Frequently Asked Questions
What's the authenticity/credibility of the certificate?
Seven Boats Info-System Pvt. Ltd. is recognized by Government Of India / Ministry of Commerce and Industry under #startupindia
Seven Boats Academy is a division of Seven Boats Info-System Pvt. Ltd.which is registered with Ministry Of Corporate Affairs – RoC Kolkata under the Companies Act 1956 with CIN No. U72900WB2011PTC165780
Seven Boats is an ISO 9001 certified company.
Seven Boats is listed among top digital marketing training providers in India by Silicon India Education Magazine.
Seven Boats is official digital marketing training provider of United World school of Business (Karnavati University)
The course of Seven Boats is globally approved by Udemy – World’s largest online course marketplace
Seven Boats Academy (A division of Seven Boats Info-System Pvt. Ltd.) is a premier digital marketing training institute in India offering one of the best digital marketing courses in India. Established in 2011 in Kolkata (Calcutta), Seven Boats Academy has trained more than 3000 students & professionals across India and abroad by their digital marketing classroom training program, digital marketing Workshops and online courses.
Seven Boats has given digital marketing consultation & solutions in 50+ industry verticals including Healthcare/Medical, Education, Engineering, Retail, Business Services, Finance etc for more than 500 international & domestic projects including some eminent brands like Shree Cement, RENE India, NDTV Retail, Pran RFL Group, Usashi Real Estate, i2i Optic, Saraswati Online, DN Homes BBSR, Primarc Realty, SZI Technologies, Phoolwala, AVR Hotels, Hearing Plus, Hope Foundation, Saveur Biere (France), and more. We have trained professionals from Nestle, Samsung, Micromax, Frost & Sullivan, ABP, Primarc, 123Greetings, TCS, CTS, Globsyn, Shriram Insight, Indiamart, PWC, Capgemini & more.
Seven Boats has been listed among top 50 digital marketing companies in India in 2016 by Digital Monster Magazine. Seven Boats is listed among top 3 digital marketing institutes in Kolkata by learnpact. Seven Boats has been featured in Yourstory, NEN (National Entrepreneurship Network), YoSuccess, Social Samosa, Silicon India (featured among top 50 digital marketing training providers in India), KNN India News, Talking Posts & Startup Talky, Bengal Chamber of Commerce, Andhra Jyothi, Sakshi Telugu Daily, Namaste Telangana Telugu Daily and more. Seven Boats has been recognized by IITs, associated / felicitated by Gargi Memorial Institute of Technology (GMIT), United World School of Business, St. Xaviers’ College Kolkata, NIT Trichy, invited for workshop at Primarc group, BCC&i, Hope Foundation, Sai Spoorthy institute of technology, Sathupally, MIST Sathupally, Telangana, awarded with The Bengal Entrepreneurship Recognition 2015, 2016 by Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Indian Leadership Award 2012 by IEDRA/AIFA.
What is the eligibility criteria?
Minimum 10+2. Also applicable for college students, graduates, post-graduate or working professionals from any field. Basic knowledge of Internet surfing and English writing skill are added advantage.
Who can join this course?
Startup/SME business owners
What are the batch timings?
Flexible weekdays (Monday to Friday) & Weekend Saturday & Sunday classes are available in Morning, Afternoon or Evening Batches.
How do you conduct the class?
We conduct class in combination of face to face training by main trainer, associate trainer, video module, TV/Projector Walkthrough, Practical class assignment / live project practical by lab assistant or instructor & guest lecture by other professional(s) associated with Seven Boats. We also provide home assignment & online access of our training study materials. The main trainer or instructor or other professional starts the class at scheduled time [It’s not mandatory that the main trainer must be present at time of starting of class] with any part of the module or previous class assignment and the class duration may vary on case to case basis.
Can I get to work on live projects?
Our service wing has eminent clients such as Pran, Rene India, Shree Cement and many more. All our students get opportunity to get hands on practical exposure to work on live projects under senior’s supervision.
Do you provide course completion certificate?
Students would be awarded with professional certificate after successful completion of the course from Seven Boats Info-System Pvt. Ltd. We conduct exams after course.
