Although the key learnings they will gain aren’t directly connected to digital marketing, to be a well-rounded marketer it is essential to grow in all areas of business. This course is intended to give team members additional expertise to enhance their client’s strategies as our ultimate objective at PDM is to be a true partner to our clients.
Through this program we hope to continue to inspire our team members to be MOTIVATED, BOLD, & AMBITIOUS.
We have created a proprietary, organized, educational program that will stretch our team members’ current experience and ramp up their careers.
This 14 week course consists of 7 modules where employees will learn about:
The program incorporates sessions with the PDM Champions in addition to the guest ’Power Speakers’ who will bring a wealth of valuable knowledge for each of the modules.
This engaging course requires all participants to attended at least 13 of 15 sessions as well as pass all end of module quizzes. Participation is the name of the game, so we encourage each PDM MBA student to fully partake in each session discussion.
We feel that if our MBA students enhance their general business knowledge, they will be better equipped to perform their day to day job whether as a project manager, account manager, strategist, fellow teammate, or partner to the client. At Power Digital we strive to keep our employees happy and want them not only to grow professionally, but also personally as well.
Power Digital Marketing Champions
The PDM Champions consists of three of our experts at Power Digital Marketing. Each week, the Champions will be guiding team members through the seven course modules. The Champions will teach a deep dive of each business topic as well as incorporate their personal experiences.
An important aspect of the MBA curriculum includes guest Power Speakers who will be sharing their personal experiences as it connects to the weekly course modules. These speakers who are experts in their various fields, will bring an outside perspective and contribute key learnings such as secrets to great leadership.
Power Speakers This Session Include:
Jeremy Swift – CEO & Co-Founder At Cordial
Jeremy is currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Cordial Experiences, Inc. He also founded and served as Vice President of Sales & Strategic Accounts at BlueHornet Networks, Inc. from October 2011 to September 2014. He is a thought leader in the email marketing space who is known for his ability to match tool sets with digital marketing needs.
Michel Kripalani – President & CEO of Oceanhouse Media
Michel is the President & CEO of Oceanhouse Media, which is a leading developer and publisher of apps that uplift, educate, and inspire. In its first 8 years, Oceanhouse Media released over 500 mobile apps. Oceanhouse Media is Michel’s 3rd start-up and he is very active in Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) where he served as the San Diego Chapter President from 2015-2016. He also completed the 3-year EO Entrepreneurial Masters Program at MIT and EO’s Leadership Academy in Washington D.C.
Derek Shebby – Director of Learning & Development at Xerox
Currently the Director of Learning & Development at Xerox, Derek has experience being an all star sales rep, sales manager, and sales trainer. He utilizes his sales experiences in his role at the Fortune 500 company by teaching concepts, strategies, and techniques that fit the B2B selling environment that his sales reps will face. Derek is an expert at coaching and demonstrating essential sales skills to future sales professionals.
Ron Harrell – Founder & CEO of My Office
As the founder and CEO of My Office, Ron has solidified himself as a facilities transition expert through his involvement in and supervision of over 10,000 projects. His company has evolved into a business that streamlines all of the facility management services into one place. In addition to his impressive experience with My Office, he has also developed himself personally and professional through 23 years of involvement with the Entrepreneur’s Organization of San Diego.
John Taumoepeau – Senior Executive Vice President MRC
As the Senior Executive Vice President at MRC, he oversees one of the strongest sales forces in the industry and is credited for helping build MRC’s management process. During his 20-year career with MRC he has previously served as a Marketing Representative, Account Representative, and Sales Manager in the San Diego office. His career has been characterized by his incredible work ethic, a desire to be the best, building impressive teams, and managing MRC’s process.
Matt Garrett – Executive Chairman at TGG Accounting
Matt is the Executive Chairman at TGG Accounting and is a serial entrepreneur that has founded and sold a number of businesses. His first business, which he started while in college at Vanderbilt University, was a consulting firm selling art and art services to four and five star hotels around the world. In 2006, he started TGG Accounting to revolutionize the quality and manner in which financial services are delivered to small business owners. His mission is to improve the lives of business owners by expanding his business’ geographic presence to serve people nationwide.
Bill Lobel – Partner of Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP
Bill is a Partner at Lobel Weiland Golden Friedman LLP where he specializes in Chapter 11 reorganizations and out-of-court restructurings. He represents clients in the real estate industry including home builders, commercial real estate developers, and sub-prime lenders. Bill is also a Fellow of The American College of Bankruptcy which is an honorary public service association of bankruptcy. Insolvency professional who are invited to join are based on a proven record of the highest standards of professionalism plus service to the professional and their communities.
Evan Harris – Investor Relations at SD Equity Partners
Working in Investor Relations at SD Equity Partners, Evan has extensive experience with residential and commercial negotiations, contracts, and property acquisitions. He is committed to connecting investors and borrowers who work with high potential growth properties in the California real estate market. In addition, Evan has over 20 years of experience at Patterson Dental providing technology, products, and services to enhance the dental community in San Diego.
Sergio Alvarez – CEO at Chuao Chocolatier
As the current CEO at Chuao Chocolatier, Sergio is recognized for his disciplined focus on financial, operational, and workforce improvement. He is a results oriented leader with a wealth of diverse international experience in start-ups and Fortune 10 companies. Sergio was awarded 2014/2015 CEO of the Year by EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) in recognition of his business processes and management systems, and demonstration of EO’s Core Values.