‘How Alphabet Media Academy will shape advertising, marketing communications’
Chairman, Alphabet Media Academy (AMA), Mr. Vincent Oyo, has stated that the academy would create a pool of trained talents that would shape the future of media advertising and marketing communications industry in Nigeria and Africa.
While addressing journalists at the launch in Lagos recently, he noted that the objectives of the academy include providing a post-graduate media advertising training for new entrants approaching the media advertising profession and young executives already working in the industry, training students who would like to improve their current employment, while others would be trained to be ‘employable.’
He also said the academy would assist trainees in job placement with prospective employers, contributing to the eco-system by providing a constant flow of trainees/students, who are well-trained with hands-on, practical experience.
Further, he added that there would be ‘guaranteed employment on graduation for the top 10 graduates (diploma) in leading media advertising agencies in Nigeria, six months internship with leading media advertising agencies in Nigeria, exposure to the most reputable practitioners of marketing, marketing communications and media advertising during special industry sessions as part of the curriculum.
Oyo also noted that the Post Graduate Certificate in Media Management (PGCMM) is for 10 weekends and Post Graduate Diploma in Media Management (PGDMM) is for 23 weekends.
added that the faculty is made up of leading active professionals (with local and international backgrounds), foreign study trip for students designed as part of the standard curriculum (for PGDMM) and Certification from APCON (also PGDMM).
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