Do you provide placement assistance?
We would assist you to introduce you to our professional Industry network. Interview training & grooming assistance. Startup counselling. Excellent performers might be recruited at Seven Boats too. Our ex-students are well placed in Capgemini, IBM and many other good companies. Seven Boats Certification will help you to get job in Pan India Basis. Our students are placed in Mumbai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Guwahati. Also we assist you in Google certification and hubspot certification to compete in Global market. Check our placement record here – https://www.7boats.com/academy/placement/
I got a job from Seven Boats Job Board but I did not join or just left in 7 days. Can I get another offer?
Job info – unlimited through our online job forum, basecamp or whatsapp group
Post job support – 2 ( if a student gets a job from our listed info and leave shortly and ask our help again we can go by 2 more attempts, then case to case basis assistance )
Other points –
7boats would not be liable for job change, non performance, non compliance, salary negotiation, promotion, legal, internal politics, Personal problem or not sticking to the job or for any other issues being faced by the candidate at the company. We can assist to our level best and suggest alternate solutions in case to case basis.
7boats is no way associated with any of the job offering companies and would not guarantee for their internal company policies. Candidates should check background and take their own decision.
7boats is not a placement agency and reserves the right of discontinuing job assistance for any reason violating our company policy.
Do you provide Entrepreneurial Development & Assistance?
We would be guiding/mentoring you to develop your entrepreneurial zeal and to earn your own living.
Do you assist in Google Adwords Certification?
Yes. After our course module of Adwords, you can sit for the Google exam online and we will assist you to crack the exam. Most of our ex-students are adwords and analytics certified.
Do you assist in Hubspot Inbound marketing certification?
Yes. Our course modules are at par with the international standard and you can sit for Hubspot inbound marketing exam. Many of our students are certified inbound marketer.
Who are the trainers at Seven Boats?
Debajyoti Banerjee, Founder & CEO. He is a seasoned Digital Marketing strategist & Google Certified Digital Marketer with career spanning more than 15 years in this domain. His entrepreneurial acumen has been featured in Your Story, Yo Success, Social Samosa, Silicon India, Rediff, National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), KNN news, Startup Talkies, Bengal Chamber of Commerce & IEDRA. He has also been invited & felicitated by IIT Guwahati, IIT Kharagpur, GMIT Kolkata, United World School of Business and many other institutes for thawing up the entrepreneur minds.
General Manager Mr. Biplab Das: He is a highly dedicated, sincere and self motivated guy having great attention to project management details. He has more than 14 years of experience various IT domains including Software Programming, System Administration, IT Infrastructure Administration, Team Management & Digital Marketing. He handles a team of 12 efficient people for eminent clients for their digital marketing projects at Seven Boats.
Sr. Manager Mr. Vijay Mishra – Business Development, Client Servicing & Projects : He has more than 10 years of hands-on experience in business development, Client Servicing & Digital Marketing. He has excellent client communication & project management skills. He handles a team of 4 digital marketers for live projects of eminent clients.
Program Manager Angira Biswas – IIM Kolkata alumni, Social media analyst and a marketing expert having work experience in Brands like Emami, ABP, Bharti Axa
What is your centre address?
Seven Boats Academy Kolkata
Unit #304, Diamond Arcade, 1/72, Cal Jessore Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700055, India
Mob: +91 801 704 9042
Do you offer instalments?
We normally have provisions of 2 instalments for our “Pro-1 Career Plus & Pro-1 Career Plus-WE” packages. We accept PDC (Post dated cheque) for the second instalment.
When is the next batch? Can I join immediately now?
Contact our course coordinator for latest status of batch commencement.
What is your batch size?
On an average our batch size is 5. Our single batch consists of maximum 10 students. It varies in between 3 to 10.
Do I get personal care if I can't pace up with others?
Yes, of course. We give equal attention to every student’s need.
If I miss a class, can I get a backup or extra class?
Yes. If you miss classes for some reason, we try our best to schedule backup classes for free if it’s in our limit.
What will I learn after this course?
