|Type||On Campus Lecture (livestream & recorded)|
|Assessment||Written Exam (100%)|
|Contact||Dr. Maximilian Gaerth|
|Lecturer||Prof. Dr. Florian Kraus|
Session I Friday, 18 February 2022, 10:15am – 1.30pm Room: SN 163|
Introduction: Overview of class, course requirements, goals, and format
Brand and Benefit Positioning: T-C-B positioning model & I-D-U benefit analysis
Session II Friday, 25 February 2022, 10:15am – 1.30pm Room: SN 163
Campaign Objectives: Campaign target audience selection and action objectives & Campaign communication objectives + Exercise 1
Session III Friday, 4 March 2022, 10:15am – 1.30pmRoom: SN 163
Creative Strategy: Creative idea generation and selection & Attention tactics
Session IV Friday, 11 March 2022, 10:15am – 1.30pm Room: SN 163
Media Strategy: Media-type selection & Reach pattern
Guest Lecture (Naomi Emiko, Director of Communications & Brand Strategy at Dorothee Schumacher)
Session V Friday, 25 March 2022, 10:15am – 1.30pm Room: SN 163
Exercise 2 + Exam Q&A
|Kick-off Date||18 February 2022, 10:15am – 1.30pm|
|Registration||All students must register by joining the ILIAS e-learning group of this course. Registration 18 February 2022. Detailed information and the password required for the ILIAS e-learning group will be announced in the first lecture.|
|Exam||08.04.2022, 10.30 – 11.30|
|Short Description||Marketing communications is concerned with the methods, processes, meanings, perceptions and actions associated with the ways in which organizations (and their brands) engage with their target audiences.|
This course has four specific learning objectives:|
(1) Understanding of what Marketing Communications is and how it works.
(2) Understanding of the different process steps of marketing communications (planning, organization, execution, monitoring of communication actions).
(3) Knowledge of the various aspects and perspectives of marketing communications (i.e., advertising, public relations, sponsoring, sales promotion, direct marketing).
(4)Develop the ability to criticize various communication instruments and their application.
|Course Outline||The lecture covers all elements of the communications mix, including advertising, public relations, sponsorship, sales promotion, direct marketing, point-of-purchase communications, exhibitions, and personal selling.|
|Course Material||A selection of lecture slides will be uploaded onto ILIAS.|