Howie Chang - Forward School
Industry-ready Skills for the Tech Sector
This week we are joined by Howie Chang of Forward School, which is equipping aspiring students and tech professionals with industry-ready skills required for the fast-moving tech sector.
This was a great conversation to discuss how Howie came to launch an education focused startup. We talk about building a curriculum and getting accreditation. We then move onto scaling the business.
I’d love to know what you took away from this conversation with Howie Chang. If you’d like to be considered as a guest or have someone that you’d like to hear me speak to, drop me a message.
Where to find Howie Chang:
• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/howiechang/
• Forward School: https://www.forwardschool.co/
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In this episode, we cover:
[1:47] Catching the entrepreneur bug from working in startups like Viki.com
[8:15] Starting an education program
[11:02] Going through the accreditation process
[15:07] Building a curriculum and syllabus
[21:13] Financing options and corporate scholarships
[31:15] Replicating the model in additional markets
[34:52] Success metrics on outcomes
[37:10] Closing questions