Kade works in sportswear and wanted to learn more about footwear to move up in his career. He enrolled in Sneaker Essentials to better understand how the business works. He talks about his student success with Yellowbrick.
The biggest takeaway I have is how many different jobs there are within the industry. There’s truly something out there for everyone.
ON CHOOSING SNEAKER ESSENTIALS —
I’ve only heard good things about the Fashion Institute of Technology. It might’ve honestly been the deciding factor. I enrolled in this online course so I could continue to follow my passion and move up within the sneaker industry. The course covers a variety of topics. They are all essential to the footwear industry and it definitely had an impact.
ON BEING A YELLOWBRICK STUDENT —
My favorite assignment was talking about my grail sneakers. My favorite course was Brand Strategy and Marketing — I loved hearing from Jeron Smith (Chief Marketing Officer, SC30 Inc.).
STUDENT SUCCESS IN REAL-LIFE APPLICATION —
The biggest takeaway I have is how many different jobs there are within the industry. There’s truly something out there for everyone. The online course covers every portion of the industry. It sharpened the knowledge that I already had through my work experience.
ON THE PAST & WHAT’S NEXT —i
The online course has given me more overall knowledge of the industry. t’s come up in a couple of recent job interviews. I even fell back on my experience with the Sneaker Essentials course in the interview process for my new job with the merchandising team at Nike Headquarters!