Oxford Digital Marketing: Disruptive Strategy Programme

Course starts 13 November 2019

Course information

Registration Closes:
5 November 2019
Course Starts:
13 November 2019
8 weeks, excluding orientation
7 - 10 hours per week, entirely online
GBP £2,200
Payment Options
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
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The Digital Age has changed the way that businesses use and integrate digital marketing channels into their marketing strategies and plans.

Marketing success relies on finding smart ways to innovate using digital channels and being in the know about new disruptive technologies. Product innovation is a critical factor.

The reality is that consumer behaviour leads the way when it comes to successful digital marketing.

This programme focuses on the ideas, mindsets and practical skills that marketing professionals and forward-looking leaders need to create and implement to effectively generate business value and growth.


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What will set you apart

After successfully completing this highly interactive and supported online learning journey, you’ll walk away with:

  • A certificate of attendance from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, a business school embedded within an 800-year-old world-class University, which educates people for successful business careers *
  • The ability to analyse different types of value creation achieved through digital marketing
  • A comprehensive understanding of what drives consumer behaviour in digital media channels and why this matters to marketers
  • The ability to differentiate between and navigate both established and newer, emerging digital marketing channels
  • Frameworks and sustainable skills to confidently respond to and integrate disruptive technology opportunities into digital marketing strategies
  • The knowledge and practical skills to become a digitally savvy marketing thought-leader in your organisation and industry


Course curriculum

  • Orientation module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Module 1: Marketing Disrupted  
  • Module 2: Marketing Psychology
  • Module 3: Value Creation
  • Module 4: Established Digital Marketing Channels
  • Module 5: Emerging Digital Marketing Channels
  • Module 6: The Power of Communities and Influence
  • Module 7: Experimentation, Measurement, and Analytics
  • Module 8: The Future of Marketing

Thought leadership in digital marketing

This Oxford Digital Marketing: Disruptive Strategy Programme is delivered in collaboration with GetSmarter. Learn from leading academic experts, industry thought leaders and a cohort of your peers, to equip yourself with the skills you need and frameworks you can apply.

Your Programme Convenor

The design of this online programme is guided by Saïd Business School, University of Oxford faculty and industry experts who will share their experience and in-depth subject knowledge with you throughout the programme.

Andrew Stephen

Professor Andrew Stephen

Associate Dean of Research and L’Oréal Professor of Marketing Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Professor Andrew Stephen is one of the world’s leading academic marketing experts, with a particular emphasis on issues that lie at the intersection of marketing and technology, such as how, when, and why marketers should use new digital media channels. His research has made significant contributions to the understanding of social media marketing and consumer behavior in digital markets.

He was recently recognised as one of the top marketing academics in the world (and #1 in the UK) by the American Marketing Association.*  He is the founding director of the Oxford Future of Marketing Initiative, which is a collaborative network of academic–industry partnerships aimed at shaping the future of the marketing discipline through rigorous research and practical thought leadership.


*Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Guest Experts

You’ll also hear from a number of renowned industry professionals and global experts during the programme, who will share their insights and opinions.
Felipe Thomaz


Associate Professor of Marketing, Saïd Business School | University of Oxford

Jonathan Hall


Senior Partner, Global Practice Lead for Strategy | Kantar Consulting

Seth Rogin


President & CEO | Nucleus Marketing Solutions

Stéphane Bérubé


Chief Marketing Officer Western Europe | L’Oréal

Alex Connock


Associate Fellow | Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Yasmeen Ahmad


Head of Staff | Teradata

David Radford


Former CMO | Allianz UK

Anand Chopra-McGowan


Head of EMEA | General Assembly

Julie Kollman


Chief Research Officer | Kantar

J. Walker Smith


Chief Knowledge Officer | Kantar Consulting

Matthias Holweg


American Standard Companies Professor of Operations Management | University of Oxford

Oliver Ratzesberger


CEO| Teradata

Earn a certificate of attendance from Oxford Saïd

Receive Oxford Digital Marketing: Disruptive Strategy Programme certification in the form of a certificate of attendance from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford as recognition of the industry-leading competencies you’ve developed. Validate the knowledge and skills you’ve received over the course of this Oxford Digital Marketing: Disruptive Strategy Programme, and use it to set yourself apart as a future-minded strategic business innovator.

Your certificate of attendance will be issued in your legal name and couriered to you, at no additional cost, upon successful completion of the programme, as per the stipulated requirements. All certificate of attendance images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.


When do I start?

Our next available short course starts 13 November 2019.

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    GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.

    At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Success Manager who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.


    By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you'll be having an influence on the success of your organisation.

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    The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.

    On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Success Manager, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.

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