Brand Innovation & Management

The American Business School Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Brand Innovation & Management

  • Host University

    The American Business School Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    Marketing, Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • US Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Formerly MKTG 401: "Strategic Brand Management"

    This is an experiential course. The course is ambitious, fast-moving, and requires dedication, initiative, and hard work from students, reflecting the fast paced world of brand development and management. Students will be exposed to what it means to build innovative brands and developing the kinds of skills and experiences employers in this sector are looking for.

    The aim of this course is to prepare students for the real-life demands of branding in the real world. It allows students to demonstrate creativity, innovation, and creative thinking in leading branding innovation. Students will emerge with practical experience in the process of creating disruptive innovative propositions and re-positioning stagnant brands.

    Upon completion of this course students should be able to demonstrate:
    - Knowledge of how to undertake a brand audit
    - Ability to write pen portraits of leading edge targets
    - Ability to identify tensions, and create insights and insight territories
    - Ability to plan and facilitate an innovation workshop
    - Knowledge of methods to stimulate creative thought: including stimulus boards, immersive experiences etc.
    - Knowledge of how to create a brand strategy that utilizes big and powerful new ideas to revitalize the brand
    - An improved ability to use the language of branding and to talk convincingly about brand identities, values, personalities, propositions, concepts, insights, tensions, etc.
    - An improved ability to tap into emerging audiences, the future of categories, and the power of big ideas in creating innovative brands

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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