Disruptive Innovation In Media

  • Course Title: Disruptive Innovation in Media


    This course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of disruptive innovation in the media industry.

    Course Overview:

    This course explores the concept of disruptive innovation and its impact on the media industry. Participants will examine how technological advancements and changing consumer behavior have led to significant disruptions in traditional media models. Through case studies and discussions, participants will gain insights into the strategies employed by innovative media organizations to adapt and thrive in a rapidly evolving landscape.


    Online & In Person

    • Real-world examples and case studies.
    • Practical assignments and exercises to apply learned techniques.
    • Live Q & A sessions with experienced TV presenters.
    • Peer-to-peer collaboration through discussion forums.
    • On-camera practice sessions for hands-on experience.


    Module 1: Introduction to Disruptive Innovation

    • Understanding the concept of disruptive innovation
    • Differentiating between sustaining and disruptive innovations
    • Exploring historical examples of disruptive innovations in various industries

    Module 2: The Changing Media Landscape

    • Evolution of traditional media formats (print, broadcast, etc.)
    • Rise of digital media and its impact on content consumption
    • Role of social media, streaming platforms, and online content creators

    Module 3: Disruption in News and Journalism

    • Impact of digital platforms on news distribution
    • Challenges to traditional journalism models
    • Citizen journalism, user-generated content, and fake news concerns

    Module 4: Disruption in Entertainment and Content Creation

    • Transformation of TV and film distribution through streaming
    • YouTube, podcasting, and democratization of content creation
    • Hybrid models and innovative storytelling techniques

    Module 5: Advertising and Marketing Disruptions

    • Shift from traditional advertising to digital marketing
    • Native advertising, influencer marketing, and personalization
    • Challenges and ethical considerations in digital advertising

    Module 6: Impact of Technology: AI, VR, and AR

    • Exploring the role of artificial intelligence in media
    • Virtual reality and augmented reality applications in storytelling
    • Potential disruptions and future trends in media technology

    Module 7: Data and Analytics in Media

    • Utilizing data for audience insights and content optimization
    • Addressing privacy concerns and ethical data usage
    • Case studies of data-driven media strategies

    Module 8: Business Model Disruptions

    • Subscription-based models vs. ad-supported models
    • Crowdfunding, micropayments, and direct-to-consumer approaches
    • Balancing revenue generation and audience engagement

    Module 9: Media Startups and Innovation Hubs

    • Role of startups in driving disruptive innovations
    • Incubators, accelerators, and collaborative innovation ecosystems
    • Case studies of successful media startups and their impact

    Module 10: Regulatory and Ethical Challenges

    • Legal and ethical considerations in disruptive media practices
    • Copyright, intellectual property, and digital rights management
    • Addressing misinformation, online harassment, and content moderation

    Module 11: Strategies for Embracing Disruption

    • How established media organizations can adapt and innovate
    • Innovator’s dilemma and overcoming resistance to change
    • Creating a culture of innovation and fostering cross-functional collaboration

    Module 12: Future Trends and Predictions

    • Emerging technologies and their potential to disrupt the media industry
    • Predictions for the future of media consumption and distribution
    • Anticipating challenges and opportunities in an ever-evolving landscape



Case study analyses:

Evaluating real-world examples of disruptive innovations. With guest appearances

Final project:

Developing a disruptive media strategy for a specific media organization or industry segment


Upon successful completion of the course and assessments, participants will receive a certificate in “Disruptive Innovation in Media.”

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  • Disruptive Innovation In Media
  • 25 – 27th Sept. 2023
  • Online & In Person
  • ₦‎90,000
  • Get 50% Off