Red & Yellow Creative School of Business, in partnership with Meta Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Instagram Creators x Brands Academy nano courses. This latest move by Red & Yellow is a testament to their commitment to educating the next generation of African leaders and entrepreneurs, providing them with the industry-ready skills they need to succeed in a modern work environment. 

“This is a major milestone for Red & Yellow and we are honoured to be partnering with the world’s leading social media platform, Meta,” says Elizabeth Lee Ming, Head of Marketing at Red & Yellow Creative School of Business. “The content creator community will continue to grow over the next few years. We want to equip our students with the relevant skills and knowledge that will allow them to thrive in this current economy. These nano courses will educate aspiring creators on how to generate and take content to the next level.” 

According to a study conducted by Influencer Marketing Hub, 46.7 million people considered themselves amateur content creators, while two million considered themselves professional creators.     

The Instagram Creators x Brands Academy nano courses are available for free, exclusively to prospective Red & Yellow students who enrol in select online short courses and programmes. The nano courses cover the following topics: 

  1. Creators for building brands 
  2. Creators for performance 
  3. How to elevate your Reels 
  4. How to get future ready with creators 
  5. Step into AR 

Each module will consist of a learning outcome and, on completion, students will receive a badge. Once all five modules of the course are complete, students will receive a certificate from Red & Yellow to acknowledge their achievement. 

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NOTES TO EDITOR: Red & Yellow School of Creative Business

Red & Yellow Creative School of Business is a CHE-accredited private higher education institution headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. It is an established cornerstone of the South African marketing, advertising, design and business industries, teaching its students to think creatively and equipping them with the critical commercial and 4IR skills that they need to thrive in a digital world.

Established in 1994, the Red & Yellow Creative School of Business offers degrees, advanced diplomas and certificates in marketing and commerce, digital marketing, user-centered design, graphic design and art direction, copywriting, digital content creation, as well as business and corporate offerings. The school also offers a range of popular online short courses and national certificates, and its highly regarded corporate training team works with some of Africa’s most well-known companies to deliver innovative, customised programmes focused around 21st century skills. 

Red & Yellow has deep, longstanding ties with industry and works with leading brands and agencies throughout Africa to ensure its students and alumni are always world-class and work-ready. Its students are regular nominees and winners at local and international awards ceremonies, including the Loeries, Pendorings and D&ADs. 

The school’s alumni include business leaders who have achieved remarkable career success, across the continent and internationally, such as Jason Harrison and Faheem Chaudry of M&C Saatchi Abel; Veli Ngubane at Avatar; Dorcas Onyango at Coca Cola; and Steph van Niekerk at Grey JHB, ranked as South Africa’s No. 1 Creative Director and No. 1 Copywriter in 2019.

In addition, Red & Yellow is a member of Honoris United Universities, the pan-African private higher education network focused on educating the next generation of African leaders and entrepreneurs with industry-ready skills. 

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