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

September

Growth Hacking Workshop (Day Program) (Dubai)

Friday, September 13 to Saturday, September 14, 2019

DateTimingSession
Friday, September 1311am-2pmSection 1: Platform selection
Saturday, September 1411am-2pmSection 2: Content creation & Section 3: Distribution strategies

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

Digital Marketing Track (Day Program) (Riyadh)

Sunday, September 29 to Wednesday, October 2, 2019

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday, September 2910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday, September 3010am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday, October 110am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop
Day 4 – Wednesday, October 210am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

October

No Code Bootcamp (Dubai)

Every Tuesday from 6.30pm to 10pm
Every Friday from 10am to 4pm

DateTiming
Friday, October 11th10am-4pm
Tuesday, October 15th6:30pm-10pm
Friday, October 18th10am-4pm
Tuesday, October 22nd6:30pm-10pm
Friday, October 25th10am-4pm
Tuesday, October 29th6:30pm-10pm
Friday, November 1st10am-4pm
Tuesday, November 5th6:30pm-10pm
Friday, November 8th10am-4pm
Tuesday, November 12th6:30pm-10pm

Digital Marketing Track (Riyadh)

Saturday, October 12th to Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
Note: This Session will be conducted in Arabic.

DateTimingSession
Saturday, October 12th, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Sunday, October 13th, 20196pm-10pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Monday, October 14th, 20196pm-10pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Tuesday, October 15th, 20196pm-10pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, October 16th, 20196pm-10pmEmail Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (After Hours) (Jeddah)

Saturday, October 19 to Wednesday, October 23, 2019

DateTimingSession
Saturday, October 19, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Sunday, October 20, 20196pm-10pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Monday, October 21, 20196pm-10pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Tuesday, October 22, 20196pm-10pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, October 23, 20196pm-10pmEmail Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Coding Bootcamp (Dubai)

Wednesday, October 16th to Saturday, November 30th, 2019

DateTimingSession
Week 1 – Wednesday, October 16th6:30pm-9:00pmIntroduction to program, forming teams and projects
Week 1 – Saturday, October 19th10am-4pmWorkshop: Intro To Coding, Web Development & Building Your First eCommerce Site, and Building Websites From The Ground Up With HTML & CSS
Week 2 – Monday, October 21st6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 2 – Wednesday, October 23rd6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 2 – Saturday, October 26th10am-4pmWorkshop: JavaScript Crash Course
Week 3 – Monday, October 28th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 3 – Wednesday, October 30th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 3 – Saturday, November 2nd10am-4pmWorkshop: Frontend Frameworks: React Fundamentals
Week 4 – Monday, November 4th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 4 – Wednesday, November 6th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 4 – Saturday, November 9th10am-4pmWorkshop: Javascript Backends & Databases Part 1 : Node JS, API’s and working with data
Week 5 – Monday, November 11th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 5 – Wednesday, November 13th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 5 – Saturday, November 16th10am-4pmWorkshop:Javascript Backends & Databases Part 2: Working with MongoDB, Mongoose and Express
Week 6 – Monday, November 18th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 6 – Wednesday, November 20th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 6 – Saturday, November 23rd10am-4pmWorkshop: Frontend Frameworks: Advanced React Concepts
Week 7 – Monday, November 25th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 7 – Wednesday, November 27th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 7 – Saturday, November 30th10am-4pmBuilding our Full Stack Application, tying the backend to the frontend and deploying online
Week 8 – Monday, December 2nd6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 8 – Wednesday, December 4th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 8 – Saturday, December 7th10am-4pmGroup Project Demos,Wrap Up & Final Day Hackathon

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
Thursday, October 24th, 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 (After hours) (Riyadh)

Saturday, November 2 to Wednesday, November 6, 2019

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Saturday, November 210am-5pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Sunday, November 36pm-10pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Monday, November 46pm-10pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Day 4 – Tuesday, November 56pm-10pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Day 5 – Wednesday, November 66pm-10pmCrafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (Day Time) (Abu Dhabi)

