Augmented Digital Campus
Enlighten. Lead. Change.
Next intake: 28 February 2022
Application deadline: 14 February 2022
Duration: 8 weeks
Format: 100% online / 100% in English / Top-level peer-learning & Individual coaching
Fees: €4,500 excl. tax
Recognition: Official Certificate – 8 ECTS credits
Focus on innovation with brand and digital marketing strategies leveraging insights from the luxury industry.
During 8 weeks of deep exploration of key insights from the luxury industry,you will grow your skills in brand and digital marketing strategies and you will learn how to establish a strong brand position focusing on innovation and a strong customer-centric approach supported by digital.
English: minimum TOEIC SCORE 785 or B2 on the Common European Framework of reference
Candidates must have some notions of digital technologies.
Alexis de La Tour du Pin has been teaching Digital Marketing Strategy at Essec Business School since 2013. An Essec alum from the 2006 class, he led a career at Google for 11 years, where he developed a varied suite of marketing skills: from building a marketing team to piloting Google’s CSR approach in France, to launching cross-media consumer campaigns for YouTube, striking innovative partnership marketing programs or setting up best-in-class marketing research studies for numerous Google clients. Also a startup advisor, he is specializing in the field of environmental transition, and in particular sustainable digital. In 2019 he created an ESSEC course entitled Digital Humanism, to re-adjust the place we give to digital in our societies. He is also the Executive Director of the new Sustainability Chair at ESSEC.
Bérengère de Villepin has been working on Digital Marketing for more than 12 years.
She has been leading companies digital marketing strategies in Asia, Europe and Middle-East, on both sides: Client and Agency.
Based in Singapore since 2013, she was VP Client Services in an agency specializing in luxury brands like Hermes, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Langham Hotels & Resorts etc…
Involved in each step of digital marketing strategy, she’s always enjoyed nurturing clients’ digital culture on this fascinating topic. This is why she was really enthusiastic about transferring her knowledge to ESSEC Singapore students starting in 2020.
LVMH Chair Professor – Luxury Brand Management ESSEC Business School, Singapore
Prof. Sonja Prokopec is the ESSEC LVMH Chair Professor of Luxury Brand Management. She was named one of the Top 40 under 40 Business School Professors worldwide in 2015 (Poets&Quants ranking). Her research explores consumer judgment and decision-making. She is also interested in understanding the factors that affect brand perceptions of luxury brands. Prof. Prokopec’s research has been published in the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, and International Journal of Research in Marketing among others, as well as a variety of media including the Huffington Post, the Business of Fashion, the Business Times Singapore, Luxury Daily, Jing Daily among others.
Outside of teaching and research, she actively advises companies from the luxury, fashion and lifestyle and automotive industry regarding consumer behavior trends, consumer research and marketing and brand management issues. Prof. Prokopec received her PhD in Marketing from University of Houston in 2007.
Prof. Sonja Prokopec is the academic design coordinator of the ESSEC Executive Online Certificate: Innovative Digital Marketing Strategies – Insights from the luxury industry.
Passionate about the circular economy, Pierre-Emmanuel Saint-Esprit co-founded ZACK at the age of 22 while studying at ESSEC and the University of California Berkeley.
ZACK is the leading company in France in the second life of electronic products and the extension of their life (recycling, repair, resale, donation to associations). In 2020, ZACK is one of the top 3 French circular companies according to the TECH FOR GOOD report of the Presidency of the French Republic, with Phénix and Castalie. That same year, Pierre-Emmanuel won the vote of all BCG employees for the social entrepreneur of the year award.
In 2021, he was among the top 50 CSR personalities established by the Giverny Circle, alongside Antoine Sire (BNP Paribas), Hélène Valade or Olivia Grégoire (Secretary of State for CSR). Finally, it is nominated in the 30 Under 30 ranking of Forbes France which devotes a list of rising stars of the French entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Pierre-Emmanuel is also Professor of Circular Economy, President of the ESSEC Alumni Entrepreneurs Club, pioneer of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for the Circular Economy, mentor at Antropia ESSEC, Ambassador of the IMPACT FRANCE Movement and Executive Director of the ESSEC Global Circular Economy Chair.
Pierre-Emmanuel is finally regularly invited to discuss the challenges of the circular economy and its progress in France (UEED 2020, BFM TV, Le Point, Le Parisien, Le Figaro, Produrable, LH Forum, Cercle de Giverny…).
•Who is the luxury consumer and how does s/he behave
•Millennials and upcoming Generation Z – what should we know?
•Key luxury markets and how do they differ
•Future trends in the luxury industry
• Pillars of luxury brand management -Creating a brand DNA and Brand codes
• Power of storytelling – online and offline
• The importance of customer experience: from digital to physical
• Understanding the consumer on-line [and off-line] journey
• Differences between Asian and Western consumers when it comes to content and device consumption
• From e-commerce to mobile and social commerce
• Understanding digital marketing strategies for all stages of the customer journey
• Retention (loyalty program & crm): managing qualitative and quantitative data
• Leading brand transformation: Focus on personalization & relevance
•Leading brand transformation: Focus on Sustainability
•Leading brand transformation: Focus on Supply chain
•How to integrate the global ecosystem of a luxury brand (suppliers, craftsmen…) into a circular strategy?
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Take the online certificates as stand alone programmes or combine them to earn a Certified Professional Programme
in Digital Tramsformation or go further and opt for an Executive Master Degree 100% online.