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Professional Development Courses from the Most Awarded Advertising School

Short Run Bootcamps from M.AD Toronto

Pick the package that best suites your needs

Excited to unveil that in addition to continuously running our highly successful 12 week professional development bootcamps, M.AD School of Ideas Toronto has carefully curated a selection of short term strategy and social media modules to give you the career boost you need. Each module package consists of 3 – 4 specialized courses to help you become an expert, add foundational knowledge and develop specific skills that will elevate you closer to your professional goals.

Download the Short Run Bootcamp Catalogue for Fall 2021

Available Packages

Strategic Foundations

Learn how to build a strong Strategic Foundation to grow business with communications.

Digital Communications Planning

Setting your team up with a proper Digital Strategy make sure your campaigns will perform as best as they can.

Data + Research

Data and research is an essential step if you want your work to work.

Social Strategy Fundamentals

Knowing the basics of how to build a social strategy will help you best leverage a network.

Customer Experience Mapping

The customer is always right, so learn how to put yourself in their shoes.

Content Creation

“Content is King”. Learn how to make the best content to drive social media Campaigns.

Who Are These For?

Creatives who want Insight

Looking to build team cohesion? Curious about what the other guys do? Strengthen the unity and quality of work, by cross training and equipping yourself with strategic thinking. Make sure your creative ideas always hit the mark.

Juniors & New Hires

Looking for a skills boost + mentorship? Develop a specific skill set that will make you stand out in the workforce. Meet a group of top level industry mentors, who you can connect with and fearlessly seek advice from.

Entrepreneurs + Small Teams

Want to expand your business’ reach? Learn how to leverage strategy to grow your business and brand. Focus your efforts on the right audience, learn to craft the right message, and deliver a branded experience using strategic planning and social media.

What You Get

Virtual Badge

We will issue a virtual badge for completing the class. You will be able to share your credentials across various social media platforms.

Industry Connection

Our instructors are all working professionals in the mid-suite to executive level. Their range of experiences is incredibly valuable to our students. By taking packages, you’ll get to network and learn from various instructors face-to-face and maybe even gain a potential mentor.

New Skills

Dive deep into a skillset to add to your arsenal, or sharpen ones you have with the most up to date industry standards. You will leave the Module with the presentations to use as a reference moving forward.

Strategic Foundations

Data and research is an essential step if you want you work to have an impact. This combined with knowing how to track the effectiveness of your campaigns leads to a cycle of improving return. Take this if you are a junior or are interested in improving your Social Media Efforts.

Dates: 9 Evening / Weekend Sessions from Oct 1st – Oct 27th
Apply By: Sept 29th 2021

Modules

  1. Developing Insights based on Human Data
  2. Brief Writing
  3. Communications Planning
    = An Expert in Strategic Foundations

Cost & Hours

This packages costs $2,300. It includes 24 hours of in class time with classmates and instructors. There is a combination lectures, workshops, and assignments with pitch and feedback sessions. A digital Badge is included for this package.

Data & Research

Learn how to build a strong Strategic Foundation to grow business with communications. Finding the Right Insights, Writing a Sharp Creative Brief and a Comms Plan can help set your creative work up for success. Take this if you are a junior or a growing your own internal team.

Dates: 9 Evening / Weekend Sessions from Sept 24th – Nov 10th
Apply By: Sept 21st 2021

Modules

  1. Qualitative and Quantitative Data
  2. Developing Insights based on Data
  3. Measuring Impact
    = Data and KPI Specialist

Cost & Hours

This packages costs $2,600. It includes 24 hours of in class time with classmates and instructors. There is a combination lectures, workshops, and assignments with pitch and feedback sessions. A digital Badge is included for this package.

Customer Experience Mapping

The customer is always right, so learn how to put yourself in their shoes. By gaining insight into their journey you can modify the experience to make sure they will be return Users or walk away satisfied. Take this if you are a junior or a working within the tech space.

Dates: 9 Evening / Weekend Sessions from Sept 17th – Oct 27th
Apply By: Sept 14th 2021

Modules

  1. Understanding the Client’s Problem
  2. Developing Insights based on Data
  3. Customer Experience Mapping
    = Customer Experience Specialist

Cost & Hours

This packages costs $2,400. It includes 27 hours of in class time with classmates and instructors. There is a combination lectures, workshops, and assignments with pitch and feedback sessions. A digital Badge is included for this package.

Digital Comms Planning

Digital Communications are more important than ever in the new online world. Setting your team up with a proper Digital Strategy in terms of content, channels, and tracking will make sure your campaigns will perform as best as they can.

Dates: 12 Evening / Weekend Sessions from Oct 8th – Nov 3rd
Apply By: Oct 5th 2021

Modules

  1. Cultivating your Content and Community
  2. Making with Measurement in Mind
  3. Communications Planning
  4. Social Engagement through Paid Media
    =  Social Communications Specialist

Cost & Hours

This packages costs $2,900. It includes 33 hours of in class time with classmates and instructors. There is a combination lectures, workshops, and assignments with pitch and feedback sessions. A digital Badge is included for this package.

