Digital Marketing Specialization

Starts Oct 18

Digital Marketing Specialization

Drive Customer Behavior Online

A five-course overview of the latest digital marketing skills, taught by industry experts.

About This Specialization

Master strategic marketing concepts and tools to address brand communication in a digital world. This Specialization explores several aspects of the new digital marketing environment, including topics such as digital marketing analytics, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and 3D Printing. When you complete the Digital Marketing Specialization you will have a richer understanding of the foundations of the new digital marketing landscape and acquire a new set of stories, concepts, and tools to help you digitally create, distribute, promote and price products and services. In 2016, this was one of the top 10 specializations in terms of enrollments. INC Magazine rated the first course, Marketing in a Digital World, as one of The 10 Hottest Online Classes for Professionals in 2015. In addition, this course was also ranked in the top five courses across multiple MOOC providers. Finally, the Digital Marketing Certificate was the top coveted certificate on Coursera in 2015. This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA. Learn more about the admission into the program here.

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courses
7 courses

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projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

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Projects Overview

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Marketing in a Digital World

    Upcoming session: Oct 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 6-8 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English, Chinese (Simplified), Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Turkish, Spanish

    About the Course

    This course examines how digital tools, such as the Internet, smartphones, and 3D printing, are revolutionizing the world of marketing by shifting the balance of power from firms to consumers. Marketing in a Digital World is one of the most popular
  2. COURSE 2

    Digital Analytics for Marketing Professionals: Marketing Analytics in Theory

    Current session: Oct 16
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 8-10 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Learn the introductory theory and strategy behind marketing analytics that provides marketers with the foundation needed to apply data analytics to real-world challenges they confront daily in their professional lives. This course is part of
  3. COURSE 3

    Digital Analytics for Marketing Professionals: Marketing Analytics in Practice

    Current session: Oct 16
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 8-10 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course builds on the theory and foundations of marketing analytics and focuses on practical application by demystifying the use of data in marketing and helping you realize the power of visualizing data with artful use of numbers found in the
  4. COURSE 4

    Digital Marketing Channels: The Landscape

    Current session: Oct 16
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 8-10 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Learn the role of digital channels in an integrated marketing campaign and why you need a digital strategy. Interact with the content and hear from industry experts invited to join the course. This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of I
  5. COURSE 5

    Digital Marketing Channels: Planning

    Current session: Oct 16
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 8-10 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Learn the role of digital channels in an integrated marketing campaign and why you need a digital strategy. Interact with the content and hear from industry experts invited to join the course. This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of I
  6. COURSE 6

    Marketing in an Analog World

    Upcoming session: Oct 23
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Our new Digital World is dramatically changing the way in products are created, promoted, distributed, and consumed. Although these changes have been revolutionary, we still live in an Analog (or physical) World. For example, even today, over 90
  7. COURSE 7

    Digital Marketing Capstone

    Upcoming session: Oct 30
    Commitment
    6 weeks of study, 5-7 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    The Capstone is the culminating project in the Digital Marketing Specialization. The corporate partner for the specialization is W.W. Grainger(http://www.grainger.com/) . They are the largest supplier of Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) p

Creators

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Founded in 1867, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign pioneers innovative research that tackles global problems and expands the human experience.

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs.

  • Vishal Sachdev

    Vishal Sachdev

    Leacturer, Director, Illinois MakerLab
  • Mike Yao

    Mike Yao

    Associate Professor of Digital Media
  • Rhiannon Clifton

    Rhiannon Clifton

    Program Director
  • Kevin Hartman

    Kevin Hartman

    Visiting Professor & Head of Analytics at Google
  • Aric Rindfleisch

    Aric Rindfleisch

    John M. Jones Professor of Marketing

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