Marketing Communications

MCOMU2202  2019-2020  Mons

Marketing Communications
5.0 credits
30.0 h
1q

Teacher(s)
Language
Français
Main themes

This course presents the array of communication tools available to an organization, whatever its sector of activity (including non-for-profit). The various tools included in the « marketing mix » will be defined and developed, relying on examples and case studies. Last, elements enabling ethical thoughts will be presented and considered for various targets such as the vulnerable one that children represent.

Aims

Given the « competencies referential » linked to the LSM Master 120 in Sciences de Gestion et in Ingéniorat de Gestion, this course mainly develops the following competencies:

  • Open students' competencies and understanding of a 360° marketing communication ;
  • Develop a  critical integrated perspective that enables the optimization of investments (costs/efforts/content) in marketing communication ;
  • Understand cognitive, affective and behavioral processes that impact message decoding ;
  • Encourage critical thoughts in a given marketing communication context ;
  • comprehend ethical concerns linked to communication.

« By the end of this teaching unit, student should be able to identify all communication tools that are available to marketers, including the most alternative ones (considering that high competition calls for new communication means). With this tools, he will be able to understand the strategic and operational consequences of each tool and will be able to offer the optimal communication mix, adapting the tools and the content to the contexts. Last but not least, he will be able to offer a critical analysis on communication practices, especially effectiveness and ethical ones. 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Bibliography

Support de cours

Syllabus de cours mis à disposition sur le site de cours de l'UCL (student corner)

Le syllabus est basé sur les ouvrages de références suivants

De Pelsmacker, P., Geuens, M. et Van den Bergh, J. (2013), Marketing Communications ¿ A European Perspective, fifth edition, Pearson International.

De Baynast, A et Lendrevie (2014), Publicitor ¿ publicité on line et off line, 8ième édition, Dunod.

Malaval, P. et Decaudin, J-M. (2012), Pentacom ¿ Communication corporate, interne, financière, marketing b-to-c et b-to-b, 3ième édition, Pearson.

Lendrevie, J. et Levy, J. (2014), Mercator, 11ième édition, Dunod

Il s'appuie également sur de nombreuses publications scientifiques dont les références sont spécifiées dans les slides de cours.

Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Communication
5
-

Master [120] in Communication
5
-

Master [120] in Public Administration
5
-

Master [120] in Management
5
-

Master [120] in Management
5
-

Master [60] in Management
5
-

Master [60] in Information and Communication
5
-

Master [120] in Business Management
5
-