Welcome to Shoemakers Academy. We are excited to o offer our Shoemaking corporate training plan to individuals! Over 80 lessons!

Online Courses Available Now!

Exciting news!

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.  

Start Here! Watch this Free Lesson

Intro Course: Shoemaking Basics for Designers and Brand Builders

Free shoemaking lesson

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.

Courses Are Open for Enrollment - Start Today!

Courses Available Now:
How to Select Shoe Materials: 14 Lessons, 4 1/2 Hours 
Shoe Business Start-Up: 22 Lessons, 10 Hours
Sneaker Authentication Basics: 13 Lessons, 3 Hours  
How To Calculate Footwear Cost: 5 Lessons, 1 1/2 Hours 
Footwear Cost Engineering: 7 Lessons, 1 Hour
Footwear Fitting & Comfort: 7 Lessons, 1 1/2 Hours
Footwear Import Duty :5 Lessons, 1 1/2 Hours
Building a Modern Shoe Factory: 8 Lessons, 1 1/2 Hours
Courses Coming Soon:

Shoe Types and Constructions: Summer 2023
How to Design Shoes: Summer 2023
DIY Shoemaking for Beginners: Summer 2023
Footwear Sustainability Strategies: Summer 2022
The Footwear Process Development to Production: Fall 2023
Footwear Development & Factory Communications: Fall 2023