Course #374-13-SDCA-1

Social Media Management and Governance (with certification exam)

Dates: Jan-31-2013 - Feb-01-2013


San Diego Convention Center (Map)
111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm

$1,100 Government AFCEA Member
        Government Non Member
        Non-Government AFCEA Member
$1,200 Non-Government Non Member

This course qualifies for Continuing Education Units.
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Course Description:

This two-day lecture and demonstration course with hands-on labs covers the Social Media Management & Governance Professional Common Body of Knowledge and prepares the student for the Social Media Management & Governance Professional (SMMGP) Exam.


The Social Media Management & Governance (SMMGP) Course teachesinformation security professionals and managers to design, implement and oversee social media security management policy, processes and governance in line with the strategic goals of the organization. In this course you will learn to draft social media security regulations and policies, define the architecture, and implement controls and security audits to assure the safety of your organization's sensitive information. This course teaches individuals to effectively design and implement social media security personnel training and awareness programs. The SMMGP course prepares individuals to lead necessary staff training to prevent security breaches originating from social media platforms. The proctored exam is conducted on the last day of training. Registration for this class includes a complimentary certification exam at the end of class.   Regular value of exam is over $200.00.

Certification: After completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the Social Media Management & Governance Professional (SMMGP) examination.


Who should attend

The Social Media Management & Governance Course is designed for individuals with proven hands-on experience in the cybersecurity space. Candidate job roles include: senior security engineer, risk assessment & compliance engineer, forensics engineer, information security director, information technology director, chief information security officer, chief security officer or any other role that is responsible for information security policy and governance.


This training course covers the following Knowledge Domains

1. Social Media Governance
2. Social Media Laws, Regulations and Policy
3. Social Media Risk Management
4. Social Media Policy Development
5. Social Media Training & Awareness Program Development
6. Social Media Process Development
7. Social Media Performance & Metrics
8. Social Media Quality & Continuous Improvement


UKI Social Media Engineering & Forensics Prerequisites

Previous social media cybersecurity experience and completion of the Social Media Security course are recommended but not required to attend the Social Media Management & Governance Training.


Scott A. Wells, Ph.D.

Co-Founder / Director of Training, Ultimate Knowledge Institute

Dr. Scott Wells is recognized throughout the industry as a world-renowned instructor and consultant known for his commanding presence in the classroom and breadth of knowledge in the world of Information Technology. Dr. Wells achieved his doctorate in Applied Mathematics (Cryptology) and has worked for and consulted industry leading corporations such as Microsoft, Digital, and Cisco as well many other Fortune 100 companies. For the past 12 years Dr. Wells has developed and taught hundreds of Cyber related and Information Technology training programs for the DoD and many other highly successful companies in the commercial sector.

Dr. Wells leads the initiative to establish Ultimate Knowledge as the industry leader in Social Media Security, Forensics, and Governance and owner of three industry-accepted Social Media Certifications Social Media Practitioner, Social Media Security and Forensics Engineer, and Social Media Governance professional. UKI has been providing exceptional social media courses for the Department of Defense for the past two years.