Short Courses

Learn with the specialist centre for foods, tourism, hospitality and events.


4 Hours


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What You Learn

Basic media and presentation skills to maximize media and social media opportunities.

Ability to drive business growth and promotional opportunities through social media.

The knowledge and skills required to set up and manage your own social media.

What You Get

Certificate of participation on the day and a take-home workbook

The confidence to get started and run your own campaigns today!

An understanding of the digital media landscape with a focus on Social Media, delivered through real life case studies in the Food and Food Services Industry.

Materials to Bring


Smart Phone or I pad (helpful but not essential)

Dress Code

Neat Casual

A half-day course designed just for hospitality venues & small business owners.

Successful venues are using social media to generate more business. Find out how you can do the same, without having to out-source to an agency or hire a ‘community manager’, and capitalize on any media opportunities for your business that you may not currently be aware of. You will also learn INVALUABLE skills in media interview techniques, basic digital content production and more, to empower you and give you confidence to make your business as dynamic as possible.

The course will provide attendees with an overview of social media and content creation and how it can drive business and increase revenue for hospitality venues & small businesses.

 It has been designed so participants will gain:

  • An understanding of social media and how it fits into the overall marketing activity of a hospitality venue/ small business
  • The skills needed to ensure your social media activity is effective and engaging
  • Marketing and promotional concepts that have been proven to work for other venues
  • Best practice tips
  • Basic media training – to assist in creating compelling content, and improve personal presentation skills

This course is presented by Nerida Conway – Radio show host of ‘What’s Cooking’, (Macquarie Fairfax radio) and media professional who will share her on the job experience & knowledge in a fun, highly interactive workshop.

It is suited to people who are responsible for implementing marketing and promotions for a venue such as Venue or Bar Managers, Marketing and Promotional Managers and Licensees/ restranteurs who want to understand how they can best use social and traditional media to enhance their business.

The course would also be advantageous for those people who want to further enhance their hospitality credentials.

 Please note: A good understanding of written and spoken English is required to undertake this