There is a growing skills shortage that exists today that is caused by the extraordinary pace of technological change. Individuals and businesses recognize the need to adapt and The School of Emerging Media has been established to address this challenge on a global scale.
The School’s mission is to connect the world’s greatest leaders and experts with professionals whose daily jobs and activities require a basic-to-advanced understanding of the tools, technologies and best practices that are driving change in industry.
Offline and Online Courses and Classes: Via the Skillshare platform and through offline and online classes and courses, the School offers a wide range of curricular for basic-advanced students across a wide variety of industry sectors and skill areas. Simply sign-up for more information via the Enroll tab, view the full range of courses via Courses & Classes or sign up to to become a Teacher.
Custom Training: Through the School we’re building a comprehensive community of knowledge experts, industry practitioners and training consultants. By accessing this growing pool of talent and expertise we can develop custom training solutions that are designed to serve specific needs within any sized organization. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to learn more.
Teachers are incentivized in a number of ways, including 75% of the fees from all classes and courses they teach and through other benefits including:
+ Ability to reach and engage a new audience of professionals
+ Creation of alternative revenue streams
+ Gain industry awareness, recognition and credibility
+ Inspire a new generation of social media leaders and professionals
The School is open to leading thinkers and practitioners in emerging media, communications and technology, but in order to maintain a high standard, all our teachers have to meet our vetting criteria and be approved by SMW.
Past teaching experience, affiliations with industry associations, industry awards and accreditations, experience of public speaking and professional writing are among the criteria that inform our selection system.
VP of Digital at American Express OPEN
“Social Media is the quintessential skill that is easy to learn, but hard to master. Providing access to social media leaders should be a fantastic benefit to professionals in this space.”
EVP, Managing Director of Social Media at Weber Shandwick
“Beyond the benefits we all get from gathering at conferences – there is a need for more structured and disciplined learning in social media. It’s a space that changes daily, so in order to educate the next generation of practitioners, we need initiatives like The School of Emerging Media & Technology that share knowledge and best practices in our industry.”
Global Director, Digital & Social Media at Nokia
“We need to educate people in the right way around social media, technologies and new communication channels to ensure we fully understand the potential of this information revolution and understand how to adapt quickly in an ever increasing data driven world.”