Global Innovators Academy
We provide students and young professionals with exposure to innovative and entrepreneurial thinkers through an experiential communications training program. This experience enables them to be more marketable and innovative in a disruptive world.
COURSE #1 - INTERVIEW AN INNOVATOR
Students and young professionals, based on their own interests, interview innovators. They then write articles published online.
Education is not only about what you know, but who you know!
Recent graduates who considered themselves proficient in oral / written communications: 79.4%. Percentage of employers that rated recent graduates proficient in oral/ written communications: 41.6%. (National Association of Colleges and Employers survey)
For career growth, you need skills (self management) and image (self-marketing). (State University of New York)
In demand soft-skills: creativity, persuasion, analytical reasoning, collaboration and flexible approach. (LinkedIn Learning)
Nothing has more impact on a student's life than positive relationships. Students with greater access to development relationships tend to attain better grades, report higher aspirations and participate more frequently in college prepatory activities. (Research from the Search Institute)
Tomorrow’s job seekers will increasingly need to find others who can help them get better faster. (Deloitte's Future of Work)
Kevin Anselmo is the founder of Experiential Communications, creator of the Global Innovators Academy and the instructor of the Interview an Innovator experience.
Previously, Kevin was Director of Public Relations for Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and prior to that managed the media relations for IMD in Switzerland. Kevin lived and worked in Switzerland for eight years and in Germany for two years. He has led communications initiatives in various countries around the world.
The Interview an Innovator course is produced by Jason Van Sant, founder of Reach Creative. Jason is a coach, strategist and producer who helps clients create compelling educational videos. For over a decade, he has created many successful promotional videos and courses at Duke University. Learn more about his work.