OVERVIEW: In this course, you will learn the history, the marketing and the business of athletic footwear (sneakers).
6 weeks – starting January 2022
SOLEcial Studies is the integrated study of the business and the culture of athletic footwear (sneakers). In this course, you will learn the history, the marketing and the business of athletic footwear (sneakers).
Students will learn the following:
The Athletic Footwear Business
This class will discuss sneaker history, SOLEciology (wide range of human behaviors and emotions connected to sneakers) and SOLE-GLOW: the sneaker industry perception versus reality
Want to start a sneaker business? We teach you how to find your voice and your niche. We encourage students to follow through on an idea or service they feel may be missing from the sneaker industry.
This class is an actual stellar example of that!
Learn about jobs in the “corporate” sector
The athletic footwear business is a $71 billion global industry. We provide aninside track to the world of sneakers and share jobs and careers with you so that you can learn all of the ways to become an athletic footwear professional.