concepts and terminology associated with digital display advertising, and explores what is involved in developing and managing effective ad campaigns.

Mobile Marketing

The Mobile Marketing module focuses on utilising the power of mobile technologies as a way to access increasingly mobile consumers. You will understand emergent trends within the mobile space, and recognise the new opportunity afforded by “always on” mobile devices when interacting with specific audiences based on context and location.

Web Analytics

The Analytics module enables you to fully measure, monitor and optimise your Digital Marketing activities. You will learn how to build an online reporting structure for your business, and learn about the range of specialist tools that are available to help you understand how to measure and monitor online traffic. You will understand the rationale and business benefits of adopting a formal analytics programme, and learn how to set up accounts, profiles and permissions to apply analytics tracking across your websites.

Social Media Marketing

The Social Media Marketing module is broken into two modules. The first module enables you to effectively engage with customers across a diverse range of social media platforms. The second Social Media Marketing module explores how to implement social advertising features to build and sustain relationships with customers. You will appreciate the challenges of implementing an effective Social Media strategy for your business, with a focus on the importance of listening as the critical starting point.

Strategy & Planning

​The Strategy and Planning module provides a structured approach for bringing together all the strands of the Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing, to create a coherent Digital Marketing Plan. This module is based on the Digital Marketing Institute Methodology, which incorporates a nine step process based on three distinct parts. The Strategy and Planning module provides you with the skills to create a formal Digital Marketing plan for your organisation, which will allow you to implement a successful and effective Digital Marketing strategy.

How Is The Programme Delivered?

For this intake, the course will be delivered via a combination of online video lectures and a 3-day workshop.

Online Course – Learn the 10 modules in the Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing at your own pace by viewing pre-recorded lectures online through our virtual learning environment. The 10 modules covered are:

  1. Introduction to Digital Marketing
  2. Search Engine Optimisation
  3. Pay Per Click Marketing
  4. Email Marketing
  5. Digital Display Advertising
  6. Mobile Marketing
  7. Social Media Marketing 1
  8. Social Media Marketing 2
  9. Web Analytics
  10. Strategy and Planning

3-Day Workshop – In the workshop, the trainers who are experienced digital marketing practitioners will cover the following 3 Modules:

  • Day 1 – Pay Per Click Marketing
  • Day 2 - Social Media Marketing
  • Day 3 - Web Analytics


The assessment for the Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing is based on a formal computer based examination that will measure individuals knowledge and Digital Marketing proficiency following completion of the programme. The duration of the exam is 180 minutes. A range of different question formats are used including Text based Multiple Choice, Image based Multiple Choice, Matching and Hot Spot questions. Our computer-based examinations are delivered through Pearson VUE test centre network which consists of over 5,200 centres in 180 countries. The use of Pearson VUE to deliver our exams increases the value of international certification offered by the Digital Marketing Institute and provides students with a quality examination experience. There is an examination fee of USD 200 payable directly to Pearson Vue when you book for an exam.


Johnson Lai

Johnson Lai is the founder of Optisage Technology Sdn Bhd, a full-service internet marketing company based in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Johnson has more than 15 years of experiences in online business and has been consulting corporates on digital marketing.

Johnson holds a Degree and Master Degree Of Business Administration in Information System (IS) from Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is a Google Certified Analytics Individual and Adwords Certified Professional.

Edward Low

Edward Loh is the co-founder of Optisage Technology Sdn Bhd, a full-service internet marketing company based in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. He has more than 10 years of experiences in online business and application development.

Edward has a postgraduate degree in MSc Computer. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional as well as a Google Apps Certified Administrator.

Joycelyn Teh

Joycelyn Teh is the Online Consultant of Optisage Technology Sdn Bhd. She has more than 8 years of experience in online businesses. 

Joycelyn holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree from Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom.  She is a Google Certified Analytics Individual and Adwords Certified Professional.


The Digital Marketing Institute is the global certification body for Digital Marketing education. The syllabus defines the framework of knowledge, skill and competency required to meet the current and future demands of the Digital economy, and our practical, industry-driven qualifications are recognised as the international standard in Digital Marketing certification. The Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing is also approved and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority at Level 8 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), and is comparable to Level 5 on the European Qualifications Framework.