Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
This course has explored how ideas of culture are used in advertising to brand and sell globalised products, and sometimes to market nations or regions.
2 weeks, 5 hours per week
Dr Haynes Collins
Lecturer in Intercultural Studies
University of Leeds
- Explore how national and regional identities are exploited to market goods and services.
- Investigate the effects of using national identify to market products.
- Compare the ways in which globally available products are localised for different markets.
- Evaluate how soft power is derived from the spreading of cultural products and practices.
- Assess the extent to which globalisation facilitates cultural imperialism.
- Discuss the reasons for adapting products for local cultures.
- Branding and identity – how companies might adapt products in order to successfully introduce them into new markets
- Nation branding - how countries attempt to portray and market themselves
- The movement of products - how globalised products are received in different contexts
- Localising products - the reasons why companies adapt products for audiences in different local environments
- Soft power - how countries promote what they perceive to be their own cultural values to other nations
- Cultural imperialism – the extent to which global marketing and the selling of products can be seen as an attempt to impose the values of the producing nation
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Issued on 19th May 2019
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