Common FAQ

Adhoc Academy is a neutral (does not promote any specific technology or partner) and industry validated e-commerce company designed to become the market leader in web based sales of certified courses about Programmatic and Advertising Technology.

Adhoc Academy provides a variety of certified courses delivered through a flexible elearning system that allow individuals to become experts in the digital media industry.

Adhoc Academy provides the best-in class online courses focused on programmatic and advertising technology.

Adhoc Academy courses have three main categories:

1 . PROGRAMMATIC EXPERT CERTIFICATION COURSE

It is the best seller and most completed course, covering:

  • Digital advertising basis (vertical expert basis)
  • Vertical Expert Buy-side
  • Vertical Expert Sell-side
  • Final exam

Certification: Programmatic Expert

2 . VERTICAL EXPERT COURSES

Vertical Expert courses are tailor-made for your learning needs. These courses are created based on the Programmatic Expert Certification course and each one of them cover different topics, the ones you are looking for.

Vertical Expert courses are the perfect match for you that want to learn only on Programmatic buying or Programmatic selling

Vertical Expert courses are gathered in two main categories:

  1. Vertical Expert Buy-Side, which includes other vertical expert courses such as Buy-side, Planning, Create, AdTech, etc.)
  2. Vertical Expert Sell-Side, which includes other vertical expert courses such as Sell-side, Negotiate, Manage, AdTech, etc.)

Certification: Vertical Expert certification

3. SHORT COURSES

Short courses answer the need for something more. The duration of short courses can be different, from 10 to 20 minutes per course.

The certification is sent automatically to your email when the exam is passed. You can download it just clicking the link in the email and add it on your LinkedIn profile or Resume.

When taking the quizzes during the lessons, you need to score at least 70% to pass on the following one.
You can reset quizzes if you’re not satisfied with the scores. However, the final exam is one shot only, and you need to contact us for re-taking the exam in case you do not pass.

Delay in completion of the course may happen due to various reasons. Please try the following troubleshooting steps:

Delete browser cookies.

Update your browser to the latest version. Particularly Internet Explorer and Firefox (3.x or higher).

If you are using Internet Explorer, go to Tools > Internet Options > switch to the “Advanced” Tab > scroll down to the “Multimedia” sub-heading > make sure the box next to “Play sounds in web pages” is checked > Click “ok” > Restart Internet Explorer and test to see if the audio plays.

In case none of the above steps work, please send an email to at [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “SUPPORT REQUEST”. We will get back to you within 24 business hours.

The certification is automatically generate and sent to your email when the exam is passed. We suggest to download it after finishing the last quiz, or just click the link in the email and add it on your LinkedIn profile or Resume.

When taking the quizzes during the lessons, you need to score at least 70% to pass on the following one.
You can reset quizzes if you’re not satisfied with the scores. However, the final exam is one shot only, and you need to contact us for re-taking the exam in case you do not pass.

Adhoc Academy Courses FAQ

Surely, it is the best seller Programmatic Expert Certification course.

If you purchase this course, you can forget about Vertical Expert courses and proceed directly with the short courses to earn more in-depth knowledge about different topics of the advertising industry.

Vertical Expert courses are tailor-made for your learning needs. These courses are created based on the Programmatic Expert Certification course and each one of them cover different topics, the ones you are looking for.

The Vertical Expert courses have a common section (Vertical Expert Basis, 11 lessons) and other 7 lessons which are selected based on the main topic that you would like to cover.

The Vertical Expert Sell-side courses are focused on programmatic selling.

You will learn about publishers’ challenges and opportunities, such as monetization strategy, optimal control, header bidding, transparency and data.

The Vertical Expert Buy-side courses are focused on programmatic buying.

You will go through the programmatic buying logic and how the automation strategy works when serving a campaign. Additionally, you will be able to understand the functionality of the Demand Side Platform (DSP) and Data Management Platform(DMP)

No, if you purchase the Programmatic Expert Certification course, you do not need to buy the Vertical Experts. The Programmatic Expert Certification course is the Adhoc Academy’s best seller and most completed course, where you will learn both Programmatic Buying and Programmatic Selling.

