Effective social media policy protects an organization from risk at the same time as it enables employees to develop more effective ways to accomplish work. Driving the implementation of social media policy is a great way for Human Resources (HR) and business leaders to demonstrate value with executive leadership.
This course addresses the first part of policy development: what is the policy need? It begins by identifying uses of social media in the workplace. Then it addresses four areas that present risk to an organization. By the time you are done, you will have an idea where your biggest gaps are that require further exploration and policy development. You are able to answer these questions: How is my organization using or desire to use social media? What risks exist that require social media policy?
What are the requirements?
- An willingness to assess the best ways to use social media within the workforce
What am I going to get from this course?
- Over 28 lectures and 27 mins of content!
- Over 2 hours of activities and assignments!
- Identify current and potential uses of social media in the workplace
- Describe the risks and opportunities that social media introduce to an organization
- Assess the need for social media policy
What is the target audience?
- HR Practitioners
- Policy Makers
Course IntroductionMeet the Course Author
Social Media at Work
Poll: Social Media at WorkA Good Social Media Policy Reduces Risk
Social Media Risk Examples
Unprofessional ProfessionalBest EverShirt RequiredFast FoodTweet CandyHigh Tech TwitShopping StormEarly ReleaseAdditional IngredientsClassifiedInstagram PicsRobo Tweets
Four Areas of Risk
Regulatory RiskLegal RiskSecurity RiskCulture RiskSocial Media Risks: Share Your Story
Monitoring Social Media Activities
Ask The Expert: Chris Boudreaux on Social Media Governance
Compliance ManagementPersonal StoriesGetting Executives' AttentionAssessing Effectiveness of Social Media in Organizations
Social Media Priorities
Social Media Platform Priorities