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Advertising And The Media

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This course addresses the elements of advertising and the media. Topics include advertising concepts, selection of media, and the use of media and advertising as marketing communications tools. The course also emphasizes the ongoing convergence of media content and commercial messages and how it is redefining marketing communications.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    What is Advertising?

    • Describe the technological, economic, and social forces that are transforming mass media.
    • Identify the trends that characterize modern mass media.
    • Distinguish advertising from other forms of marketing communications.
    • Determine the effect of media technologies on culture and society, considering how this may have changed or remained consistent throughout history.

    Consumer Behavior and Advertising Strategies

    • Summarize steps in advertising research.
    • Describe how to use advertising strategies to impact consumer behavior.
    • Explain integrated marketing communication (IMC) and how it is used in modern advertising.
    • Identify the characteristics of effective advertising campaigns.

    Crafting the Message

    • Differentiate message strategy from advertising strategy.
    • Determine when and how to use the different types of advertising mediums to support an organization’s goals.
    • Compare the different types of print, electronic, and digital media in advertising and message delivery.
    • Explain the steps in managing the television, radio, and print production and creative processes.

    Evaluating Advertising Messages

    • Explain how values are conveyed through marketing and advertising messaging.
    • Identify the ways in which advertising reflects the social values of a company or organization
    • Create an electronic advertisement.

    Ethics, Regulation, and the Future of Advertising

    • Summarize ethical principles as they relate to advertising and media.
    • Outline the important laws, rules, and regulations that inform advertising in the United States.
    • Examine how ethics are used to influence advertising.
    • Demonstrate the effectiveness use of media convergence in contemporary advertising.
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