Dardis Academy, offering a Professional Training and Business Combine, was formed in 2010. Through our unique program, participants receive professional training from industry experts, participate in real-world simulations and interact with leading businesses and organizations. Our corporate partners have an opportunity to “feed their funnels” by gaining access to some of the most talented young professionals in the country.
Dardis Communications, our sister company, was founded in 2002 by Greg Dardis. Since then, Dardis Communications has enhanced the careers of more than 100,000 professionals in 40 countries by helping them become stronger leaders and communicators. Dardis Communications is a leading consulting and training company focusing on presentation skills, professional image, selling skills and business writing. Known for our impressive track record and the relationships we’ve earned through the years, Dardis works with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, universities, professional athletes, nonprofit agencies and other organizations. Our clients include Blue Cross & Blue Shield, John Deere, NCAA, Pepsi, Pioneer, Rockwell Collins, The University of Iowa, Wells Fargo and many more.
To develop a select group of student-athletes and military graduates through a program of professional communication, image building and sales skills that helps position them for success in their future careers. To provide a platform where participants can apply their discipline, work ethic and “grit” towards successful employment opportunities.
Why is it critical?
To be successful in life, young professionals need to be able to communicate effectively, portray a professional image, and sell themselves and their ideas. Dardis Academy provides this road map and “playbook”.
“85% of job success comes from having well developed soft and people skills, while only 15% of job success comes from technical skills and knowledge.” – Harvard University