Modern Strategic Brand Management

Course Info

Length: 2 Weeks

Type: Online

Available Dates


  • Oct-09-2023


  • Nov-06-2023


  • Dec-04-2023


  • Jan-29-2024


  • Feb-05-2024


  • Mar-04-2024


  • Apr-29-2024


  • May-06-2024


  • June-03-2024


  • July-29-2024


  • Aug-05-2024


  • Sep-30-2024


Course Details

Course Outline

10 days course

MODULE I – Brand Managment 

Introduction, Brand Position and Brand Values
  • Definitions - brand, brand v product comparison brand architecture and examples
  • Why do brands matter, what can be branded, Brand assets, brand strengths and brand values
  • What is brand management, definition of brand equity, Providing a link from the past to the present and on to the future
  • The crucial importance of building consumer knowledge/perception
  • Creating brand equity through awareness, image and associations, how outstanding brands stand out
  • Designing appropriate product category structures – using the CBS (Category Breakdown Structure)
  • Key aspects of strong brands (performance, image, consumer judgments, consumer emotions, consumer rationale, brand significance, overall resonance with customer), the relationship between brand and customer equity
Brand Equity and the Consumer 


  • The essentials of brand positioning, developing a strong position, identifying core brand associations, auditing brands
  • Selecting appropriate brand identities – six key factors to consider, gambits to make the brand identity memorable, protocols for naming brands
  • Logos, symbols characters and slogans, don’t forget the packaging
  • Using personalization techniques to connect with the consumer
  • Developing an appropriate strategy for products, channel strategy, pricing strategy and value engineering
  • Taking a joined-up approach to designing brand marketing programs, using personalization techniques to connect with the customer and developing an appropriate strategy for products


Brand Marketing 


  • Prospering in the New Media, advertising channels, promotional activities and media relations
  • Sponsoring events and taking a joined-up approach to designing marketing communications
  • Working with brand associations, the relationship between existing and new brand associations
  • The relationship between brands and channels, geographic factors, brand alliances and co-branding
  • The concept of ingredient branding
  • Licensing
  • A brand as an asset, developing brand financials, e.g. return on investment, future cash flows, net present value
  • Establishing the brand value chain


Maintaining Brand Equity 
  • Introducing new products to the brand, The pros and cons of brand extensions
  • Considering potential customer perceptions of brand extensions, designing brand extensions
  • Naming brand extensions for maximum impact
  • Managing brands over an extended period of time
  • Balancing the brand portfolio to reflect changing business strategy and environment, refreshing tired brands, developing acquisitions and divestments
  • Introducing new market segments, introducing new regional/continental markets, international considerations, building global brand equity
  • Prospering in the New Media, advertising channels, promotional activities, media relations, sponsoring events, designing marketing communications

MODULE II – Aligning Business, Brand and Behaviour


Brand Purpose & Experience

  • Traditional notions of branding
  • Changing market conditions for brands; 
  • A new approach to branding. 
Brand Design & Delivery
  • Brand experiences as the basis for differentiation; 
  • How to design brand experiences, as different from products and services; 
  • Pricing as a differentiating brand experience. 
Brand Leadership and Alignment
  • Aligning the strategies for business, brand and behaviour; 
  • Strategic brand portfolio alignment; 
  • Delivering global brand alignment.
Brand Practices & Engagement
  • How to design human resource brand best-practices;
  • A model for engaging employees with the brand;
  • The ABCs of behavioural change.

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