Detailed Programme

The programme 'Brand Management & Communication' consists of two modules:

Module 1: Building Brands

  • How to build a strong brand
  • How can you load a brand with specific values? What is the secret to creating a good brand identity?
  • What is a brand life cycle and what is your role in this?
  • How do you expand your brand through co-branding and brand extensions?

Module 2: Managing brands

  • How do you develop a positioning for corporate and product brands?
  • How do you incorporate your business, brand and communication positioning?
  • How would you translate your brand positioning into a concrete medium mix?

Module 3: Communicating brands

  • How do you draw up a communication plan?
  • Which brand communication objectives can you pursue?
  • What are the different traditional communication media? What are the pros and cons?
  • Guerrilla Marketing, branded entertainment, experience communication… Which techniques can you apply to communicate your brand in a non-conventional way?

Module 4: Branding in the digital age

  • How do you manage your brand in an information overloaded context?
  • Is there a need for a new brand model in the digital age?
  • How do you build up a brand using new media?
  • What role does word-of-mouth play in promoting your brand?
  • How should you proceed in creating a social media strategy for your brand?
  • How do you evolve from marketing manager to conversation manager?

The Vlerick Difference

We have a unique approach to learning, which focuses on bringing theory to life, giving you the skills and insight you need to really make a difference. Spend time on our beautiful campuses, and you become part of one of the most active business communities in Europe, learning in a way that will help you to be a more effective and productive business leader throughout your career. Learning at Vlerick really is an experience far away from traditional classroom learning. You’ll work collaboratively with your faculty and fellow participants to bring your ideas to life in a robust and practical way.

Digital − the new normal in business − will also strengthen your learning process. Our online platform ‘Showpad’ and the use of a tablet grant you access to all of the learning materials anywhere, anytime, and enable you to go beyond note-taking: take pictures of the flipchart during a brainstorming exercise, record a video of a role play, participate in a quick poll, create a Wikipage together … and share them on the spot with your group.

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