Here at sfBIG, we take pride in our effort to educate and enrich the media, technology, and advertising community in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Aside from the awesome events and the content we share, we wanted to create a one-stop-shop for members and visitors to sharpen up their skills when the time permits or find their next career opportunity!
The Education Resources page is our extended effort to bringing the perks and opportunities of sfBIG right to your home! We are pleased to be able to offer you well over a hundred unique marketing and business-focused online courses!
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Atheneum Collective is an online learning platform dedicated to the advertising, marketing and media industry. It has been described as the “Master Class” for our industry. It brings highly reputable thought leaders who are dedicated to empowering individuals and companies to grow by sharing their knowledge and teaching practical skills to enhance your career development.
Courses are broken down into micro-learning segments that you can watch online when you want, where you want and on any device. Courses are designed to teach you what you need to know, provide context on why you need to know it and give you the tools, templates and resources to apply the learnings.
“It’s up to all of us – Black, White, everyone – no matter how well-meaning we think we might be, to do the honest, uncomfortable work of rooting it out. It starts with self-examination and listening to those whose lives are different from our own. It ends with justice, compassion, and empathy that manifests in our lives and on our streets.”
Atheneum Collective is on a mission to learn and educate ourselves about anti-racism. Check out their anti-racism resource guide and encourage others to #PowerUp!
IG LIVE INTERVIEW SESSIONS: Atheneum has found great success with its weekly Instagram interview sessions. If there is an expert in your community that you’d like to feature, please send that person Atheneum’s way. They are typically on Thursday afternoons (12:30 PST)!
Like what Atheneum has to offer? Go through a few of their featured courses below and find a new facet of business to become an expert on!
Leaders are made, not born. Leadership is a skill, and the successful leaders are always working on it. So can YOU.
New skills are required in today’s rapidly changing world and empathy is one of the most crucial skills needed. This class will give you the tools and strategies to up your game in a time where people need strong, empathetic leaders more than ever.
Teaches the entire planning process and how to create the best combination of media to meet business goals and objectives.
Atheneum Collective and Susana Yee bring you a comprehensive, step-by-step influencer marketing program fully engineered to uncover YOUR perfectly matched influencer partnership, speed up your execution, and amplify your results.
4/20 may have come and gone but the growth of Cannabis in our society is here to stay. Take advantage of another opportunity to learn more about Atheneum’s Cannabis Marketing course!
The Cannabis industry represents a significant opportunity for brands, advertisers, agencies, and the marketing/media community. Part 2 is a deep dive into how to create, package and promote your Cannabis brand. It serves to be a roadmap of how to navigate the complexities of marketing and promoting Cannabis in a regulated environment.
Have a look at a couple of their past events and see whats to come!
For marketers, agencies, media companies, and brands that live in a world of ideas and collaboration, the future of work are as important as any other topic on the agenda today. At this ANA NYC Intersections event in partnership with TriNet and hosted by The Wall Street Journal, you’ll hear from some of the truly progressive, impressive leaders and companies about the world of work ahead. How can we maintain innovation and creativity up close, at a distance, and everywhere in between? What will the future of work look like — what should it look like? Join us on December 2 to explore these and other questions.
Lisa Clunie: CEO at JOAN
David Heath: CEO at Bombas
Jann Martin Schwarz of LinkedIn and The B2B Institute
Matt Kandela: CEO at Dear Future
In this session, Phillipa Leighton Jones, Editor at Large, The Trust at The Wall Street Journal Barron’s Group will interview Rudra Mitra, Vice President Product, Microsoft 365 Security, and Compliance at Microsoft. Tune in to hear about how trust in technology has become an issue of paramount importance and key trends in productivity, security, protecting data, and being privacy compliant.
Phillipa Leighton Jones Editor at Large, The Trust at The Wall Street Journal | Barron’s Group
Rudra Mitra: Vice President Product, Microsoft 365 Security, and Compliance at Microsoft
In an extraordinary year, where the entire world was under lockdown orders, adtech became more important than ever before, brands went into triage mode determining the best paths forward, the future of work shifted like the world never thought possible, and we learned how to power through pandemic pivots – we’ll discuss where
and how the agency business will focus in the year to come and how it will evolve.
Josh Stinchcomb: Chief Revenue Office at The Wall Street Journal | Barron’s Group
Jill Kelly: Chief Marketing Officer at GroupM, a WPP Company
Helen Lin: Chief Digital Officer at Publicis Media
George Manas: President & Chief Media Officer at OMD USA
The Trade Desk Edge Academy is the premier online education platform in data-driven advertising. Learn actionable insights with their results-driven online curriculum, designed for seasoned pros and beginners alike. Click here to learn more.
Recent global events have only accelerated the shift toward measurable, data-driven marketing. That’s why The Trade Desk is offering FREE access to the Edge Academy throughout 2020.