British Columbia Institute of


MKTG 3218 - Media Planning and Buying

Marketing Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Designed for advertising agency and media sales personnel and individuals considering career entry in the advertising industry. Covers media/industry terminology, strength and limitations of media vehicles. Industry related research and the roles of those involved in planning buying and selling media time and space.


MKTG 2203




$507.90 - $517.42 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2016

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2016 term.

CRN 30727

Thu Sep 15 - Thu Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Thu 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 460


Terry Dinsmore

Course Outline




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Winter 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2017 term.

CRN 79294

Thu Jan 12 - Thu Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Thu 17:30 - 20:30 DTC


Terry Dinsmore

Course Outline




Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Know the characteristics and key terminologies of each major advertising medium.
  • Acquire an awareness of basic media references materials used in media estimating, buying and planning.
  • Become familiar with the media selection process and develop an appreciation of how various media are evaluated.
  • Become familiar with the advertising industry in general, and the associations and job functions that exist within it.
  • Explain how media audiences are measured and how the information gathered from these studies is used for evaluation and planning purposes.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

MKTG 3218 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Business Administration (Marketing Option)
    Part-time   Diploma
  2. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Diploma

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Fall 2016

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BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Advertising Media Planning, Seventh Edition
Author Roger Baron, Jack Sissors
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
Copyright 2010
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-07170-312-3
Price $88.50

Winter 2017

No information on books is currently available for Winter 2017 offerings of this course.


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