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    Mediaweek Academy

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    Australia’s leading advertising and media trade publication is launching an educational training Academy.

    A 10-month educational program that covers a diverse syllabus with class topics that will fast track your career.

    We are now offering Buy One, Get One tickets - select two tickets at checkout for an automatic discount.

    The special Mediaweek Academy course framework is hosted by Rowena Millward and features industry legends sharing their insights coupled with young superstars in their specialist areas.

    The 10-lesson course will feature a special blend of interactive elements, Q&A, regular lectures, a feedback loop plus a personalised action plan to implement back in your business after each session.

    Graduates after the 10-month Mediaweek Academy course will gain certification ensuring they are the hottest talent for that next new job or promotion.

    The first lesson will be on career growth and development and feature industry legend John Steedman who has held leadership positions at WPP, Group M, and Mindshare amongst many others, as well as Wavemaker ANZ’s group strategy director Rebecca Drummond.


    The course will be held at three locations across the 10 months.

    1. News Corp office: 2 Holt St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

    2. Nova office: Level 5, 33 Saunders Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009

    3. LinkedIn office: 1 Martin Pl, Sydney NSW 2000

    The course structure (2023):

    • Wednesday, Feb 22 – Career growth & development– with Legend John Steedman and Superstar Rebecca Drummond, from Wavemaker ANZ - LinkedIn office 

    • Wednesday, March 29 – Building client trust & respect– with Legend Mark Buckman from Accenture Song, and Superstar Duncan McGrath from Google - Nova office

    • Wednesday, April 26 – Sales & negotiation skills– with Legend Genelle Sharples from Telstra and Superstar Philippa Noliea-Tani from Wavemaker - News Corp office

    • Tuesday, May 23 – Building your Personal Brand– with Legend Sunita Gloster from Gloster Advisory and Superstar Lara Brownlow from LinkedIn - Nova office

    • Wednesday, June 28 – Listening skills– with Legend author Oscar Trimboli and Bare Feat founder Chloe Hooper - News Corp office

    • Wednesday, July 26 – Pitching to Win– with Legend Graham Webster from Enth Degree, and Superstar Joe Frazer from Half dome - Nova office

    • Wednesday, August 30 – Storytelling/Presenting Skills– with Legend Rose Herceg from WPP, and Superstar Sam Geer from Initiative- News Corp office

    • Wednesday, September 27 – Inspiring Creativity– with Legend Julia Zaetta from Harris Farm Mag, and Superstar Adam Ross from Coca Cola - LinkedIn office

    • Wednesday, October 25 – Partnerships & Collaboration– with Legend Lou Barrett from News Corp, Legend Clive Burcham (Founder & CEO), and Superstar Danni Hudson from Snap Inc. - News Corp office

    • Wednesday, November 29 –Leadership/Management Mindset – with Legend Katie Rigg Smith from Mindshare, and Superstar Taz Papoulias from Murmur Group - LinkedIn office

    * Updated course dates (original dates were July 2022 to Feb 2023)

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