Drone Pilot

IMMERSION

There are very few opportunities for creating a successful agency that are as interesting, exciting and fun as drone piloting. Whether your interest is to start an agency helping businesses who require high demand services like general cinematography for TV commercials, videos for corporate applications ranging from marketing to training, weddings or real estate applications this is the course for you. Our curriculum will not only provide you with the experience required to fly a drone you will learn the essentials of digital marketing, optimization of social media, basic graphic design, mobile video and photography, and how to properly edit video. You will also receive 5 days of in-field training gaining practical experience actually maneuvering a drone. Cap that off with what you need to know to establish, develop, market, and sell your services. After graduation your agency can be positioned to fly. Get it? The 30 courses in this path are designed in the categories of Foundation, Core, and Tactical to accelerate your retention.

Immersion Course Set

FOUNDATIONAL

  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media Overview
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset, Goal Setting and Time Management
  • Internet Video Applications
  • Business Networking and Communication

CORE

  • Drone Pilot Introduction
  • Drone Pilot Ground School
  • Drone Pilot Field Flight School 101
  • Drone Pilot Field Flight School 201
  • Drone Pilot Field Flight School 301
  • Drone Pilot Field Flight School 401
  • Drone Pilot Field Flight School 501
  • Facebook 101
  • Instagram Marketing
  • YouTube Marketing
  • Social Media Presence
  • Mobile Videos and Photography
  • Video Editing
  • Graphic Design Basics

TACTICAL

  • Business Plan
  • Raising Capital
  • Agency Start Up
  • Agency Unique Selling Proposition
  • Marketing Action Plan
  • Agency Sales and Marketing Materials
  • Sales Presentations
  • Agency Lead Generation and List Building
  • Sales Techniques and Management
  • Agency Business Development 101
  • Client Retention and Referrals

Sprint and Optional

SPRINT

  • Internet Video Applications
  • Drone Pilot Introduction
  • Drone Pilot Ground School
  • Drone Pilot Field Flight School 101
  • Drone Pilot Field Flight School 201
  • Drone Pilot Field Flight School 301
  • Drone Pilot Field Flight School 401
  • Graphic Design Basics
  • Video Editing
  • Mobile Videos and Photography

OPTIONAL

  • Accounting, Tax, and Legal Basics for Small Business

Foundational Courses

Foundational Courses comprehensive primer revealing the exact knowledge you require to rapidly grow your successful Shopify store in the economy of today, and tomorrow. IMPACT first builds your foundation for long-term sustainability, to researching the markets and building keystone relationships.

Digital Marketing 101

Day 1

Digital Marketing 101

According to the statistics, U.S. spending on digital advertising is set to hit $113.18 billion by 2020, double the amount compared to just 2 years ago. Digital marketing is…

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Social Media Overview

Day 2

Social Media Overview

Of the 3 billion internet users, 2 billion have social media accounts, and social media is becoming the #1 place that most businesses' ideal customers are hanging…

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Entrepreneurial Mindset, Goal Setting and Time Management

Day 3

Entrepreneurial Mindset, Goal Setting and Time Management

According to a survey, 70 percent of Americans would prefer to be self-employed. Time freedom and personal…

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Internet Video Applications

Day 4

Internet Video Applications

The power of using videos is knowing that potential customers will engage videos at a rate twice as high as photos! Once you have created a video you will learn how…

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Business Networking and Communication

Day 5

Business Networking and Communication

As the old adage goes, “Your network is your net worth.” Marketing today prioritizes building relationships over winning sales. Effective…

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Core Courses

The courses in this section comprise the specific digital marketing and business skills for you to develop the body of knowledge that will foster your success in this IMMERSION path. There is a recommended sequence for you to take these courses, although you have the option to take them in a different order if you so choose (excluding the logical sequence of 101 and 201 offerings).

