Advertising Fundamentals - DPS 15345

DPS 15345 36 hours

Upcoming Classes

With today’s media multi-tasking consumer, message and visibility are essential to effective advertising. This course provides an overview of the role of advertising within an integrated communication framework, the structure of the advertising industry, and the underpinnings of a sound advertising campaign. The course will explore how to maximize reach within a specific demographic and shape the message accordingly.


Topics include advertising research; the strengths and weaknesses of the various media; the strategic planning process; and the guidelines for responsible advertising.


On completion of this course, students will:

  • Recognize how advertising fits into an integrated marketing communications plan;
  • Apply a creative development framework and utilize recognized planning tools to create an advertising plan;
  • Determine the advantages and disadvantages of different mediums and adapt an advertising approach and message accordingly;
  • Develop strategies and utilize a variety of analytical tools to overcome potential advertising challenges;
  • Scale advertising campaigns to budget objectives and recognize how cost impacts the media buying process.

Additional Comments

  • Textbook required
No longer accepting applications: Public Relations and Strategic Communications Diploma (Part-time)Public Relations, Marketing & Strategic Communication DiplomaNo longer accepting applications: Marketing Management Diploma Program Marketing Management Diploma
Upcoming Classes

Call (204) 982-6633 to register today!

DPS 15345 1801 Advertising Fundamentals Instructor: TBA
Wed -
to (6 classes)
Room: 2BC59
Wesley and Buhler Buildings