Ad Stars’ Global MAD Academy Offers Students the Opportunity to Learn From Creative Leaders

Ad Star’s Global MAD Academy, which first opened last year, is now recruiting students for Spring, 2022.

The Global MAD (Marketing, Advertising, and Digital) provides affordable professional education on the latest trends in the fields of Marketing, Advertising, and Digital.

The enrollment period closes on April 10th. The Academy’s opening day is set for April 13th. Enrollment and tuition fee payments will be made via the Academy’s website ( Lectures will be released sequentially for 10 weeks at midnight every Wednesday KST. All lectures will be conducted in English with a tuition fee of $1 per subject.


In addition, free admission tickets will be provided to Ukrainian students to aid in supporting the advertising/marketing industry and creative professionals in Ukraine.

“Innovation is for everyone. It’s also a product of experimentation and collaboration which creatives are well-positioned to lead,” said Brett Macfarlane Founder of Valor, and instructor at the Global MAD Academy.

“That’s why I love making innovation training programs based on my 20 years of creative and digital leadership with leading global brands. I really look forward to teaching at the Global MAD Academy, as we need more innovators to help change the world.”

Instructors and lecture subjects in spring 2022 are as follows:

NameJob TitleCompanySubject
Ankur KalitaExecutive Creative Director6 MileAll Tigers Have Different Stripes
Birger LinkeChief Creative OfficerBirger Linke DesignPosition for Change
Brett MacfarlaneFounderValorInnovation by Design
Gábor SpielmannCreative Director/PartnerKabooomCreative Work in Advertising with Social, Ecological Aspects
Guan Hin TayChief Creative OfficerBBDOGet Creative with Vertical Storytelling
Josie BurnsCreative DirectorVMLY&RCreative Advertising Copywriting

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