Miro Academy Overview

Cloud-based collaboration tool for small to midsize businesses.

Facts

Number of courses:

6

Indicative course names:

Getting Started with Miro, Running Workshops in Miro, Agile Workflows, Enterprise Admin Onboarding, User Experience Design, Designing a Workshop

Average course duration:

15mins

Average video duration:

5-6mins

Supported Languages:

English

Hosting platform:

Wistia

Key features

Tips from Deepina Kapila, Head of Customer Education, Miro

How old is the Academy?

Less than 1 year old

What are your favorite tools and gear?

We embed our own product – Miro – in our course content and we love production tools like Camtasia & Premiere. For webinars, we love Hubspot & Zoom. We love our Yeti mics for crisp audio. And good lighting and framing for talking heads style videos are everything! We also like Looker for data & Wistia for hosting.

Who do you take inspiration from?

“I take a lot of inspiration from public media. I worked at an NPR station a long time ago and collaborated frequently with NPR, PRX & the BBC and a lot of my inspiration comes from the gorgeous ways public radio producers tell stories and teach others with just audio. I learned a lot about lugging equipment all over Austin & Washington DC about how you can do a LOT with a little, and about how important the editing process is before you go to market. Public media coined the term “driveway moment” back in the day where people pull into their driveways but don’t leave their cars until an episode of Radiolab has finished, no matter how long it takes, because they can’t bear to miss how stories conclude. If you’ve experienced this, you know firsthand how powerful good storytelling is!

My fabulously talented team gets a lot of inspo from things like Webflow university and the Kurzgesagt “In a Nutshell” videos on YouTube. Incredible stuff. “

Biggest lesson learned creating video content for Academy?

Keep it short! And remember that your learners have a lot going on. Respect their time and make it fun and valuable for them.

What does your program receive praise for?

We receive praise for creating some of the most engaging courses out there. People speak to the value our courses help them get from our product as well as the unique voice, tone, and humor of our content projects.

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