Social Strategy Fundamentals

Social Media is now an essential component of any marketing or advertising plans. The world of social media can be confusing, but knowing the basics of how to build a social strategy and how best leverage your network will help improve business growth and brand recognition.

Dates: 9 Evening Sessions from Sept 10th – Oct 6th
Apply By: Sept 7th 2021

Modules

  1. Social Media Landscapes: Platforms & People
  2. Anatomy of a Social Media Strategy
  3. Cultivating your Community + Content
    = Social Media Specialist 

Cost & Hours

This packages costs $2,000. It includes 27 hours of in class time with classmates and instructors. There is a combination lectures, workshops, and assignments with pitch and feedback sessions. A digital Badge is included for this package.

Content Creation

“Content is King”. Social media and other online channels are driven by Content. You have to know what content will appeal to your audience and where to direct it. Also the sped at which Content is in demand requites a lot of brands and companies to produce their own on short timelines.

Dates: 12 Evening Sessions from Oct 1st – Dec 9th
Apply By: Sept 27th 2021

Modules

  1. Cultivating your Content + Community
  2. Making with Measurement in Mind
  3. Social Content Concepting 101
  4. Social Content Production 101 
    = Social Content Producer

Cost & Hours

This packages costs $2,600. It includes 36 hours of in class time with classmates and instructors. There is a combination lectures, workshops, and assignments with pitch and feedback sessions. A digital Badge is included for this package.

Want More?

Don’t see a package that suites your needs? Want to maybe only take one or two modules? Check out the single module offers we currently have open form the Strategy and Planning Bootcamp.

Details and Deadlines

How to Apply for Course Packages
Please follow the links to the respective pages where you can learn more and apply. There will be a short application interview and process following. You can also fill out the form below if you would if you have any questions or are ready to apply.

Deadline to Apply
Applications for each module vary for each unique package. Please check each package’s page for more detailed information.

If you have any questions please look at our FAQ’s Section.

Let us know if you have any questions about the module packages! 

Details and FAQ’s

How much is a Package?

Depending on the module package of your choice, it varies from $2,000 to $2,900 in Canadian Dollars.

If you take 2 you can get 15% off the cost.

The balance of your tuition must be received before the start of your course.

For more details, please contact jocelyn@adschool.ca

Can I take a single class or module?

Yes, you are able to take a single strategy module. The tuition fee is $1000CAD. Social media modules are only part of the packages and will not be offered as a single class.

When is the Deadline to Apply?

Exact dates Vary, but generally two weeks before the first class in each package. 

Do you offer any scholarships?

Students applying for the module packages are eligible to apply for a partial scholarship. Limited amount of scholarship is available. Please reach out to jocelyn@adschool.ca for details.

Also, if you take 2 you can get 15% off the cost, and if they take 3 or more – 25% off off the cost.

Are there any textbooks, devices, or software needed?

No, you will not require the use of a mandatory textbook to complete the course. You may find that your instructor recommends reading certain books. These recommendations are optional.

All students must ensure they have a stable internet connection and a computer (Apple is recommended) in order to participate in classes.

Can I take advantage of the Canada-Ontario Job Grant?

Yes, if your employer is willing to send you for training, you can take advantage of it.

Find out if you are eligible for it >>  Canada – Ontario Job Grant

Please keep in mind that you need to apply at least 3 weeks before the start date of the module package.

Are classes taught only in English?

Yes, all classes will be taught in English. We currently are unable to offer any other language.

There is currently no required IELTS score to enrol in a single module.

Are there any other times? I don’t live in that time zone.

Unfortunately no, there is currently only one available time slot for each respective course. We will be conducting all classes in Eastern Standard Time.

Who do I contact if I have a problem or question related to technical or administrative issues?

You can connect with Joceyln Mendez at jocelyn@adschool.ca.

Is it Possible to Mix and Match Modules?

Although we encourage you to take the recommended packages, special exceptions can be made. Please connect jocelyn@adschool.ca if you are considering a customization.

Can I transfer Credits if I want to take the Full Bootcamp?

Yes, it is possible to become a full time bootcamp student after completing one of the module packages. 

If you take module packages that only include Strategy or Social Media modules, you can join the full bootcamp in the Fall or Spring with a discount. After 1 year of completion of a module package, you cannot transfer your credits.

I’m not Canadian, can I still take any courses?

International applicants are eligible to enrol in our module packages without any visa. 

Does this mean I am eligible for a student visa?

Unfortunately no, enrolling in a Module Package online at Miami Ad School Toronto does not qualify you for a Canadian student visa.

How long is each Package?

It varies depending on the module packages of your interest. If you are taking the module package that has 3 modules, you will have 9 hours of class time in a week in total of 27 hours over the 3 weeks of period. 

In general the total hours of class times are 18 – 36 over 3 – 4 weeks of period.

What is the structure of each week?

Each module is about 6 hours spread across 2 back to back days. The first half is on Fridays from 6pm-9pm, and the second is on Saturdays 10am-1pm. Feedback sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 6pm-9pm. These are times in EST (Toronto time)

Is MAS Toronto accredited?

Yes, Miami Ad School Toronto is registered under the Private Career College Act, 2005.

Do I get a certificate?

No, upon successful completion of the module students will receive a digital badge of certification for their online social networks.

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