You can develop a professional website or ecommerce website even without so much technical nitty gritty. Check what our students have made – Streethopper.in, Realestatekolkata.in. You can learn how to monetize your website and earn revenue out of it.
You can promote any website online. You can bring a website at top of Google search engine result page organically. You can analyze any online business, define their potential customers and formulate strategy to prepare a marketing mix.
You can formulate strategy for paid ad campaigns and can run complex ad campaigns in Google Adwords, Facebook or in other platforms. Also you can market a business via social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube and more.
You can build an android app for a business without much technical knowledge. You can run bulk email campaigns and bulk sms campaigns. You can take data driven decisions and formulate strategy by analyzing data &prepare various reports
What will be the benefits after this course?
If you are a corporate or SME business owner, discover how to boost your reputation / market share / revenue
If you are a professional, learn new things to climb the ladder of promotion
If you are a students, get yourself introduced to a new career prospect
If you are a startup business owner or an entrepreneur, see the cost effective ways to promote your business
If you are a career aspirant, find a whole new way to plan your career
If you are a freelancer, enhance your skill set with the knowledge of digital marketing
What are the most important modules of digital marketing?
Search Engine Optimization is an organic (unpaid) method of improving the ranking of web pages and their visibility on various search engines such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc. Optimizing webpages is a very vital aspect of Digital Marketing.
Another method of increasing the visibility of webpages is through sponsored placements and advertising. SEM specialists should know how to run PPC campaigns, how to purchase traffic through paid search listing to maximize visibility of web pages on search engines.
Social Media Marketing is gaining a lot of popularity with social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and others. A good digital marketer should know how to harness the power of social media to market the brand image of the company.
4. Email Marketing:
As it is important to engage your customers and leads with your brand, many organizations send periodic newsletters, email campaigns, autoresponders to its subscribers in order to keep them updated with new products/services added or anything worth sharing.
5. Mobile Marketing:
More and more people are going mobile. Smartphones have become very trendy among all age groups. Mobile marketing provides instant updates, promo offers and information of customers’ interests. A person needs to be a mobile freak to get into mobile marketing.
6. Web Analytics:
Web Analytics is a very interesting aspect of digital marketing which involves traffic analysis, business and market research and enhancing the website traffic. For instance, Google Analytics gives a great insight into how your website is working.
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What's the future & scope of digital marketing in India?
According to a Study made by Direct Marketing Association, Digital Marketing Industry is worth $62 billion! Also, according to eMarketer, Last year, advertising via mobile phones and tablets rose 180 percent, to $4 billion. This market is estimated to touch $7.2 billion soon. This rise is leading for high demand for professionals skilled in Digital Marketing. Read more here
What is the current job opportunities in India & abroad?
Get a sneak peek into the current Job Opportunities in India and abroad –
What's the pay scale of a Digital Marketer?
The average pay for a Digital Marketing Manager is Rs 441,829 per year. On an average it varies from 1.08 Lac at lower end to 12 Lac per year at higher end. Most people move on to other senior strategic management jobs if they have more than 10 years of experience in this field. They can earn upto 10 lacs per month. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Online Marketing and Google Ad Words.
Source – Payscale
Do you have online course modules & Classes?
Yes, we have online classes as well. You can check our online classes here – https://www.7boats.com/academy/course/complete-digital-marketing/
Do you offer demo class?
You can check our online demo class here – Register and check it out!
If I don't like your class, can I get a refund?
We want you to be satisfied, so all online courses purchased on Seven Boats can be refunded full within 3 days (3-Day Money Back Guarantee). Please note, however, that refunds are only available for courses purchased on the Seven Boats website. Refunds are not applicable if maximum materials are downloaded/watched from the website before claim or if it’s beyond 3 days. For claiming refunds, mail us to email@example.com with subject line “Request for refund” along with your purchase order receipt/order id, registered user name/email id and bank details.
For classroom courses, if you inform us and leave within 2 classes or within 7 days of admission whatever is earlier, you can get up to 60% refund of your total fees. Further it’s management’s discretion to offer any refund or not
How is your infrastructure?
You are here to gain best of the best knowledge in industry and it will be delivered to you. Straight & simple. To view our lab, visit our photo gallery
How to pay?
