Course Title: Execute an advertising campaign

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: MKTG5825C

Course Title: Execute an advertising campaign

School: 650T Vocational Business Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6116 - Advanced Diploma of Advertising

Course Contact : Sally Parrott

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5175

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Katie Crandon
Ph: + 61 3 9925 5175

Nominal Hours: 70

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate and monitor the implementation of an advertising campaign.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBADV604B Execute an advertising campaign


1. Develop an implementation strategy

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Analyse the creative brief and media plan, and determine factors affecting implementation of the campaign
1.2. Ensure the strategy outlines implementation tasks and timelines, and includes a contingency plan for dealing with omissions and errors


2. Negotiate media contracts

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Confirm the media plan and budget for implementation with the client
2.2. Negotiate advertisement positions and price with each media vehicle in accordance with the client's requirements
2.3. Negotiate and agree on contingency factors and solutions with the media representative
2.4. Establish media contracts that meet legal and ethical requirements, and the requirements of the advertising campaign brief and schedule


3. Monitor the advertising campaign

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Evaluate media performance against the conditions of the contract, and identify and analyse any variations
3.2. Apply the provisions of media guarantees and make adjustments to media schedules if necessary
3.3. Execute the advertising campaign so that it complies with the advertising schedule and budget and meets legal and ethical requirements

Learning Outcomes

 This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate and monitor the implementation of an advertising campaign.

Details of Learning Activities

Students will participate in a range of activities designed to enhance learning. A combination of face to face teacher/student and self discovery deliveries and a real world work placement project. Other activities outside of the timetable will be allocated throughout the semester.

Teaching Schedule


This course is clustered, co delivered and co-assessed with MKTG 5826C Evaluate Campaign Effectiveness (BSBADV605B).

This course will be condensed in it’s delivery format and will run in conjunction with course MKTG5824C Develop an Advertising Campaign BSBADV602B.

Students will use the same client, campaign and groups they have developed in subject MKTG5824C Develop an Advertising Campaign to carry across into subjects MKTG5826C Execute an Advertising Campaign / Evaluate Campaign Effectiveness.
The weeks are divided into a condensed format of 6 hours delivery per week, and divided into Week a (3hours delivery) and Week b (3 hours delivery).

Develop an Advertising Campaign - Week 1 - 8b - 6 hours per week
Execute an Advertising Campaign / Evaluate Campaign Effectiveness - Week 9 - 16b - 6 hours per week

Week Week Commencing Topics Assessment
Develop an Advertising Campaign - Condensed Timetable
1a 9/2/15 Course Induction
• Course delivery details
• Assessment details and Assessment Task & Feedback Guide
Grading, Plagiarism, Appeals, Extensions, Feedback, Submission requirements –Resubmission policy – Course support documents –
Online learning environment –Where to get support - Student study support details
Pre-Training Review

Explain Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfers (for new students)
Student checklist
Handout checklist and get each student to sign and hand back. Includes:
Student responsibilities (i.e.: must check emails and bb shells weekly)
Program map to confirm all students are correctly enrolled

Overview of developing an advertising campaign/ Assessment

1b 9/2/15 Behind the Scenes of an Advertising Campaign  
2a 16/2/15 The Importance of Understanding a Client Brief  
2b 16/2/15

The Client Pitch – Grey’s Ad Agency

Compulsory Attendance

Pit Stop Meeting
3a 23/2/15

Developing the Campaign

Compulsory Attendance

Pit Stop Meeting
3b 23/2/15 Advertising Suit Secrets  
4a 2/3/15 The Campaign Course – Part 1  
4b 2/3/15 The Campaign Course – Part 2  
5a 9/3/15 Interactive Group Workshop  
5b 9/3/15

Determine the Creative Concept

Compulsory Attendance

Assessment 1 Due
6a 16/3/15 Creative Concepts – Part A  
6b 16/3/15

Creative Concepts – Part B

Compulsory Attendance

Pit Stop Meeting
7a 23/3/15 Sourcing Suppliers/ Number crunching and budgets  
7b 30/3/15

Interactive Workshop

Compulsory Attendance

Pit Stop


8a/ 8b 6/4/15 Interactive Workshop  
Execute an Advertising Campaign /Evaluate Campaign Effectiveness
9a  13/4/15 Execute an Advertising Campaign  
9b 13/4/15 Understanding Media Platforms  
10a 20/4/15 What’s working, what’s not working! - Evaluate Campaign effectiveness  
10b 20/4/15

Execute Advertising Campaign

Compulsory Attendance

Pit Stop Meeting
11a  27/4/15

The Pitch – Grey’s – 30mins per group -Compulsory Attendance

Assessment 3
11b 27/4/15 The Pitch – Grey’s – 30mins per group -Compulsory Attendance
Assessment 3
12a  4/5/15

Grey’s Feedback to The Pitch Presentations. Groups will be given feedback on their campaigns

Compulsory Attendance

12b 4/5/15

Interactive Workshop

Compulsory Attendance

 Pit stop meeting
13a 11/5/15 Future of Analytics  
13b  11/5/15 Showcase of Creative  
14a  18/5/15 Campaign evaluation - Media contracts & guarantees  
14b  18/5/15

Campaign monitoring - evaluation of performance and reporting

Compulsory Attendance

Assessment 3 - Self Peer Assessment
15a  25/5/15 Advertising Industry Guest Speakers  
15b  25/5/15 Interactive Workshop  
16a/b  1/6/15 Resubmissions & Feedback  

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

There is no additional text for this subject.

