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consistently ranked as leading collegiate accelerator

Brandshoppe University is our Accelerated Education programs and training to advance your career and industry knowledge. Choose from two hands-on, interactive programs--Accelerate and Elevate.

Accelerate is our Level 1 accelerated education program and Elevate is Level 2

Most college students share that they do not feel prepared for the real world. The two biggest issues that they always point to are: A lack of real-world application and lack of experience. Accelerate and Elevate are two programs that addresses both.

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Accelerate is our introductory intensive program that is a blend of learning insights, tactical concepts, skills and developing a strategic mindset to deliver results. It is a proven program that has helped countless college students become some of today's top young professionals in the industry.

ACCELERATE IS FOR STUDENTS AND YOUNG PROS WHO WANT TO:

  • Enter a high-growth field with a clear understanding of the industry landscape and sector nuances

  • Build on their skillset and develop capabilities that will help them in communications industries

  • Be able to understand and explore industry verticals from marketing, branding, public relations, etc.

  • Broaden their perspectives by learning about the strategic and tactical aspects of the industry

  • Be better than most, who are looking to contribute immediately to a job, business or start up

  • Invest in themselves and transition text-book learning into real world application 

  • Stand out, learn faster and contribute sooner

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ACCELERATE SESSION OPENS FEB 2022

LIMITED SLOTS AVAILABLE 

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Bringing Concepts to Life

Our approach includes

  • Remote, flexible modules

  • Variety of teaching instruments (live webinars, video sessions, discussions,
    Q&As, project briefs)

  • Live, interactive teaching

  • Real-world application

  • Byte-sized learning techniques

  • Real-world application

  • Individual assessment

Enriching Peer Connections

A nationally connected platform that

  • Grows your skill set 

  • Accelerates text book learning

  • Provides hands on experience

  • Helps you develop valuable, national and global peer connections

  • Expands your industry exposure 

  • Introduces you to account team format

  • Provides great resume builders

High Impact Virtual Program

Hands on project based learning that

  • Exposes you to state-of-the-art

       thought leadership

  • Teaches you to market faster and better, regardless of industry

  • Develops your processes, tools, confidence and ability

  • Teaches you practical application of concepts

  • Helps you advance your career rapidly

ELEVATE IS FOR STUDENTS AND YOUNG PROS WHO WANT TO:

  • Gain a start-to-finish perspective of the strategy and implementation required to become an effective communications practitioner

  • Build skills, strengthen future with real experience

  • Create and start a portfolio that demonstrates industry knowledge and experience

  • Elevate career focus and develop concentrated, specific career goals 

  • Learn the fundamentals of creating and managing programs, projects and campaigns

  • Build your network and support system

GET INFO ABOUT NEXT ELEVATE SESSION   

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Our programs are intense. They will stretch you, but they are well worth it. There is a clear difference in the talent that we develop, which is why they go on to work for some of the best organizations in our industry.

Nikki Barjon

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Elevate is your launchpad to advancing a career in the communications disciplines. This in-depth online program will give you a broad overview of the industry landscape, enable you to develop the most in-demand skills, and help you find your niche in this rapidly expanding field. In addition to learning branding techniques across a wide range of areas like sports and entertainment, corporate communications, arts and humanities, crisis communications, the non-profit sector and more. 

  • 3-Month Virtual Program

  • A Complete Understanding of Industry Landscape

  • 8 Live Webinars Focused on Career Development

  • Hands-on Experience and Projects

  • Referral upon Successful Completion of the Program

  • Individualized Assessment and Development

  • Ideal for Early-Career Practitioners and Career-Switchers Looking to Embark on a Career 

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Leadership Council

Our Leadership Council is a collaborative team of some of the brightest young pros in the business. From sports, publicity, performing arts, to social impact...they are an influential network who play an instrumental role in demonstrating and growing our impact. We are proud to have played a role in shaping their careers. We believe they are total Rockstars!

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Tareia Williams

 

Senior Director Communications

Turner Sports

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Andrew Cook

Associate, Social Impact

Weber Shandwick

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Taylor Smith

Professional Choreographer, Dancer, Broadway 

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Jon Gist

Director Multicultural Publicity

Universal Pictures 

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Brooke Fisher

 

Director of Communications

Gravel

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