You can pay via cash, NEFT or cheque in favour of SEVEN BOATS INFO-SYSTEM PVT. LTD. or SEVEN BOATS ACADEMY. We also accept Visa Cards through PayUMoney online payment system or by our POS terminal at our office.
SEVEN BOATS INFO-SYSTEM PVT. LTD.
United Bank Of India,
Baranagar Branch, 57,
Cossipore Road, Kolkata – 700036
Current Bank A/c – 0078050009805
IFSC: UTBI0BNG102 (5th character is zero)
SEVEN BOATS ACADEMY
Account number: Current A/C No. 128205500350
IFSC Code- ICIC0001282
Address of company as per bank record:
14/4/1, Behari Lal Pal Street, Baranagar, Kolkata 700036, West Bengal, India
Bank Branch Address:
ICICI Bank, Sinthi More Branch
48/4A B.T.Road, Kolkata- 700050
What are the admission formalities?
You have to bring/send via email a passport size picture along with a self-signed photocopy of your photo identity /address proof (such as voter card / Aadhar card ). You have to fill up our admission form after submitting your course fees. You’ll get further instruction from our course coordinator.
What are the teaching languages?
Our trainers are comfortable in delivering lectures in English, Hindi & Bengali & Telegu.
What's the system requirement to check online videos?
We recommend you to have a 3G/4G Broadband Connection with a monthly bandwidth of 10 GB. Compatible with Windows XP, Win 7, Win 8, Win 10, iOS 10, Ubuntu 14 & latest Chrome, Mozilla Firefox & Safari. Compatible with desktop or mobile or tabs.
Can I customize the course module as per my need?
Yes you can do it but subject to our ongoing batch size and slot availability that would be communicated to you by our trainers. If it fits with the present fees structure, there will be no extra cost otherwise you will be communicated the same at the time of discussion with our instructor before enrolling.
Apart from class hour, can I interact with our trainers?
Yes you can. We have whatsapp group and you can ping your instructor there anytime and you’ll get reply as per the convenience of the instructor shortly. You can also send emails. Also for our online course, there is a forum to discuss.
How do you evaluate students?
We have our own policy of evaluation of a student on certain parameters such as –
Timely submission of home assignments.
Regular study (DIY guide) of online video walk through modules.
Timely completion of class assignments / live projects.
Attitude with trainers, coordinators & lab assistants.
Can I get paid internship offer at Seven Boats?
Yes, 100% if you opt for our career plus packages . For regular packages, If you are performing well and positive feedback is received from your trainer, and depending on the requirement at Seven Boats, you might be offered internship (You’ll get stipend every month) or scholarship at Seven Boats. You can also get freelancing opportunities as well. Few of our students have got such internship offers from us.
If I am unable to continue regular classes can I transfer to online course. Do I have to pay anything extra for that?
We have a running offer with our pro courses whereas you’ll get free upgradation to access our online modules for 3-6 months and get lifetime free membership.
If there is no offer running, you can anytime upgrade to online course by paying the balance additional fees as mentioned in our packages.
Can I get a bulk discount?
If you take admission in a group of 5 or more people, you can get bulk discount upto 10% per person
Do I get post course support?
Yes 100%. Even our students passed out 2 years back keep in touch with us and we try to help them out if they have any question, doubt or need assistance from us.
Do you offer a refer & earn program?
If you are our ex-student and if you refer other students and if they take admission, you can earn from 10% to 20% of per referral depending upon the course package. The payout is after 30 days. https://www.7boats.com/academy/unit/refer-earn/?id=6891
Do you offer guest lectures at colleges or corporate or institutional workshops?
Yes we do both onsite workshops at various colleges, institutes, corporate offices, hotels and workshops at Seven Boats premises. Check our workshop page for more details.
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When have I to collect certificate?
After your course is complete from Seven Boats or instructed by trainers, you have to collect your certificate from head office within max 3 months from your course completion date. Further, Seven Boats reserves the right of issuing certificate to a student. Also you can get our printable e-Certificate in your email upon request.