Sunday, November 10 to Wednesday, November 13, 2019

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Sunday, November 1010am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Monday, November 1110am-4pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Tuesday, November 1210am-4pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop
Day 4 – Wednesday, November 1310am-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, November 15 to Saturday, November 23, 2019

DateTimingSession
Friday, November 15th, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing
Saturday, November 16th, 201910am-4pmMastering Google Analytics
Monday, November 18th, 20196:30pm-9:30pm Display Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part One
Tuesday, November 19th, 20196:30pm-9:30pmDisplay Push Marketing (GDN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Retargeting) Part Two
Thursday, November 20th, 20196:30pm-9:30pmGoogle AdWords SEM (Search Engine Marketing)
Friday, November 22nd, 201910am-4pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google Organically – SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Saturday, November 23rd, 201910am-4pmOrganic Social Media + Digital Retention & Email Marketing

December

Digital Marketing Track (After Hours) (Riyadh)

Saturday, November 30 to Wednesday, December 4, 2019

DateTimingSession
Day 1 – Saturday, November 3010am-5pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Day 2 – Sunday, December 16pm-10pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Day 3 – Monday, December 26pm-10pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Day 4 – Tuesday, December 36pm-10pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Day 5 – Wednesday, December 46pm-10pmCrafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop, Email Marketing & Customer Retention Workshop

Digital Marketing Track (After Hours) (Jeddah)

Saturday, December 7 to Wednesday, December 11, 2019

DateTimingSession
Saturday, December 7, 201910am-4pmComprehensive Digital Marketing Workshop
Sunday, December 8, 20196pm-10pmMastering Google Analytics Workshop
Monday, December 9, 20196pm-10pmDisplay Push Marketing Workshop, Advertising with Google Adwords Workshop, Google AdWords Certification Examinations
Tuesday, December 10, 20196pm-10pmGetting Your Site To Rank on Google – SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Crafting A Social Media Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, December 11, 20196pm-10pmEmail 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

2020

January

Coding Bootcamp (Dubai)

Wednesday, January 8th to Saturday, February 29th, 2020

DateTimingSession
Week 1 – Wednesday, January 8th6:30pm-9:00pmIntroduction to program, forming teams and projects
Week 1 – Saturday, January 11th10am-4pmWorkshop: Intro To Coding, Web Development & Building Your First eCommerce Site, and Building Websites From The Ground Up With HTML & CSS
Week 2 – Monday, January 13th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 2 – Wednesday, January 15th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 2 – Saturday, January 18th10am-4pmWorkshop: JavaScript Crash Course
Week 3 – Monday, January 20th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 3 – Wednesday, January 22nd6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 3 – Saturday, January 25th10am-4pmWorkshop: Frontend Frameworks: React Fundamentals
Week 4 – Monday, January 27th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 4 – Wednesday, January 29th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 4 – Saturday, February 1st10am-4pmWorkshop: Javascript Backends & Databases Part 1 : Node JS, API’s and working with data
Week 5 – Monday, February 3rd6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 5 – Wednesday, February 5th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 5 – Saturday, February 8th10am-4pmWorkshop:Javascript Backends & Databases Part 2: Working with MongoDB, Mongoose and Express
Week 6 – Monday, February 10th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 6 – Wednesday, February 12th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 6 – Saturday, February 15th10am-4pmWorkshop: Frontend Frameworks: Advanced React Concepts
Week 7 – Monday, February 17th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 7 – Wednesday, February 19th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 7 – Saturday, February 22nd10am-4pmBuilding our Full Stack Application, tying the backend to the frontend and deploying online
Week 8 – Monday, February 24th6:30pm-9:00pmRecap Session and Mentorship / Office Hours
Week 8 – Wednesday, February 26th6:30pm-9:00pmCoding Session: In person pair programming at AstroLabs
Week 8 – Saturday, February 29th10am-4pmGroup Project Demos,Wrap Up & Final Day Hackathon

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