Future Media Concepts hosts and re-sells IABM training portfolio in North America Headquartered in New York City FMC operates eight other training centres located in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Orlando, Chicago, Irvine and Toronto. FMC has a strong training portfolio largely in the multi-vendor accredited post production craft operations sector and has a mutual re-selling agreement with IABM.
The Technology Academy develops and delivers instructor-led technology training courses in digital television, broadcast, radio frequency and wireless engineering. Courses are taught by leading technical experts with many years of experience in their fields of expertise.
The IABM University Forum promotes collaboration between educational staff from institutions that have courses that are directly relevant to the broadcast, media and communications sector and IABM members who have an interest in those courses.
Universities and colleges have long provided a fertile recruitment source for IABM members. apprenticeships are extending this in many countries. Continued dialog is important to ensure academic courses remain relevant to our industry and employers are aware of opportunities to offer students placement and internship work within their businesses.
The aims of the forum are:
- Alignment of course content with industry requirements
- Forge closer ties to Industry
- Facilitate student and staff exchange
- Foster placements/research opportunities
Institutions that are currently members of this forum are:
- Birmingham City University (UK)
- Glasgow Caledonian University (UK)
- Kingston University (UK)
- Loyalist College (Canada)
- New Bucks (UK)
- Ravensbourne (UK)
- RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden (Germany)
- Salford University (UK)
- Southampton Solent University (UK)
- St Petersburg (Russia)
- Valenciennes (France)
- University of Essex (UK)
- University of Surrey (UK)
Invitations have also been extended to other universities and colleges in the USA, the UK and the APAC region. ,Membership of this Forum will be by invitation only and will be restricted to those academic institutions who have programs that are relevant to the Broadcast Engineering sector.