Course Details

May 1 2014 (9:30am – 4:30pm)
Etc Venues, Bonhill House, London, United Kingdom
Andrew Thomas
1 day
$900.00 per attendee

Sorry, bookings for this training course are now closed.


As customers connect with brands across multiple channels, both on and offline, marketers are being required to plan around these connected users and place data at the heart of their activity.

This course will outline how you can put the customer at the centre and make a case for joined-up business, marketing and comms. Emerge with new frames of reference that will inform your day to day activity and empower you in your marketing career.


Digital media strategy, buying and creativity are central to marketing and over the course of the day, you’ll cover the ideas, principles and techniques that contribute to those disciplines. You’ll address:

• Effectiveness thinking

• Data driven planning

• Sources of insight

• Strategic models

• Testing approaches

• Ways to work with creative agencies across bought, owned and earned media

Every attendee will gain access to a complimentary Econsultancy report valued at £600. Choose from over 500 reports covering in-depth best practice advice, market data and the latest digital trends.

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for those charged with acquiring customers online or building brand awareness via advertising campaigns. 

Relevant job roles include all marketing managers, brand managers, digital marketing and campaign managers, agency account handlers, and marketing executives.

How will I benefit?

Upon completion of this course, you'll be able to:

• Understand the key marketing trends reshaping digital business

• Understand insights, strategy, planning and buying

• Organise your teams for success

• Understand how to set up the right testing methods and the appropriate team skills

• Brief creative teams and work with agencies to improve creative effectiveness over time

What will I learn?

Digital media planning in context

  • Beyond clicks - effectiveness and modern integrated marketing
  • Where digital media differs and where it's the same
  • Audience behaviour online: penetration rates, trends and challenges
  • Online spend, so who's spending how much and on what?


  • Models for thinking - how to think integrated modern marketing, not just ‘digital’ marketing
  • How to find insights that work in the digital space
  • The planning process - decision journeys, customer needs, barriers to response, audience behaviours, audience actions
  • Recommendation - planning to build your brand and drive recommendations, not just clicks
  • Sources of data to inform your decision-making

Test and learn

  • The right team and skills
  • Test structures and optimisation for both brand and sales
  • The right processes to optimise and grow
  • Holistic analytics, data planning and ROI

Channel planning

  • The roles of different channels and how audiences behave with them
  • Selecting the right channels, formats and placements for your campaign

Creative and content

  • Being interesting: how to brief and develop creative
  • Content frameworks, personalisation and technology
  • Bought, Owned and Earned media and content

In-company training

This course can also be delivered exclusively for your team. In-company training ensures everyone is up to best practice standard and you'll benefit from a more open environment to discuss your most pressing issues.

For more information, please get in touch with the team at or call us on (UK & Europe): +44 (0)207 970 4167 or US: 212-971-0630.

We are a registered provider with the CPD Standards Office. Delegates completing this course may be issued with a CPD Certificate of Attendance, which can be used within their formal CPD record for a professional body, institute, or employer.




Andrew Thomas

Founding Director, the green field

Andrew up until the end of 2008 was an Executive Director at Bounty and part of the management team that sold the business to the publicly listed Canadian company Kaboose. Bounty - now part of the Treehouse Group - is the leading direct marketing business focusing on expectant mothers and new parent households.

Andrew joined Bounty in 2005 to develop their e-business opportunity and commercialise what is the leading online meeting point for mums in the UK.

Andrew’s marketing experience extends back over twenty years having joined BMP DDB in London in the late eighties, after completing five years as a captain in the British Army. He spent most of career working at the global advertising agency McCann-Erickson.

On leaving Bounty at the end of 2008 Andrew established the green field, which has become a convenient wrapper for his portfolio of coaching, consulting and training activities. Since then, Andrew has incorporated being a Media Development Professional with Vision and Media; an Associate Coach with Winning Pitch on the Northwest Regional Development Agency’s High Growth Programme and certified trainer with Econsultancy.

He is currently a non-executive director of the digital businesses Auburnise and Return on Digital. He recently completed eighteen months as an advisor and Non Executive Director at Chillingo, culminating in the sale of the business to Electronic Arts.

Andrew has a Post Graduate Diploma in Executive Coaching and Leadership Mentoring (PG Dip). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management (FinstLM) and a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC). He is also a qualified Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), FIRO-B® and DiSC® practitioner.

Andrew’s passion is road cycling. In his spare time he helps manage a youth racing team, and has recently established a new business Northern Albion Ltd identifying, developing and importing innovative cycling products into the United Kingdom.

Tutor for: Fast Track Digital Marketing


Etc Venues, Bonhill House

1-3 Bonhill Street
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Course Details

May 1 2014 (9:30am – 4:30pm)
Etc Venues, Bonhill House, London, United Kingdom
Andrew Thomas
1 day
$900.00 per attendee

Sorry, bookings for this training course are now closed.