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Compliance Essentials Library

Responsible Use of Social Media Course

With the rise of social media websites and explosion of communications tools, the way employees communicate with colleagues, customers, suppliers and partners has evolved dramatically.

Our Responsible Use of Social Media course will help your employees to understand how to exercise due care and use social media safely, responsibly and appropriately.

Audience: all staff  |  Duration: 20 minutes  |  Format: e-learning module

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare your employees to:

  • Appreciate the benefits and risks of using social media
  • Use social media safely and professionally
  • Explain and comply with your company's Social Media Policy

Course Contents

  • What is Responsible Use of Social Media?
  • Should you use social media?
  • Getting started
  • You make the call: Account types
  • Your profile
    - You make the call: Tweet or don't tweet?
  • Joining discussions
    - Question 1: Responding to hostile messages
    - Question 2: Legal matters
    - Question 3: Call centre
    - Question 4: Responding to blog comments
  • Exercise caution when exposing personal information
  • Exposing personal information?
  • Social engineering
  • Survey: Online security threats
  • LinkedIn
  • Protecting your information
  • Constantly check your account's privacy settings
  • Previewing your profile
  • Summary
  • Affirmation
  • Assessment

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This course is part of our Compliance Essentials Course Library.

Compliance Essentials is our best-selling library and there's a reason for that.

Essentials contains 30 in-depth courses and dozens of express micro-learning modules from AML, Bribery, GDPR and Equality to Health and Safety. It provides a complete and comprehensive off-the-shelf compliance solution for UK businesses that can be customised completely to fit your organisation.

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Duration Approximately 20 minutes
Audience Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
Assessment Ten-question assessment
Test-out Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary

Off-the-shelf Courses

Our off-the-shelf subscription options allow you to train your staff using this course and other essential compliance courses cost-effectively.

We can also customise courses to your business needs or create fully bespoke courses to your specification.

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