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English

Subtitles: English

Learner Career Outcomes

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got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Telling a Brand Story Through Images

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 82 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Purpose of the Creative Pitch: Interview with Maria Haro9m
Process Overview2m
The History of Branding Through Images4m
The Art of Story Branding6m
Story Branding Through Images and Concepts6m
Understanding the Language of Image-Making I10m
Understanding the Language of Image-Making II11m
Understanding the Language of Image-Making III7m
Narrative: First Contact with the Client16m
Optional Portfolio Assignment3m
2 readings
***Important note before starting the course***10m
Recommended/Optional: ¨Photographically Speaking¨10m
1 practice exercise
Let's Talk About Some Images16m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The Brand Analysis

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 23 min)
6 videos
Which is More Important: Brand or Product?2m
Brand Analysis2m
The Positioning Statement: Interview with Maria Haro3m
How to Write a Brand Positioning Statement1m
Narrative: Talking About the Values of the Brand10m
1 practice exercise
Testing Your Skills14m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Creative Advertising Concepts

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 26 min)
7 videos
What is Creative Advertising?5m
Examining Ads: Creating Conceptual Advertising (images)6m
How to Convey the Unique Selling Propositions of the Brand4m
From Brand to Concept1m
Presenting the Creative Concepts to the Client3m
Narrative: Presenting the Creative Pitch to the Client4m
1 practice exercise
Test Your Skills10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

The Production Plan and the Creative Pitch

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 39 min)
11 videos
Defining the Brand Through the Production Team2m
Production Team Interviews: Creative Director/Graphic Designer Maria Haro5m
Production Team Interviews: Stylist Isabel Ottino8m
Production Team Interviews: Art Designer Adrian Tai8m
Narrative: Presenting the Production Plan to the Client6m
The Creative Pitch Deck1m
Explaining the Activity: The Campaign Challenge1m
The Photo Shoot1m
What Did We Learn?1m
Farewell!54s
1 practice exercise
Test Your Skills10m

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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