Course DescriptionThe online world is becoming more social and therefore more like the offline world. This shift has changed the nature of marketing from one-way mass communication to a conversation. This course uses social science theories to understand consumers and design effective marketing strategies with an emphasis on digital media applications. This theoretical course is fundamental to analyzing, interpreting, and understanding the personal, psychological, social, and economic aspects of the marketing environment.
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
This course is online and asynchronous except for its final exam, which is held in person, on campus (beginning Winter 2023). You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
On-campus exam requirement: Beginning Winter 2023, your final exam will be written in person at the Toronto Metropolitan University campus. If you live more than 100 km from the TMU campus, you may arrange to write your exam off campus using an approved off-campus invigilation service. Details on your exam date and how to arrange off-campus invigilation can be found on the Exams for Online Courses webpage.
Please note: Online sections of this course are only available to Chang School Continuing Education students who are not currently pursuing a TMU undergraduate degree. Apply for permission to enrol in these sections