Podcasting Production Fundamentals Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

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Outline & Course Information

ThinkB!G Exclusive LogoDuration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM EST

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Course Description: In this hands-on, two-day Podcasting Production Fundamentals training course, you will learn the production process and best practices for creating Podcasts. You will gain knowledge how to plan, organize, and implement all required considerations for Podcasting.

Prerequisites: Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders. Students must have a microphone and speakers for recording and playing audio.

Required Technical Set-Up:
• Primary computer connected to a second monitor OR second computer to view instructor live
• Reliable High-speed internet connection
• Web Browser: Google Chrome Preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
• 3-Button Computer mouse
• Audio Speaker/Microphone (built-in to computer or external)

Job Roles That Use Podcasting:
Producers
Developers
Video Editors
Audio Editors

Projects That Use Podcasting:
Editing Audio for Podcasts
Editing Recorded Content

 

Podcasting Fundamentals Course Outline

1. Podcasting Production Overview
Podcast Defined & Industry Terminology
Benefits & Types of Podcasts: Adoption & Trends
Goals & Measuring Podcast Effectiveness
Podcasts for Target Audiences
Incorporating Podcasting Into Your Content Strategy

2. Pre-Production
Competitive Research: Know What Podcasts Are Already Out There
Resource Planning: Time, People, Equipment, & Cost Considerations
Podcasting Job Roles
Selecting Recording Equipment
Release Schedule: Frequency & Consistency
Podcasting Types: Educational, Evergreen, News, Storytelling, Interviews
Repurposing & Reusing Existing Content: Videos, Websites, Articles, Blogs
Consider Video Podcasts
Podcast Length
Scripting, Storyboarding, Researching Guests/Topics
Branding: Cover Art/Logos, Taglines, Intros/Outros, Music

3. Production
Piloting & Testing
Prepping & Setting Up Equipment and Recording Space
Podcasting Techniques
Recording Scenarios: Using Virtual Meeting Platforms, Phone Calls
Plan for Podcast Accessibility

4. Post-Production
Importing & Editing Your Podcast Audio
Overview of Pro Tools: Adobe Audition, Audacity
Compressing Podcast Files for Delivery
Testing Files for Delivery
Requirements and Options for Hosting Your Podcast (Internal/External)
Best Practices to Promote Podcasts
Posting on Podcast Platforms: Google, Amazon, Apple, Spotify, Soundcloud
Posting Video Podcast: YouTube, Social Media, Websites, Blogcast
Measuring Performance & Improvement/Change Plan

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Certified Instructors that are Senior Consultants
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Remote Access to ThinkB!G Class Computer with Software licenses & Class Files Pre-Installed for Use During Training--No Installs or Downloads
  • Instructor's Real-Time View of ThinkB!G Class Computer Screen for Immediate Live Interactive Support
  • If Certification Training is Selected, It May Include a Test Prep Tool, Testing Voucher with Free Retake, and Proctor Fee (if taken with ThinkB!G Virtually)
  • Note: IT Support is Available to Pre-Flight Virtual Class Set Up Before & During Training
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

This course is currently not on our Public Enrollment Training Calendar. If you are interested, please click the link below to complete our request form.

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Dates to Register

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Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel. 
Reviews

Average Review: 5 out of 5 - 6 Reviews

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Engaging And Well Thought Out Experience!
It was an engaging well thought out experince that left me with skills that exceeded my expectations! -DMA, Carson (Podcasting Production Fundamentals Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Can't-Wait To See My Future Products Benefit From This Course!
Wow! I thought I knew all I needed to know about the Adobe Suite programs but I was wrong! ThinkB!G was able to break down in easy-to-follow steps ways to accomplish things I never even considered doing! I can't wait to see my future products benefit from this course! Thank you! -DMA, Dustin (Podcasting Production Fundamentals Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Great course and learned a lot! This will definitely help me help me advance in my career. -DMA, Oneg (Podcasting Production Fundamentals Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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This was a great introduction to what is needed and the responsibility to put together a worthy project. -DMA, Roy (Podcasting Production Fundamentals Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Can't Wait To Take More Classes.
Very informative! I definitely felt more knowledgeable after completing the class than when I started. I can't wait to take more classes. -DMA, Chanda (Podcasting Production Fundamentals Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)