Drone Pilot Introduction

Day 1

Drone Pilot Introduction

Aerial cinematography videos provide a huge market advantage by allowing viewers to experience on the-spot what a business wants them to feel and know about a product…

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Drone Pilot Ground School

Day 2

Drone Pilot Ground School

So you've decided to be a drone pilot and now you need the nitty-gritty to pass the FAA Unmanned Aeronautical Knowledge Exam! Here you will learn details about…

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Drone Pilot Field Flight School 101

Day 3

Drone Pilot Field Flight School 101

Supervised hands-on flight training. Learn pre-flight check and get the basics of controlling your drone and flying it safely with roll, pitch, yaw, and…

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Drone Pilot Field Flight School 201

Day 4

Drone Pilot Field Flight School 201

Supervised hands-on flight training. Add control and smoothness - it's not about speed, but perfection. Hover and rotate, correcting…

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Drone Pilot Field Flight School 301

Day 5

Drone Pilot Field Flight School 301

Supervised hands-on flight training. Refine spins and basic patterns over a marked spot, facing different directions while hovering and executing…

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Drone Pilot Field Flight School 401

Day 6

Drone Pilot Field Flight School 401

Supervised hands-on flight training. Add multiple markers to target your moves. Hover in different orientations, fly in smooth circles over your…

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Drone Pilot Field Flight School 401

Day 7

Drone Pilot Field Flight School 501

Supervised hands-on flight training. Execute smooth transitions, bank turns, and figure-8s. Perfect all the moves in your arsenal of skills…

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Facebook 101

Day 8

Facebook 101

In the 2nd Quarter of 2017 it was documented that there are over 1.3 billion active users on Facebook daily! This means the ancient way of advertising your business on signs…

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Instagram Marketing

Day 9

Instagram Marketing

With over 600 million users and only 1 million advertisers, and ranked the second most popular social media platform behind its parent Facebook…

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YouTube Marketing

Day 10

YouTube Marketing

By 2019, internet video traffic will account for 80% of all consumer Internet traffic while 51% of marketing professionals worldwide name video as the type of content…

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Social Media Presence

Day 11

Social Media Presence

Have you wondered how to best market yourself on social media considering that over 90% of all adults in the United States have social media accounts? In this class you will learn…

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Mobile Videos and Photography

Day 12

Mobile Videos and Photography

In a world dominated by small screens and visually-led content, the smartphone has become the ultimate tool for producing, editing and sharing video stories…

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Video Editing

Day 13

Video Editing

Look at a great video and you'll see that it's all in the editing. Blending sounds and images to create an emotional connection for the viewer is both an art and a science. Compare features…

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Graphic Design Basics

Day 14

Graphic Design Basics

Value is created the moment a first impression is made, and your first impression depends on the power of your design to stop people in their tracks! Give your website…

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Tactical Courses

The courses in this section build the professional skills needed to for you to successfully set up, market, develop, operate, and expand an agency. The recommended sequence for these courses is mandatory in this IMMERSION PATH so that you can execute them with satisfying and profitable results; you may only take them in the proposed order.

Business Plan

Day 1

Business Plan

Whether it's venture capital you seek or professional endorsement, people will ask for your business plan – and most business owners find themselves better…

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Raising Capital

Day 2

Raising Capital

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Gallup data, between 400K and 500K new businesses are created each year with less than half surviving five years…

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Agency Start Up

Day 3

Agency Start Up

Have you wanted to control your own destiny by starting your own business and you don’t know where to start? Here is where you will learn to lay a successful…

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Agency Unique Selling Proposition

Day 4

Agency Unique Selling Proposition

Unless you can pinpoint what makes your business unique in a world of like competitors, you cannot target your sales efforts successfully. Also known…

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Marketing Action Plan

Day 5

Marketing Action Plan

Getting from where you are to where you want your business to be is a matter of outlining an effective path to get there. Your action steps need to be clearly…

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Agency Sales and Marketing Materials

