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  • Andrea Fielding

Accelerate your career into 2021

The past four accelerate-Certificate in Employer Brand Leadership Course intakes have sold out in advance of the courses. It is the world's most sought after course in Employer Brand Leadership with a strong reputation among leaders around the world.

Our next course intake will commence from 22 March 2021. Enquire here

Below is a high level overview of what leaders can expect from participation in our most popular course:

Where do leaders come from?

The accelerate course attracts leaders from around the world. Leaders from our most recent courses have come from:


Argentina-Austria-Belgium-Botswana-Brazil-Bulgaria-Croatia-Czech Republic-Denmark-Dominican-Republic-Dubai-Estonia-France-Germany-Hungary-India-Israel-Lithuania-Malta-Mexico-Netherlands-

Norway-Poland-Portugal-Romania-Saudi Arabia-Singapore-Spain-Switzerland-Turkey-UAE-UK-USA-Vietnam

Leaders will also join our Global Alumni at the commencement of their studies to continue to expand their International Network with Certified Employer Brand Leaders. Our Alumni consists of leaders from many of the world's leading brands as well as from brands you may never have heard of before. We welcome leaders from all backgrounds, it's the diversity of our Alumni that makes it welcoming and unique to industry. We are supportive of the ongoing development of graduates and enjoy following their progress well beyond their year of graduation.

What backgrounds do participants come from?

Our most recent accelerate Alumni come from a diversity of backgrounds including:

Brand Strategist | Communications Manager | Global Employer Branding Leader | Employer Branding Analyst | Head of Employer Branding | Employer Branding Regional Lead | Employer Brand Manager | Global Talent Management Partner | Group Human Resource Manager | Head of Corporate Communications & Marketing | Head of Digital Organization, People & Culture | Head of Human Resources | Head of Marketing and Communication | Head of Talent Brand | HR Business Partner

HR Director | HR Manager | People & Communication Director | PR & Employer Branding | Senior Employer Branding Specialist | Senior Talent Acquisition Partner | Talent Acquisition Advisor | Talent Management & Talent Acquisition Manager

What will the course cover?

The 10 week online "accelerate" course includes:

  • Following your personalized course orientation call, your course commences with an "All Group" Meet Up using an AI powered platform so you can connect with and get to know your international study colleagues from the very start of your course.

  • Personalized eLearning platform: 6 core and 5 bonus elective modules (including a new “Leading through COVID-19” module) covering all relevant aspects of strategic employer branding across the full employment lifecycle.

  • The eLearning component is self-paced so you can set your own study schedule.

  • 1-1 exclusive coaching sessions with the course leader, Brett Minchington

  • Best practice masterclass recorded webinars that consolidate the key concepts in each module.

  • Group online sprint sessions to explore and discuss some of the industry greatest challenges.

  • Group assignment (teams of 5/6) focused on develop practical skills in assessing and adapting to key market trends and developing and implementing an adaptive employer brand strategy.

  • 1 course text (‘Employer Brand Experience’) and 4 case study books (100+ best practice case studies).

  • 2 years subscription to the Employer Branding College Online Library including more than 500 publications, case studies, videos, articles, research reports, whitepapers, infographics for extended learning.

  • Study concierge to ensure quick responses to questions as you study, including evenings and weekends.

  • Membership of an exclusive global alumni with leaders from 60+ countries from the beginning of your course.

  • Graduation day with industry guest speakers.

  • Framed Certificate mailed to you and a Digital LinkedIn badge provided upon graduation.

  • Invitations to join other Global Alumni members at Meet Ups and events to foster ongoing learning and connections.

World Employer Branding Day

Complimentary on-demand access until 30 June 2021 to the World Employer Branding Day Summit Presentations (valued at €300) on enrolments before 12 February 2021. The Summit includes 60 best presentations from companies such as Unilever, Microsoft, Indeed, Lego, Oxford University, EY, Philips and the world's leading agencies, vendors and suppliers to the industry.

Connected to industry

Each course includes guest speakers from companies and agencies to expand access to best practice and to learn from trusted industry leaders. We also source best practice content from industry around the world to bring a diversity of insights and case studies to your learning.

How is this course different to others?

Quite simply, we're focused on providing a contemporary, real word learning environment for every leader to ensure they develop the skill, competencies and networks to confidently lead an employer brand strategy to global best practice standards.

We do not offer free trials or courses, nor upsell you to any research, consulting, agency or best employer services. Our sole focus is on educating and training leaders to continue to raise the global standard of the employer branding industry.

We never stop learning ourselves and ensure that any emerging trends and/or latest examples of best practice are shared with students and alumni to foster continuous learning.

The reputation of our courses are second to none. Our graduates are our greatest advocates. We continue to support our Alumni beyond their graduation.

To learn more about the accelerate-Certificate in Employer Brand Leadership Course or to enrol in our largest ever March 2021 course intake, click here