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent.  Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including assignments, journals, presentation and written or test:

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Assessment Tasks

Students are required to execute and evaluate the advertising campaign they developed in subject BSBADV602B Develop an advertising campaign. Working in their advertising groups (maximum of 4) students will work together in executing their advertising campaign on their nominated client and evaluating the campaign effectiveness. The Assessment will form two parts and will be in the form of a verbal presentation with supporting written report. The verbal presentation will form part of a formal pitch process to Grey’s Ad Agency that includes elements from Develop an Advertising Campaign.

Assessment 1- (Part B): Execute the Advertising Campaign/ Evaluate Campaign Effectiveness Verbal Group Assignment – Week 11

Compulsory Attendance of all group members at Grey’s Advertising Agency at Richmond

Students are required to verbally present and demonstrate their Media Strategy/ Promotional Plan & Budget
- Media strategy and/ or promotional plan with a rationale behind media / promotional choices in correspondence with the target audiences
- Media Negotiations/ Conversations/ Evidence of research in reference to advertising positions relevant to the media vehicle
- Production schedule that confirms the media/ promotional plan, deadlines and budget in terms of expenditure with media or external suppliers
- Students to demonstrate legal and ethical requirements surrounding the campaign.

Students are required to verbally present the Creative Concepts. This can include 3 pieces of creative materials that supports the media & promotional plan.
- Pieces could include advertisements or pieces such as print ad, face book advertisement, ad words campaign, banner advertisement etc
- Sales promotions, point of sale pieces, newsletters, logo designs
- Each creative piece needs to have a rationale behind the creative concept
- Each creative piece needs to demonstrate and follow legal and ethical requirements.
- Contingency plan that identifies any difficulties and solutions with media representative

An electronic copy of the presentation is to be uploaded on Blackboard in Week 11 and a hard copy to be left with Grey’s advertising agency.


More detailed assessment sheets for each assessment task will be disseminated throughout course delivery.
Submission Requirements:

Work to be saved in a word doc or .pdf and uploaded to the assessment tab in your course blackboard shell by required date. Work sent by email will not be marked.
Work submitted after the deadline and without one of the forms below will not be accepted or marked.
Assessment deadline extensions:
Ensure that you submit assessments on or before the due date. If you think you might not make the due date due to circumstances beyond your control, you must apply for an application of extension time BEFORE the due date:
You can apply for an extension of seven or fewer days from the original due date for submission of assignments, projects, or essays. You must lodge it no later than one working day before the original submission due date. See link below for eligibility criteria and forms.
If your performance in the assessment is affected by unexpected circumstances, you should consider applying for Special Consideration. Information on the process and application forms for extension time and special consideration can be found at:;ID=ls0ydfokry9rz.

Always retain a copy of your assessment tasks (hard copy and soft copy).
When you submit work for assessment at RMIT University you need to use a cover sheet that includes a declaration and statement of authorship. You must complete, sign and submit a cover sheet with all work you submit for assessment, whether individual or group work. Cover sheets for submission of work is available from the Student forms website.

It is the student’s responsibility to check their results and complete resubmissions by deadline set (usually within 2 weeks of receiving feedback/results). Students are entitled to one re-submission per assessment. All resubmissions will be marked to competent or non-competent only, no grades will be given. All resubmissions must be received by week 16. 


Assessment 2 - Written Report (40 %) – 1500 words plus copy of slides presented at Grey’s. – Week 15b - Individual

Students are required to submit a written report that supports the verbal presentation (Week 11) and includes a media strategy, evidence of conversations, negotiations which could be rate cards, quotes relevant to the media vehicle. Creative concepts are to be submitted electronically with rationale and adjustments made according to Grey’s feedback. A contingency plan based on the campaign presented. Students are required to submit an evaluation strategy on the campaign presented and a summary of measurement techniques to show how they will measure the campaign’ effectiveness and relate these back to the campaign objectives.

Students are to focus on how they will establish an evaluation strategy on the campaign presented and will include elements such as:
• Specific performance standards for each element of the advertising campaign
• How to measure effectiveness and performance strategy’s
• Interpret the performance data and feedback of the campaign and apply this for future planning in relation to creative content, execution and media choices and make adjustments/ improvements/ highlights where necessary.
• Overall reflection of the campaign, executing the campaign and learning’s from the campaign.
• Demonstrate the ability to interpret the importance of effectiveness data, feedback, performance information and apply this to future advertising executions and planning phases for future campaigns.

Students to provide a reflection of the overall campaign and adjustments where necessary based on Grey’s feedback.

Assessment 3 - Peer Assessment Report (20%) – Pit Stops – Week 10b, 12b

Students are required to attend Pit Stop meetings throughout the semester, Students are also required to submit peer assessment reports that will be used to promote learning collaborative skills through generating awareness of what constitutes good group work, evaluating others according to set criteria and this will be used to overcome potential inequities of equal marks for unequal contributions. Group work in advertising agencies are common practice and this type of assessment relates to employability skills that students will require in the advertising industry.Working as a team requires operational rules to which everyone must agree. The groups will be set up as advertising agencies and as a member of this agency the student’s participation and cooperation is important to the team’s success and grade. Students are asked to evaluate their peers and contribution to the group presentation. The peer assessment report will occur during class 14b.


Assessment Matrix

Full details on how this course is assessed against the Unit elements and performance criteria plus critical aspects of evidence can be found in the Learning and Assessment Tool available from your course teacher.

Other Information

This course will be condensed in regards to the delivery format and will run alongside course Develop an advertising campaign. Students will use the same client, campaign and groups they have developed in subject Develop an Advertising Campaign to carry across into subjects Execute an Advertising Campaign / Evaluate Campaign Effectiveness (clustered subject). Weeks will be divided into a condensed format of 6 hours delivery per week, and divided into Week 1a (3hours delivery) and Week 1b (3 hours delivery).

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