Spring 2013 MBA Course

B9601-079: Next Generation Local, Social, and Mobile Marketing

M - A Term, 05:45PM to 09:00PM

Location: URI 141

Instructor: W. Edmund Busby

Prerequisite(s): B6601

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This course focuses on the emerging social, local and mobile marketplaces that are causing fundamental and highly disruptive changes to both the traditional and digital ad markets.   The course is designed to help marketers become aware of the evolving options available, evaluate which are relevant to their marketing objectives and create compelling campaigns that take advantage of the power of these new media.  The course will emphasize both theory and real life applications with much of the course material derived from real life "digital boot camp" materials used to train leading industry executives.

Prerequisite: B6601 "Marketing Strategy".


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W. Edmund Busby

Adjunct ProfessorEd Busby is the Chief Commerce Officer for Isis, the mobile payments joint venture of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile. He is responsible for all marketing and advertising on the platform. Prior to Isis, Ed was a Partner at The Boston Consulting Group where he led many of the firm's North American initiatives in digital marketing. He has over 15 years of start-up and consulting experience...

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