The next purchase it should be the short-courses.

Depends on the topic you want to learn, but just remember within any Vertical Expert courses (Sell-Side, Buy-Side), you will always have to do the Vertical Expert basis (even if in the other Vertical Expert you have already completed that section), which is always included within any Vertical Expert Course.

Our suggestions is to pick the Vertical Expert course that answer more to your questions, and for any inquiries about the next step, just send us an email to [email protected], in order to provide to you the best next learning path.

No, because within any Vertical Expert courses (Sell-Side, Buy-Side), you will always have to do the Vertical Expert basis (even if in other Vertical Expert courses you have already completed that section), which is always included within any Vertical Expert Course.

If you are interested in both Sell-Side and Buy-Side, our suggestions is to buy directly the Programmatic Expert Certification and skip the Vertical Expert Courses.

Every Vertical Expert course (both Buy-Side and Sell-Side), have in common the Vertical Expert basis (11 lessons). Some of them could also have few common lessons, that’s why we suggest to purchase the Programmatic Expert Certification course, the most completed one.

Vertical Expert courses are made based on the content of the Programmatic Expert Certification and are tailor-made for your learning needs, the ones you are looking for.

The Programmatic Expert Certification course is the most completed course and it differs only with the short courses, which are more in-depth courses.

No, if you have already finished the Programmatic Expert Certification course, it means you are a certified Programmatic Expert by Adhoc Academy, and you do not need to purchase Vertical Expert courses.

You should check out only the Short Courses.

The Adhoc Academy short courses are the answer if you need something more.

Online short course certificates are the best way to fill the gaps in your professional knowledge without the substantial investment required for full-time study programmes.

The more you learn the key skills your company requires , the more you become a necessary component of company success. Short courses help professionals and individuals to continually improve their skills and show employers their dedication to personal improvement.

Find out which one would be the best fit for you!

Still Stuck?

Haven’t found an answer in our common FAQs and still need help?
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How can I reach the Customer Service Team for my issues?

Our Customer Service Team can be reached 24/7 via email.

How soon should I expect a response?

All tickets raised by customers are addressed within 24 business hours. For real-time responses, you can contact your sales account.

How long is the refund process at Adhoc Academy?

All refund requests received by Adhoc Academy at the email [email protected] are processed through the same gateway within 7 working days of receiving the request. We shall get back to you with an update on your refund request or valid reasons in case of rejections.

I would like a refund of a duplicate payment made for the same course.

Refund of duplicate payments made by the delegate will be processed via the same source (original method of payment) within 7 working days after intimation by the customer. To initiate the same, you are required to send an email to [email protected]. Please provide the payment order details of the duplicate payment made and the registered Email with which the payment was done.

I would like a refund for a fraudulent transaction made with my card.

If you notice fraudulent transactions on your card, you can contact your bank to raise a chargeback. In case you do not wish to raise a chargeback with your bank, please send an email to [email protected]. Ensure that you provide the cardholder’s name as it appears on the card in the ticket description.
On reviewing your ticket, we will raise a refund request and the same shall reflect in your account within 8 business days.

I would like my team to take a Adhoc Academy course jointly. How do I go about this?

If you are interested in training your team with Adhoc Academy, please contact our [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “QUOTE FOR TEAM” to request a custom quote. We will get back to you within 24 business hours.

I wish to take up a course on Adhoc Academy. Is there anyone to help me with this?

Please feel free to contact our 24/7 Customer Service Team and send an email to [email protected]emy

What are the minimum system requirements for Online video courses?

