AstroLabs Academy Calendar

AstroLabs Academy is your go-to resource for digital skills training in the MENA region. Our goal is to close the knowledge gap in the tech world by providing relevant, practical and job-ready skills. With centers in Dubai and Riyadh we conduct programs, workshops, bootcamps and courses across a wide range of topics, most notably: Digital Marketing, Coding, Data Science / Deep Learning, Design, Sales and Startup Business Development (for other topics not listed, view our Course Offerings page).

View our full Academic calendar for 2019 below!

2019

June

Coding Bootcamp (Dubai)

Wednesday, June 12 to Saturday, August 3, 2019

DateTimingSession
Week 1 – Wednesday, June 12th, 20196:30pm-9pmIntroduction to program, forming teams and projects
Week 1 – Saturday, June 15th, 201910am-4pmWorkshop: Intro To Coding, Web Development & Building Your First eCommerce Site, and Building Websites From The Ground Up With HTML & CSS
Week 2 –  Monday June 17th, 20196.30pm-9pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 2 – Wednesday June 19th, 20196.30pm-9pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 2 – Saturday June 22nd, 201910am-4pmWorkshop: Development Prototyping & Product Management
Week 3 – Monday June 24th, 20196.30pm-9pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 3 – Wednesday June 26th, 20196.30pm-9pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 3 – Saturday June 29th, 201910am-4pmWorkshop: JavaScript Crash Course
Week 4 – Monday July  1st, 20196.30pm-9pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 4 – Wednesday July 3rd, 20196.30pm-9pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 4 – Saturday July 6th, 201910am-4pmWorkshop: Javascript Backends & Databases Part 1 :  Node JS, API’s and working with data
Week 5 – Monday July 8th, 20196.30pm-9pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 5 – Wednesday July 10th, 20196.30pm-9pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 5 – Saturday July 13th, 201910am-4pmWorkshop:Javascript Backends & Databases Part 2: Working with MongoDB, Mongoose and Express
Week 6 – Monday July  15th, 20196.30pm-9pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 6 – Wednesday July 17th, 20196.30pm-9pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 6 – Saturday July 20th, 201910am-4pmWorkshop: Frontend Frameworks: React Fundamentals
Week 7 – Monday July  22nd, 20196.30pm-9pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 7 – Wednesday July 24th, 20196.30pm-9pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 7 – Saturday July 27th, 201910am-4pmWorkshop: Frontend Frameworks: Advanced React Concepts
Week 8 – Monday July  29th, 20196.30pm-9pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 8 – Wednesday July 31st, 20196.30pm-9pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 8 – Saturday August 3rd, 201910am-4pmGroup Project Demos,Wrap Up & Final Day Hackathon

Digital Marketing Track (After Hours) (Dubai)

Friday, June 21st to Saturday, June 29th, 2019

DateTimingSession
Friday, June 21, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing
Saturday, June 22, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics
Monday, June 24, 20196:30pm-9:30pm Display Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part One
Tuesday, June 25, 20196:30pm-9:30pmDisplay Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part Two
Wednesday, June 26, 20196:30pm-9:30pmGoogle AdWords SEM (Search Engine Marketing)
Friday, June 28, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google Organically – SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Saturday, June 29, 201910am-4pmOrganic Social Media + Digital Retention & Email Marketing

Digital Marketing Track (Riyadh)

Sunday June 23rd to Wednesday June 26th, 2019 (10:00am-4:00pm)

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday June 23rd, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday June 24th, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday June 25th, 201910am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Day 4 – Wednesday June 26th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (Jeddah)

Sunday June 30 to Wednesday July 3, 2019 (10:00am-4:00pm)

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday June 30, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday July 1, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday July 2, 201910am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop
Day 4 – Wednesday July 3, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

July

No Code Bootcamp (Dubai)

Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 to Friday 2nd August, 10 2019

Every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m
Every Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

DATETimingsTOPICS COVERED
Tuesday 2nd July, 20196pm-10pmLaunch Day & Program Overview
Friday 5th July, 201910am-4pmIntro to Visual Programming, Designs, Templates, basic Workflows and Data
Tuesday 9th July, 20196pm-10pmDesign UI Pages and Database structure
Friday 12th July, 201910am-4pmAdvanced Styling, Page Layouts and Data Manipulation
Tuesday 16th July, 20196pm-10pmConnect your pages to your backend
Friday 19th July, 201910am-4pmWorkflows, Events and Actions
Tuesday 23rd July, 20196pm-10pmBuilding your Prototype
Friday 26th July, 201910am-4pmPlugins, API connections and Analytics
Tuesday 30th July, 20196pm-10pmPrivacy Rules and 3rd Party Integrations
Friday 2nd August, 201910am-4pmGetting your first customers and marketing your app + Final Demo Day!

