Skillshare Puts on a Community Management Course in New York City

In the New York City area?  Want to learn about the basics of Community Management?Skillshare Community Management   Education startup Skillshare, is a nationwide community marketplace where anyone can teach skills to their peers.  They will be putting on a course taught by their community managers, plus a few guests (including yours truly), that will take place over 4 sessions starting April 3rd. If you’re reading this, you’re in luck, they are giving readers of a discount code (see below).

The Course Description is listed as the following:

Engage and Empower Users: Community Management Course

“The class will cover the basics of building a kick-ass community that’s even more supportive than your parents.

Whether you’re the owner of a small business, the facilitator of an online forum, a member of a book club, or an activist, the people who believe in & join your efforts are your most valuable asset! Once you’ve got a meaningful product or mission, you can build a community of active & evangelizing participants. A thriving community will help you to get the word out about what you’re doing and to develop your efforts around the needs of the people you’re serving. Ultimately, your community will take on a life of its own and ensure the sustainability of your product or mission.

This 4-class course will cover the basic principles of community building in any context, and you’ll walk away with the tools you need to identify your community, make it meaningful, engage others in your community, and maintain a growing group of active members.”

About the Teacher

The entire course will be taught by Skillshare Community Managers, Danya, Bru, and Stevie.

Guest teachers include:

Dave Brown – Director of Digital Strategy, MKG; former head of social media, Etsy; Co-Founder, CMMeetup

Jenn Pedde – Community Manager,; Co-Founder, & #CmgrChat

Staci Perkins – NYC Community Manager, Eventbrite

 How to Sign Up: readers will receive a 50% off Skillshare Scholarship for this course. To redeem your scholarship, purchase a ticket here, then forward it to with the subject line “TCM x Skillshare Scholarship.”


Do you know of any other Community Management courses being offered around the country?  Let us know in the comments below…

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About the author

Jenn Pedde

Jenn is a Co-Founder of The Community Manager and the Editor-In-Chief. She’s also an adjunct professor at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies. You can find her almost anywhere online, but specifically on #CmgrChat every Wednesday from 2-3pm ET.


Will this be something you guys do quite often? I missed the sign-up for this round :(