Programmatic Marketing Course


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  • Learn how programmatic buying can impact your marketing efforts

    We've trained individuals from the world-leading companies, including Google & Uber.

  • Understand how to buy and sell programmatic ad space

    Learn from experts who bring their real-world experience to every class.

  • Develop a programmatic campaign

    Smaller class sizes make for a more interactive, collaborative learning experience.

  • Optimize your campaigns for maximum impact

    Don't just sit in front of a lecturer; hands-on learning allows you to work on real projects that matter to you.

Flexible Learning Options


10 Weeks


5 Weeks


1 Week

What You'll Learn

You’ll learn how to create dynamic and effective programmatic ad campaigns.

  • Programmatic Bidding Understand how to bid on programmatic ad space.
  • Ad Placement Understand which ad placements are best for your specific campaign goals.
  • Optimization Learn about the variety of strategies that exist to optimize your campaigns.
  • Audience Targeting Understand how to use real-time audience data and audience reports to reach your intended audience.
  • Fraudulent Ads Understand strategies and techniques to avoid fraudulent ads.
  • Analytics Use third party platforms to analyze the success of your campaign.
  • Programmatic Bidding Understand how to bid on programmatic ad space.
  • Ad Placement Understand which ad placements are best for your specific campaign goals.

Is This Course For Me?

The Programmatic Advertising course is tailored for working professionals who are looking develop a technical understanding of programmatic marketing. This part-time course will introduce students buying and selling programmatic ad space, including interacting with Demand Side Platforms and Real Time Bidding. By the end of the course, students will understand how to run a programmatic campaign from start to finish, including analyzing their results and optimizing their campaigns.

The course is hands-on and focuses on active learning, whether it be through case-based learning or team project work. As students progress throughout the program, they’ll develop a number of key deliverables to add to a body of work demonstrating their newfound skills. With constant feedback from Instructors working in-field, students will continually evaluate the quality of their work, ensuring it aligns with industry standards.

The Campus

The Classroom

Enjoy learning in a state-of-the-art classroom with beautiful brick and beam interiors, a fully stocked kitchen, and student lounge.

The Neighbourhood

Our campus is located at King & Spadina, steps away from some of the world's most influential technology companies, including Shopify and Google.

Events, Socials & Workshops

Join us for a Fireside Chat or Panel Discussion with thought-leaders coming from some of the world’s most influential companies.

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Grab a beverage at Quantum Coffee, our on-campus state-of-the-art café.

Due to the heritage status of 460 King St W, the upper floors of the building are stair-access only - there are no elevators. Please contact us in advance regarding any accessibility questions or concerns, which we will attempt to accommodate. BrainStation also offers Online learning options.

Our Ecosystem Partners

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We understand that every student's financial situation is unique, and we work closely with you to build a customized Student Payment Plan. Speak with a Learning Advisor today to learn about financing options and explore our range of scholarship opportunities.

Toronto Campus

460 King St. West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1K7

+1 (800) 903-5159