WHERE YOU ARE NOW: You've watched YouTube videos on mastering. They talk about this plug-in, that method, 'insider secrets' and 'little known' tricks. You're confused and you don't know who to believe.
AFTER THIS COURSE: You know for sure what the purpose of mastering is and why it is necessary. You know how to take a stereo mix and improve it to the point of commercial release. You also throughly understand loudness standards and you can make a master as loud as you please, or make it to the precise requirements of a demanding industry client.