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Diploma in Marketing
Focusing on the craft of developing effective strategy, this one-year program provides the skills necessary to build relationships and anticipate customer needs
Working in a variety of roles across multiple sectors, professional marketers seek to create value for both customers and organizations. From research to brand management, this dynamic field of study provides an exciting opportunity for students from a range of academic backgrounds.
Graduates who are creative, critical thinkers with a knack for developing strong customer relationships.
Duration: One-year, full-time | May start
Location: Downtown campus
Cost: $6500 + Western ancillary feesFinancial Aid: Not OSAP eligible
Program: 10 required courses and a practicum
Marketing is a one-year, full-time program, combining eight months of learning in class/online and four months in a practicum placement.
The nine required courses are taught and developed by industry professionals to connect theory to practice. You will develop a professional network, unique skills, and a portfolio of projects used throughout your career.
What you will learn
Establish how to implement integrated marketing communications principles and practices and how to effectively plan robust campaigns utilizing tools, media and strategies based on sound research
Create and analyze market data as a tool in understanding markets and remove the guesswork when making business decisions
Understand customer needs and wants, decide which target markets the organization can serve best, and develop a compelling value proposition by which the organization can attract, keep, and grow its customer base
Learn the theories of industry thought leaders and experts, emerging trends and the ensuing opportunities, and the analysis of consumer behaviour and current marketing considerations
Create integrated media plans
Understand the legal and ethical frameworks that influence the practice of public relations and marketing
Through the practicum, you will gain valuable hands-on experience, a strong network of industry contacts, and an edge in the job search process. It is the culmination of your work in the classroom and the bridge to a great career in your target industry