Stand out in work with the IAPI / TU Dublin Post Graduate Diploma in Creative Commercial Communications. Designed for the advertising industry by academic experts and industry leaders, this course uses current thinking to give you all the expertise and insights you’ll need to enhance your career while gaining an accredited education.

The 6 modules take place over 18 months and are delivered in 3-day bootcamps, keeping your work-life balance intact. This is a must for anyone in the Creative Commercial Communications industry who wishes to increase their value to their agency, their brand, their team, and their clients’ business, as well as building your own skills and competencies as an individual.

Module 1 focusses on Contemporary Marketing & Communications and takes place 18-20th April 2024.
Module 1 focusses on Contemporary Marketing & Communications and takes place 18-20th April 2024.

IAPI are delighted to announce, in conjunction with our academic lead, Dr. Margaret Anne Lawlor, the Module 1 speakers and the themes they will cover –

"Developing Effective Marketing for Brand Success - an Effie Award winner's perspective”

  • David Heaney – Head of Integrated Marketing Communications, Diageo

“Sustainability in Advertising & Marketing Communications - Considerations, Challenges & Practices.”

"The Irish & International Media Landscape - 2024 and Beyond."

"Understanding the Role and Potential of Emerging Technologies.”

"Brand Activism - Rewards and Risks."

"Consumer Behaviour / Insights & Implications for Advertising & Marketing."

The six modules of the Pg. Dip. take place remotely over 3-day periods that always deploy from Thursday to Saturday, with the exception of the Creative Thinking Bootcamp which is an in-person module.

Click on this link to hear from Gavin McAuliffe(RTE), Rebekah Stacey (Teneo), Kieran O'Donovan (THINKHOUSE) & Roisin Keown (The Brill Building) about their experience of taking part in the IAPI / TU Dublin Pg. Dip. programme.

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