Course Catalog and Schedule



Advertising Strategy (MKTG-454-0)
1.00 Credit
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Description:
$250 billion is spent on advertising in the United States. Much of it has no effect--not because of an absence of creativity, but because the problem is due to an absence of a compelling ad strategy to serve as a foundation for developing creative executions and media plans. This course provides a balanced analysis of advertising strategy and execution. The first half focuses on selecting an attractive target for advertising and developing an effective brand position. This section stresses the importance of customer insight as a basis of creating coherence between target and position. Following the approach of the introductory marketing course, students examine in depth how planning is made operational in terms of advertising and other communication devices. The remainder of the course examines the execution of the strategy. We also examine ways to evaluate the likely impact of ad copy and review approaches to measuring the effectiveness of advertising as a vehicle for enhancing the impact of ad campaigns.

Prerequisites:
Full-Time: (MKTG-430-0 OR MKTG-440-0 OR MKTGM-430-0)
E&W: (MKTG-430-0 OR MKTG-440-0)

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Academic Year Term   Session Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2016-2017 Fall 2016 10 Weeks MKTG-454-0 Advertising Strategy 61 1 Sternthal, Brian Mon/Thu 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston Jacobs (G27) N Confirm final deliverable with professor and syllabus.
2016-2017 Winter 2017 10 Weeks MKTG-454-0 Advertising Strategy 70 1 Pearlman, Mary Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Chicago Wieboldt (247) Y
2016-2017 Winter 2017 10 Weeks MKTG-454-0 Advertising Strategy 81 1 Nordhielm, Christie Thu 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Evanston Jacobs (101) Y Confirm final deliverable with professor and syllabus.
2016-2017 Spring 2017 10 Weeks MKTG-454-0 Advertising Strategy 61 1 Rucker, Derek D. Mon/Thu 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N
2016-2017 Spring 2017 10 Weeks MKTG-454-0 Advertising Strategy 62 1 Rucker, Derek D. Mon/Thu 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Evanston TBD (Room TBA) N
2016-2017 Spring 2017 10 Weeks MKTG-454-0 Advertising Strategy 70 1 Pearlman, Mary Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago TBD (Room TBA) N
2016-2017 Summer 2017 10 Weeks MKTG-454-0 Advertising Strategy 71 1 Sternthal, Brian Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago TBD (Room TBA) N