Garth von Buchholz BA, CUA, is an educator, digital strategist, certified usability analyst and social marketer with extensive experience in digital communications, social media strategy and learning technology. He has been developing and facilitating courses through Royal Roads University Continuing Studies since 2010. Garth has also delivered courses and workshops at the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba.
Garth has been professionally active in blogging and social media for more than 15 years. His articles about social media and the web have been published widely, and in 2010 he was named one of the Top 25 Content Strategists at the Lavacon in San Diego, California. In 2019, eLearningIndustry.com listed Garth as one of their Top 10 Thought Leaders.
Garth lives with his family in Victoria, B.C. and works in the public service.
Social networks such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, WordPress and YouTube offer unlimited resources and opportunities to help us discover new job prospects and advance our careers. This course teaches emerging, mid-career and experienced professionals how to develop real-life social media strategies and learn practical techniques for personal social media marketing. Over four weeks, students will interactively explore ways to define their career goals, enhance their networking skills and promote their professional brand online to help achieve sustainable success in their field.