Amazon Bootcamp

Amazon expertise

More than just an online store, Amazon is rapidly becoming a leading platform for digital commerce across an incredible variety of sectors. The Amazon Bootcamp aims to prepare young graduates with the skills to win in this e-Commerce ecosystem. 

The 2nd edition of the Digital Bootcamp is a development initiative designed to help graduates take their first steps into working in the online sales environment. It is a three-month program aimed at expounding the tools and strategies of selling online aiming to fill the skills gap that the industry is experiencing.

Among the topics to be explored, through interaction with experts, visits to leading brands in Ticino and small-group mentorship, are: Amazon basics, product promotion, SEO and keyword strategies, managing orders, strategies to sell more, managing logistics fulfilment and much more.

To apply for a place or to get involved, please read on.

How it works

3 months of part-time, evening study at the Dagorà Inovation Hub - Manno (2 evenings per week), complemented by projects, case-studies and sessions with sector experts. At the end, if successful, students are awarded a Certificate by the NetComm Suisse Association.

- Learn with sector experts
- Develop skills actually required by industry today
- Collaborate with top players in the Ticino digital market
- Widen one's contact-base and gain real experience of digital production

 

Course Program

LESSON TOPIC PROPOSED DATE
1 The Amazon world: Overview - Opening an account Tuesday 3 September
2 Account settings - Product entry Thursday 5 September
3 Improve offers - How to write product sheets - Copywriting Tuesday 10 September
4 Characteristic of the photos - Enriched Content Thursday 12 September
5 Manage orders - How to win the BuyBox Tuesday 17 September
6 Tools for choosing keywords - Amazon SEO - Buyability and Discoverability - Product positioning Thursday 19 September
7 Logistics - Fullfilled by Merchant VS. by Amazon - Costs and benefits Tuesday 24 September
8 Create an FBA offer - How to insert products managed by Amazon Thursday 26 September
9 The PanEuropean program - European Account and Global Sales - Selling in the USA Tuesday 1 October
10 The warranty from A to Z - Reviews and Feedback: how they affect sales - Automate the request for reviews Thursday 3 October
11 Sponsored Products - Creating advertising campaigns - 2019 news Tuesday 8 October
12 Amazon Marketing Services - Use Facebook Ads to promote products Thursday 10 October
13 Amazon Store Insight - Sponsored Brand - Use of the Store Tuesday 15 October
14 Offers, promotions and coupons - Flash deals - Prime day Thursday 17 October
15 Amazon Business: offers for companies - VAT calculation service Tuesday 22 October
16 Competitor analysis - Sell on Amazon or on eBay? Thursday 24 October
17 Amazon Handmade for craftsmen - Insert handmade products Tuesday 29 October
18 Case studies: selling wine and selling as a subcontractor Thursday 31 October
19 Amazon Vendor - Amazon Store for Vendors - Amazon Vine: top reviews Tuesday 5 November
20 9 tips to sell well - Tactics to increase sales Thursday 7 November
21 The fundamental metrics for selling on Amazon. Maintain performance Tuesday 12 November
22 Compliance with regulations - The quality and authenticity of the product Thursday November 14th
23 Sell on Amazon Renewed - Refurbished Products - Account Security Tuesday 19 November
24 Publish an eBook for Kindle Thursday 21 November

How to apply

To apply for the bootcamp, you must:

- be a graduate, having finished your university study
- Have a passion for digital and retail
- Have good knowledge of Italian and English
- Have a basic understanding of the digital environment
- Possess some understanding of the retail world
- Be incredibly motivated

If you feel that you fit the bill, please contact marco.giudici@netcommsuisse.ch by August 15th.

 

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