Day 6

Agency Sales and Marketing Materials

Presenting your product and service information must be well thought out so that your branding message and business personality are…

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Sales Presentations

Day 7

Sales Presentations

Although they may look effortless, great sales presentations don’t happen by accident! They are a carefully orchestrated affair using a winning formula to…

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Agency Lead Generation and List Building

Day 8

Agency Lead Generation and List Building

The industry standard for any sort of digital traffic to a business is that only about 2% convert to sales! What happens to the other 98% is…

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Sales Techniques

Day 9

Sales Techniques

Sell with “New World” strategies that make you a trusted authority and relieve the pressure of old-fashioned sales presentations. Learn the many kinds of questions that…

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Agency Business Development

Day 10

Agency Business Development

Did you know that 80% of businesses do not survive their first two years? Being part of the 20% of businesses that thrive often comes down to…

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Client Retention and Referrals

Day 11

Client Retention and Referrals

More than half of small business revenue is estimated to be from repeat customers and most new business is from referrals. You need to…

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Sprint Courses

If you just want to let your dreams soar with our awesome, fun, cool drone training without the business development and marketing savvy, consider the reduced path of 10 courses that comprise the Drone SPRINT. You’ll still get full preparation for certification, 4 days of drone flight school, and substantial video education for crafting quality cinematography, as well as the accounting, tax, and legal basics to start a successful business. The 6 courses specific to drone education must be taken in their recommended order.

Internet Video Applications

Day 1

Internet Video Applications

The power of using videos is knowing that potential customers will engage videos at a rate twice as high as photos! Once you have created a video you will learn how…

Read More
Drone Pilot Introduction

Day 2

Drone Pilot Introduction

Aerial cinematography videos provide a huge market advantage by allowing viewers to experience on the-spot what a business wants them to feel and know about a product…

Read More
Drone Pilot Ground School

Day 3

Drone Pilot Ground School

So you've decided to be a drone pilot and now you need the nitty-gritty to pass the FAA Unmanned Aeronautical Knowledge Exam! Here you will learn details about…

Read More
Drone Pilot Field Flight School 101

Day 4

Drone Pilot Field Flight School 101

Supervised hands-on flight training. Learn pre-flight check and get the basics of controlling your drone and flying it safely with roll, pitch, yaw, and…

Read More
Drone Pilot Field Flight School 201

Day 5

Drone Pilot Field Flight School 201

Supervised hands-on flight training. Add control and smoothness - it's not about speed, but perfection. Hover and rotate, correcting…

Read More
Drone Pilot Field Flight School 301

Day 6

Drone Pilot Field Flight School 301

Supervised hands-on flight training. Refine spins and basic patterns over a marked spot, facing different directions while hovering and executing…

Read More
Drone Pilot Field Flight School 401

Day 7

Drone Pilot Field Flight School 401

Supervised hands-on flight training. Add multiple markers to target your moves. Hover in different orientations, fly in smooth circles over your…

Read More
Graphic Design Basics

Day 8

Graphic Design Basics

Value is created the moment a first impression is made, and your first impression depends on the power of your design to stop people in their tracks! Give your website…

Read More
Video Editing

Day 9

Video Editing

Look at a great video and you'll see that it's all in the editing. Blending sounds and images to create an emotional connection for the viewer is both an art and a science. Compare features…

Read More
Mobile Videos and Photography

Day 10

Mobile Videos and Photography

In a world dominated by small screens and visually-led content, the smartphone has become the ultimate tool for producing, editing and sharing video stories…

Read More

Optional Courses

The courses in this section consist of additional knowledge and skills you may want to round out particular interests you have and educational areas you want to expand. Except for the logical sequence of 101 and 201 offerings, you may take them whenever you wish.

Accounting, Tax, and Legal Basics for Small Businesses

Accounting, Tax, and Legal Basics for Small Businesses

Every business owner needs to have a fundamental grasp of accounting and taxes, whether they choose to manage the backend of their business or…

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