CAB470 - Account Management
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This subject will provide the student with the opportunity to understand the role of account management within the overall advertising agency environment, and specifically the relationship between account services and the other agency departments. Students will also have the opportunity to understand how the account executive interfaces with the client organization, and what are the specific job functions and responsibilities.
Prerequisites: CAB 328, CAB 340
Creative Advertising Diploma Program
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Understand the nature and scope of managing a client relationship as an account executive:
* The role of the Account Executive within the agency, and the interface with other departments.
* The role of the Creative Team within the agency, and the interface with other departments
* The expectations of clients with respect to services provided by the agency
* The specific tasks and responsibilities of the account executive.
2. Possess a detailed knowledge of advertising agency structure, general operations and overall management practices
3. Possess a knowledge of the role advertising agencies fulfill in today?s changing marketplace and the different kinds of agencies that exist.
4. Understand how agencies position themselves against client organizations, and how they are compensated for the services they deliver.
5. Understand how agencies measure their financial success by client type.
6. Understand the mechanics involved in creating advertising work from initial client briefing through until final production.
7. Understand the strategic development process involved in the creation of advertising
8. Understand how agencies work with third parties such as market research companies, database vendors and client direct suppliers.
9. Understand the different levels of responsibility within the account service group, such as Account Supervisor, Account Director and Vice President.
10. Better understand the ?non tangible? skills required to be a successful account executive.
11. Be an active participant contributing effectively to the assigned tasks and the process of group work within in-class and/or workshop exercises for evaluation.
12. Understand the purpose of, and effectively meet all deadlines and project requirements.
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