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Intermediate Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 17 hours to complete

English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction to branding: Segmentation.

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 42 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
What is a brand?6m
How are brands built?5m
The brands we love and hate.4m
What is segmentation?4m
Understanding your prejudices.5m
The iceberg model: Who they are.4m
The Iceberg model: What they do3m
Introduction to A1.24m
5 readings
The brand asset valuator.10m
(OPTIONAL READING) Keller: Strategic brand management.10m
The iceberg model.10m
EXTERNAL VIDEO: The Titanic Movie - Iceberg Collision5m
EXTERNAL VIDEO: Ellen Degenrous - The pink bic pen.5m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

DEFINING THE VALUE

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
What is a positioning statement?4m
Consumer based categories5m
How to compete in your category.4m
Establishing the point of difference.5m
The 10 commandments of strong brand positioning.4m
Introduction to A2.22m
2 readings
Every business is a growth business.15m
Perceptual mapping10m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

BUILDING A BRAND HOUSE

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 37 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
What is a consumer insight?4m
What is a category insight?3m
What is a relevant brand difference?4m
Brand personality.5m
Brand image values.5m
Brand vision.3m
Examples of brand houses.3m
Introduction to A3.22m
4 readings
EXTERNAL VIDEO: Guinness surfer advert10m
Benefit ladder10m
EXTERNAL VIDEO: Simon Sinek - Start with 'Why?'10m
An interview with Simon Sinek10m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

BRAND MARKS AND VISUAL EXPRESSIONS

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Brand touchpoints4m
What makes a good logo?2m
What makes a good logo: Font?3m
What makes a good logo: Colors?4m
The importance of a name.5m
Qualities of an effective name.3m
Types of names.3m
1 reading
OPTIONAL READING: Designing Brand Identity Alina Wheeler10m

About the Branding: The Creative Journey Specialization

This Specialization aims to make branding concepts accessible to every learner and to teach them to analyze and apply all the relevant concepts, using the broad and diverse toolkit of branding. It provides you with the necessary tools so that you are able to understand the brand behavior, understand the language of a brand and learn about the rational and emotional elements behind brands. It also attempts to make you understand the language of images. The amount of audiovisual content we receive today makes it hard for brands to break through that noise. It ends up teaching how to understand branding efforts in the context of customer experience. We must think in a strategic manner when creating brands. Branding is about co-creation and conversation between the audiences, customers and users. What is relevant is how people out there perceive and live the brand. Brands are the story, the personality and the culture of an organization; the intangible elements that form it....
Branding: The Creative Journey

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