Introduction to Google Ads

at General Assembly - Online

Course Details
$99 8 seats
Start Date:

Mon, Oct 05, 8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time

Next start dates (1)

Purchase Options
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Heidi Massey

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this google training:

Want a hands on workshop for Google AdWords?

This 3-hr crash workshop will walk you through the strategy, campaign build, and optimization skills you need to get started with Google AdWords - the world's most powerful and effective advertising platform.

By the end of the class you will have identified business goals and high intent keywords, set up you own campaign, played around with the Adwords platform, used best practices to optimize ads for ROI, and examined targeting methods. No experience with AdWords is required.

General Assembly’s classes, workshops and events are recreational and for avocational purposes only. No certificate is awarded.


  • Leveraging Adwords to uniquely drive consistent, high-quality, and profitable traffic to your website or business
  • Create, develop, and optimize your own Google AdWords campaigns
  • Identify keywords that are most effective at driving leads or sales
  • Apply keyword match types to drastically increase Return on Ad Spend
  • Learn how ad relevance reduces ad costs while increasing conversion of prospects to customers
  • Utilize free ad extensions to increase page real estate, click through rates, and lower cost
  • Apply strategic methods to create effective ad copy
  • Run ads even if you rank organically on a keyword


Optional: You have identified a website or landing page that you want to send traffic to.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
  • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches.
  • Each individual course participant must have purchased a ticket

The well-being of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring COVID-19 very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs.

Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one.

Registered participants will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you’ll need for the session. Registration for this offering will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


Google Map

General Assembly

All classes at this location

1) Download Zoom, our video conferencing appZoom Desktop is the video conferencing tool we will use. It works a lot like Google Hangouts or Skype. You will need to create an account in order to join the call. 

2) Sign-in to Slack and create an account. Slack is a written chat tool that your instructor may use to post photos, links, resources, polls, and threads. It also gives you and your classmates an opportunity to ask questions and collaborate!
- Download the Slack desktop app for ease of use
- Join the GA Chicago Workshop’ workspace

Start Dates (2)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
8:00pm - 11:00pm Central Time Heidi Massey 1 $99
12:00pm - 3:00pm Central Time Tony DeYoung 1 $99

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 990 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at General Assembly (2,551)

(2551 Reviews)
Introduction to Google Ads
Reviewed by Gina M. on 5/16/2019
She was great, very considerate of our questions
Similar Classes

School: General Assembly

General Assembly

General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community of professionals pursuing careers they love.

What began as a co-working space in...

Read more about General Assembly

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified Chicago educator.

Ready to take this class?
Booking this class for a group? Find great private group events here