Tyra Banks, the swimsuit model turned entrepreneur, will co-teach a class at Stanford’s business school next year.

The course — Project You: Building and Extending Your Personal Brand — is intended to teach students how to promote themselves. According to the course description, Banks, 42, and Allison Kruger, a former television executive who is a lecturer at the business school, will guide students on the following:

What is a personal brand and how can it be unleashed as a valuable, competitive advantage? Why do you need a personal brand? How do you differentiate yourself and create a brand identity and strategy? How do you use social and traditional media to enhance your brand effectively as well as measure the metrics of social media responses? And how do you know when to pivot and evolve your brand for sustainability?

Guest lecturers without academic backgrounds are nothing new at universities, and particularly at business schools, where executives often share their experiences and help coach students through real-world business scenarios. While Banks may bring more glamour to the classroom than most, she’s far from the first celebrity to teach. Spike Lee, who began lecturing at Harvard in 1992, is a professor at NYU’s graduate film school. Actress Angelina Jolie, who serves as special envoy to the United Nations, will co-teach a masters course on women, gender and security at the London School of Economics with former foreign secretary William Hague.

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