Digital Marketing Track (Abu Dhabi)

Sunday July 14 to Wednesday July 17, 2019 (10:00am-4:00pm)

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday July 14, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday July 15, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday July 16, 201910am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop
Day 4 – Wednesday July 17, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (Riyadh)

Sunday July 21st to Wednesday July 24th, 2019 (10:00am-4:00pm)

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday July 21st, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday July 22nd, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday July 23rd, 201910am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Day 4 – Wednesday July 24th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (Day Program) (Dubai)

Sunday, July 28th to Thursday, August 1st, 2019

DateTimingSession
Sunday, July 28th, 201910am-5pmComprehensive Digital Marketing
Monday, July 29th, 201910am-5pmDisplay Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting)
Tuesday, July 30th, 201910am-5pmGoogle Ads SEM (Search Engine Marketing) + SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Wednesday, July 31st, 201910am-5pmGoogle Analytics Reporting and Dashboards
Thursday, August 1st, 201910am-5pm Social Media Content Strategy, Digital Retention & Email Marketing

August

Digital Marketing Track (Riyadh)

Sunday August 11th to Wednesday August 14th, 2019 (10:00am-4:00pm)

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday August 11th, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday August 12th, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday August 13th, 201910am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Day 4 – Wednesday August 14th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (After Hours) (Dubai)

Friday, August 23rd to Saturday, August 31st, 2019

DateTimingSession
Friday, August 23rd, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing
Saturday, August 24th, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics
Monday, August 26th, 20196:30pm-9:30pm Display Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part One
Tuesday, August 27th, 20196:30pm-9:30pmDisplay Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part Two
Wednesday, August 28th, 20196:30pm-9:30pmGoogle AdWords SEM (Search Engine Marketing)
Friday, August 30th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google Organically – SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Saturday, August 31st, 201910am-4pmOrganic Social Media + Digital Retention & Email Marketing

September

Digital Marketing Track (Riyadh)

Sunday September 8th to Wednesday September 11th, 2019 (10:00am-4:00pm)

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday September 8th, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday September 9th, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday September 10th, 201910am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Day 4 – Wednesday September 11th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (Day Program) (Dubai)

Sunday, September 15th to Thursday, September 19th, 2019

DateTimingSession
Sunday, September 15th, 201910am-5pmComprehensive Digital Marketing
Monday, September 16th, 201910am-5pmDisplay Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting)
Tuesday, September 17th, 201910am-5pmGoogle Ads SEM (Search Engine Marketing) + SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Wednesday, September 18th, 201910am-5pmGoogle Analytics Reporting and Dashboards
Thursday, September 19th, 201910am-5pm Social Media Content Strategy, Digital Retention & Email Marketing

October

Digital Marketing Track (Riyadh)

Sunday October 13th to Wednesday October 16th, 2019 (10:00am-4:00pm)

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday October 13th, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday October 14th, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday October 15th, 201910am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Day 4 – Wednesday October 16th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (After Hours) (Dubai)

Friday, October 18th to Saturday, October 26th, 2019

DateTimingSession
Friday, October 18th, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing
Saturday, October 19th, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics
Monday, October 21st, 20196:30pm-9:30pm Display Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part One
Tuesday, October 22nd, 20196:30pm-9:30pmDisplay Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part Two
Wednesday, October 23rd, 20196:30pm-9:30pmGoogle AdWords SEM (Search Engine Marketing)
Friday, October 25th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google Organically – SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Saturday, October 26th, 201910am-4pmOrganic Social Media + Digital Retention & Email Marketing

November

Digital Marketing Track (Riyadh)

Sunday November 3rd to Wednesday November 6th, 2019 (10:00am-4:00pm)

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday November 3rd, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday November 4th, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday November 5th, 201910am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Day 4 – Wednesday November 6th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (Day Program) (Dubai)

Sunday, November 17th to Thursday, November 21st, 2019

DateTimingSession
Sunday, November 17th, 201910am-5pmComprehensive Digital Marketing
Monday, November 18th, 201910am-5pmDisplay Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting)
Tuesday, November 19th, 201910am-5pmGoogle Ads SEM (Search Engine Marketing) + SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Wednesday, November 20th, 201910am-5pmGoogle Analytics Reporting and Dashboards
Thursday, November 21st, 201910am-5pm Social Media Content Strategy, Digital Retention & Email Marketing

December

Digital Marketing Track (Riyadh)

Sunday December 1st to Wednesday December 4th, 2019 (10:00am-4:00pm)

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday December 1st, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday December 2nd, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday December 3rd, 201910am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Day 4 – Wednesday December 4th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (After Hours) (Dubai)

Friday, December 6th to Saturday, December 14th, 2019

DateTimingSession
Friday, December 6th, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing
Saturday, December 7th, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics
Monday, December 9th, 20196:30pm-9:30pm Display Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part One
Tuesday, December 10th, 20196:30pm-9:30pmDisplay Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part Two
Wednesday, December 11th, 20196:30pm-9:30pmGoogle AdWords SEM (Search Engine Marketing)
Friday, December 13th, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google Organically – SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Saturday, December 14th, 201910am-4pmOrganic Social Media + Digital Retention & Email Marketing

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