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O.P. Jindal Global University

Digital Marketing Analytics

O.P. Jindal Global University via Coursera


Welcome to the Digital Marketing Analytics course! We live in an era of digital technology and most marketing activities are shifting to digital platforms. It is indispensable for businesses to proactively take action on their websites, social media, blogs, and other digital platforms and to carefully examine the intent and action data of the consumers. A careful examination of the consumer or prospective consumer’s digital activity can provide deep insights that can make a company create winning products and cement its leadership position in the markets. This is a beginner-level course and revolves around the essential digital marketing platforms, actions, and key performance indicators or KPIs, and how those KPIs can be meaningfully translated into business actions. In this course, you will learn the fundamental concepts and principles of digital marketing analytics and how to use tools such as Google Analytics to track and analyze the performance of your digital marketing campaigns and understand the behavior of your audience. You will also learn how to use social media platforms to engage with your customers and measure the success of your social media marketing efforts. In addition to gaining a solid foundation in digital marketing analytics, you will also learn how to apply these principles to your own business or organization. You will learn how to identify the most important metrics for your business and develop strategies to improve your digital marketing performance. By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the field of digital marketing analytics. Throughout the course, you will be exposed to real-world examples and used cases to help you understand the practical applications of digital marketing analytics. You will learn how to set up tracking and measurement systems, collect and analyze data, and use the insights you gain to improve the effectiveness of your digital marketing efforts. It is a beginner-level course, so there are no prerequisites for the course. Only skills that are needed are internet browsing and familiarity with social media platforms and fluency with the English language. You will need a laptop and wifi connection, a Google Analytics account, and social media accounts to practice as we progress in the course. You will have the following skills after the successful completion of the course: 1. Create a digital marketing plan 2. Create Ad Campaigns on Google Ads and use KPIs to evaluate the performance of campaigns 3. Use Google Analytics to get important data for marketing performance 4. Optimize the brand website for Google search engine 5. Use the latest technologies for digital marketing


  • Getting Started Digital Marketing Channels
    • In this module, you will get a clear picture of a customer’s purchase journey in the digital environment and understand how digital environment businesses are operating. As more and more potential and actual customers are connected to social media platforms and spend a considerable amount of time on the internet, it is important to understand that reality; accordingly, you will be introduced to various digital marketing channels available for businesses. By the end of this module, you will be able to understand various functionalities of digital advertising platforms and create a digital marketing plan, as well as the legal and ethical issues that you need to keep in mind.
  • Process of Planning a Digital Marketing Program
    • This module is designed to guide you through the process of planning a digital marketing program for your brand. It covers a range of important topics, including popular digital media marketing models used by professionals, the digital marketing planning process, essential skills required for a digital marketing manager, and ethical and legal considerations in digital marketing. By the end of this module, you will have a deeper understanding of how to create an effective digital marketing strategy and be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to execute it successfully.
  • Weekly Summative Assessment: Digital Marketing Channels and Process of Planning a Digital Marketing Program
    • This assessment is a graded quiz based on the modules covered this week.
  • The World of Display Advertising
    • This module will help you to understand the various platforms through which businesses can create digital content, experiences, and touchpoints for potential and existing customers. Specifically, you will be able to understand the importance of paid and organic search results for businesses. You will be introduced to various types of display advertising.
  • Social Media Channels and Programmatic Advertising
    • This module will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the different social media channels that can be utilized for digital marketing. You will learn about programmatic advertising and the various platforms that are available for scheduling digital marketing campaigns for your brand. Additionally, this module will address the challenges that digital marketers commonly face. For instance, you will explore topics such as viewability optimization and metrics to measure viewability, reasons for missing out on targeted reach, the impact of ad blockers on browsers, and ad frauds that may be used to sabotage a competitor’s advertising efforts. By the end of this module, you will have a solid grasp of the social media landscape and the tools available to help you overcome common digital marketing obstacles.
  • Weekly Summative Assessment: The World of Display Advertising, Social Media Channels, and Programmatic Advertising
    • This assessment is a graded quiz based on the modules covered this week.
  • Search Engine Advertising
    • This module is designed to help you understand the significance of ranking on the first page of search engine results and the strategies you can use to achieve this, both organically and through advertising. Specifically, you will learn about search engine advertising on Google, including various ad auction models and factors that determine Ad Rank. Additionally, you will be introduced to the latest trends in search engine advertising, such as Google Smart Campaigns, tracking invalid clicks, and optimizing conversion rates. Moreover, this module will guide you on how to shift toward a more customer-centric advertising approach. By the end of this module, you will have a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively utilize search engine advertising to increase your website’s visibility, drive traffic, and generate sales.
  • Search Engine Optimization
    • In this module, you will gain an understanding of how search engines work and why they are important for businesses. You will learn about the various phases of search engine optimization (SEO) and how it can be a long-term digital marketing strategy for your brand. Additionally, you will acquire the skills to audit and identify areas of concern on your brand’s website that may be negatively affecting its performance on the search engine results page (SERP). By the end of this module, you will be able to implement effective SEO tactics to boost your website’s visibility and ultimately drive more traffic and sales to your business.
  • Weekly Summative Assessment: Search Engine Advertising and Search Engine Optimization
    • This assessment is a graded quiz based on the modules covered this week.
  • Digital Analytics and the Impact Matrix
    • This module is designed to teach you about web analytics, providing you with the skills to analyze various types of data and create acquisition-attribution models. Additionally, you will learn how to interpret experiential, behavioral, and outcome analytics data and translate it into meaningful insights. Furthermore, this module will guide you on how to utilize the impact matrix to create an actionable marketing plan for your brand. By the end of this module, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively use web analytics to track and measure your website’s performance, gain insights into your audience’s behavior, and make data-driven decisions to optimize your digital marketing strategy.
  • Emerging Technologies in Digital Marketing
    • This module aims to introduce you to the latest advancements in digital marketing, including voice search, beacon technology, chatbots, and micro-moment marketing. You will learn how to leverage these technologies to attract modern tech-savvy customers and stay ahead of the competition. Specifically, you will gain knowledge of the latest trends in digital marketing, such as chatbots, virtual reality, and augmented reality. Additionally, this module will guide you on how to effectively use voice search, beacon technology, and micro-moment marketing to engage your target audience and drive conversions. By the end of this module, you will have a deep understanding of the latest technologies and trends in digital marketing and how to use them to your advantage to stay relevant in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.
  • Weekly Summative Assessment: Digital Analytics, Impact Matrix, and Emerging Technologies in Digital Marketing
    • This assessment is a graded quiz based on the modules covered this week.

Taught by

Dr. Janardan Krishna Yadav



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