Online Courses Available Now!
Welcome to Shoemakers Academy. We are excited to offer a curriculum of online shoemaking courses for individuals or businesses. Level up your shoemaking skills wherever and whenever you want.
It has never been easier to get the guidance and instruction you need to design shoes or build your own brand from the bottom up – whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out.
See the Course Catalog here.
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Intro Course: Shoemaking Basics for Designers and Brand Builders
Not sure where to start? Check out this sample lesson from the introductory course:
“Shoemaking Basics for Designers and Brand Builders”
This is the foundation course for the entire Shoemakers Academy Program. This course contains the 13 core lessons to get you started fast! Once you complete this course, you will be ready to dig deeper into the business of footwear design and manufacturing.
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Shoemaking for Designers and Brand Builders: 15 Lessons, 2 1/2 Hours
Courses Coming Soon*:
Building a Modern Shoe Factory: Dec. 2022
Footwear Sustainability Strategies: Dec. 2022
Footwear Fitting & Comfort: Dec. 2022
Footwear Import Duty: Jan. 2023
Starting Your Shoe Business Part 1: Jan. 2023
Shoe Types and Constructions: Feb. 2023
How to Design Shoes: Feb. 2023
DIY Shoemaking for Beginners: Mar. 2023
The Footwear Process Development to Production: Apr. 2023
Footwear Development & Factory Communications: May 2023
(*Please note this is an estimated course schedule.)