ADV4632 Global AdvertisingBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ADV4632 Global Advertising Fall 3 0 3 5
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ÖNDER YÖNET
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ÖNDER YÖNET
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course concentrates on creating an understanding on globalization,international markets,marketing across the borders, global advertising and integrated marketing communication strategies worldwide. Students will be able to understand ;
a) historical,social,cultural and economical development of globalization
b) basic principles and practices of global advertising
c) the paradoxes faced by global marketers and agencies in creating strategies and campaigns to communicate with different cultures.
d) when and how to standardize communication strategy,how to choose an agency for global brands.
e) “think gobal,act local”
f) the application of cultural differences/dimensions (of Geert Hofstede) to the global advertisements

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1) To distinguish going global and recognize the brief history of 21st century
2) To appraise the globalization of the markets
3) To explain global branding
4) To develop global communication strategies and planning
5) To differentiate the main advertising agencies and their works worldwide
6) To determine global media and messaging
7) To discriminate advertising regulatory considerations in the global arena
8) To integrate social responsibility and ethics in the global marketplace
9) To evaluate and comment on any given case study in global advertising.

Course Content

This course aims to teach the students the current and future positioning of advertising in the context of global integrated marketing communications efforts. The students taking this course will gain the necessary theoretical knowledge to work in international advertising agencies and companies both in Turkey and Worldwide.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction
2) Going Global, Brief History of 21st century Markets Reading material
3) Globalization of markets Political,Economical,Cultural,Technological Factors and Competition, Homogenization of consumer needs and tastes, Culture and how advertising works, Advertising Industry None
4) Global Brand: The perception of global Brands, Global Branding Strategies, Brand positioning, Standardization Reading material
5) Global Communication Strategies and Planning - handing homework 1 in Preparation for homework 1
6) Advertising Agencies in Global Market Reading material
7) Global Media and Messaging - The brief for final project None
8) Review Review of the previous subjects
9) Advertising Regulatory Considerations in the Global Arena Reading material
10) Social Responsibility and Ethics in the Global Marketplace - handing homework 2 in Preparation for homework 2
11) Global Ad cases: American Advertising Reading material
12) Global Ad Cases: European Advertising None
13) Global Ad Cases: Russia,China,Japan,Indian,etc. Reading material
14) Turkish Advertising Cases None


Course Notes / Textbooks: Zorunlu Ders Kitabı/Required Text Book: De Mooij Marieke (1997) , Global Marketing and Advertising: Understanding Global Paradoxes, Sage Pub.

Ders notları/okumalar:Okumaların okunması zorunludur ! Okumalar dersin en önemli bölümünü oluşturmaktadır. Tartışılacak okuma bir hafta önce öğrencilere verilmektedir.

Course notes: It is compulsory to read the reading material !
The readings make the most important part of the course. The reading, which will be discussed, will be handed out one week earlier.
References: Kotler, Philip & Keller, Kevin Lane
(2006) Marketing Management, 12/E, Prentice Hall

Mueller Barbara ( 2001), International Advertising: Communicating across Cultures,Wadsworth Pub.

Clow E. Kenneth, Baack Donald ( 2001), Integrated Advertising, Promotion & Marketing Communications, Prentice Hall

Friedman L. Thomas ( 2005), World is Flat, Farrar,Straus and Giroux Pub.

Richard Nisbett (2004), The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently...and Why, Free Press.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Homework Assignments 2 % 10
Midterms 1 % 40
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Study Hours Out of Class 14 5 70
Homework Assignments 2 6 12
Midterms 1 3 3
Final 1 3 3
Total Workload 130

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.