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The program is good, the professional development is great but there are no words to describe the new network you gain
I didn’t have a peer network in New York until the Marketing Academy. It is testament to the selection process that everyone was so different and so brilliant in equal measure. Taking the time to think about who we want to be and how has been instrumental to how I’ve shown up at work and in life for the last six months. The Marketing Academy teaches that self improvement isn’t self indulgent. An important lesson when dealing with the pressure and pace of marketing today.
The five days we were together as a group was so much more then I could ever have imagined, in my head I knew I would learn something, but I never thought that it would change my outlook so dramatically. I described it to someone over the weekend as a sliding door moment from which point things changed both personally and at work.
The Scholarship Program was an incredible experience and provided connections and friends I’ll keep for life!
From my first mentor walking into our meeting with Kelly Brook on the roof of Soho house, to a CEO helping me craft my 100 day plan to land a promotion, the Marketing Academy has given me amazing access to some incredible people and some unforgettable moments.
I feel truly overwhelmed to have been chosen to be part of such an exceptional scholarship. I cannot say thank you enough to Sherilyn and The Marketing Academy team, the mentors and, of course, my fellow scholars for making this entire experience phenomenal. I’ve been truly inspired by you all and I know that I’m already a better leader and, hopefully (!), a better person because of it.
The Marketing Academy is the most life changing program I’ve ever been on – imagine feeling like for the first time ever you know what your purpose is. Imagine understanding for the first time too how to go about getting that career you really want. Imagine feeling more inspired and empowered than ever before by incredible industry leaders from across the marketing industry. Finally, imagine having the opportunity to grow a brand new network of talented future leaders and friends. The Marketing Academy has been an indescribable experience so far – the journey I have been on has been almost magical and I can’t thank the Academy, mentors, coaches and speakers enough for helping to shape the new professional I have become.
It’s hard to sum up into words just how incredibly life-changing The Marketing Academy is as a program.
The Marketing Academy is like a condensed MBA. You’ll lunch with CEOs, have breakfast with agency heads and spend days at a time with the very best young marketing talent in the UK. More than just developing your marketing ability the Academy is about developing you as a leader and preparing you for life at the top table.
The Marketing Academy is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Do not miss out. Make sure you apply now.
Lunch with CEOs, breakfast with entrepreneurs and day long sessions with 29 of the best young marketing minds.
Getting into the Marketing Academy has been one of my proudest achievements to date.
Getting into the Marketing Academy sets you apart from the rest.
The Marketing Academy is an opportunity not to be missed. It is a 9 month long program dedicated to making you a better leader and preparing you for life in the boardroom.
The Marketing Academy is a phenomenal opportunity to learn direct from leaders whilst also working on your own development through career coaching and mentoring for a selected charity. This is a money-can’t-buy experience and I cannot recommend it highly enough – I feel very lucky to have had this experience!
Gaining a place on The Marketing Academy Scholarship program has been the single most incredible thing I have ever achieved in my career. Not only has it transformed the way I think about marketing, it has also made me a better leader both at work and at home. Gaining access and spending time with the most incredible array of coaches, mentors, speakers and like minded individuals has been truly inspirational and life changing. I have also made a network of lifelong friends that I have no doubt will play a significant role in my career and personal life for many years to come.
Pulling together over 80 marketing director mentors, numerous organisational facilities and 28 scholars has been an amazing achievement.
Sally Cowdry, Marketing Director Camelot UK Lotteries Ltd
The Marketing Academy had a profound impact on my life – enhancing both personal and professional relationships – and continues to do so through friends, peers and networks which extend way beyond the one year Scholarship.
Without actually getting into the specific bootcamp content, it was actually the process of getting everybody to bring themselves, take off their masks, and expose their true self that really made the entire week so powerful. And likewise the giving thanks at the end of the program. It really brought the group together on a very, very deep personal level, and made us bond very quickly. As a key takeout for me, I feel that as a result of this, the depth of the experience, and the strength of the relationships that come out of it are going to be really powerful and lasting.
The Marketing Academy Fellowship: insightful, inspirational, empowering and connecting, it’s the best professional and personal development I have done in years!
The Marketing Academy has opened so many doors for me, it is unreal! I never thought when I was applying that I would get exposure to so many game makers in the industry.
The real benefit of The Marketing Academy however, is not all the amazing talks we are given, the business leaders we get to meet and the skills we learn but the ability to create real and hopefully career lasting friendships with the other 27 amazingly super talented and hungry individuals on the academy.
The legacy of the academy will last my whole career and I can’t thank Sherilyn and the team enough for that.
If you want the best training in the industry, you simply have to do everything in your power to get on The Marketing Academy, everything else pales in comparison.
Transformational is an understatement. I can’t believe the person I have grown into over these last 9 months. (I almost don’t even recognize myself!) I achieved EVERYTHING that I hoped I would during this program (per my letter to self). Unexpectedly, I also made a new set of friends for life. The TMA Team could not have done a better job in selecting a diverse and supportive cohort. You seriously did not pick one dud out of a pool of 30 middle-aged professionals across the US. I’m so grateful for this experience and have not been shy about telling everyone at Mars about how transformative it has been.
The Marketing Academy is an incredible opportunity for you and the organisation that you represent. You’ll get inspiration and challenge in equal measure from an amazing array of coaches, mentors, industry experts, inspirational leaders and your awesome fellow scholars. All of this will make you clearer on what you want and infinity more capable of achieving it. You’ll learn techniques and frameworks that can add instant value to your business and you’ll form relationships and a way of thinking that will stay with you throughout your life.
More than just marketing or leadership skills, The Marketing Academy program seeks to build inspired, whole-person leaders from the inside out. The adjustments that I have already made to my way of thinking, my life and my leadership approach are already creating real change.
Becoming part of the Scholarship has changed my life. I have been given access to people I have only ever read about who happily share all their pearls of wisdom with me. I have been taught leadership skills that have truly changed my outlook not only in my working life but in my personal life too – skills which I am now using to become the person I want to be. I still every day think about how lucky I have been to be a part of this amazing opportunity and urge anyone considering being involved to do everything you can to be part of this.