You are required to have the following system requirements:

CPU
A modern computer manufactured in the last 5 years
RAM
512MB required, 1GB or more recommended
Operating System
Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.4.x or later
Internet
Cable Modem, DSL, LAN (min 512Kbps, 1MBps or greater recommended)
Sound Card
Sound card and speakers, headset with microphone (optional)
Monitor and Video Card
1024 x 768 or higher screen resolution
Web Browser (free)
Safari
Firefox 3.x or higher
Google Chrome
Internet Explorer 7 or higher

I would like to share my expertise and teaching my passion in Adhoc Academy.

If you are interested in lecturing with Adhoc Academy, please visit http://adhoc/how-to-enroll/work-with-us/become-an-instructor/ our contact us via [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “INSTRUCTOR REQUEST”. We will get back to you within 24 business hours.

I would like to share my expertise and writing a column in Adhoc Academy.

If you are interested in lecturing with Adhoc Academy, please visit http://adhoc/how-to-enroll/create-your-column/ our contact us via [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “COLUMNIST REQUEST”. We will get back to you within 24 business hours.

Does Adhoc Academy provide a guarantee to pass the certificate examination after taking the relevant Adhoc Academy course?

Adhoc Academy courses are designed with a unique propaedeutic approach, that covers all the aspects of domain learning, resulting in a high pass rate. All the courses, modules and lessons require a minimum percentage of completion of the quizzes. If you do NOT pass the quizzes with a minimum score at 70%, you must do it again.

Our exhaustive learning framework is proven to deliver 98.6% pass rate in the first attempt.

How do I get my certificate exam once the training is complete?

When you have completed all the lessons, automatically you will have access to the online certification exam. If you do not pass the exam and it doesn’t allow you to retake it, please send an email at [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “EXAM”. We will get back to you within 24 business hours.

How soon can I expect the result?

For courses where the examination authority is Adhoc Academy, results can be viewed immediately after attempting the exam.
For all other courses where the examination authority is other than Adhoc Academy, results are declared within 15 days of appearing for the exam by the examination body.

What is the validity of my exam certification?

The certification does not expire. You can collect more certifications around different topics with the Short Courses.

Where can I share my certification and title?

Feel free to share it on your social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.) and add it on your Resume.

How can I obtain an invoice for my payment?

You can request the invoice for the payment made to Adhoc Academy just send an email to at [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “INVOICE”. We will get back to you within 24 business hours.

I need some corrections made to my invoice.

You can request corrections in the invoice by send an email to at [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “INVOICE CORRECTION”. We will get back to you within 24 business hours. We will process a revised invoice incorporating the corrections requested by you within 48 business hours.

I am not able to complete the course due to technical issues.

Delay in completion of the course may happen due to various reasons. Please try the following troubleshooting steps:

Delete browser cookies.

Update your browser to the latest version. Particularly Internet Explorer and Firefox (3.x or higher).

If you are using Internet Explorer, go to Tools > Internet Options > switch to the “Advanced” Tab > scroll down to the “Multimedia” sub-heading > make sure the box next to “Play sounds in web pages” is checked > Click “ok” > Restart Internet Explorer and test to see if the audio plays.

In case none of the above steps work, please send an email to at [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “SUPPORT REQUEST”. We will get back to you within 24 business hours.

I am not happy with the quality of the content.

Kindly proceed with sending an email at [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “CONTENT ISSUE”. Let us know how we can improve our elearning experience, your feedback is highly appreciated.

I have issues playing the course content on my Android / iOS device.

Kindly proceed with sending an email at [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “DEVICE ISSUE”. Our team shall get back to you with a resolution within 48 hours of raising the ticket.

I have made the payment but my course access has not been activated yet.

Your course access is activated immediately on receipt of payment from Adhoc Academy. Course activation usually does not happen when status of payment is not reflected in the system or shows as failed.
If you wish to, Kindly proceed with Kindly proceed with sending an email to at [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “PAYMENT ISSUE”.

I would like to give feedback on the course content.

We always welcome feedback from our students and you can proceed with sending an email to at [email protected] and specify the subject of the email “FEEDBACK”.

Let us know how we can improve our elearning experience, your feedback is highly appreciated.

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