I lost my certificate and need a duplicate one. What to do?
You have to send us an official email at firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning the incident and requesting a duplicate copy. You can get a duplicate certificate at an additional Rs 350/- by paying it our accounts.
Do you offer e-certificate?
Yes, we offer e-certificate. Once your course is over, you can ask us about sending you the printable e-certificate via email.
Are 12 classes enough to learn digital marketing?
That’s the reason you are here. We at Seven Boats, all our trainers are well experienced in this domain & industry for more than 15 years. We have designed & structured our course modules in such a way with mostly practical based approach so that you get the experts’- digest and be job ready after 12 classes. Our course modules are internationally verified by global platforms like Udemy who strictly monitor audio/video, presentation style, course structure and subject matter quality. You should feel confident after 12 classes and can perform well. Still if you feel you need to do more, you can join our 3 months, 6 months or 1 year courses.
Can I get experience letter after course completion?
We provide experience letter for our internship courses and for 6 months and 1 year courses along with course completion certificate.
We are not comfortable studying online. Looking for complete classroom training
You will get experts’-digest in our classroom training along with FREE DVD course materials which are enough to give you confidence and make you job ready. We provide regularly updated video & other course study materials online and give you lifetime access for your advance learning and recap. It’s on you if you want to utilize that resource or not but we always recommend it to our students who want to excel in this career.
We do not have system at home & face problem in doing assignment or study further online
Our online LMS portal is mobile friendly and all your assignments you can do from your mobile /smartphone too with having 3g/4g/wifi internet access. It’s not mandatory to have computer at home. If you are willing to learn, you can do it. Even on special request, you can come and sit at our office and use our systems to learn/complete assignments.
Do you teach in classroom how to access backend of non-wordpress website or to do SEO for non wordpress site?
We give overview of it, since handling any website’s back-end comes under web development training, we teach it in detail separately in our web development training. However we have given our online course module on how to access FTP/cPanel and how you should work for SEO of no wordpress website. You can easily refer to those modules from online or if you have doubt you can ask our trainers in class.
We have gone to few companies after training. They asked registration fee for survey, form submission jobs. Is this part of digital marketing career?
No, usually these are not exactly digital marketing jobs. Few companies earn revenue by this kind of survey form submission or ad clicks, so they might ask new trainees to do so. It’s your responsibility to crosscheck the company and if you join, decide if you need to continue or not. There are plenty of good opportunities in market. Even you can talk to our alumni who are already working in various organizations in proper digital marketing executive roles.
Do you give Freelance jobs to students?
Yes we do provide freelance opportunities to eligible candidates in content writing, off page SEO, On page SEO, social sharing etc. Also we have introduced Seven Boats Freelance Platform. You can register there as a freelancer & bid for projects.
Do you cover affiliate marketing in classroom or teach earning from Youtube/Adsense?
We give overview and brief of affiliate marketing & earning from youtube/blog with adsense but in class of digital marketing it’s not covered in details. For details, we have already given you lifetime online access of our course modules. You can read them from there or additionally you can join our dedicated affiliate marketing classroom course where solely you will be taught various legitimate ways of earning money online.
How many certification included with the course. Other institutes give Google certificates as added bonus
With this course Our course completion certificate is there which is quite in-demand & popular in market. We also help you in exam assistance for Google adwords (no extra cost), Google Analytics (No extra cost), Google Digital Unlocked (no extra cost), Hubspot inbound certification (no extra cost) & facebook blueprint (Certification cost is additional ).
Our trainers will help you to get you prepared for those exams and you can sit for exam online from anywhere and can get the certificates. Even if at one attempt you can’t we would help you to get the certification.
Do not fall into any scam or into any illegitimate way that some one can give you Google certification on behalf of you. Even if for a Google partner site like us, you have to sit for exam to earn certificate. We can maximum help you for studying by providing you study materials that we have online plus in our classroom training.
Check our student feedback page for various certification sample they have earned.
Do you offer more in-depth special analytics & adwords classes?
Yes, if you wish to do specialization on Google adwords &/or Google analytics you can opt in for our additional specialization modules @Rs 5000/- per module.