Press Release

Introducing the Newest Name in Digital Marketing Skills: Digital Academy by Monarch Institute

April 23rd, 2021

Melbourne, Victoria - 21 April 2021: The next generation of qualified digital marketing professionals across the Asia-Pacific region will this week be able to utilise a newly-formed, online education platform created by the renowned Monarch Institute. Known as the Digital Academy, it will launch on 22 April with a comprehensive menu of digital marketing courses.

Monarch Institute is a fully accredited education institution based in Melbourne, Australia, and is at the forefront of skills training in the competitive and fast-paced world of digital marketing. Adding the Digital Academy to its portfolio will further its reputation as a hugely influential training provider, with the academy aiming to quickly become the leading digital marketing course provider in the region.

Monarch Institute's CEO, Nick Chapman, said this is a significant development for the region's students. “We already enjoy a strong reputation,” he remarked, “which brings with it a great deal of trust and expectations of high standards - things we know will be upheld with the Digital Academy.

“For four years Monarch has partnered with the Digital Marketing Institute [DMI], which is the international gold standard in digital marketing certification. Our menu of courses has been developed with them, so our students are in the safest possible hands.”

DMI CEO, Ken Fitzpatrick, added: “As industries continue to embrace digital innovation, it's more important than ever that graduates are prepared with the critical skills needed for this transformation. We are very excited to partner with Monarch/Digital Academy to unlock a path to lifelong learning by offering our Professional Certification to students across the Asia-Pacific region.”

Digital Academy will operate exclusively in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding Australia), with its primary focus on Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines and
Sri Lanka. Courses range from professional certifications to 10 short courses. DMI certification is widely accepted internationally, across multiple industries, and is endorsed by the American Marketing Association.

About Monarch Institute

Monarch Institute is an industry-leading training organisation providing students with high quality and industry-focused education. Monarch has trained over 25,000 students since its inception in 2011 and is one of Australia's largest family-owned professional services training organisations. Monarch has successful partnerships with industry and academia and has student pathways with two of Australia's top universities.

About the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI)

Founded in Ireland, DMI has offices in the U.S. and Australia, over 100,000 members, and partners in more than 150 countries. It works with colleges, universities, and businesses of all sizes to provide marketing professionals with the skills, confidence and industry know-how to stay relevant — and to make an impact — in an always evolving digital world. DMI is backed by Spectrum Equity, a leading U.S. based growth equity firm.


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